Tineg, Abra

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Tineg
Municipality
Official seal of Tineg
Seal
Map of Abra showing the location of Tineg
Map of Abra with Tineg highlighted
Tineg is located in Philippines
Tineg
Tineg
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°47′N 120°56′E / 17.78°N 120.94°E / 17.78; 120.94Coordinates: 17°47′N 120°56′E / 17.78°N 120.94°E / 17.78; 120.94
Country  Philippines
Region Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Province Abra
District Lone District of Abra
Barangays 10 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Corinthia D. Crisologo
 • Electorate 2,865 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 744.80 km2 (287.57 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 5,097
 • Density 6.8/km2 (18/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2822
PSGC 140125000
IDD:area code +63 (0)74
Income class 2nd municipal income class

Tineg, officially the Municipality of Tineg (Ilocano: Ili ti Tineg, Filipino: Bayan ng Tineg), is a municipality in the province of Abra in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of the Philippines. The population was 5,097 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 2,865 registered voters.[4]

Geography[edit]

Tineg is located at 17°47′N 120°56′E / 17.78°N 120.94°E / 17.78; 120.94.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 744.80 square kilometres (287.57 sq mi)[2] constituting 17.88% of the 4,165.25-square-kilometre- (1,608.21 sq mi) total area of Abra.

Climate[edit]

The climate is characterized by 2 distinct seasons. The dry season, which occurs from November to April, is marked by daily blue skies and clear starry nights and the wet season for the rest of the year with high rainfall intensities accompanied by storms and typhoons.[5][6][unreliable source?]

Barangays[edit]

Tineg is politically subdivided into 10 barangays.[7]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[8]
140125002 Alaoa 16.5% 842 612 6.26%
140125003 Anayan 5.3% 271 253 1.32%
140125004 Apao 5.7% 290 268 1.51%
140125005 Belaat 5.8% 298 252 3.24%
140125006 Caganayan 24.3% 1,238 1,212 0.40%
140125007 Cogon 10.0% 510 488 0.84%
140125008 Lanec 4.2% 215 172 4.34%
140125009 Lapat-Balantay 7.4% 375 356 0.99%
140125010 Naglibacan 7.6% 385 413 −1.33%
140125001 Poblacion (Agsimao) 13.2% 673 642 0.90%
Total 5,097 4,668 1.69%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tineg
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1918 751 —    
1939 1,512 +3.39%
1948 1,425 −0.66%
1960 1,871 +2.29%
1970 2,254 +1.88%
1975 2,432 +1.54%
1980 2,988 +4.20%
1990 3,068 +0.26%
1995 4,312 +6.59%
2000 4,995 +3.20%
2007 4,317 −1.99%
2010 4,668 +2.89%
2015 5,097 +1.69%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][8][9][10]


In the 2015 census, Tineg had a population of 5,097.[3] The population density was 6.8 inhabitants per square kilometre (18/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 2,865 registered voters.[4]

Attractions[edit]

There are several waterfalls in Tineg, which include the Cabato Falls, Guirem Falls, and Anito Falls.

In Tineg, cottage industries are predominant: such as bamboo and rattan crafts. It also has a number of forest resources such as wood, bamboos (like buho, bayog, and hiling), pine, rattan, and tiger grass.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Abra". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ http://www.localphilippines.com/destinations/luzon/tineg[dead link]
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-03-23. Retrieved 2011-04-29. 
  7. ^ "Municipal: Tineg, Abra". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  8. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  9. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  10. ^ "Province of Abra". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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