Villaviciosa, Abra

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Villaviciosa
Municipality
Map of Abra showing the location of Villaviciosa
Map of Abra with Villaviciosa highlighted
Villaviciosa is located in Philippines
Villaviciosa
Villaviciosa
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°26′N 120°38′E / 17.44°N 120.63°E / 17.44; 120.63Coordinates: 17°26′N 120°38′E / 17.44°N 120.63°E / 17.44; 120.63
Country  Philippines
Region Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Province Abra
District Lone District of Abra
Barangays 8 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Marjorie L. Lagen
 • Electorate 4,018 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 102.93 km2 (39.74 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 5,392
 • Density 52/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2811
PSGC 140127000
IDD:area code +63 (0)74
Income class 5th municipal income class

Villaviciosa, officially the Municipality of Villaviciosa (Ilocano: Ili ti Villaviciosa, Filipino: Bayan ng Villaviciosa), is a municipality in the province of Abra in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of the Philippines. The population was 5,392 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 4,018 registered voters.[4]

Geography[edit]

Villaviciosa is located at 17°26′N 120°38′E / 17.44°N 120.63°E / 17.44; 120.63.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 102.93 square kilometres (39.74 sq mi)[2] constituting 2.47% of the 4,165.25-square-kilometre- (1,608.21 sq mi) total area of Abra.

The municipality is geographically situated at the southern portion of Abra, bounded in the north-west by San Isidro, north by Bucay, east by Manabo and Luba, south by San Emilio, and west by Pilar.

Villaviciosa is accessible from Benguet by land transportation through the Abra-Ilocos Sur Road, the more frequently used route. From the nearby Province of Ilocos Sur, it is also accessible through the Candon via San Emilio to Luba‑Tamac, Villaviciosa Road and the Santa Maria‑Burgos via Pilar‑Villaviciosa Road.

Barangays[edit]

Villaviciosa is politically subdivided into 8 barangays.[5]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
140127001 Ap-apaya 9.5% 512 531 −0.69%
140127002 Bol-lilising 5.6% 301 294 0.45%
140127003 Cal-lao 17.2% 929 931 −0.04%
140127004 Lap-lapog 14.2% 765 766 −0.02%
140127005 Lumaba 9.3% 504 552 −1.72%
140127006 Poblacion 17.7% 954 836 2.55%
140127007 Tamac 11.0% 595 627 −0.99%
140127008 Tuquib 15.4% 832 840 −0.18%
Total 5,392 5,377 0.05%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Villaviciosa
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1918 1,621 —    
1939 2,574 +2.23%
1948 2,474 −0.44%
1960 3,194 +2.15%
1970 4,006 +2.29%
1975 3,865 −0.72%
1980 3,933 +0.35%
1990 4,612 +1.61%
1995 4,634 +0.09%
2000 4,877 +1.10%
2007 5,147 +0.75%
2010 5,377 +1.60%
2015 5,392 +0.05%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]


In the 2015 census, Villaviciosa had a population of 5,392.[3] The population density was 52 inhabitants per square kilometre (130/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 4,018 registered voters.[4]

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. ^ "Municipal: Villaviciosa, Abra". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  6. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ "Province of Abra". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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