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Arayat, officially the Municipality of Arayat, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Pampanga, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 133,492 people.[3]

Arayat
Municipality of Arayat
Municipal Plaza
Municipal Plaza
Official seal of Arayat
Seal
Map of Pampanga with Arayat highlighted
Map of Pampanga with Arayat highlighted
Arayat is located in Philippines
Arayat
Arayat
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 15°09′N 120°46′E / 15.15°N 120.77°E / 15.15; 120.77Coordinates: 15°09′N 120°46′E / 15.15°N 120.77°E / 15.15; 120.77
Country Philippines
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvincePampanga
District3rd District
Barangays30 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorEmmanuel Manahan Alejandrino
 • Electorate65,075 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total134.48 km2 (51.92 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total133,492
 • Density990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
2012
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)45
Climate typetropical monsoon climate
Income class1st municipal income class
Revenue (₱)224.3 million  (2016)
Native languagesKapampangan
Tagalog
Websitewww.arayat.gov.ph

A large portion of Mount Arayat is located within this municipality.

BarangaysEdit

Arayat is politically subdivided into 30 barangays.

  • Arenas
  • Baliti
  • Batasan
  • Buensuceso
  • Candating
  • Gatiawin
  • Guemasan
  • La Paz (Turu)
  • Lacmit
  • Lacquios
  • Mangga-Cacutud
  • Mapalad
  • Palinlang
  • Paralaya
  • Plazang Luma
  • Poblacion
  • San Agustin Norte
  • San Agustin Sur
  • San Antonio
  • San Jose Mesulo
  • San Juan Bano
  • San Mateo
  • San Nicolas
  • San Roque Bitas
  • Cupang (Santa Lucia)
  • Matamo (Santa Lucia)
  • Santo Niño Tabuan
  • Suclayin
  • Telapayong
  • Kaledian (Camba)

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 12,904—    
1918 12,302−0.32%
1939 22,510+2.92%
1948 22,783+0.13%
1960 32,976+3.13%
1970 45,840+3.34%
1975 52,739+2.85%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 56,742+1.47%
1990 73,189+2.58%
1995 85,940+3.05%
2000 101,792+3.70%
2007 118,312+2.10%
2010 121,348+0.93%
2015 133,492+1.83%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Arayat, Pampanga, was 133,492 people,[3] with a density of 990 inhabitants per square kilometre or 2,600 inhabitants per square mile.

EducationEdit

Schools:

  • Exact College of Asia Marino (College)
  • Arayat Central Elementary School
  • Arenas Elementary School
  • Baliti Elementary School
  • San Juan Baño Elementary School
  • San Nicolas Elementary School
  • Telapayong Elementary School
  • Mesulo Elementary School
  • San Antonio Elementary School
  • San Juan Bano High School
  • Arayat Institute
  • Adelle Grace Montessori School, Inc.
  • Arayat National High School
  • Camba National High School
  • Candating High School
  • Justino Sevilla High School
  • Gatiawin High School
  • San Juan Baño High Schoo
  • Arayat Holy Child Educational Foundation, Inc.
  • Blooming Fields Academy

GalleryEdit

Arayat Municipal Hall

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Pampanga". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Pampanga". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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