Asingan

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Asingan, officially the Municipality of Asingan (Pangasinan: Baley na Asingan; Ilocano: Ili ti Asingan; Tagalog: Bayan ng Asingan), is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Pangasinan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 57,355 people. [3]

Asingan
Municipality of Asingan
Asingan Municipal Hall
Asingan Municipal Hall
Official seal of Asingan
Seal
Map of Pangasinan with Asingan highlighted
Map of Pangasinan with Asingan highlighted
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Asingan is located in Philippines
Asingan
Asingan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°00′08″N 120°40′10″E / 16.002333°N 120.669508°E / 16.002333; 120.669508Coordinates: 16°00′08″N 120°40′10″E / 16.002333°N 120.669508°E / 16.002333; 120.669508
Country Philippines
RegionIlocos Region (Region I)
ProvincePangasinan
District6th district
Founded1782
Barangays21 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorCarlos F. Lopez Jr.
 • Vice MayorHeidee G. Chua
 • RepresentativeTyrone D. Agabas
 • CouncilorsSalvador S. Perez, Jr.
Noel C. Bince
 • Electorate38,499 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total66.64 km2 (25.73 sq mi)
Elevation
45 m (148 ft)
Population
 (2015 census) [3]
 • Total57,355
 • Density860/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
 • Households
13,064
Economy
 • Income class2nd municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence9.4% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱125,436,155.54 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
2439
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)75
Climate typetropical monsoon climate
Native languagesPangasinan
Ilocano
Tagalog
Feast dateOctober 10
Catholic dioceseRoman Catholic Diocese of Urdaneta
Patron saintSt. Louis Bertrand
Websitewww.asingan.gov.ph

It is the hometown of President Fidel V. Ramos, the 12th President of the Philippines (1992–1998).

Barangays

Asingan is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.[5]

  • Ariston East
  • Ariston West
  • Bantog
  • Baro
  • Bobonan
  • Cabalitian
  • Calepaan
  • Carosucan Norte
  • Carosucan Sur
  • Coldit
  • Domanpot
  • Dupac
  • Macalong
  • Palaris
  • Poblacion East
  • Poblacion West
  • San Vicente Este
  • San Vicente Weste
  • Sanchez
  • Sobol
  • Toboy

Demographics

Population Census of Asingan
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 12,911—    
1918 16,920+1.82%
1939 19,571+0.70%
1948 24,701+2.62%
1960 26,453+0.57%
1970 34,148+2.58%
1975 36,267+1.21%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 37,301+0.56%
1990 43,704+1.60%
1995 46,647+1.23%
2000 51,225+2.03%
2007 54,092+0.75%
2010 56,353+1.50%
2015 57,355+0.34%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

Municipal Government

The composition of the Municipal Government of Asingan as of June 30, 2019[9]

  Municipal Government of Asingan
Position Name Year Elected Term No.
Congressman

(6th District)

Tyrone Agabas 2019 1
Mayor Carlos Lopez Jr. 2019 1
Vice Mayor Heidee Ganigan-Chua 2019 1
Councilor Athena Ira Chua 2019 1
Councilor Marivic Robeniol 2016 2
Councilor Mel Lopez 2016 2
Councilor Johnny Mar Carig 2019 1
Councilor Jesus Pico 2019 1
Councilor Mark Abella 2019 1
Councilor Melchor Cardinez Sr. 2016 2
Councilor Joselito Viray 2019 1
Councilor
(ex-officio member)
ABC President
Leticia Dollente - -
Councilor
(ex-officio member)
SK President
Fiel Xymond Cardinez 2018 1

Climate

Climate data for Asingan, Pangasinan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31
(88)
31
(88)
32
(90)
34
(93)
35
(95)
34
(93)
32
(90)
32
(90)
32
(90)
32
(90)
32
(90)
31
(88)
32
(90)
Average low °C (°F) 22
(72)
22
(72)
22
(72)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
22
(72)
23
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 13.6
(0.54)
10.4
(0.41)
18.2
(0.72)
15.7
(0.62)
178.4
(7.02)
227.9
(8.97)
368
(14.5)
306.6
(12.07)
310.6
(12.23)
215.7
(8.49)
70.3
(2.77)
31.1
(1.22)
1,766.5
(69.56)
Average rainy days 3 2 2 4 14 16 23 21 24 15 10 6 140
Source: World Weather Online[10]

Notable Asinganians

References

  1. ^ Municipality of Asingan | (DILG)
  2. ^ "Province: Pangasinan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 1 January 2020.
  5. ^ "Province: PANGASINAN". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Archived from the original on 14 November 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2012.
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region I (Ilocos Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  8. ^ "Province of Pangasinan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  9. ^ [1]
  10. ^ "Asingan, Pangasinan: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 23 September 2015.

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