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Camalig, officially the Municipality of Camalig (Central Bicolano: Banwaan kan Camalig; Tagalog: Bayan ng Camalig), is a 1st class municipality in the province of Albay, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it had a population of 66,904 people.[3] It is known for one of Bicol's finest delicacy, Pinangat.

Camalig
Municipality of Camalig
Camalig Church and convent.jpg
Official seal of Camalig
Seal
Map of Albay with Camalig highlighted
Map of Albay with Camalig highlighted
Camalig is located in Philippines
Camalig
Camalig
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°08′N 123°40′E / 13.13°N 123.67°E / 13.13; 123.67Coordinates: 13°08′N 123°40′E / 13.13°N 123.67°E / 13.13; 123.67
Country Philippines
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceAlbay
District2nd district
Barangays50 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorCarlos Irwin G. Baldo Jr.
 • Vice MayorMaria Ahrdail G. Baldo
 • CongressmanJose Ma. Clemente "Joey" S. Salceda
 • Electorate37,655 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total130.90 km2 (50.54 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total66,904
 • Density510/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
4502
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)52
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Income class1st municipal income class
Revenue (₱)142.9 million  (2016)
Native languagesAlbay Bikol language
Tagalog
Websitewww.camalig.gov.ph

In 1952, there was a mass conversion of certain sitios into barrios, namely: Anoling, Binanderahan, Cabraran Pequeño, Cabangan, Ilawod, Mabugna, Magogon, Quinuartilan, Solong, and Sumlang.[4]

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GeographyEdit

Camalig is located at 13°08′N 123°40′E / 13.13°N 123.67°E / 13.13; 123.67.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 130.90 square kilometres (50.54 sq mi)[2] constituting 5.08% of the 2,575.77-square-kilometre (994.51 sq mi) total area of Albay.

BarangaysEdit

Camalig is politically subdivided into 50 barangays.[5]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
050502001 Anoling 1.4% 964 968 −0.08%
050502002 Baligang 5.1% 3,389 3,286 0.59%
050502003 Bantonan 0.9% 586 596 −0.32%
050502046 Barangay 1 (Poblacion) 1.6% 1,086 828 5.30%
050502047 Barangay 2 (Poblacion) 0.6% 407 441 −1.52%
050502048 Barangay 3 (Poblacion) 0.8% 534 603 −2.29%
050502049 Barangay 4 (Poblacion) 0.5% 316 371 −3.01%
050502050 Barangay 5 (Poblacion) 0.5% 361 389 −1.41%
050502051 Barangay 6 (Poblacion) 0.6% 385 386 −0.05%
050502052 Barangay 7 (Poblacion) 0.6% 401 483 −3.48%
050502004 Bariw 3.1% 2,047 1,870 1.74%
050502006 Binanderahan 0.9% 583 554 0.98%
050502007 Binitayan 0.9% 590 564 0.86%
050502009 Bongabong 1.3% 865 917 −1.11%
050502010 Cabagñan 4.2% 2,820 2,682 0.96%
050502011 Cabraran Pequeño 1.3% 852 820 0.73%
050502053 Caguiba 2.3% 1,566 1,536 0.37%
050502012 Calabidongan 1.1% 717 739 −0.57%
050502013 Comun 2.5% 1,704 1,547 1.86%
050502014 Cotmon 4.1% 2,750 2,507 1.78%
050502015 Del Rosario 1.3% 842 824 0.41%
050502016 Gapo 2.5% 1,665 1,565 1.19%
050502017 Gotob 0.9% 635 647 −0.36%
050502018 Ilawod 4.2% 2,807 2,684 0.86%
050502019 Iluluan 2.4% 1,631 1,293 4.52%
050502021 Libod 4.8% 3,233 3,067 1.01%
050502022 Ligban 1.1% 714 707 0.19%
050502023 Mabunga 0.2% 137 102 5.78%
050502024 Magogon 0.8% 566 670 −3.16%
050502025 Manawan 1.3% 879 833 1.03%
050502026 Maninila 1.6% 1,085 984 1.88%
050502027 Mina 1.0% 651 627 0.72%
050502028 Miti 1.4% 926 893 0.69%
050502029 Palanog 4.7% 3,148 2,773 2.44%
050502030 Panoypoy 1.9% 1,304 1,329 −0.36%
050502031 Pariaan 1.3% 863 770 2.19%
050502032 Quinartilan 1.4% 924 887 0.78%
050502033 Quirangay 4.1% 2,721 2,610 0.80%
050502034 Quitinday 0.4% 259 274 −1.07%
050502035 Salugan 2.6% 1,750 1,688 0.69%
050502036 Solong 0.6% 433 488 −2.25%
050502037 Sua 2.1% 1,377 1,321 0.79%
050502038 Sumlang 3.0% 2,025 1,814 2.12%
050502039 Tagaytay 8.4% 5,652 5,029 2.25%
050502040 Tagoytoy 0.9% 620 684 −1.85%
050502041 Taladong 2.3% 1,547 1,549 −0.02%
050502042 Taloto 1.5% 998 1,038 −0.75%
050502043 Taplacon 1.8% 1,181 1,202 −0.34%
050502044 Tinago 3.1% 2,072 1,993 0.74%
050502045 Tumpa 2.0% 1,336 1,153 2.84%
Total 66,904 63,585 0.97%

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 14,153—    
1918 19,772+2.25%
1939 22,230+0.56%
1948 25,045+1.33%
1960 32,002+2.06%
1970 38,946+1.98%
1975 41,702+1.38%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 46,040+2.00%
1990 49,975+0.82%
1995 53,129+1.15%
2000 58,141+1.95%
2007 60,319+0.51%
2010 63,585+1.94%
2015 66,904+0.97%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

In the 2015 census, Camalig had a population of 66,904.[3] The population density was 510 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,300/sq mi).

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Camalig, Albay
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 26
(79)
26
(79)
28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
28
(82)
27
(81)
26
(79)
28
(82)
Average low °C (°F) 22
(72)
21
(70)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
22
(72)
23
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 138
(5.4)
83
(3.3)
74
(2.9)
50
(2.0)
108
(4.3)
165
(6.5)
202
(8.0)
165
(6.5)
190
(7.5)
186
(7.3)
188
(7.4)
183
(7.2)
1,732
(68.3)
Average rainy days 16.8 11.9 13.5 13.8 20.5 25.2 27.4 26.2 26.1 24.7 20.7 18.5 245.3
Source: Meteoblue [9]

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Albay". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Republic Act No. 735; An Act to Convert the Sitios of Anoling, Binandirahan, Cabraran, Ilawod, Mabugna, Magogon, Quinuartilan, Solong, and Sumlang, in the Municipality of Camalig, Province of Albay, to Barrios of the Same Municipality". The Corpus Juris. 18 June 1952. Archived from the original on 23 October 2016. Retrieved 23 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Municipal: Camalig". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  6. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  8. ^ "Province of Albay". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Camalig, Albay : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 29 December 2018.

External linksEdit

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