Del Gallego

Del Gallego, officially the Municipality of Del Gallego (Central Bicolano: Banwaan kan Del Gallego; Tagalog: Bayan ng Del Gallego), is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 25,397 people. [3]

Del Gallego
Municipality of Del Gallego
Official seal of Del Gallego
Seal
Motto(s): 
Sulong Del Gallego!
Map of Camarines Sur with Del Gallego highlighted
Map of Camarines Sur with Del Gallego highlighted
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Del Gallego is located in Philippines
Del Gallego
Del Gallego
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°55′N 122°36′E / 13.92°N 122.6°E / 13.92; 122.6Coordinates: 13°55′N 122°36′E / 13.92°N 122.6°E / 13.92; 122.6
Country Philippines
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
District1st district
Founded1937
Barangays32 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorMelanie B. Abarientos-Garcia
 • Vice MayorCleto R. Suarilla
 • CongressmanMarissa Lourdes M. Andaya
 • Electorate16,633 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total208.31 km2 (80.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census) [3]
 • Total25,397
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
 • Households
5,243
Economy
 • Income class4th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence44.73% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱84,068,390.57 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
4411
PSGC
051712000[5]
IDD:area code+63 (0)54
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Native languagesCentral Bikol
Tagalog
Websitewww.delgallego.gov.ph

It used to be called Danawin and is located along Kilbay River. It was established through Executive Order No. 56 Series of 1936 signed by then President Manuel L. Quezon.

The municipality celebrated its 80th foundation anniversary on October 5, 2017.

Del Gallego is the last town in the northern part of Camarines Sur. This is where the Quirino Highway (Andaya Highway) road meets with the first town of Quezon province, Tagkawayan.

According to the town's socio-economic profile in the year 1998, agricultural workers are greater in number reaching about 70% of the whole working force while the remaining 30% are engaged in non-agricultural occupations.

HistoryEdit

In 1959, the following sitios were converted into barrios: Sinuknipan, Sabang, Pasay and Bajo (renamed to San Juan).[6]

BarangaysEdit

Del Gallego is politically subdivided into 32 barangays.

  • Bagong Silang
  • Bucal
  • Cabasag
  • Comadaycaday
  • Domagondong
  • Kinalangan
  • Comadogcadog
  • Mabini
  • Magais I
  • Magais II
  • Mansalaya
  • Nagkalit
  • Palaspas
  • Pamplona
  • Pasay
  • Pinagdapian
  • Pinugusan
  • Zone I Fatima (Poblacion)
  • Zone II San Antonio (Poblacion)
  • Poblacion Zone III
  • Sabang
  • Salvacion
  • San Juan
  • San Pablo
  • Santa Rita I
  • Santa Rita II
  • Peñafrancia (Sinagawsawan)
  • Sinuknipan I
  • Sinuknipan II
  • Sugsugin
  • Tabion
  • Tomagoktok

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Del Gallego
YearPop.±% p.a.
1939 4,883—    
1948 9,915+8.19%
1960 11,820+1.48%
1970 12,664+0.69%
1975 13,754+1.67%
1980 13,476−0.41%
1990 17,047+2.38%
1995 18,760+1.81%
2000 20,456+1.87%
2007 21,272+0.54%
2015 25,397+2.24%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]

In the 2015 census, the population of Del Gallego was 25,397 people, [3] with a density of 120 inhabitants per square kilometre or 310 inhabitants per square mile.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Del Gallego, Camarines Sur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 32
(90)
31
(88)
35
(95)
37
(99)
37
(99)
35
(95)
34
(93)
34
(93)
34
(93)
33
(91)
32
(90)
31
(88)
34
(93)
Average low °C (°F) 26
(79)
26
(79)
28
(82)
30
(86)
31
(88)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
27
(81)
29
(83)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 104.02
(4.10)
52.53
(2.07)
60.67
(2.39)
95.79
(3.77)
337.51
(13.29)
344.38
(13.56)
258.12
(10.16)
169.08
(6.66)
242.35
(9.54)
268.86
(10.59)
113.40
(4.46)
303.9
(11.96)
2,350.61
(92.55)
Average rainy days 24 24 23 24 26 30 31 28 28 28 28 30 324
Source: World Weather Online (modeled/calculated data, not measured locally)[10]

EducationEdit

Public and private schools:

  • Del Gallego Central School
  • Alfelor Sr. Memorial College
  • Magais Elementary School
  • Del Gallego High School
  • Mansalaya National High School
  • Sinuknipan National High School
  • Colegio de Santa Rita Foundation, Inc.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Del Gallego | Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)
  2. ^ "Report No3  – Population, Land Area, and Population Density" (PDF), 2015 Census of Population, PSA, 2016, ISSN 0117-1453, archived (PDF) from the original on 25 October 2020
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region V (Bicol 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. ^ Philippine Standard Geographic Code, PSA
  6. ^ "R.A. No. 2108, An Act Creating Certain Barrios in the Municipality of Del Gallego, Province of Camarines Sur". LawPH.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-10. Retrieved 2011-04-13.
  7. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ "Province of Camarines Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  10. ^ "Del Gallego, Camarines Sur: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 29 October 2017.

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