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Iguig, (Ibanag: Ili nat Iguig; Ilokano: Ili ti Iguig; Tagalog: Bayan ng Iguig), officially the Municipality of Iguig, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Cagayan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 27,862 people.[3]

Iguig
Municipality of Iguig
St. James the Apostle Parish in Calvary Hills
St. James the Apostle Parish in Calvary Hills
Official seal of Iguig
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Pottery Center of Cagayan
Map of Cagayan with Iguig highlighted
Map of Cagayan with Iguig highlighted
Iguig is located in Philippines
Iguig
Iguig
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°45′N 121°44′E / 17.75°N 121.73°E / 17.75; 121.73Coordinates: 17°45′N 121°44′E / 17.75°N 121.73°E / 17.75; 121.73
Country Philippines
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
District3rd District
FoundedDecember 28, 1607
Barangays23 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorFerdinand B. Trinidad
 • Electorate14,991 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total108.10 km2 (41.74 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total27,862
 • Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
3504
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)78
Climate typetropical monsoon climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)82.4 million  (2016)
Native languagesIbanag
Ilocano
Tagalog
Websitewww.iguig-cagayan.gov.ph

It is best known as the hometown of Dado Banatao, a well-known Filipino-American software engineer credited for having developed the first 10-Mbit Ethernet CMOS with silicon coupler data-link control and transreceiver chip.[4]

Contents

BarangaysEdit

Iguig is politically subdivided into 23 barangays.

  • Ajat (Poblacion)
  • Atulu
  • Baculud
  • Bayo
  • Campo
  • Dumpao
  • Gammad
  • Garab
  • Malabbac
  • Manaoag (Aquiliquilao)
  • Minanga Norte
  • Minanga Sur
  • Nattanzan (Poblacion)
  • Redondo
  • Salamague
  • San Esteban (Capitan)
  • San Isidro (Ugac West)
  • San Lorenzo
  • San Vicente (Ugac East)
  • Santa Barbara
  • Santa Rosa
  • Santa Teresa (Gammad Sur)
  • Santiago

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 3,800—    
1918 5,413+2.39%
1939 8,205+2.00%
1948 8,115−0.12%
1960 11,263+2.77%
1970 13,684+1.96%
1975 14,286+0.87%
1980 15,760+1.98%
1990 18,598+1.67%
1995 19,100+0.50%
2000 21,858+2.93%
2007 26,096+2.47%
2010 25,559−0.75%
2015 27,862+1.66%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Iguig was 27,862 people,[3] with a density of 260 inhabitants per square kilometre or 670 inhabitants per square mile.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Iguig, Cagayan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 25
(77)
26
(79)
28
(82)
31
(88)
32
(90)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
28
(82)
27
(81)
25
(77)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 21
(70)
21
(70)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
24
(75)
25
(77)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
22
(72)
23
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 155
(6.1)
113
(4.4)
89
(3.5)
58
(2.3)
127
(5.0)
131
(5.2)
154
(6.1)
184
(7.2)
151
(5.9)
247
(9.7)
221
(8.7)
292
(11.5)
1,922
(75.6)
Average rainy days 19.6 14.8 13.4 12 19.4 19.8 23 25.0 23 19.4 19.1 21.6 230.1
Source: Meteoblue [8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Cagayan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ http://www.phildev.org/ourteam/
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region II (Cagayan Valley)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Cagayan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Iguig, Cagayan: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 3 November 2018.

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