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Las Nieves, officially the Municipality of Las Nieves, (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Las Nieves; Tagalog: Bayan ng Las Nieves), is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 28,414 people.[3]

Las Nieves
Municipality of Las Nieves
Map of Agusan del Norte with Las Nieves highlighted
Map of Agusan del Norte with Las Nieves highlighted
Las Nieves is located in Philippines
Las Nieves
Las Nieves
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°44′N 125°36′E / 8.74°N 125.6°E / 8.74; 125.6Coordinates: 8°44′N 125°36′E / 8.74°N 125.6°E / 8.74; 125.6
Country Philippines
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Norte
District1st District
Barangays20 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAvelina S. Rosales
 • Vice MayorLarry F. Bautista
 • CongressmanLawrence Lemuel H. Fortun
 • Electorate16,005 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total582.69 km2 (224.98 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total28,414
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
8610
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)85
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Income class2nd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)135.3 million  (2016)
Native languagesAgusan language
Butuanon
Cebuano
Higaonon
Tagalog
Websitewww.lasnievesadn.gov.ph

GeographyEdit

Las Nieves is located at 8°44′N 125°36′E / 8.74°N 125.6°E / 8.74; 125.6.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 582.69 square kilometres (224.98 sq mi)[2] constituting 21.34% of the 2,730.24-square-kilometre- (1,054.15 sq mi) total area of Agusan del Norte.

BarangaysEdit

Las Nieves is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[4] Barangay Casiklan was created in 2000.[5]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
160207001 Ambacon 4.9% 1,395 1,144 3.85%
160207015 Balungagan 2.9% 814 770 1.06%
160207002 Bonifacio 5.6% 1,585 1,544 0.50%
160207021 Casiklan 7.3% 2,066 1,923 1.38%
160207003 Consorcia 4.5% 1,276 1,337 −0.89%
160207017 Durian 7.3% 2,085 1,774 3.12%
160207016 Eduardo G. Montilla (Camboayon) 4.8% 1,372 1,195 2.66%
160207018 Ibuan 4.0% 1,134 1,146 −0.20%
160207004 Katipunan 3.6% 1,031 1,121 −1.58%
160207005 Lingayao 9.5% 2,687 2,419 2.02%
160207006 Malicato 3.8% 1,084 1,044 0.72%
160207007 Maningalao 5.4% 1,527 1,450 0.99%
160207008 Marcos Calo 3.9% 1,100 1,098 0.03%
160207009 Mat-i 7.3% 2,081 2,006 0.70%
160207010 Pinana-an 5.3% 1,515 1,472 0.55%
160207011 Poblacion 5.0% 1,428 1,315 1.58%
160207019 Rosario 5.2% 1,484 1,344 1.90%
160207013 San Isidro 4.2% 1,195 1,250 −0.85%
160207020 San Roque 1.9% 551 510 1.48%
160207014 Tinucoran 3.5% 1,004 994 0.19%
Total 28,414 26,856 1.08%

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 388—    
1939 803+3.52%
1948 1,888+9.96%
1960 4,262+7.02%
1970 6,782+4.75%
1975 8,609+4.90%
1980 10,757+4.55%
1990 15,409+3.66%
1995 22,966+7.76%
2000 21,530−1.37%
2007 25,203+2.20%
2010 26,856+2.34%
2015 28,414+1.08%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

In the 2015 census, Las Nieves had a population of 28,414.[3] The population density was 49 inhabitants per square kilometre (130/sq mi).


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Agusan del Norte". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Municipal: Las Nieves, Agusan del Norte". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  5. ^ NSCB - 2001 Factsheet - 12 New Cities Created Archived 2006-04-23 at the Wayback Machine, July–December 2000.
  6. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Caraga". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Caraga". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  8. ^ "Province of Agusan del Norte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.