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Lazi, officially the Municipality of Lazi, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Siquijor, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 20,490 people.[3]

Lazi
Municipality of Lazi
Lazi municipal hall
Lazi municipal hall
Official seal of Lazi
Seal
Map of Siquijor with Lazi highlighted
Map of Siquijor with Lazi highlighted
Lazi is located in Philippines
Lazi
Lazi
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°08′N 123°37′E / 9.13°N 123.62°E / 9.13; 123.62Coordinates: 9°08′N 123°37′E / 9.13°N 123.62°E / 9.13; 123.62
Country Philippines
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceSiquijor
DistrictLone district of Siquijor
Founded1857
Barangays18 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorJames D. Monte
 • Vice MayorEarl A. Aljas
 • CongressmanJake Vincent S. Villa
 • Electorate14,279 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total70.64 km2 (27.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total20,490
 • Density290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6228
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)35
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)66.4 million  (2016)
Native languagesCebuano
Tagalog

Lazi church is currently in the tentative list for UNESCO World Heritage Sites under the Baroque Churches of the Philippines (Extension). A proposal has been suggested by scholars to make a separate UNESCO inclusion for "Old Centre of Lazi which includes the Lazi Church".

Contents

BarangaysEdit

Lazi comprises 18 barangays:

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[4]
076103001 Campalanas 9.7% 1,979 1,873 1.05%
076103002 Cangclaran 2.6% 539 533 0.21%
076103003 Cangomantong 5.3% 1,088 924 3.16%
076103004 Capalasanan 5.6% 1,145 1,214 −1.11%
076103005 Catamboan (Poblacion) 8.0% 1,633 1,617 0.19%
076103006 Gabayan 9.6% 1,970 1,934 0.35%
076103007 Kimba 3.5% 725 657 1.89%
076103008 Kinamandagan 4.8% 992 922 1.40%
076103009 Lower Cabangcalan 4.6% 952 866 1.82%
076103010 Nagerong 6.6% 1,346 1,313 0.47%
076103011 Po‑o 3.4% 704 711 −0.19%
076103012 Simacolong 8.7% 1,777 1,801 −0.26%
076103013 Tagmanocan 4.5% 927 853 1.60%
076103014 Talayong 3.1% 634 608 0.80%
076103015 Tigbawan (Poblacion) 7.8% 1,605 1,696 −1.04%
076103016 Tignao 4.5% 914 887 0.57%
076103017 Upper Cabangcalan 3.1% 631 658 −0.79%
076103018 Ytaya 4.5% 929 957 −0.56%
Total 20,490 20,024 0.44%

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 9,658—    
1918 13,161+2.08%
1939 15,157+0.67%
1948 13,840−1.00%
1960 13,288−0.34%
1970 14,875+1.13%
1975 16,149+1.66%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 16,149+0.00%
1990 16,672+0.32%
1995 16,339−0.38%
2000 18,314+2.48%
2007 19,440+0.83%
2010 20,024+1.08%
2015 20,490+0.44%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5]


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Siquijor". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.

External linksEdit

  •   Media related to Lazi at Wikimedia Commons