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Reina Mercedes, officially the Municipality of Reina Mercedes, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Isabela, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 26,998 people.[3]

Reina Mercedes
Municipality of Reina Mercedes
Official seal of Reina Mercedes
Seal
Map of Isabela with Reina Mercedes highlighted
Map of Isabela with Reina Mercedes highlighted
Reina Mercedes is located in Philippines
Reina Mercedes
Reina Mercedes
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°59′N 121°47′E / 16.98°N 121.78°E / 16.98; 121.78Coordinates: 16°59′N 121°47′E / 16.98°N 121.78°E / 16.98; 121.78
Country Philippines
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceIsabela
District2nd District of Isabela
Barangays20 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAnthony P. Respicio
 • Vice MayorElbert Santiago C. Respicio III
 • Electorate13,745 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total57.14 km2 (22.06 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total26,998
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
3303
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)78
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)88.8 million  (2016)
Poverty incidence16.24 (2012)[4]
Native languagesIlocano
Tagalog
Websitewww.reinamercedes-isabela.gov.ph

Contents

BarangaysEdit

Reina Mercedes is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[2]

  • Banquero
  • Binarsang
  • Cutog Grande
  • Cutog Pequeño
  • Dangan
  • District I (Poblacion)
  • District II (Poblacion)
  • Labinab Grande (Poblacion)
  • Labinab Pequeño (Poblacion)
  • Mallalatang Grande
  • Mallalatang Tunggui
  • Nappacu Grande
  • Nappacu Pequeño
  • Salucong
  • Santiago
  • Santor
  • Sinippil
  • Tallungan (Poblacion)
  • Turod
  • Villador

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 2,271—    
1918 3,600+3.12%
1939 4,376+0.93%
1948 5,029+1.56%
1960 7,948+3.89%
1970 10,899+3.20%
1975 12,311+2.47%
1980 14,388+3.17%
1990 17,139+1.77%
1995 17,816+0.73%
2000 20,353+2.90%
2007 21,874+1.00%
2010 23,497+2.64%
2015 26,998+2.68%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Reina Mercedes, Isabela, was 26,998 people,[3] with a density of 470 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,200 inhabitants per square mile.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Reina Mercedes, Isabela
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29
(84)
30
(86)
32
(90)
35
(95)
35
(95)
35
(95)
34
(93)
33
(91)
32
(90)
31
(88)
30
(86)
28
(82)
32
(90)
Average low °C (°F) 19
(66)
20
(68)
21
(70)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
22
(72)
21
(70)
20
(68)
22
(71)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 31.2
(1.23)
23
(0.9)
27.7
(1.09)
28.1
(1.11)
113.5
(4.47)
141.4
(5.57)
176.4
(6.94)
236.6
(9.31)
224.9
(8.85)
247.7
(9.75)
222.9
(8.78)
178
(7.0)
1,651.4
(65)
Average rainy days 10 6 5 5 13 12 15 15 15 17 16 15 144
Source: World Weather Online[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Isabela". 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. ^ "PSA Releases the 2012 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Archived from the original on 28 January 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  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 Isabela". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Reina Mercedes, Isabela: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 31 October 2015.

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