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Sagñay, [ˈsaŋaj], officially the Municipality of Sagñay, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 34,546 people.[3]

Sagñay
Municipality of Sagñay
Map of Camarines Sur with Sagñay highlighted
Map of Camarines Sur with Sagñay highlighted
Sagñay is located in Philippines
Sagñay
Sagñay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°36′N 123°31′E / 13.6°N 123.52°E / 13.6; 123.52Coordinates: 13°36′N 123°31′E / 13.6°N 123.52°E / 13.6; 123.52
Country Philippines
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
District3rd district
FoundedNovember 30, 1684
Barangays19 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorEvelyn B. Fuentebella
 • Vice MayorRoberto Briones
 • Electorate20,731 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total154.76 km2 (59.75 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total34,546
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
4421
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)54
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)89.4 million  (2016) [4]
Poverty incidence37.28 (2012)[5]
Native languagesCentral Bikol
Tagalog

Atulayan Island is under the jurisdiction of this municipality.

HistoryEdit

Sagñay was established in the late 17th century by the Spanish friars. Like the town of Lagonoy, Sañgay also formed part of the province of Albay but it was separated in the year 1846 by the order of Governor General Narciso Claveria.

The parish of St. Andrew was founded in the same year that Sagñay gained its independence as a town. The town's annual fiesta is held every November 30.Based from Atanacio.

BarangaysEdit

Sagñay is subdivided into 19 barangays.

  • Aniog
  • Atulayan
  • Bongalon
  • Buracan
  • Catalotoan
  • Del Carmen
  • Kilantaao
  • Kilomaon
  • Mabca
  • Minadongjol
  • Nato
  • Patitinan
  • San Antonio (Poblacion)
  • San Isidro (Poblacion)
  • San Roque (Poblacion)
  • Santo Niño
  • Sibaguan
  • Tinorongan
  • Turague

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 5,333—    
1918 5,429+0.12%
1939 7,052+1.25%
1948 8,378+1.93%
1960 14,004+4.37%
1970 16,968+1.94%
1975 18,013+1.21%
1980 20,241+2.36%
1990 22,422+1.03%
1995 26,530+3.20%
2000 26,619+0.07%
2007 29,082+1.23%
2010 31,314+2.73%
2015 34,546+1.89%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

In the 2015 census, the population of Sagñay, Camarines Sur, was 34,546 people,[3] with a density of 220 inhabitants per square kilometre or 570 inhabitants per square mile.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Sagñay, Camarines Sur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31
(88)
30
(86)
32
(90)
35
(95)
35
(95)
35
(95)
34
(93)
33
(91)
34
(93)
32
(90)
30
(86)
30
(86)
33
(91)
Average low °C (°F) 26
(79)
26
(79)
28
(82)
30
(86)
31
(88)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(83)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 252.8
(9.95)
82.88
(3.26)
137.93
(5.43)
63.69
(2.51)
78.31
(3.08)
229.42
(9.03)
288.31
(11.35)
280.99
(11.06)
112.39
(4.42)
210.87
(8.30)
599.07
(23.59)
194.80
(7.67)
2,531.46
(99.65)
Average rainy days 29 24 28 18 20 24 29 31 27 27 30 29 316
Source: World Weather Online[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Camarines Sur". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  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. ^ "Camarines Sur : Cities and Municipalities Competitiveness Index". Makati City, Philippines: National Competitiveness Council (Philippines). Retrieved 29 October 2017.
  5. ^ "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. Cite uses deprecated parameter |dead-url= (help)
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ "Province of Camarines Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Sagnay, Camarines Sur: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Missing or empty |url= (help)

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