San Remigio, Antique

San Remigio, officially the Municipality of San Remigio (Kinaray-a: Banwa kang San Remigio; Hiligaynon: Banwa sang San Remigio; Tagalog: Bayan ng San Remigio), is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Antique, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 31,935 people. [3]

San Remigio
Municipality of San Remigio
San Remigio landscape
San Remigio landscape
Map of Antique with San Remigio highlighted
Map of Antique with San Remigio highlighted
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San Remigio is located in Philippines
San Remigio
San Remigio
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°49′59″N 122°05′15″E / 10.833092°N 122.087506°E / 10.833092; 122.087506Coordinates: 10°49′59″N 122°05′15″E / 10.833092°N 122.087506°E / 10.833092; 122.087506
Country Philippines
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
DistrictLone district
FoundedJuly 1, 1864
Barangays45 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorMargarito C. Mission Jr.
 • Vice MayorGraham V. Cabigunda
 • CongressmanLoren Legarda
 • Electorate20,657 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total406.98 km2 (157.14 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census) [3]
 • Total31,935
 • Density78/km2 (200/sq mi)
 • Households
6,579
Economy
 • Income class3rd municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence35.26% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱120,125,952.87 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
5714
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)36
Climate typetropical climate
Native languagesKinaray-a language
Hiligaynon
Tagalog

GeographyEdit

San Remigio is located at 10°49′59″N 122°05′15″E / 10.833092°N 122.087506°E / 10.833092; 122.087506. It is 21 kilometres (13 mi) north-east from the provincial capital, San Jose de Buenavista.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 406.98 square kilometres (157.14 sq mi)[2] constituting 14.91% of the 2,729.17-square-kilometre- (1,053.74 sq mi) total area of Antique.

Almost 70% of its land area are mountainous and the remaining 30% comprise the flat lowland and rolling hills.

Agriculture occupies 47.815 square kilometres (18.461 sq mi) of land. Of this, 44.37 square kilometres (17.13 sq mi) is for food crops, 1.035 square kilometres (0.400 sq mi) is for permanent crops, and 2.41 square kilometres (0.93 sq mi) for commercial crops.

ClimateEdit

Climate data for San Remigio, Antique
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30
(86)
31
(88)
32
(90)
33
(91)
32
(90)
30
(86)
29
(84)
28
(82)
28
(82)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
Average low °C (°F) 21
(70)
21
(70)
21
(70)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
22
(72)
21
(70)
23
(73)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 19
(0.7)
17
(0.7)
26
(1.0)
37
(1.5)
119
(4.7)
191
(7.5)
258
(10.2)
260
(10.2)
248
(9.8)
196
(7.7)
97
(3.8)
39
(1.5)
1,507
(59.3)
Average rainy days 7.2 5.2 8.3 11.9 22.3 26.5 28.3 28.2 27.3 26.4 18.7 11.8 222.1
Source: Meteoblue[5]

BarangaysEdit

San Remigio is politically subdivided into 45 barangays.[6]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[7]
060614001 Agricula 1.7% 547 494 1.96%
060614002 Alegria 1.3% 431 422 0.40%
060614003 Aningalan 1.9% 607 511 3.33%
060614004 Atabay 0.6% 178 175 0.32%
060614005 Bagumbayan 1.9% 612 484 4.57%
060614006 Baladjay 2.1% 660 1,100 −9.27%
060614007 Banbanan 0.8% 269 265 0.29%
060614008 Barangbang 4.3% 1,362 1,150 3.27%
060614009 Bawang 1.5% 470 441 1.22%
060614010 Bugo 5.0% 1,600 1,586 0.17%
060614011 Bulan-bulan 1.8% 565 541 0.83%
060614012 Cabiawan 1.6% 502 449 2.15%
060614013 Cabunga-an 1.4% 457 450 0.29%
060614014 Cadolonan 3.0% 954 883 1.48%
060614016 Carawisan I 1.7% 556 514 1.51%
060614017 Carawisan II 1.8% 567 514 1.89%
060614018 Carmelo I 1.5% 485 419 2.82%
060614019 Carmelo II 1.2% 392 370 1.11%
060614020 General Fullon 2.0% 630 613 0.52%
060614021 General Luna 2.1% 672 603 2.08%
060614023 Iguirindon 3.5% 1,117 1,064 0.93%
060614024 Insubuan 0.9% 299 280 1.26%
060614025 La Union 2.0% 629 504 4.31%
060614026 Lapak 1.3% 427 425 0.09%
060614027 Lumpatan 2.0% 646 602 1.35%
060614028 Magdalena 2.0% 637 615 0.67%
060614029 Maragubdub 2.2% 692 678 0.39%
060614030 Nagbangi I (Amatong) 2.1% 664 700 −1.00%
060614031 Nagbangi II 1.5% 491 484 0.27%
060614033 Nasuli 1.6% 502 473 1.14%
060614022 Orquia (Igcatumbal) 0.7% 218 207 0.99%
060614034 Osorio I 2.4% 757 717 1.04%
060614035 Osorio II 2.7% 865 843 0.49%
060614036 Panpanan I 4.1% 1,302 1,350 −0.69%
060614037 Panpanan II 1.5% 475 494 −0.74%
060614015 Poblacion (Calag-itan) 5.7% 1,836 1,670 1.82%
060614039 Ramon Magsaysay 2.2% 701 647 1.54%
060614040 Rizal 0.9% 280 273 0.48%
060614041 San Rafael 3.8% 1,228 1,187 0.65%
060614042 Sinundolan 5.9% 1,875 1,856 0.19%
060614043 Sumaray 1.6% 497 345 7.20%
060614044 Trinidad 3.4% 1,092 1,056 0.64%
060614045 Tubudan 1.9% 610 459 5.56%
060614046 Vilvar 1.5% 477 446 1.29%
060614047 Walker 3.5% 1,102 1,087 0.26%
Total 31,935 30,446 0.91%

DemographicsEdit

Population census of San Remigio
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 4,361—    
1918 6,241+2.42%
1948 11,536+2.07%
1960 13,293+1.19%
1970 16,567+2.22%
1975 17,134+0.68%
1980 19,208+2.31%
1990 21,682+1.22%
1995 22,869+1.00%
2000 26,079+2.86%
2007 28,401+1.18%
2010 30,446+2.56%
2015 31,935+0.91%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]

In the 2015 census, San Remigio had a population of 31,935. [3] The population density was 78 inhabitants per square kilometre (200/sq mi).

EconomyEdit

The municipality of San Remigio produced[when?] a total of 13,074.02 metric tons of palay in an area of 41.87 square kilometres (16.17 sq mi) of which only 22.00% are irrigated and the rest are rain fed and upland area.

San Remigio has a road network of 187.452 kilometres (116.477 mi). Based on administrative classification, 42.696 kilometres (26.530 mi) are municipal roads and 136.124 kilometres (84.584 mi) are barangay roads. There are eleven bridges in the municipality with a total length of 321.391 kilometres (199.703 mi).

One major contributor to the economic activity of the town is the remittances of the overseas contract workers.

Natural attractionsEdit

San Remigio is host to natural attractions like the Igbaclag Cave, Bato Cueva, Kanyugan Cave, Magpungay Cave, Pula Falls, Timbaban Falls and Batuan Falls, the lakes of Maylumboy and Danao, the stone of Datu Sumakwel, Bato Bintana and White Castle Stone, and the mountain ranges of San Remigio.[10] The rivers are rich with gem stones and the biggest flower Rafflesia can be seen in the upland barangays of Tubudan and La Union.

Religious PilgrimageEdit

Every April, thousands of people coming from different towns and even nearby provinces of various religious denominations flock the Diocesan Shrine of St. Vincent Ferrer of the Iglesia Filipina Independiente in Barangay Baladjay known as Banwang Daan. The original statue of St. Vincent Ferrer is believed to be miraculous. From April 1 until the last Sunday of April, which is the celebration of its feast day, masses are offered daily. Faithfuls light candles, offer flowers and do the "palapak".

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of San Remigio | Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG)
  2. ^ a b "Province: Antique". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ "San Remigio: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  6. ^ "Municipal: San Remigio, Antique". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  7. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  8. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  9. ^ "Province of Antique". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  10. ^ "San Remigio". Official Antique Website. 2012. Retrieved 11 February 2013.

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