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Santa Ana, officially the Municipality of Santa Ana, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Pampanga, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 55,178 people.[4]

Santa Ana
Municipality of Santa Ana
Munisipyu ning Santa Ana
Munisipyu ning Santa Ana
Official seal of Santa Ana
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Home of the Giant Puppets
Motto(s): 
Sumulung ka Balen Sta Ana!
Map of Pampanga with Santa Ana highlighted
Map of Pampanga with Santa Ana highlighted
Santa Ana is located in Philippines
Santa Ana
Santa Ana
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 15°05′38″N 120°46′05″E / 15.0939°N 120.7681°E / 15.0939; 120.7681Coordinates: 15°05′38″N 120°46′05″E / 15.0939°N 120.7681°E / 15.0939; 120.7681
Country Philippines
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvincePampanga
District3rd District
FoundedJanuary 1, 1913 [1]
Barangays14 (see Barangays)
Government
[2]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorNorberto Gamboa
 • Vice MayorMediatrix Nolasco
 • CongressmanAurelio "Dong" D. Gonzales, Jr.
 • Electorate28,392 voters (2016)
Area
[3]
 • Total39.84 km2 (15.38 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[4]
 • Total55,178
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
2022
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)45
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)108 million  (2016)
Native languagesKapampangan
Tagalog

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BarangaysEdit

Santa Ana is politically subdivided into 14 barangays. All of its barangays were named after various Christian patrons, although some townsfolk still use their former names.

  • San Agustin (Sumpung)
  • San Bartolome (Patayum)
  • San Joaquin (Poblacion, Canukil)
  • San Jose (Catmun)
  • San Juan (Tinajeru)
  • San Nicolas (Sepung Ilug)
  • San Pablo (Muzun)
  • San Pedro (Calumpang)
  • San Roque (Tuclung)
  • Santa Lucia (Calinan)
  • Santa Maria (Balen Bayu)
  • Santiago (Barrio Libutad)
  • Santo Rosario (Pagbatuan)

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 5,532—    
1918 6,528+1.11%
1939 8,183+1.08%
1948 10,491+2.80%
1960 14,121+2.51%
1970 19,402+3.22%
1975 22,595+3.10%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 25,361+2.34%
1990 32,540+2.52%
1995 37,975+2.94%
2000 42,990+2.69%
2007 49,756+2.04%
2010 52,001+1.62%
2015 55,178+1.14%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[4][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Santa Ana, Pampanga, was 55,178 people,[4] with a density of 1,400 inhabitants per square kilometre or 3,600 inhabitants per square mile.

Local governmentEdit

The municipal government is divided into three branches: executive, legislative and judiciary. The judicial branch is administered solely by the Supreme Court of the Philippines. The executive branch is composed of the mayor and the barangay captain for the barangays. The legislative branch is composed of the Sangguniang Bayan (town assembly), Sangguniang Barangay (barangay council), and the Sangguniang Kabataan for the youth sector.

EducationEdit

Private schoolsEdit

  • Holy Cross College Pampanga
  • Saint Mary's Angels College of Pampanga
  • Adelle Grace Montesorri School Sta Ana

Public shoolsEdit

  • Sta Ana National High School
  • San Isidro High School
  • Telesforo Natividad Alfonso High School

Elementary schoolsEdit

  • Fulgencio Matias Elementary School – San Joaquin
  • San Juan/San Pedro Elementary School – San Pedro
  • San Agustin Elementary School – San Agustin
  • Sto Rosario Elementary School – Sto Rosario
  • San Roque Elementary School – San Roque
  • San Pablo Elementary School – San Pablo
  • Santiago Elementary School – Santiago
  • San Isidro Elementary School – San Isidro
  • San Nicolas Elementary School – San Nicolas
  • Sta Lucia Elementary School – Sta Lucia
  • Sta Maria Elementary School – Sta Maria

GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://pampanga.gov.ph/index.php/component/content/article/189-capitol/tourism/municipality/320-sta-ana.html
  2. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  3. ^ "Province: Pampanga". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Pampanga". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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