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Tinglayan, officially the Municipality of Tinglayan is a 4th class municipality in the province of Kalinga, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 12,868 people.[3]

Tinglayan
Municipality of Tinglayan
Skyline of Tinglayan
Map of Kalinga with Tinglayan highlighted
Map of Kalinga with Tinglayan highlighted
Tinglayan is located in Philippines
Tinglayan
Tinglayan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°17′N 121°10′E / 17.28°N 121.17°E / 17.28; 121.17Coordinates: 17°17′N 121°10′E / 17.28°N 121.17°E / 17.28; 121.17
Country Philippines
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceKalinga
DistrictLone District of Kalinga
Barangays20 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorSacrament S. Gumilab
 • Electorate7,978 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total283.00 km2 (109.27 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total12,868
 • Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
3804
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)74
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)76.7 million  (2016)
Native languagesKalinga language
Tagalog
Websitewww.tinglayan.gov.ph

Contents

BarangaysEdit

Tinglayan is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[2]

  • Ambato-Legleg
  • Bangad Centro
  • Basao
  • Belong Manubal
  • Butbut-Proper
  • Bugnay
  • Buscalan
  • Dananao
  • Loccong
  • Lower Bangad
  • Luplupa
  • Mallango
  • Ngibat
  • Old Tinglayan
  • Poblacion
  • Sumadel 1
  • Sumadel 2
  • Tulgao East
  • Tulgao West
  • Upper Bangad

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 2,879—    
1939 6,868+4.23%
1948 6,935+0.11%
1960 9,135+2.32%
1970 10,317+1.22%
1975 10,838+0.99%
1980 11,703+1.55%
1990 12,637+0.77%
1995 13,591+1.37%
2000 14,164+0.89%
2007 11,619−2.69%
2010 12,557+2.87%
2015 12,868+0.47%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]


In the 2015 census, the population of Tinglayan was 12,868 people,[3] with a density of 45 inhabitants per square kilometre or 120 inhabitants per square mile.

TourismEdit

Tinglayan is famous for its local celebrity, Whang-od, who is the last mambabatok (traditional tattooist). Tourists often visit Tinglayan to see her and have their bodies tattooed.[7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Kalinga". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Kalinga". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  7. ^ "The lost tribe and the 'tattoo master'". news.com.au. Australia. 27 May 2015. Retrieved 19 October 2015.

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