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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
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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
 • Vice MayorCharles A. Abay
 • CongressmanAllen Jesse C. Mangaoang
 • 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

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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