Zarraga, Iloilo

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Zarraga
Municipality of Zarraga
Map of Iloilo with Zarraga highlighted
Map of Iloilo with Zarraga highlighted
Zarraga is located in Philippines
Zarraga
Zarraga
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°49′N 122°36′E / 10.82°N 122.6°E / 10.82; 122.6Coordinates: 10°49′N 122°36′E / 10.82°N 122.6°E / 10.82; 122.6
Country Philippines
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceIloilo
District2nd district of Iloilo
Barangays24 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorJohn H. Tarrosa
 • Vice MayorMa. Jofel M. Soldevilla
 • CongressmanMichael B. Gorriceta
 • Electorate15,706 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total54.48 km2 (21.03 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total25,605
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
5004
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)33
Climate typetropical climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)73.9 million  (2016)
Native languagesKinaray-a language
Hiligaynon
Tagalog
Websitewww.zarraga.gov.ph

Zarraga, officially the Municipality of Zarraga, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 25,605 people.[3]

Zarraga is 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) north from Iloilo City.

Barangays[edit]

Zarraga is politically subdivided into 24 barangays.[2]

  • Balud Lilo-an
  • Balud I
  • Balud II
  • Dawis Centro
  • Dawis Norte
  • Dawis Sur
  • Gines
  • Inagdangan Centro
  • Inagdangan Norte
  • Inagdangan Sur
  • Jalaud Norte
  • Jalaud Sur
  • Libongcogon
  • Malunang
  • Pajo
  • Ilawod Poblacion
  • Ilaya Poblacion
  • Sambag
  • Sigangao
  • Talauguis
  • Talibong
  • Tubigan
  • Tuburan
  • Tuburan Sulbod - this barangay was transferred from Santa Barbara in 1948.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Zarraga
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 6,583—    
1948 7,943+0.42%
1960 8,666+0.73%
1970 10,410+1.85%
1975 11,449+1.93%
1980 12,673+2.05%
1990 15,483+2.02%
1995 17,519+2.34%
2000 18,252+0.88%
2007 21,458+2.26%
2010 23,693+3.67%
2015 25,605+1.49%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Zarraga was 25,605 people,[3] with a density of 470 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,200 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Iloilo". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "An act to transfer the barrio of Tuburan-Solbud from the municipality of Santa Barbara to the municipality of Zarraga, both of the province of Iloilo". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-08.
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ "Province of Iloilo". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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