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Sudipen
Municipality
Sudipen Town Hall
Sudipen Town Hall
Flag of Sudipen
Flag
Official seal of Sudipen
Seal
Map of La Union showing the location of Sudipen
Map of La Union showing the location of Sudipen
Sudipen is located in Philippines
Sudipen
Sudipen
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°54′N 120°27′E / 16.900°N 120.450°E / 16.900; 120.450Coordinates: 16°54′N 120°27′E / 16.900°N 120.450°E / 16.900; 120.450
Country  Philippines
Region Ilocos (Region I)
Province La Union
Congr. district 1st district of La Union
Barangays 17
Government[1]
 • Mayor Wendy Joy D. Buquing
Area[2]
 • Total 97.59 km2 (37.68 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 16,531
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2520
Dialing code 72
Income class 4th class[4]

Sudipen is a fourth class municipality in the province of La Union, the Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 16,531 people.[3]

Geography[edit]

Sudipen is located 312 kilometres (194 mi) north-northwest of the Philippine capital, Manila, and 43 kilometres (27 mi) away from the provincial capital of San Fernando, La Union. It is bounded on the west by the municipalities of Bangar and Balaoan; on the east and north by the Amburayan River and the province of Ilocos Sur; and in the south by Santol.

Sudipen has a total land area of 97 square kilometers, making it the fifth largest municipality by land area in the province.[2] Barangay Bulalaan is the largest barangay with a land area of 8,988 hectares (22,210 acres), while Barangay Poblacion is the smallest with only 82 hectares (200 acres).

Barangays[edit]

Sudipen is politically subdivided into 17 barangays.[2]

  • Bigbiga
  • Castro
  • Duplas
  • Ipet
  • Ilocano
  • Maliclico
  • Old Central (Nagpanaoan)
  • Namaltugan
  • Poblacion
  • Porporiket
  • San Francisco Norte
  • San Francisco Sur
  • San Jose
  • Sengngat
  • Turod
  • Up-uplas
  • Bulalaan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sudipen
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 13,043 —    
1995 14,075 +1.53%
2000 15,099 +1.41%
2007 15,949 +0.79%
2010 16,531 +1.20%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

Local government[edit]

  • Mayor: Wendy Joy D. Buquing (Elected in the May 13, 2013 Elections)
  • Vice Mayor: Alexander O. Buquing
  • Sangguniang Bayan:
    • Edwin Belisoa
    • Demmie Danguecan
    • Thelma Pena
    • Ariel Adviento
    • Renante Facun
    • Donnie Rey Piaoan
    • Melvin Macsui
    • Antonio Dungan

Liga ng mga Barangay: Ambrocio Abella, Jr.

Pambayang Pederasyon ng mga Sangguniang Kabataan:

  • Bigbiga – Hon. Maricel Castro
  • Bulalaan – Hon. Mario June Baagen
  • Castro – Hon. Arianne Jane Amboni
  • Duplas – Hon. Gideon Wayet
  • Ipet – Hon. Maira Cher Macabitas
  • Ilocano – Hon. Jake Benzter Mostoles
  • Maliclico – Hon. Jerry Quiyo
  • Namaltugan – Hon. Madelyn Mostoles
  • Old Central – Hon. Tricia Mae Sellem
  • Poblacion – Hon. Randolf Vincent Monis
  • Porporiket – Hon. Joshua Big-asan
  • San Francisco Norte – Hon. Villamor Macusi II
  • San Francisco Sur – Hon. Kristalyn Cong-o
  • San Jose – Hon. Arianne Alvarez
  • Sengngat – Hon. Ervin Lester Narcise
  • Turod – Hon. Cesar Gavina
  • Up-uplas – Hon. Rochel Palas

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Province: La Union". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 
  4. ^ http://www.nscb.gov.ph/activestats/psgc/province.asp?provcode=013300000
  5. ^ "Province of La Union". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 8 August 2013. 

External links[edit]


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