Tanudan

Municipality of Tanudan, Kalinga

 

 
OFFICIAL SEAL OF THE
MUNICIPALITY OF TANUDAN, KALINGA
 
 
TANUDAN QUICK FACTS
Mayor: JOHNWELL W. TIGGANGAY
Vice Mayor: PEDRO A. CODIAM
Land Area (in Hectares): 30,755
Total Population*: 8,529
No. of Registered Voters**: 7,092
Income Class: 4TH CLASS
No. of Barangays: 15

 

 

History and Government

 

Tanudan became a municipality in 1932 during the Commonwealth regime of President Manuel L. Quezon by virtue of Executive Order No. 42.

 

The municipality is composed of sixteen barangays, namely: Poblacion, Anggacan, Anggacan Sur, Babbanoy, Dacalan, Dupligan, Gaang, Lay-asan, Lower Lubo, Lower Mangali, Lower Taloctoc, Mabaca, Mangali Centro, Pangol, Upper Lubo and Upper Taloctoc.

 

 BARANGAY POPULATION*
1 Anggacan 320
2 Anggacan Sur 224
3 Babbanoy 367
4 Dacalan 401
5 Dupligan 1,405
6 Gaang 559
7 Lay-asan 614
8 Lower Lubo 522
9 Lower Mangali 301
10 Lower Taloctoc 318
11 Mabaca 801
12 Mangali Centro 409
13 Pangol 801
14 Poblacion 485
15 Upper Lubo 522
16
Upper Taloctoc
370

References:

    *   - 2010 NSO Census of Population
    **  - 2010 Partial Data from COMELEC

 

Its Land

 

Tanudan is bounded on the north by the municipality of Tabuk, on the south by Mt. Province, on the west by the municipalities of Tinglayan and Lubuagan and on the east by a part of Paracelis, Mt. Province.

 

The hinterland has a total land area of 34,910 has. It is the fourth largest municipality in the province of Kalinga, almost equal in size with the combined area of the municipalities of Pasil, Rizal and Lubuagan. From the total land area, 18.64% is devoted to agriculture, 43.46% for permanent crops, 24.12% is an arable land and 28.30% is being used as pasture and permanent meadows. Forest growth is only 0.81% and 0.31% is intended for other uses.

 

Tanudan is mostly mountainous and hilly with a wide range of timberlands. Flora and fauna abound in the place.

 

The prevailing climate of the municipality is categorized under Type III classification of the Weather Bureau. Relative dry season occurs from the month of February to May while the rest of the year is generally wet. Heaviest rainfall occurs in September. Typhoons usually strikes during July to December.

 

Its Inhabitants

 

The municipality is inhabited by tall, dark and handsome people, believed to be descendants of the wave of Indonesians who sought refuge in mountain ranges by following streams and rivers. Until today, the area is still dominantly populated by Kalingas.

 

As of September 1, 1995, the total population was 11,164 with a population density of twenty six persons per square kilometer. Only three barangays reached the thousand mark.

 

Its Economy

 

Rice is the principal crop while coffee, beans, mango, tobacco and bananas are produced in abundance. The total land area devoted to rice production is 1,036 hectares. 765 hectares are irrigated and 65 hectares are rainfed while 206 hectares are upland.

 

Most of the lands are using the communal type of irrigation and two percent are using pump for irrigation.

 

The livestock population for the year 1997 is as follows: 1,390 carabaos, 928 cattles, 4,095 hogs, 12,090 chicken, and 645 ducks.

 

Tourist Attractions and Places of Interest

  • Rice Terraces that is as beautiful as those in Banawe in Upper Tanudan
  • The Silent Mountain (Mt. Binaratan)
  • Clustered Underground Houses
  • Stone Lumber File

 

REFERENCE:
CORDILLERA ALMANAC
By: DILG-CAR, Copyright 1999
Vol. I - Local Government Unit

 
 
  
 
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C.A.R. QUICK FACTS
Land Area (sq. Km.): 19,611.10
Population (2010): 1,616,867
No.of Registered Voters: 832,131
No.of Provinces: 6
No.of Municipalities: 75
No.of HUCs: 1 (Baguio)
No.of Component Cities: 1 (Tabuk)
No.of Barangays: 1,176
Legal Basis of Creation: EO 220
Date of Creation: 07/15/1987
 
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