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Nagcarlan, officially the Municipality of Nagcarlan, (Tagalog: Bayan ng Nagcarlan), is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Laguna, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 63,057 people.[3]

It is 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) northeast of San Pablo City, or 103 kilometres (64 mi) south of Manila. The town is home to the Nagcarlan Underground Cemetery, one of the most important cemeteries in the Philippines which has been declared as an Important Cultural Property for its outstanding value to the nation.

Barangays

Nagcarlan is subdivided into 52 barangays.[2]

  • Abo
  • Alibungbungan
  • Alumbrado
  • Balayong
  • Balimbing
  • Balinacon
  • Bambang
  • Banago
  • Banca-banca
  • Bangcuro
  • Banilad
  • Bayaquitos
  • Buboy
  • Buenavista
  • Buhanginan
  • Bukal
  • Bunga
  • Cabuyew
  • Calumpang
  • Kanluran Kabubuhayan
  • Silangan Kabubuhayan
  • Labangan
  • Lawaguin
  • Kanluran Lazaan
  • Silangan Lazaan
  • Lagulo
  • Maiit
  • Malaya
  • Malinao
  • Manaol
  • Maravilla
  • Nagcalbang
  • Poblacion I (Poblacion)
  • Poblacion II (Poblacion)
  • Poblacion III (Poblacion)
  • Oples
  • Palayan
  • Palina
  • Sabang
  • San Francisco
  • Sibulan
  • Silangan Napapatid
  • Silangan Ilaya
  • Sinipian
  • Santa Lucia
  • Sulsuguin
  • Talahib
  • Talangan
  • Taytay
  • Tipacan
  • Wakat
  • Yukos

Demographics

Population census of Nagcarlan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 10,212 —    
1918 14,854 +2.53%
1939 14,762 −0.03%
1948 15,335 +0.42%
1960 18,227 +1.45%
1970 25,057 +3.23%
1975 27,493 +1.88%
1980 30,637 +2.19%
1990 37,696 +2.10%
1995 43,679 +2.80%
2000 48,727 +2.37%
2007 57,070 +2.20%
2010 59,726 +1.67%
2015 63,057 +1.04%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Nagcarlan, Laguna, was 63,057 people,[3] with a density of 810 inhabitants per square kilometre or 2,100 inhabitants per square mile.

Tourism

Nagcarlan has clean flowing rivers, gushing water falls, calm lakes and lush hills and mountains. Historic Spanish colonial sites, restaurants with competitive and affordable dishes, resorts and vacation house and a plethora of welcoming people.

Lack of promotion has caused this town to be overlooked by tourist and that is why locals have made their own ways to promote this town through blogging websites and conducting nature oriented activities like hiking and running.

Notable people from Nagcarlan

  • Esteban Baldivia - With his screen name DENCIO PADILLA, he is a famous actor from Nagcarlan, Laguna, Philippines.
  • Jak Roberto - is an actor from Laguna, Philippines.
  • Sanya Lopez - is an actress, she is best known for her role as Sang're Danaya in Encantadia

References

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Laguna". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903 – 2007). "Region IV-A (Calabarzon)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO. 
  6. ^ "Province of Laguna". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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