Philippine Standard Geographic Code (PSGC)

Third Quarter 2022 PSGC Updates: Division of the Province of Maguindanao, Conversion of One (1) Municipality into New City, Creation of One (1) Barangay, and Correction of the Names of 44 Barangays

Reference Number: 2022-450

Release Date: Tuesday, November 08, 2022

During the third quarter of 2022, the province of Maguindanao was divided into two distinct and independent provinces, namely, Maguindanao del Norte and Maguindanao del Sur, pursuant to Republic Act (RA) No. 11550. This was ratified by the plebiscite conducted on 17 September 2022.

Additionally, by the virtue of RA 11544 and ratification through the plebiscite conducted on 03 September 2022, the Municipality of Calaca in the province of Batangas was converted into City of Calaca. Moreover, Barangay New Canaan in the Municipality of Alabel, Sarangani was created through Provincial Ordinance No. 2009-6-044 dated 29 June 2009 and was ratified through the plebiscite conducted on 20 August 2022.

Furthermore, the names of 44 barangays in the Philippine Standard Geographic Code (PSGC) masterlist were corrected based on the recommendations of the interagency Technical Working Group on Geographic Code (TWGGC) as follows:

Correct name Old name Legal Basis
1.    Barangay Acmac-Mariano Badelles Sr., City of Iligan Acmac RA 11902 lapsed into law on 28 July 2022
2.    Barangay Punong, Municipality of Tomas Oppus, Southern Leyte Ponong Municipal Resolution No. 69 Series of 2022 approved by Municipal Mayor
3.    Barangay Bagongbong, Municipality of Lambunao, Iloilo Bogongbong Certification dated 10 January 2021 signed by Municipal Mayor
4.    Barangay Anibongon, Municipality of Abuyog, Leyte Anibongan Certification dated 19 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
5.    Barangay Cawayan, Municipality of Alfonso Castaneda, Nueva Vizcaya Cauayan Certification dated 03 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
6.    Barangay Ammoweg, Municipality of Ambaguio, Nueva Vizcaya Ammueg Certification dated 26 July 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
7.    Barangay Sta. Clara, Municipality of Aritao, Nueva Vizcaya Santa Clara Certification dated 28 July 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
8.    Barangay Sta. Cruz, Municipality of Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya Santa Cruz Certification signed by Municipal Mayor
9.    Barangay Sta. Lucia, Municipality of Bagabag, Nueva Vizcaya Santa Lucia Certification signed by Municipal Mayor
10. Barangay Ampakleng, Municipality of Diadi, Nueva Vizcaya Ampakling Certification dated 19 July 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
11. Barangay Langka, Municipality of Diadi, Nueva Vizcaya Langca Certification dated 19 July 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
12. Barangay Binuangan, Municipality of Dupax del Norte, Nueva Vizcaya Binnuangan Certification signed by Municipal Mayor
13. Barangay Belet, Municipality of Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya Bilet Certification dated    10 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
14. Barangay Tukod, Municipality of Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya Tokod Certification dated 10 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
15. Barangay Siguem, Municipality of Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya Seguem Certification dated 10 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
16. Barangay Nantawakan, Municipality of Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya Nantawacan Certification dated 10 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
17. Barangay Paquet, Municipality of Kasibu, Nueva Vizcaya Pacquet Certification dated 10 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
18. Barangay Talicabcab, Municipality of Kayapa, Nueva Vizcaya Talecabcab Certification dated 01 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
19. Barangay Amelong Labeng, Municipality of Kayapa, Nueva Vizcaya Amilong Labeng Certification dated 01 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
20. Barangay Tubungan, Municipality of Kayapa, Nueva Vizcaya Tubongan Certification dated 01 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
21. Barangay Alang Salacsac, Municipality of Kayapa, Nueva Vizcaya Alang-Salacsac Certification dated 01 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
22. Barangay Cabalatan Alang, Municipality of Kayapa, Nueva Vizcaya Cabalatan-Alang Certification dated 01 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
23. Barangay Sta. Rosa, Municipality of Santa Maria, Pangasinan Santa Rosa Certification signed by Municipal Mayor
24. Barangay Kisikis, Municipality of Alcala, Pangasinan Kasikis Certification signed by Municipal Mayor
25. Barangay San Pedro Ili, Municipality of Alcala, Pangasinan San Pedro III Certification signed by Municipal Mayor
26. Barangay Sta. Catalina, Municipality of Binalonan, Pangasinan Santa Catalina Certification dated 08 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
27. Barangay Sto. Niño, Municipality of Binalonan, Pangasinan Santo Niño Certification dated 08 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
28. Barangay Sta. Maria Norte, Municipality of Binalonan, Pangasinan Santa Maria Norte Certification dated 08 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
29. Barangay Botigue, Municipality of Laoac, Pangasinan Botique Certification dated 10 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
30. Barangay Calomboyan Norte, Municipality of Mangatarem, Pangasinan Calumboyan Norte Certification dated 15 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
31. Barangay Calomboyan Sur, Municipality of Mangatarem, Pangasinan Calumboyan Sur Certification dated   15 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
32. Barangay Bakit-Bakit, Municipality of Rosales, Pangasinan Bakitbakit Certification dated 03 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
33. Barangay Gumot, Municipality of San Fabian, Pangasinan Gomot Certification dated 26 July 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
34. Barangay Sto. Domingo, Municipality of San Manuel, Pangasinan Santo Domingo Certification signed by Municipal Mayor
35. Barangay Camangaan, Municipality of San Nicolas, Pangasinan Camanggaan Certification signed by Municipal Mayor
36. Barangay Cabuloan, Municipality of San Nicolas, Pangasinan Caboloan Certification signed by Municipal Mayor
37. Barangay Niñoy, Municipality of Aguilar, Pangasinan Ninoy Certification dated 25 July 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
38. Barangay Amanperez, Municipality of Bayambang, Pangasinan Amamperez Certification dated 05 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
39. Barangay Batangcaoa, Municipality of Bayambang, Pangasinan Batangcawa Certification dated 05 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
40. Barangay Inanlorenza, Municipality of Bayambang, Pangasinan Inanlorenzana Certification dated 05 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
41. Barangay Sancagulis, Municipality of Bayambang, Pangasinan Sangcagulis Certification dated    05 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
42. Barangay Tatarac, Municipality of Bayambang, Pangasinan Tatarao Certification dated 05 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
43. Barangay Batancaoa, Municipality of Urbiztondo, Pangasinan Batangcaoa Certification dated
01 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor
44. Barangay Dalanguiring, Municipality of Urbiztondo, Pangasinan Dalangiring Certification dated
01 August 2022 signed by Municipal Mayor

With these updates in the PSGC, the latest number of local government units is shown in the table below:

Geographic-level Total Number
(as of 30 September 2022)
Region 17
Province 82
City 147
Municipality 1,487
Barangay 42,047

Meanwhile, the status of municipality/city as capital of the province and status of barangay as poblacion of the municipality/city, previously displayed together with their names, are now in separate columns in the PSGC masterlist. The updated online PSGC database and master list can be accessed at https://psa.gov.ph/classification/psgc/.

The compilation and updating of the PSGC is a collaborative effort of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), and its interagency TWGGC composed of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Commission on Elections (COMELEC), National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA), and the Land Management Bureau (LMB).

For further inquiries, you may contact the Statistical Classifications Division of the Standards Service with telefax number (02) 8376-1867 and email addresses em.aquino@psa.gov.ph and v.adona@psa.gov.ph.

 

 

DENNIS S. MAPA, Ph.D.
Undersecretary
National Statistician and Civil Registrar General

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