Arteche, Eastern Samar

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Arteche
Municipality
Map of Northern Samar with Arteche highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Arteche highlighted
Arteche is located in Philippines
Arteche
Arteche
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°16′N 125°22′E / 12.267°N 125.367°E / 12.267; 125.367Coordinates: 12°16′N 125°22′E / 12.267°N 125.367°E / 12.267; 125.367
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Eastern Samar
Congr. district Lone district of E. Samar
Established 1950
Barangays 20
Government[1]
 • Mayor Rolando B. Evardone
Area[2]
 • Total 169.82 km2 (65.57 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 15,164
 • Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6822
Dialing code 55

Arteche is a third class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. In the southeast, it is bounded by Oras, to the south by San Policarpo. To the north, it is bounded by Pacific Ocean and in the northwest by Lapinig. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 15,164 people.[3]

History[edit]

Arteche was created in 1950 from the barrios of San Ramon, Carapdapan, Beri, Tangbo, Catumsan, Bego, Concepcion, Casidman, Tawagan, and Tibalawon of the Municipality of Oras.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Arteche is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[2]

  • Aguinaldo
  • Balud (Pob.)
  • Bato (San Luis)
  • Beri
  • Bigo
  • Buenavista
  • Cagsalay
  • Campacion
  • Carapdapan
  • Casidman
  • Catumsan
  • Central (Pob.)
  • Concepcion
  • Garden (Pob.)
  • Inayawan
  • Macarthur
  • Rawis (Pob.)
  • Tangbo
  • Tawagan
  • Tebalawon

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Arteche
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 11,245 —    
1995 12,538 +2.06%
2000 13,024 +0.82%
2007 14,354 +1.35%
2010 15,164 +2.02%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Eastern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 22 April 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 22 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "An act creating the barrio of Arteche, province of Samar into a municipality". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  5. ^ "Province of Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 

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