Gamay, Northern Samar

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Gamay
Bungto han Gamay
Bungto san Gamay
Municipality
Map of Northern Samar with Gamay highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Gamay highlighted
Gamay is located in Philippines
Gamay
Gamay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°23′N 125°18′E / 12.383°N 125.300°E / 12.383; 125.300Coordinates: 12°23′N 125°18′E / 12.383°N 125.300°E / 12.383; 125.300
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Northern Samar
Congr. district 2nd district of N. Samar
Barangays 26
Government[1]
 • Mayor Timoteo T. Capoquian, Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total 115.10 km2 (44.44 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 22,425
 • Density 190/km2 (500/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6422
Dialing code 55

Gamay is a municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. In the east, it is bounded by the Pacific Ocean, in the south by Lapinig, in the northwest by Mapanas and Catubig. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 22,425 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Gamay is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.[2]

  • Anito
  • Bangon
  • Bato
  • Bonifacio
  • Cabarasan
  • Cadac-an (Calingnan)
  • Cade-an
  • Cagamutan del Norte
  • Dao
  • G. M. Osias
  • Guibuangan
  • Henogawe
  • Lonoy
  • Luneta
  • Malidong
  • Gamay Central (Pob.)
  • Gamay Occidental I (Pob.)
  • Gamay Oriental I (Pob.)
  • Rizal
  • San Antonio
  • Baybay District (Pob.)
  • Burabod (Pob.)
  • Cagamutan del Sur
  • Libertad (Pob.)
  • Occidental II (Pob.)
  • Oriental II (Pob.)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Gamay
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 15,764 —    
1995 18,511 +3.06%
2000 20,490 +2.20%
2007 21,537 +0.69%
2010 22,425 +1.48%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Northern 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. ^ "Province of Northern Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 

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