Hernani, Eastern Samar

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Hernani
Municipality
Map of Eastern Samar with Hernani highlighted
Map of Eastern Samar with Hernani highlighted
Hernani is located in Philippines
Hernani
Hernani
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°20′N 125°35′E / 11.333°N 125.583°E / 11.333; 125.583Coordinates: 11°20′N 125°35′E / 11.333°N 125.583°E / 11.333; 125.583
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Eastern Samar
Congr. district Lone district of E. Samar
Established 1926
Barangays 13
Government[1]
 • Mayor Edgar C. Boco
Area[2]
 • Total 49.42 km2 (19.08 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 8,070
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6804
Dialing code 55
Website hernani-esamar.gov.ph

Hernani is a fifth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 8,070 people.[3] It has a land area of 49.42 km².

It was formerly called Nag-as, after the name of the river flowing southeast of the town center.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Hernani is politically subdivided into 13 barangays. Four barangays, located in the poblacion, are known primarily by number:[2]

  • Barangay 1
  • Barangay 2
  • Barangay 3
  • Barangay 4
  • Batang
  • Canciledes
  • Carmen
  • Garawon
  • Nagaja
  • Padang
  • San Miguel
  • San Isidro
  • Cacatmonan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Hernani
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 6,840 —    
1995 8,055 +3.11%
2000 7,642 −1.12%
2007 7,974 +0.59%
2010 8,070 +0.44%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Eastern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 24 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 24 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "History of Hernani". Municipality of Hernani, Eastern Samar. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "Province of Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 

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