Jiabong, Samar

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Jiabong
Municipality
Map of Samar with Jiabong highlighted
Map of Samar with Jiabong highlighted
Jiabong is located in Philippines
Jiabong
Jiabong
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°46′N 124°57′E / 11.767°N 124.950°E / 11.767; 124.950Coordinates: 11°46′N 124°57′E / 11.767°N 124.950°E / 11.767; 124.950
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Samar
Congr. district 2nd district of Samar
Barangays 34
Government[1]
 • Mayor Jocelyn U. De Jesus
Area[2]
 • Total 67.70 km2 (26.14 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 17,075
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6701
Dialing code 55

Jiabong is a fifth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 17,075 people.[3]

Jiabong was created in 1948 from the barrios of Jiabong, Jia-an, Malino, San Fernando, Casapa, Camorubo-an, Lulugayan, Macabitas Paglayogan, Dogongan, Bayog, and Malobago, formerly part of Catbalogan.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Jiabong is politically subdivided into 34 barangays.[2]

  • Bawang
  • Bugho
  • Camarubo-an
  • Candayao
  • Cantongtong
  • Casapa
  • Catalina
  • Cristina
  • Dogongan
  • Garcia
  • Hinaga
  • Jia-an
  • Jidanao
  • Lulugayan
  • Macabetas
  • Malino
  • Malobago (Villalinda)
  • Mercedes
  • Nagbac
  • Parina
  • Barangay No. 1 (Pob.)
  • Barangay No. 2 (Pob.)
  • Barangay No. 3 (Pob.)
  • Barangay No. 4 (Pob.)
  • Barangay No. 5 (Pob.)
  • Barangay No. 6 (Pob.)
  • Barangay No. 7 (Pob.)
  • Barangay No. 8 (Pob.)
  • Salvacion
  • San Andres
  • San Fernando
  • San Miguel
  • Tagbayaon
  • Victory

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Jiabong
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 12,751 —    
1995 15,484 +3.71%
2000 15,397 −0.12%
2007 15,968 +0.50%
2010 17,075 +2.47%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 15 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Samar (Western Samar)". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 15 May 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 15 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "An act creating the municipality of Jiabong, province of Samar". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-08. 
  5. ^ "Province of Western Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 

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