Lapinig, Northern Samar

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Lapinig
Municipality
Map of Northern Samar with Lapinig highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Lapinig highlighted
Lapinig is located in Philippines
Lapinig
Lapinig
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°18′54″N 125°18′07″E / 12.315°N 125.302°E / 12.315; 125.302Coordinates: 12°18′54″N 125°18′07″E / 12.315°N 125.302°E / 12.315; 125.302
Country  Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Northern Samar
District 2nd District of Northern Samar
Barangays 15
Government[1]
 • Mayor Romualdo D. Menzon
Area[2]
 • Total 57.30 km2 (22.12 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 11,744
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Demonym Lapinignon
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6423
Dialing code 55
Income class 5th Class

Lapinig is a fifth class municipality in Northern Samar, a province in Eastern Visayas region in the Philippines. It is Northern Samar's boundary municipality with Eastern Samar on its coastal side in the Pacific. To the south, it is bounded by Arteche, to the west by Jipapad, to the northeast by the Pacific Ocean, and in the northwest by Gamay.

Barangays[edit]

Lapinig is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.[2]

  • Alang-alang
  • Bagacay
  • Cahagwayan
  • Can Maria
  • Can Omanio
  • Imelda
  • Lapinig Del Sur (Pob.)
  • Lapinig Del Norte (Pob.)
  • Lo-ok
  • Mabini
  • May-igot
  • Palanas
  • Pio Del Pilar
  • Potong
  • Potong Del Sur

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Lapinig
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 8,232 —    
1995 9,813 +3.58%
2000 10,798 +1.93%
2007 11,198 +0.52%
2010 11,744 +1.60%
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 "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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