Lemery, Iloilo

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Lemery
Municipality
Map of Iloilo with Lemery highlighted
Map of Iloilo with Lemery highlighted
Lemery is located in Philippines
Lemery
Lemery
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°14′N 122°56′E / 11.233°N 122.933°E / 11.233; 122.933Coordinates: 11°14′N 122°56′E / 11.233°N 122.933°E / 11.233; 122.933
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Iloilo
Legislative district 5th district of Iloilo
Established 1947
Barangays 31
Government[1]
 • Mayor Ligaya P. Apura
Area[2]
 • Total 119.90 km2 (46.29 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 27,441
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5043
Dialing code 33

Lemery is a fourth class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 27,441 people.[3]

Lemery was created from the barrios of Lemery, Tabunan, Tuburan, Nagsulang, Daga, Tuguis, Singcua, Agpipili, Pacuan, Milan, Alagiñgay, Tuga, Bajo, San Antonio, Capeñahan, Bankal, Geroñgan, Omio, Nasapahan, Abuac-Dalipe, San Jose, Cabangtohan, Dapdapan, Butuan, Anabo, and Buenavista from the municipality of Sara by virtue of Republic Act No. 197, enacted June 22, 1947.[4] It was named after Spanish governor-general José Lemery e Ibarrola Ney y González.

Barangays[edit]

Lemery is politically subdivided into 31 barangays.[2]

  • Agpipili
  • Alcantara
  • Almeñana (aka Tuguis)
  • Anabo
  • Bankal
  • Buenavista
  • Cabantohan
  • Capiñahan
  • Dalipe
  • Dapdapan
  • Gerongan
  • Imbaulan
  • Layogbato
  • Marapal
  • Milan
  • Nagsulang
  • Nasapahan
  • Omio
  • Pacuan
  • Poblacion NW Zone
  • Poblacion SE Zone
  • Pontoc
  • San Antonio
  • San Diego
  • San Jose Moto
  • Sepanton
  • Sincua
  • Tabunan
  • Tugas
  • Velasco
  • Yawyawan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Lemery
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 19,900 —    
1995 20,863 +0.89%
2000 23,546 +2.63%
2007 25,017 +0.84%
2010 27,441 +3.42%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Iloilo". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 20 February 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 20 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "An act creating the municipality of Lemery in the province of Iloilo". LawPH.com. n.d. Retrieved 2011-04-08. 

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