Looc, Occidental Mindoro

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Looc
Municipality
Map of Occidental Mindoro highlighting Looc
Map of Occidental Mindoro highlighting Looc
Looc is located in Philippines
Looc
Looc
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°43′18″N 120°15′2″E / 13.72167°N 120.25056°E / 13.72167; 120.25056Coordinates: 13°43′18″N 120°15′2″E / 13.72167°N 120.25056°E / 13.72167; 120.25056
Country Philippines
Region MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)
Province Occidental Mindoro
District Lone District of Occidental Mindoro
Founded 1913
Barangays 9
Government[1]
 • Mayor Benjamin N. Tria
Area[2]
 • Total 132.30 km2 (51.08 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 9,758
 • Density 74/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5111
Dialing code 43
Income class 5th class municipality

Looc is a fifth class municipality in the province of Occidental Mindoro, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 9,758 people.[3]

The municipality encompasses the eastern half of Lubang Island, as well as Ambil, Golo and some other minor islands.

Barangays[edit]

Looc is politically subdivided into 9 barangays.[2]

  • Agkawayan
  • Ambil Tabao & Tambo
  • Balikyas
  • Bonbon (Pob.)
  • Bulacan
  • Burol
  • Guitna (Pob.)
  • Kanluran (Pob.)
  • Talaotao

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Looc
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 7,037 —    
1995 9,031 +5.12%
2000 9,132 +0.22%
2007 11,310 +3.10%
2010 9,758 −4.80%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 23 December 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: OCCIDENTAL MINDORO". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 1 November 2012. 
  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 1 November 2012. 

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