Mahaplag, Leyte

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Mahaplag
Municipality
Map of Leyte with Mahaplag highlighted
Map of Leyte with Mahaplag highlighted
Mahaplag is located in Philippines
Mahaplag
Mahaplag
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°35′N 124°59′E / 10.583°N 124.983°E / 10.583; 124.983Coordinates: 10°35′N 124°59′E / 10.583°N 124.983°E / 10.583; 124.983
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
Congr. district 5th district of Leyte
Barangays 28
Government[1]
 • Mayor Ronaldo T. Lleve
Area[2]
 • Total 104.79 km2 (40.46 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 26,599
 • Density 250/km2 (660/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6512
Dialing code 53

Mahaplag is a fourth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 26,599 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Mahaplag is politically subdivided into 28 barangays.[2]

  • Campin
  • Cuatro De Agosto
  • Hilusig
  • Himamara
  • Hinaguimitan
  • Liberacion
  • Mabuhay
  • Mabunga
  • Magsuganao
  • Mahayag
  • Mahayahay
  • Malinao
  • Malipoon
  • Palanogan
  • Paril
  • Pinamonoan
  • Poblacion
  • Polahongon
  • San Isidro
  • San Juan
  • Santa Cruz
  • Tagaytay
  • Uguis
  • Union
  • Upper Mahaplag
  • Hiluctogan
  • Maligaya
  • Santo Niño

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Mahaplag
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 22,673 —    
1995 24,009 +1.08%
2000 26,511 +2.15%
2007 27,097 +0.30%
2010 26,599 −0.67%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Leyte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 2 July 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 2 July 2013. 

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