Mandaon, Masbate

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Mandaon
Municipality
Map of Masbate with Mandaon highlighted
Map of Masbate with Mandaon highlighted
Mandaon is located in Philippines
Mandaon
Mandaon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°14′N 123°17′E / 12.233°N 123.283°E / 12.233; 123.283Coordinates: 12°14′N 123°17′E / 12.233°N 123.283°E / 12.233; 123.283
Country Philippines
Region Bicol (Region V)
Province Masbate
District 2nd district
Barangays 26
Government[1]
 • Mayor Kristine Salve E. Hao (Lakas-CMD)
 • Vice Mayor Jonalyn Rana (LP)
Area[2]
 • Total 280.80 km2 (108.42 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 38,161
 • Density 140/km2 (350/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code 5411
Dialing code 56
Website www.mandaon.com

Mandaon is a third class municipality in the province of Masbate, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 38,161 people.

Barangays[edit]

Mandaon is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.[2]

  • Alas
  • Ayat
  • Bat-Ongan
  • Bugtong
  • Buri
  • Cabitan
  • Cagmasoso
  • Canomoy
  • Centro
  • Dayao
  • Guincaiptan
  • Lantangan
  • Looc
  • Mabatobato
  • Maolingon
  • Nailaban
  • Nanipsan
  • Pinamangcaan
  • Poblacion
  • Polo Dacu
  • San Juan
  • San Pablo
  • Santa Fe
  • Tagpu
  • Tumalaytay
  • Laguinbanwa

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Mandaon
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 25,670 —    
1995 28,716 +2.12%
2000 31,572 +2.05%
2007 34,401 +1.19%
2010 38,161 +3.85%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

Education[edit]

The municipality is home to the 3,668-hectare campus of the only state college in the province of Masbate: the Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa Sr. Memorial State College of Agriculture and Technology (DEBESMSCAT), named after the former congressman of the province, Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa, Sr.

The different high schools in the municipality are the following:

  • Federico A. Estipona Memorial High School
  • Cabitan National High School
  • San Pablo National High School
  • Bugtong National High School
  • Cleofe A. Arce Memorial High School
  • Lantangan High School
  • Tumalaytay High School

Elementary Schools

  • Jose Zurbito Mesa S. Memorial Elementary School
  • Bugtong Elementary School
  • Pulo Dacu Elementary School

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: MASBATE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 20 January 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 20 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Masbate". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 

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