Manjuyod, Negros Oriental

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Manjuyod
Municipality
Map of Negros Oriental with Manjuyod highlighted
Map of Negros Oriental with Manjuyod highlighted
Manjuyod is located in Philippines
Manjuyod
Manjuyod
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 09°41′N 123°09′E / 9.683°N 123.150°E / 9.683; 123.150Coordinates: 09°41′N 123°09′E / 9.683°N 123.150°E / 9.683; 123.150
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Negros Oriental
Congr. district 1st district of Negros Oriental
Barangays 27
Government[1]
 • Mayor Dr. Felix A. Sy
Area[2]
 • Total 264.60 km2 (102.16 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 41,107
 • Density 160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6208
Dialing code 35

Manjuyod is a second class municipality in the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 41,107 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Manjuyod is politically subdivided into 27 barangays.

  • Alangilanan
  • Balaas
  • Bantolinao
  • Bolisong
  • Butong
  • Campuyo
  • Candabong
  • Concepcion
  • Dungo-an
  • Kauswagan
  • Libjo
  • Lamogong
  • Lucay
  • Maaslum
  • Mandalupang
  • Panciao
  • Poblacion
  • Sac-sac
  • Salvacion
  • San Isidro
  • San Jose
  • Santa Monica
  • Suba
  • Sundo-an
  • Tanglad
  • Tubod
  • Tupas

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Manjuyod
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 31,989 —    
1995 34,545 +1.55%
2000 37,863 +1.85%
2007 39,722 +0.69%
2010 41,107 +1.15%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Tourism[edit]

Tourist attractions in Manjuyod include the Himampangon Cave, a natural rock formation; the white sand bar, a narrow seven kilometer strip of white beach sand; and the Candabong forest, there are many species living in Candabong forest which is protected by the government.

Festival[edit]

Saint Francis of Assisi is the patron saint of Manjuyod, and his feast day is celebrated annually October 4 with the town fiesta. The fiesta is an official non-working holiday for the town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 12 March 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Negros Oriental". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 12 March 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 12 March 2013. 

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