Maria, Siquijor

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Maria
Municipality
Salagdoong beach, Olang, Maria
Salagdoong beach, Olang, Maria
Map of Siquijor with Maria highlighted
Map of Siquijor with Maria highlighted
Maria is located in Philippines
Maria
Maria
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°12′N 123°39′E / 9.2°N 123.65°E / 9.2; 123.65Coordinates: 9°12′N 123°39′E / 9.2°N 123.65°E / 9.2; 123.65
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Siquijor
District Lone district of Siquijor
Barangay 22 (see § Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Meynard Asok (Ind.)
 • Vice mayor Orlando Fernando
 • Town Council
Area[2]
 • Total 56.31 km2 (21.74 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 13,383
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
 • Voters(2013)[4] 9,942
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6229
IDD: +63 (0)35
Income class 5th class
PSGC 076104000

Maria is a fifth income class municipality in the province of Siquijor, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 13,383.[3] In the last election, it had 9,942 registered voters.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Maria comprises 22 barangays:

  • Bogo
  • Bonga
  • Cabal-asan
  • Calunasan
  • Candaping A
  • Candaping B
  • Cantaroc A
  • Cantaroc B
  • Cantugbas
  • Lico-an
  • Lilo-an
  • Looc
  • Logucan
  • Minalulan
  • Nabutay
  • Olang
  • Pisong A
  • Pisong B
  • Poblacion Norte
  • Poblacion Sur
  • Saguing
  • Sawang

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Maria, Siquijor
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 11,140 —    
1995 11,106 −0.06%
2000 12,275 +2.17%
2007 12,974 +0.77%
2010 13,383 +1.14%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

In the last election, it had 9,942 registered voters, meaning that 74% of the population are aged 18 and over.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  2. ^ "Geography". Provincial Government of Siquijor Province. Retrieved 2012-10-15. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  4. ^ a b c "2013 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2013. 
  5. ^ "Population and Annual Growth Rates by Province, City and Municipality: Central Visayas: 1995, 2000 and 2007" (PDF). National Statistics Office. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 June 2011. 

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