Mayorga, Leyte

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Mayorga
Municipality
Map of Leyte with Mayorga highlighted
Map of Leyte with Mayorga highlighted
Mayorga is located in Philippines
Mayorga
Mayorga
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°54′N 125°00′E / 10.900°N 125.000°E / 10.900; 125.000Coordinates: 10°54′N 125°00′E / 10.900°N 125.000°E / 10.900; 125.000
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
Congr. district 2nd district of Leyte
Established 1954
Barangays 16
Government[1]
 • Mayor Valente O. Adolfo
Area[2]
 • Total 42.17 km2 (16.28 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 14,694
 • Density 350/km2 (900/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6507
Dialing code 53

Mayorga is a fifth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 14,694 people.[3]

The town was created in 1954 from the barrios of Mayorga, Andres Bonifacio, Talisay, San Roque, Burgos, Liberty, Union, Ormocay, Wilson, and the southern portion of barrio of Cogon Bingcay which were then a part of Dulag.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Mayorga is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.[2] In 1957, the sitios of Picas, Guintulayan, and Bañgag were converted into barrios and renamed Santa Cruz, General Antonio Luna, and Calipayan, respectively.[5]

  • A. Bonifacio
  • Mabini
  • Burgos
  • Calipayan
  • Camansi
  • General Antonio Luna
  • Liberty
  • Ormocay
  • Poblacion Zone 1
  • Poblacion Zone 2
  • Poblacion Zone 3
  • San Roque
  • Santa Cruz
  • Talisay
  • Union
  • Wilson

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Mayorga
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 10,530 —    
1995 11,073 +0.95%
2000 12,650 +2.90%
2007 13,807 +1.21%
2010 14,694 +2.29%
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 24 June 2013. 
  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 24 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "An Act Creating the Municipality of Mayorga in the Province of Leyte". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-11. 
  5. ^ "An Act Creating Certain Barrios in the Municipality of Mayorga, Province of Leyte". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 

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