Nueva Valencia

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Nueva Valencia
Municipality
Raymen Beach Resort, Nueva Valencia
Raymen Beach Resort, Nueva Valencia
Map of Guimaras with Nueva Valencia highlighted
Map of Guimaras with Nueva Valencia highlighted
Nueva Valencia is located in Philippines
Nueva Valencia
Nueva Valencia
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°31′N 122°32′E / 10.517°N 122.533°E / 10.517; 122.533Coordinates: 10°31′N 122°32′E / 10.517°N 122.533°E / 10.517; 122.533
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Guimaras
District Lone district
Founded January 1, 1941
Barangays 22
Government[1]
 • Mayor Emmanuel C. Galila
Area[2]
 • Total 137.12 km2 (52.94 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 37,852
 • Density 280/km2 (710/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code 5046
Dialing code 33

Nueva Valencia is a third-class municipality in the province of Guimaras, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 37,852 people.[3] Its territory includes the islands of Guiwanon (or Guiuanon), Panobolon, as well as numerous other minor islets.

This is the site of the Guimaras oil spill in August 2006, when the oil tanker MT Solar 1 sank a few kilometers from Nueva Valencia.

Barangays[edit]

Nueva Valencia is politically subdivided into 22 barangays.[2]

  • Cabalagnan
  • Calaya
  • Canhawan
  • Concordia Sur
  • Dolores
  • Guiwanon
  • Igang
  • Igdarapdap
  • La Paz
  • Lanipe
  • Lucmayan
  • Magamay
  • Napandong
  • Oracon Sur
  • Pandaraonan
  • Panobolon
  • Poblacion
  • Salvacion
  • San Antonio
  • San Roque
  • Santo Domingo
  • Tando

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Nueva Valencia
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 30,703 —    
1995 30,275 −0.26%
2000 34,255 +2.68%
2007 35,026 +0.31%
2010 37,852 +2.86%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 30 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Guimaras". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 30 January 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 30 January 2013. 

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