Pagsanghan, Samar

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Pagsanghan
Municipality
Map of Samar with Pagsanghan highlighted
Map of Samar with Pagsanghan highlighted
Pagsanghan is located in Philippines
Pagsanghan
Pagsanghan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°58′N 124°48′E / 11.967°N 124.800°E / 11.967; 124.800Coordinates: 11°58′N 124°48′E / 11.967°N 124.800°E / 11.967; 124.800
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Samar
Congr. district 1st district of Samar
Barangays 13
Government[1]
 • Mayor Edgar Tan
Area[2]
 • Total 30.00 km2 (11.58 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 8,024
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6705
Dialing code 55

Pagsanghan is a fifth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 8,024 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Pagsanghan is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.[2]

  • Bangon
  • Buenos Aires
  • Calanyugan
  • Caloloma
  • Cambaye
  • Canlapwas (Pob.)
  • Libertad (Pob.)
  • Pange
  • San Luis
  • Santo Niño (Pob.)
  • Viejo (Pob.)
  • Villahermosa Occidental
  • Villahermosa Oriental

The Mayor of Pagsanghan as of December 2013 is Edgar Tan.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pagsanghan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 6,047 —    
1995 7,350 +3.72%
2000 7,077 −0.81%
2007 7,981 +1.67%
2010 8,024 +0.20%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Samar (Western Samar)". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 May 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 14 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Western Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 

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