Pinamungajan

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Pinamungajan
Municipality
Map of Cebu with Pinamungajan highlighted
Map of Cebu with Pinamungajan highlighted
Pinamungajan is located in Philippines
Pinamungajan
Pinamungajan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°16′N 123°35′E / 10.267°N 123.583°E / 10.267; 123.583Coordinates: 10°16′N 123°35′E / 10.267°N 123.583°E / 10.267; 123.583
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 3rd district of Cebu
Established 1815
Barangay 26 (see § Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Mayor Glenn Baricuatro
Area[2]
 • Total 109.16 km2 (42.15 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 57,997
 • Density 530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6039
IDD:area code +63 (0)32
Income class 2nd class
Standard Geographic Code 072237000
Website pinamungajan.gov.ph

Pinamungajan (also spelled Pinamungahan) is a second income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 57,997.[3]

The municipality was established in the 1815 under the Spanish colonial government in the country. The municipality got its name from the diligent and hardworking people, working hand in hand especially during the agricultural harvest season. "Pinamungajan", which originated from the Visayan word Pinamuhuan, meaning a worker share for his effort during a farm harvest. Over time the Pinamuhuan eventually changed to the current name of the municipality.

Barangays[edit]

Pinamungajan comprises 26 barangays:[2]

  • Anislag
  • Anopog
  • Binabag
  • Buhingtubig
  • Busay
  • Butong
  • Cabiangon
  • Camugao
  • Duangan
  • Guimbawian
  • Lamac
  • Lut-od
  • Mangoto
  • Opao
  • Pandacan
  • Poblacion
  • Punod
  • Rizal
  • Sacsac
  • Sambagon
  • Sibago
  • Tajao
  • Tangub
  • Tanibag
  • Tupas
  • Tutay

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pinamungajan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 40,026 —    
1995 44,009 +1.79%
2000 51,715 +3.52%
2007 54,859 +0.82%
2010 57,997 +2.04%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Cebu". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 8 April 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 8 April 2013. 

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