Santa Rita, Samar

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Santa Rita
Municipality
Map of Samar with Sta. Rita highlighted
Map of Samar with Sta. Rita highlighted
Santa Rita is located in Philippines
Santa Rita
Santa Rita
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°28′N 124°57′E / 11.467°N 124.950°E / 11.467; 124.950Coordinates: 11°28′N 124°57′E / 11.467°N 124.950°E / 11.467; 124.950
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Samar
Congr. district 2nd district of Samar
Barangays 38
Government[1]
 • Mayor Joven Tiu
Area[2]
 • Total 411.77 km2 (158.99 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 38,082
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6718
Dialing code 55

Santa Rita is a fourth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 38,082 people.[3] Santa Rita is connected to Tacloban and Leyte Island by the San Juanico Bridge.

Barangays[edit]

Santa Rita is politically subdivided into 38 barangays.[2] In 1957, sitio Dampigan was converted into a barrio.[4]

  • Alegria
  • Anibongon
  • Aslum
  • Bagolibas
  • Binanalan
  • Cabacungan
  • Cabunga-an
  • Camayse
  • Cansadong
  • Caticugan
  • Dampigan
  • Guinbalot-an
  • Hinangudtan
  • Igang-igang
  • La Paz
  • Lupig
  • Magsaysay
  • Maligaya
  • New Manunca
  • Old Manunca
  • Pagsulhogon
  • Salvacion
  • San Eduardo
  • San Isidro
  • San Juan
  • San Pascual (Crossing)
  • San Pedro
  • San Roque
  • Santa Elena
  • Tagacay
  • Tominamos
  • Tulay
  • Union
  • Santan Pob. (Zone I)
  • Bougainvilla Pob. (Zone II)
  • Rosal Pob. (Zone III)
  • Gumamela Pob. (Zone IV)
  • Bokinggan Pob. (Zone V)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sta. Rita
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 25,202 —    
1995 28,930 +2.80%
2000 30,118 +0.81%
2007 34,959 +2.15%
2010 38,082 +2.89%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2013 Election Result". MAYOR of SAMAR (WESTERN SAMAR) - SANTA RITA As of 2013-May-18 10:06 PM. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Samar (Western Samar)". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 15 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 15 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "An Act Converting the Sitio of Dampigan in the Municipality of Santa Rita, Province of Samar, into a Barrio". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  5. ^ "Province of Western Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 

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