Sara, Iloilo

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Sara
Municipality
Official seal of Sara
Seal
Map of Iloilo with Sara highlighted
Map of Iloilo with Sara highlighted
Sara is located in Philippines
Sara
Sara
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°15′N 123°01′E / 11.250°N 123.017°E / 11.250; 123.017Coordinates: 11°15′N 123°01′E / 11.250°N 123.017°E / 11.250; 123.017
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Iloilo
Legislative district 5th district of Iloilo
Barangays 42
Government[1]
 • Mayor Neptali P. Salcedo
Area[2]
 • Total 169.02 km2 (65.26 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 46,889
 • Density 280/km2 (720/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5014
Dialing code 33

Sara is a second class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 46,889 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Sara is politically subdivided into 42 barangays.[2]

  • Aguirre
  • Aldeguer
  • Alibayog
  • Anoring
  • Apelo
  • Apologista
  • Aposaga
  • Arante
  • Ardemil
  • Aspera
  • Aswe-Pabriaga
  • Bagaygay
  • Bakabak
  • Batitao
  • Bato
  • Del Castillo
  • Castor
  • Crespo
  • Devera
  • Domingo
  • Ferraris
  • Gildore
  • Improgo
  • Juaneza
  • Labigan
  • Lanciola
  • Latawan
  • Malapaya
  • Muyco
  • Padios
  • Pasig
  • Poblacion Ilawod
  • Poblacion Ilaya
  • Poblacion Market
  • Posadas
  • Preciosa
  • Salcedo
  • San Luis
  • Tady
  • Tentay
  • Villahermosa
  • Zerrudo

1957 renaming[edit]

In 1957, Congress enacted Republic Act No. 1733 which renamed a lot of these barangays.[4]

Old Name New Name
Ilongbukid Bagaygay
Maremhon Villahermosa
Lawa-an Gildore
Bai-ran Castor
Batuan Aldeguer
Agsinapot Del Castillo
Maligayligay Malapaya
Samponongbolo Juaneza
Alabidhan Tady
Ambolong Lanciola
Busay Preciosa
Caburra Zerrudo
Asue Pabriaga Pabriaga
Balabago Apologista
Alawehao Posadas
Quinasop-an Muyco
Bolod Padios
Aglahog Bacabac
Madarag Crespo
Serruco Ferraris
Salvacion Arante
Ajuz Salcedo
Talisay Apelo
Masonson Devera
Quipot Aguirre
Damasco Aspera

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sara
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 36,707 —    
1995 38,652 +0.97%
2000 42,363 +1.98%
2007 45,005 +0.84%
2010 46,889 +1.50%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

Media[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Iloilo". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 20 February 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 20 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "An Act Changing the Names of Certain Barrios in the Municipality of Sara, Province of Iloilo". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  5. ^ "Province of Iloilo". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 

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