Sara, Iloilo

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Sara
Municipality
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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