Sofronio Española

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Sofronio Española
Municipality
Map of Palawan with Sofronio Española highlighted
Map of Palawan with Sofronio Española highlighted
Sofronio Española is located in Philippines
Sofronio Española
Sofronio Española
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 09°03′N 118°02′E / 9.050°N 118.033°E / 9.050; 118.033Coordinates: 09°03′N 118°02′E / 9.050°N 118.033°E / 9.050; 118.033
Country Philippines
Region MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)
Province Palawan
Congr. district 2nd district
Founded June 5, 1995
Barangays 9
Government[1]
 • Mayor Zenaida B. Gomez
Area[2]
 • Total 473.91 km2 (182.98 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 29,997
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code 5301
Dialing code 48

Sofronio Española is a second class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 29,997 people.[3]

It is the province's newest municipality, officially established on June 5, 1995, when Republic Act No. 7679 partitioned the town from Brooke's Point. It was named after former Congressman Sofronio Española.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Sofronio Española is politically subdivided into 9 barangays.[2]

  • Abo-abo
  • Isumbo
  • Panitian
  • Iraray
  • Labog
  • Punang
  • Pulot Center
  • Pulot Interior (Pulot II)
  • Pulot Shore (Pulot I)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sofronio Española
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1995 22,986 —    
2000 26,801 +3.35%
2007 28,698 +0.95%
2010 29,997 +1.62%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 15 November 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: PALAWAN". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 22 November 2012. 
  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 November 2012. 
  4. ^ "Sofronio Española". Provincial Government of Palawan. Retrieved 22 November 2012. 

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