Victoria, Northern Samar

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Victoria
Municipality
Map of Northern Samar with Victoria highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Victoria highlighted
Victoria is located in Philippines
Victoria
Victoria
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°27′N 124°19′E / 12.450°N 124.317°E / 12.450; 124.317Coordinates: 12°27′N 124°19′E / 12.450°N 124.317°E / 12.450; 124.317
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Northern Samar
Congr. district 1st district of N. Samar
Barangays 16
Government[1]
 • Mayor Jose G. Ardales
Area[2]
 • Total 186.70 km2 (72.09 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 13,920
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6406
Dialing code 55

Victoria is a fifth class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 13,920.[3] Victoria borders with the town of Allen in the north and San Isidro in the southwest.

Barangays[edit]

Victoria is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.[2]

  • Acedillo
  • Buenasuerte
  • Buenos Aires
  • Colab-og
  • Erenas
  • Libertad
  • Luisita
  • Lungib
  • Maxvilla
  • Pasabuena
  • Zone I (Pob.)
  • Zone II (Pob.)
  • Zone III (Pob.)
  • San Lazaro
  • San Miguel
  • San Roman

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Victoria
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 9,043 —    
1995 11,291 +4.54%
2000 11,632 +0.60%
2007 12,623 +1.17%
2010 13,920 +3.31%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

Local government[edit]

Elected officials:

  • Mayor: Jose Ardales
  • Vice Mayor: Nicolas Purog, Jr.
  • Councilors:
  1. Gaylord Esponilla
  2. Jonay Sabido
  3. Arnel Siago
  4. Graciano Centino
  5. Fe Viloria
  6. Eugenio Laurente
  7. Nestor Casiao
  8. Arlene Subiaga

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 15 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Northern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 15 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 15 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Northern Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 

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