Anahawan, Southern Leyte

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Anahawan
Municipality of Anahawan
Official seal of Anahawan
Seal
Map of Southern Leyte with Anahawan highlighted
Map of Southern Leyte with Anahawan highlighted
Anahawan is located in Philippines
Anahawan
Anahawan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°16′27″N 125°15′30″E / 10.274178°N 125.258358°E / 10.274178; 125.258358Coordinates: 10°16′27″N 125°15′30″E / 10.274178°N 125.258358°E / 10.274178; 125.258358
Country Philippines
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
District2nd District
Founded1930
Barangays14 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAlfredo "Bong" Luna, Jr
 • Vice MayorNestor B. Vestal
 • CongressmanRoger G. Mercado
 • Electorate6,106 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total58.09 km2 (22.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total8,211
 • Density140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Economy
 • Income class5th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence36.61% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)47,307,384.44 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6610
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)53
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Native languagesBoholano dialect
Cebuano
Tagalog
Websitewww.anahawan-sleyte.gov.ph

Anahawan, officially the Municipality of Anahawan, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 8,211 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Anahawan is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.

  • Amagusan
  • Calintaan
  • Canlabian
  • Capacuhan
  • Kagingkingan
  • Lewing
  • Lo-ok
  • Mahalo
  • Mainit
  • Manigawong
  • Poblacion
  • San Vicente
  • Tagup-on
  • Cogon

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Anahawan
YearPop.±% p.a.
1939 5,086—    
1948 4,703−0.87%
1960 5,545+1.38%
1970 6,094+0.95%
1975 6,875+2.45%
1980 6,544−0.98%
1990 7,063+0.77%
1995 6,471−1.63%
2000 7,209+2.34%
2007 8,032+1.50%
2010 7,942−0.41%
2015 8,211+0.64%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority. [3][5][6][7]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Anahawan, Southern Leyte
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
23
(73)
24
(75)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 78
(3.1)
57
(2.2)
84
(3.3)
79
(3.1)
118
(4.6)
181
(7.1)
178
(7.0)
169
(6.7)
172
(6.8)
180
(7.1)
174
(6.9)
128
(5.0)
1,598
(62.9)
Average rainy days 16.7 13.8 17.3 18.5 23.2 26.5 27.1 26.0 26.4 27.5 24.6 21.0 268.6
Source: Meteoblue [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Southern Leyte". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Southern Leyte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Anahawan, Southern Leyte : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 6 January 2019.

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