Anahawan, Southern Leyte

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Anahawan
Municipality
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°17′N 125°15′E / 10.28°N 125.25°E / 10.28; 125.25Coordinates: 10°17′N 125°15′E / 10.28°N 125.25°E / 10.28; 125.25
Country  Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Southern Leyte
District Lone District
Founded 1930
Barangays 14 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Roberto A. Loquinte
 • Electorate 5,558 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 58.09 km2 (22.43 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 8,211
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 6610
PSGC 086401000
IDD:area code +63 (0)53
Climate type Tropical rainforest climate
Income class 5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 47,307,384.44 (2016)
Native languages Boholano dialect
Cebuano
Tagalog
Website www.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][4][5][6]

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. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "Province of Southern Leyte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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