Arteche, Eastern Samar

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Arteche
Municipality
Map of Northern Samar with Arteche highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Arteche highlighted
Arteche is located in Philippines
Arteche
Arteche
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°16′N 125°22′E / 12.27°N 125.37°E / 12.27; 125.37Coordinates: 12°16′N 125°22′E / 12.27°N 125.37°E / 12.27; 125.37
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Eastern Samar
District Lone district of E. Samar
Established 1950
Barangays 20
Government[1]
 • Mayor Roland Boie Evardone
Area[2]
 • Total 169.82 km2 (65.57 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 16,026
 • Density 94/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6822
IDD:area code +63 (0)55
Website www.arteche-esamar.gov.ph

Arteche is a third class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. In the southeast, it is bounded by Oras, to the south by San Policarpo. To the north, it is bounded by Pacific Ocean and in the north-west by Lapinig. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 16,026 people.[3]

History[edit]

Arteche was created in 1950 from the barrios of San Ramon, Carapdapan, Beri, Tangbo, Catumsan, Bego, Concepcion, Casidman, Tawagan, and Tibalawon of the Municipality of Oras.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Arteche is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[2]

  • Aguinaldo
  • Balud (Pob.)
  • Bato (San Luis)
  • Beri
  • Bigo
  • Buenavista
  • Cagsalay
  • Campacion
  • Carapdapan
  • Casidman
  • Catumsan
  • Central (Pob.)
  • Concepcion
  • Garden (Pob.)
  • Inayawan
  • Macarthur
  • Rawis (Pob.)
  • Tangbo
  • Tawagan
  • Tebalawon

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Arteche
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1960 8,647 —    
1970 9,330 +0.76%
1975 10,246 +1.90%
1980 11,686 +2.66%
1990 11,245 −0.38%
1995 12,538 +2.06%
2000 13,024 +0.82%
2007 14,354 +1.35%
2010 15,164 +2.02%
2015 16,026 +1.06%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Arteche, Eastern Samar, was 16,026 people,[3] with a density of 94 inhabitants per square kilometre or 240 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Eastern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "An act creating the barrio of Arteche, province of Samar into a municipality". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  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. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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