Balud, Masbate

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Balud
Municipality
Silhouette of Jintotolo Island
Silhouette of Jintotolo Island
Official seal of Balud
Seal
Map of Masbate with Balud highlighted
Map of Masbate with Balud highlighted
Balud is located in Philippines
Balud
Balud
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°02′N 123°12′E / 12.033°N 123.200°E / 12.033; 123.200Coordinates: 12°02′N 123°12′E / 12.033°N 123.200°E / 12.033; 123.200
Country Philippines
Region Bicol (Region V)
Province Masbate
District 2nd district
Barangays 32
Government[1]
 • Mayor Ruben Jude Delmendo Lim
Area[2]
 • Total 231.00 km2 (89.19 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 35,841
 • Density 160/km2 (400/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code 5412
Dialing code 56

Balud is a municipality in the province of Masbate, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 35,841 people.[3] The name Balud came from the name of a bird.

Barangays[edit]

Balud is politically subdivided into 32 barangays.[2]

  • Baybay (Lumocab)
  • Bongcanaway
  • Mabuhay (Bongcanaway III)
  • Calumpang
  • Cantil
  • Casamongan
  • Dao
  • Danao
  • Guinbanwahan
  • Ilaya
  • Jangan
  • Jintotolo
  • Mapili
  • Mapitogo
  • Pajo
  • Palani
  • Panguiranan
  • Panubigan
  • Poblacion (Balud)
  • Pulanduta
  • Quinayangan Diotay
  • Quinayangan Tonga
  • Salvacion
  • Sampad
  • San Andres (Quinayangan Dacu)
  • San Antonio
  • Sapatos
  • Talisay
  • Tonga
  • Ubo
  • Victory
  • Villa Alvarez

Panguiranan is a village/barangay located on the east side of the Municipality of Balud. With the growing population and a thriving fishing area within the Asid Gulf, Panguiranan is a hub for small fisherman in selling their day's catch.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Balud
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 26,121 —    
1995 27,509 +0.97%
2000 30,068 +1.93%
2007 31,484 +0.64%
2010 35,841 +4.83%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: MASBATE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Masbate". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 23 July 2013. 

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