Biliran, Biliran

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Biliran
Municipality
Map of Biliran with Biliran Municipality highlighted
Location within Biliran province
Biliran is located in Philippines
Biliran
Biliran
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°28′N 124°29′E / 11.47°N 124.48°E / 11.47; 124.48Coordinates: 11°28′N 124°29′E / 11.47°N 124.48°E / 11.47; 124.48
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Biliran
District Lone district
Barangays 11 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Leandro B. Enage
Area[2]
 • Total 70.3 km2 (27.1 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 16,882
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 11,711
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6549
IDD:area code +63 (0)53
PSGC 087802000
Website www.biliranmunicipality.gov.ph

Biliran, officially the Municipality of Biliran (Waray: Bungto san Biliran; Cebuano: Lungsod sa Biliran; Filipino: Bayan ng Biliran), is a municipality in the province of Biliran in the Eastern Visayas (Region VIII) of the Philippines. The population was 16,882 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 11,711 registered voters.[4]

Geography[edit]

Biliran is located at 11°28′N 124°29′E / 11.47°N 124.48°E / 11.47; 124.48.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 70.3 square kilometres (27.1 sq mi)[2] constituting 13.12% of the 536.01-square-kilometre- (206.95 sq mi) total area of Biliran.

Barangays[edit]

Biliran is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.[5]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
087802001 Bato 10.1% 1,705 1,320 4.99%
087802002 Burabod 11.6% 1,963 1,859 1.04%
087802003 Busali 8.6% 1,450 1,684 −2.81%
087802004 Hugpa 5.4% 913 892 0.44%
087802005 Julita 11.0% 1,860 1,911 −0.51%
087802006 Canila 5.2% 875 799 1.75%
087802007 Pinangumhan 5.0% 852 739 2.75%
087802008 San Isidro (Poblacion) 17.3% 2,926 2,841 0.56%
087802009 San Roque (Poblacion) 14.2% 2,396 2,306 0.73%
087802010 Sanggalang 6.7% 1,136 1,039 1.71%
087802011 Villa Enage (Baras) 4.8% 806 793 0.31%
Total 16,882 16,183 0.81%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Biliran
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 11,531 —    
1995 13,775 +3.39%
2000 13,817 +0.07%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 14,947 +1.09%
2010 16,183 +2.93%
2015 16,882 +0.81%

In the 2015 census, Biliran had a population of 16,882.[3] The population density was 240 inhabitants per square kilometre (620/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 11,711 registered voters.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Biliran". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "Municipal: Biliran, Biliran". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Province of Biliran". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011.