|Municipality of Dimasalang|
Map of Masbate with Dimasalang highlighted
|Region||Bicol Region (Region V)|
|Barangays||20 (see Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Bayan|
|• Mayor||Edgar De Lara|
|• Vice Mayor||Michael Demph Du Naga|
|• Electorate||14,835 voters (2016)|
|• Total||148.07 km2 (57.17 sq mi)|
|• Density||180/km2 (460/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (PST)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)56|
|Climate type||Tropical rainforest climate|
|Income class||4th municipal income class|
|Revenue (₱)||80.6 million (2016)|
|Native languages||Masbateño language|
In 1951 the barrios of Palanas, Nipa, Nabangig, Banco, Pina, Maanahao, Salvacion, Antipolo, Malatawan, Intusan, Miabas, San Antonio, Libtong, Malibas, Sta. Cruz, Bontod and Cabil-isan were separated to form the town of Palanas.
- Gregorio Alino (Pia-ong)
- San Vicente
- T.R. Yangco (Yanco)
|Population census of Dimasalang|
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
In the 2015 census, the population of Dimasalang was 26,192 people, with a density of 180 inhabitants per square kilometre or 470 inhabitants per square mile.
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- Philippine Standard Geographic Code
- Philippine Census Information
- Local Governance Performance Management System
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