Dimasalang

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Dimasalang
Municipality of Dimasalang
Map of Masbate with Dimasalang highlighted
Map of Masbate with Dimasalang highlighted
Dimasalang is located in Philippines
Dimasalang
Dimasalang
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°11′32″N 123°51′33″E / 12.1923°N 123.8592°E / 12.1923; 123.8592Coordinates: 12°11′32″N 123°51′33″E / 12.1923°N 123.8592°E / 12.1923; 123.8592
Country Philippines
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
District3rd district
Barangays20 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorEdgar De Lara
 • Vice MayorMichael Demph Du Naga
 • Electorate14,835 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total148.07 km2 (57.17 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total26,192
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
5403
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)56
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)80.6 million  (2016)
Native languagesMasbateño language
Tagalog

Dimasalang, officially the Municipality of Dimasalang, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Masbate, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 26,192 people.[3]

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.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Dimasalang is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[2]

  • Balantay
  • Balocawe
  • Banahao
  • Buenaflor
  • Buracan
  • Cabanoyoan
  • Cabrera
  • Cadulan
  • Calabad
  • Canomay
  • Divisoria
  • Gaid
  • Gregorio Alino (Pia-ong)
  • Magcaraguit
  • Mambog
  • Poblacion
  • Rizal
  • San Vicente
  • Suba
  • T.R. Yangco (Yanco)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Dimasalang
YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 8,368—    
1939 24,471+5.24%
1948 30,813+2.59%
1960 14,896−5.88%
1970 19,266+2.60%
1975 19,628+0.37%
1980 19,252−0.39%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1990 17,367−1.03%
1995 20,566+3.22%
2000 21,550+1.01%
2007 22,723+0.73%
2010 25,245+3.90%
2015 26,192+0.70%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Dimasalang was 26,192 people,[3] with a density of 180 inhabitants per square kilometre or 470 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Masbate". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "An Act Creating the Municipality of Palanas in the Province of Masbate". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09.
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Masbate". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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