Dimasalang, Masbate

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Dimasalang
Municipality
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′N 123°52′E / 12.183°N 123.867°E / 12.183; 123.867Coordinates: 12°11′N 123°52′E / 12.183°N 123.867°E / 12.183; 123.867
Country Philippines
Region Bicol (Region V)
Province Masbate
District 3rd district
Barangays 20
Government[1]
 • Mayor Henry J. Naga
Area[2]
 • Total 148.07 km2 (57.17 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 25,245
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code 5403
IDD:area code 56

Dimasalang is a fourth class municipality in the province of Masbate, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 25,245 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
Year Pop. ±% 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%
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[5][6][7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Masbate". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Archived from the original on 14 November 2012. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Archived from the original (PDF) on 19 November 2012. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "An Act Creating the Municipality of Palanas in the Province of Masbate". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "Province of Masbate". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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