Gainza, Camarines Sur

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Gainza
Municipality
Municipality of Gainza
Municipal Hall
Municipal Hall
Official seal of Gainza
Seal
Map of Camarines Sur with Gainza highlighted
Map of Camarines Sur with Gainza highlighted
Gainza is located in Philippines
Gainza
Gainza
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°37′N 123°09′E / 13.62°N 123.15°E / 13.62; 123.15Coordinates: 13°37′N 123°09′E / 13.62°N 123.15°E / 13.62; 123.15
Country  Philippines
Region Bicol Region (Region V)
Province Camarines Sur
District 2nd district
Barangays 8 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Leonardo Agor Sr.
 • Vice Mayor Glenn Romeo Gontang
 • Electorate 7,458 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 14.75 km2 (5.70 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 11,262
 • Density 760/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 4412
PSGC 051713000
IDD:area code +63 (0)54
Climate type Tropical rainforest climate
Income class 5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 41,725,880.60 (2016)
Poverty incidence 33.81 (2012)[4]
Native languages Central Bikol
Tagalog

Gainza, officially the Municipality of Gainza, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Camarines Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 11,262 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Gainza is politically subdivided into 8 barangays:

  • Cagbunga
  • Dahilig
  • Loob
  • Malbong
  • Namuat
  • Sampaloc
  • District I (poblacion)
  • District II (poblacion)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Gainza
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 2,149—    
1918 1,575−2.05%
1939 2,461+2.15%
1948 2,672+0.92%
1960 5,068+5.48%
1970 4,823−0.49%
1975 5,931+4.23%
1980 6,212+0.93%
1990 7,095+1.34%
1995 7,743+1.65%
2000 8,412+1.79%
2007 9,404+1.55%
2010 10,345+3.53%
2015 11,262+1.63%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Gainza, Camarines Sur, was 11,262 people,[3] with a density of 760 inhabitants per square kilometre or 2,000 inhabitants per square mile.

Economy[edit]

Majority of the land is devoted to rice, vegetables and other root crops.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Gainza, Camarines Sur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 33
(91)
31
(88)
35
(95)
37
(99)
38
(100)
37
(99)
36
(97)
34
(93)
35
(95)
34
(93)
33
(91)
32
(90)
35
(94)
Average low °C (°F) 27
(81)
27
(81)
29
(84)
31
(88)
32
(90)
32
(90)
30
(86)
29
(84)
30
(86)
29
(84)
28
(82)
28
(82)
29
(85)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 44.2
(1.74)
52.17
(2.0539)
45.43
(1.7886)
54.15
(2.1319)
92.29
(3.6335)
182.23
(7.1744)
289.11
(11.3823)
260.60
(10.2598)
180.07
(7.0894)
340.22
(13.3945)
98.7
(3.886)
337.4
(13.283)
1,976.57
(77.8173)
Average rainy days 21 22 19 19 24 26 30 29 27 29 24 29 299
Source: World Weather Online[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Camarines Sur". 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. ^ "PSA Releases the 2012 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Archived from the original on 28 January 2017. Retrieved 28 January 2017.
  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 Camarines Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Gainza, Camarines Sur: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". World Weather Online. Retrieved 29 October 2017.

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