Gamay, Northern Samar

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Gamay
Municipality
Official seal of Gamay
Seal
Map of Northern Samar with Gamay highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Gamay highlighted
Gamay is located in Philippines
Gamay
Gamay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°23′N 125°18′E / 12.383°N 125.300°E / 12.383; 125.300Coordinates: 12°23′N 125°18′E / 12.383°N 125.300°E / 12.383; 125.300
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Northern Samar
District District of N. Samar
Barangays 26
Government[1]
 • Type Mayor-Council
 • Mayor Henry Gomba
 • Vice Mayor Tim Capoquian
Area[2]
 • Total 115.10 km2 (44.44 sq mi)
Population (2015)[3]
 • Total 23,511
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Gamaynon
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6422
IDD:area code 55

Gamay is a municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. In the east, it is bounded by the Pacific Ocean, in the south by Lapinig, in the north-west by Mapanas and Catubig. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 23,511 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Gamay is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.[2]

  • Anito
  • Bangon
  • Bato
  • Baybay (Pob.)
  • Bonifacio
  • Burabod (Pob.)
  • Cabarasan
  • Cadac-an (Calingnan)
  • Cade-an
  • Cagamutan del Norte
  • Cagamutan del Sur
  • Central (Pob.)
  • Dao
  • G. M. Osias
  • Guibuangan
  • Henogawe
  • Libertad (Pob.)
  • Lonoy
  • Luneta
  • Malidong
  • Occidental I (Pob.)
  • Occidental II (Pob.)
  • Oriental I (Pob.)
  • Oriental II (Pob.)
  • Rizal
  • San Antonio

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Gamay
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1948 14,962 —    
1960 12,156 −1.72%
1970 12,297 +0.12%
1975 15,370 +4.58%
1980 17,247 +2.33%
1990 15,764 −0.90%
1995 18,511 +3.06%
2000 20,490 +2.20%
2007 21,537 +0.69%
2010 22,425 +1.48%
2015 23,511 +0.90%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[4][5][6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Northern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Archived from the original on 25 October 2007. Retrieved 22 April 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 20 March 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of Northern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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