Gamay, Northern Samar

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Gamay
Municipality of Gamay
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 / 12.38°N 125.3°E / 12.38; 125.3Coordinates: 12°23′N 125°18′E / 12.38°N 125.3°E / 12.38; 125.3
Country Philippines
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceNorthern Samar
District2nd District
Barangays26 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorTimoteo T. Capoquian Jr.
 • Vice MayorClarita P. Gomba
 • CongressmanJose L. Ong Jr.
 • Electorate16,835 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total115.10 km2 (44.44 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total23,511
 • Density200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Economy
 • Income class4th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence44.25% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)71,058,969.95 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6422
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)55
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Native languagesWaray
Tagalog

Gamay, officially the Municipality of Gamay, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 23,511 people.[3]

In the east, it is bounded by the Pacific Ocean, in the south by Lapinig, in the north-west by Mapanas and Catubig.

Barangays[edit]

Gamay is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Gamay
YearPop.±% 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[3][5][6][7]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Gamay, Northern Samar
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
27
(81)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
22
(72)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 105
(4.1)
67
(2.6)
65
(2.6)
53
(2.1)
86
(3.4)
129
(5.1)
135
(5.3)
113
(4.4)
131
(5.2)
163
(6.4)
167
(6.6)
162
(6.4)
1,376
(54.2)
Average rainy days 17.6 13.2 15.5 14.9 19.6 24.3 26.6 25.4 24.9 25.4 22.9 20.9 251.2
Source: Meteoblue [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Northern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  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. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Northern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Gamay, Northern Samar : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 6 January 2019.

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