Gamay, Northern Samar

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Gamay
Municipality
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
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Northern Samar
District 2nd District
Barangays 26 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Timoteo Capoquian Jr.
 • Vice Mayor Glen Doxi
 • Electorate 15,184 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 115.10 km2 (44.44 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 23,511
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6422
PSGC 084807000
IDD:area code +63 (0)55
Climate type tropical rainforest climate
Income class 4th municipal income class

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.

  • Anito
  • Bangon
  • Bato
  • Baybay (Poblacion)
  • Bonifacio
  • Burabod (Poblacion)
  • Cabarasan
  • Cadac-an (Calingnan)
  • Cade-an
  • Cagamutan del Norte
  • Cagamutan del Sur
  • Central (Poblacion)
  • Dao
  • G. M. Osias
  • Guibuangan
  • Henogawe
  • Libertad (Poblacion)
  • Lonoy
  • Luneta
  • Malidong
  • Occidental I (Poblacion)
  • Occidental II (Poblacion)
  • Oriental I (Poblacion)
  • Oriental II (Poblacion)
  • 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[3][4][5][6]

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. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ "Province of Northern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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