General MacArthur, Eastern Samar

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General MacArthur
Municipality
Map of Northern Samar with Gen. MacArthur highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Gen. MacArthur highlighted
General MacArthur is located in Philippines
General MacArthur
General MacArthur
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°15′N 125°32′E / 11.250°N 125.533°E / 11.250; 125.533Coordinates: 11°15′N 125°32′E / 11.250°N 125.533°E / 11.250; 125.533
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Eastern Samar
Congr. district Lone district of E. Samar
Established 1947
Barangays 30
Government[1]
 • Mayor Jaime S. Ty
Area[2]
 • Total 117.29 km2 (45.29 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 12,214
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6805
Dialing code 55
Website hernani-esamar.gov.ph

General MacArthur is a fifth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 12,214 people.[3]

The town was created from the barrios of Pambujan Sur, Calutan, San Isidro, Vigan, Binalay, Camcueves, Domrog and Pingan of the town of Hernani by virtue of Republic Act No. 193, enacted on June 22, 1947.

Barangays[edit]

General MacArthur is politically subdivided into 30 barangays.[2]

  • Aguinaldo
  • Alang-alang
  • Binalay
  • Calutan
  • Camcuevas
  • Domrog
  • Limbujan
  • Macapagal
  • Magsaysay
  • Osmeña
  • Pingan
  • Poblacion Barangay 1
  • Poblacion Barangay 2
  • Poblacion Barangay 3
  • Poblacion Barangay 4
  • Poblacion Barangay 5
  • Poblacion Barangay 6
  • Poblacion Barangay 7
  • Poblacion Barangay 8
  • Laurel
  • Roxas
  • Quezon
  • Quirino
  • San Isidro
  • San Roque
  • Santa Cruz (Opong)
  • Santa Fe
  • Tandang Sora
  • Tugop
  • Vigan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Gen. MacArthur
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 9,627 —    
1995 10,041 +0.79%
2000 10,452 +0.86%
2007 11,625 +1.48%
2010 12,214 +1.81%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Eastern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 

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