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 / 11.25°N 125.53°E / 11.25; 125.53Coordinates: 11°15′N 125°32′E / 11.25°N 125.53°E / 11.25; 125.53
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 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 14,550
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6805
Dialing code +63 (0)55
Website www.general-macarthur-esamar.gov.ph

General MacArthur is a fifth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 14,550 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%
2015 14,550 +3.39%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5]

The population of General MacArthur, Eastern Samar in the 2015 census was 14,550 people,[3] with a density of 120 inhabitants per square kilometre or 310 inhabitants per square mile.

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 d "Region VIII (EASTERN VISAYAS)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "Province of Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 

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