Hernani, Eastern Samar

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Municipality of Hernani
Bayan ng Hernani
Bungto han Hernani
Municipality
Map of Eastern Samar with Hernani highlighted
Map of Eastern Samar with Hernani highlighted
Municipality of Hernani is located in Philippines
Municipality of Hernani
Municipality of Hernani
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°20′N 125°35′E / 11.333°N 125.583°E / 11.333; 125.583Coordinates: 11°20′N 125°35′E / 11.333°N 125.583°E / 11.333; 125.583
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Eastern Samar
Congr. district Lone district of E. Samar
Established 1926
Barangays 13
Government[1]
 • Mayor Edgar C. Boco
Area[2]
 • Total 49.42 km2 (19.08 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 8,070
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6804
Dialing code 55
Website hernani-esamar.gov.ph

Hernani is a fifth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 8,070 people.[3] It has a land area of 49.42 km².

It was formerly called Nag-as, after the name of the river flowing southeast of the town center.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Hernani is politically subdivided into 13 barangays. Four barangays, located in the poblacion, are known primarily by number:[2]

  • Barangay 1
  • Barangay 2
  • Barangay 3
  • Barangay 4
  • Batang
  • Canciledes
  • Carmen
  • Garawon
  • Nagaja
  • Padang
  • San Miguel
  • San Isidro
  • Cacatmonan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Hernani
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 6,840 —    
1995 8,055 +3.11%
2000 7,642 −1.12%
2007 7,974 +0.59%
2010 8,070 +0.44%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

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. ^ "History of Hernani". Municipality of Hernani, Eastern Samar. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  5. ^ "Province of Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 

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