Hernani, Eastern Samar

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Hernani
Municipality
Municipality of Hernani
Map of Eastern Samar with Hernani highlighted
Map of Eastern Samar with Hernani highlighted
Hernani is located in Philippines
Hernani
Hernani
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°20′N 125°35′E / 11.33°N 125.58°E / 11.33; 125.58Coordinates: 11°20′N 125°35′E / 11.33°N 125.58°E / 11.33; 125.58
Country  Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Eastern Samar
District Lone District
Founded 1926
Barangays 13 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Edgar C. Boco
 • Electorate 5,829 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 49.42 km2 (19.08 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 8,573
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 6804
PSGC 082610000
IDD:area code +63 (0)55
Climate type Tropical rainforest climate
Income class 5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 42,869,601.07 (2016)
Native languages Waray
Tagalog
Website hernani-esamar.gov.ph

Hernani, officially the Municipality of Hernani, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 8,573 people.[3]

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
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 4,150—    
1918 5,253+1.58%
1939 9,405+2.81%
1948 5,035−6.71%
1960 6,622+2.31%
1970 6,216−0.63%
1975 7,315+3.32%
1980 7,032−0.79%
1990 6,840−0.28%
1995 8,055+3.11%
2000 7,642−1.12%
2007 7,974+0.59%
2010 8,070+0.44%
2015 8,573+1.16%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

The population of Hernani in the 2015 census was 8,573 people,[3] with a density of 170 inhabitants per square kilometre or 440 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Eastern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "History of Hernani". Municipality of Hernani, Eastern Samar. Archived from the original on 23 July 2013. Retrieved 24 April 2013.
  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 Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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