Hernani, Eastern Samar

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Hernani
Municipality
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 of E. Samar
Established 1926
Barangays 13
Government[1]
 • Mayor Edgar C. Boco
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 PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6804
IDD:area code +63 (0)55
Website hernani-esamar.gov.ph

Hernani is a fifth 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
Year Pop. ±% 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. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 24 April 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. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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