Hinabangan, Samar

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Hinabangan
Municipality
Map of Samar with Hinabangan highlighted
Map of Samar with Hinabangan highlighted
Hinabangan is located in Philippines
Hinabangan
Hinabangan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°42′N 125°04′E / 11.700°N 125.067°E / 11.700; 125.067Coordinates: 11°42′N 125°04′E / 11.700°N 125.067°E / 11.700; 125.067
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Samar
District 2nd district of Samar
Established 1948
Barangays 21
Government[1]
 • Mayor Alejandro N. Abarratigue
Area[2]
 • Total 460.08 km2 (177.64 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 13,673
 • Density 30/km2 (77/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6713
Dialing code +63 (0)55
Income class 4th municipal income class
PSGC 086008000
Electorate 9,973 voters as of 2016
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/hinabangan-wsamar/

Hinabangan is a 4th class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 13,673 people.[3]

Hinabangan was formed in 1948 from the former municipal districts of Concord and Hinabangan.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Hinabangan is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.[2]

  • Bagacay
  • Binobucalan
  • Bucalan
  • Cabalagnan
  • Canano
  • Cansolabao
  • Concord
  • Dalosdoson
  • Intik
  • Lim-ao
  • Osmeña
  • Poblacion 1 (Barangay 1)
  • Poblacion 2 (Barangay 2)
  • Rawis
  • San Rafael
  • Tabay
  • Yabon
  • Cabang
  • Malihao
  • San Jose
  • Fatima
  • Mugdo

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Hinabangan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 11,906 —    
1995 12,151 +0.38%
2000 12,120 −0.05%
2007 12,129 +0.01%
2010 12,651 +1.55%
2015 13,673 +1.49%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority [3][5][6][7]

Education[edit]

Hinabangan has 19 public primary and elementary schools:

  • Bagacay Elementary School
  • Binubucalan Elementary School
  • Bucalan Primary School
  • Cabalagnan Elementary School
  • Cabang Elementary School
  • Canano Elementary School
  • Cansolabao Elementary School
  • Concord Elementary School (Hinabangan)

Hinabangan also has two public high schools:

  • Bagacay National High School
  • Hinabangan National High School

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 15 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Samar (Western Samar)". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 15 May 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "An act converting the municipal districts of Concord and Hinabangan, province of Samar, into a regular municipality". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-08. 
  5. ^ "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of Samar (Western Samar)". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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