Hindang, Leyte

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Hindang
Municipality
Municipality of Hindang
Sunset at Cuatro Islas
Sunset at Cuatro Islas
Map of Leyte with Hindang highlighted
Map of Leyte with Hindang highlighted
Hindang is located in Philippines
Hindang
Hindang
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°27′N 124°48′E / 10.45°N 124.8°E / 10.45; 124.8Coordinates: 10°27′N 124°48′E / 10.45°N 124.8°E / 10.45; 124.8
Country  Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
District 5th district of Leyte
Barangays 20 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Betty Cabal
 • Electorate 13,436 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 50.04 km2 (19.32 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 20,924
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 6523
PSGC 083720000
IDD:area code +63 (0)53
Climate type Tropical rainforest climate
Income class 5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 67,142,241.44 (2016)

Hindang, officially the Municipality of Hindang, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 20,924 people.[3]

In the north, it borders with the town of Inopacan while it borders with the town of Hilongos in the south. Himokilan is part of the Cuatro Islas, are within the administrative jurisdiction of the municipality of Hindang.

Barangays[edit]

Hindang is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[2] In 1957, the sitios of Kanhaayon, Kapudlosan, Himokilan, Anolon, Mahilom, Baldoza, and Tagbibi were converted into barrios.[4]

  • Anahaw
  • Anolon
  • Baldoza
  • Bontoc
  • Bulacan
  • Canha-ayon
  • Capudlosan
  • Himacugo
  • Doos Del Norte
  • Doos Del Sur
  • Himokilan Island
  • Katipunan
  • Maasin
  • Mabagon
  • Mahilum
  • Poblacion 1
  • Poblacion 2
  • San Vicente
  • Tabok
  • Tagbibi

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Hindang
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 6,662—    
1918 8,834+1.90%
1939 8,795−0.02%
1948 10,003+1.44%
1960 10,490+0.40%
1970 12,445+1.72%
1975 14,088+2.52%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 16,163+2.79%
1990 16,272+0.07%
1995 16,567+0.34%
2000 18,493+2.39%
2007 19,927+1.04%
2010 20,179+0.46%
2015 20,924+0.69%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority [3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Hindang, Leyte, was 20,924 people,[3] with a density of 420 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,100 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: Leyte". 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. ^ "An Act Converting the Sitios of Kanhaayon, Kapudlosan, Himokilan, Anolon, Mahilom, Baldoza and Tagbibi, Municipality of Hindang, Province of Leyte, into Barrios of Said Municipality". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  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 Leyte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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