Lapinig, Northern Samar

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Lapinig
Municipality
Municipality of Lapinig
Map of Northern Samar with Lapinig highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Lapinig highlighted
Lapinig is located in Philippines
Lapinig
Lapinig
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°18′54″N 125°18′07″E / 12.315°N 125.302°E / 12.315; 125.302Coordinates: 12°18′54″N 125°18′07″E / 12.315°N 125.302°E / 12.315; 125.302
Country  Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Northern Samar
District 2nd District
Barangays 15 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Ma. Luisa A. Menzon
 • Vice Mayor Vivian Rongcales
 • Electorate 7,817 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 57.30 km2 (22.12 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 13,020
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Lapinignon
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6411
PSGC 084809000
IDD:area code +63 (0)55
Climate type tropical rainforest climate
Income class 5th municipal income class

Lapinig, officially the Municipality of Lapinig, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 13,020 people.[3]

It is Northern Samar's boundary municipality with Eastern Samar on its coastal side in the Pacific. To the south, it is bounded by Arteche, to the west by Jipapad, to the northeast by the Pacific Ocean, and in the northwest by Gamay.

Barangays[edit]

Lapinig is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.

  • Alang-alang
  • Bagacay
  • Cahagwayan
  • Can Maria
  • Can Omanio
  • Imelda
  • Lapinig del Sur (Poblacion)
  • Lapinig del Norte (Poblacion)
  • Lo-ok
  • Mabini
  • May-igot
  • Palanas
  • Pio Del Pilar
  • Potong
  • Potong Del Sur

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Lapinig
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1960 7,610 —    
1970 6,598 −1.42%
1975 7,426 +2.40%
1980 7,481 +0.15%
1990 8,232 +0.96%
1995 9,813 +3.35%
2000 10,798 +2.07%
2007 11,198 +0.50%
2010 11,744 +1.75%
2015 13,020 +1.98%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Northern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ "Province of Northern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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