Llorente, Eastern Samar

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Llorente
Municipality
Municipality of Llorente
Map of Eastern Samar with Llorente highlighted
Map of Eastern Samar with Llorente highlighted
Llorente is located in Philippines
Llorente
Llorente
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°25′N 125°32′E / 11.42°N 125.53°E / 11.42; 125.53Coordinates: 11°25′N 125°32′E / 11.42°N 125.53°E / 11.42; 125.53
Country  Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Eastern Samar
District Lone District
Barangays 33 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Daniel Boco
 • Electorate 13,150 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 496.07 km2 (191.53 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 20,149
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6803
PSGC 082613000
IDD:area code +63 (0)55
Climate type tropical rainforest climate
Income class 3rd municipal income class
Website www.llorente-esamar.gov.ph

Llorente, officially the Municipality of Llorente, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 20,149 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Llorente is politically subdivided into 33 barangays.[2]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Llorente
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 5,731 —    
1918 8,270 +2.48%
1939 11,570 +1.61%
1948 13,955 +2.10%
1960 13,958 +0.00%
1970 16,291 +1.56%
1975 15,639 −0.82%
1980 19,091 +4.07%
1990 18,278 −0.43%
1995 16,071 −2.38%
2000 19,336 +4.04%
2007 18,257 −0.79%
2010 19,101 +1.66%
2015 20,149 +1.02%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

The population of Llorente in the 2015 census was 20,149 people,[3] with a density of 41 inhabitants per square kilometre or 110 inhabitants per square mile.

The Municipality was named after Julio Aballe Llorente (1863–1940), a Cebuano Politician who was instrumental in the establishment of the American Government in Cebu. He was the 1st Governor of Cebu, who once became a Governor of Samar in the early 1900s.

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. ^ 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 Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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