Magsaysay, Palawan

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Magsaysay
Municipality
Official seal of Magsaysay
Seal
Map of Palawan with Magsaysay highlighted
Map of Palawan with Magsaysay highlighted
Magsaysay is located in Philippines
Magsaysay
Magsaysay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°52′N 121°03′E / 10.87°N 121.05°E / 10.87; 121.05Coordinates: 10°52′N 121°03′E / 10.87°N 121.05°E / 10.87; 121.05
Country Philippines
Region MIMAROPA (Region IV-B)
Province Palawan
District 1st district
Barangays 11
Government[1]
 • Mayor Rommel L. Dela Torre
Area[2]
 • Total 49.48 km2 (19.10 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 12,196
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5314
IDD:area code +63 (0)48

Magsaysay is a fifth class municipality in the province of Palawan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 12,196 people.[3]

It is the easternmost of the three municipalities of the Cuyo Archipelago, and its territory includes the eastern half of Cuyo Island, as well as Alcoba, Canipo, Cocoro, Patunga, Paya, Putic, Siparay, Tacbubuc, and Tagauanian islands.

Barangays[edit]

Magsaysay is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.

  • Alcoba
  • Balaguen
  • Canipo
  • Cocoro
  • Danawan (Poblacion)
  • Emilod
  • Igabas
  • Lacaren
  • Los Angeles
  • Lucbuan – one of the oldest barangays in Magsaysay. The Saint Michael Archangel Parish Church, where the town fiesta is celebrated, and Cuyo Airport are both located in Lucbuan.
  • Rizal

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Magsaysay
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1970 9,840 —    
1975 9,418 −0.88%
1980 9,618 +0.42%
1990 10,028 +0.42%
1995 10,714 +1.25%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2000 10,885 +0.34%
2007 11,339 +0.57%
2010 11,965 +1.97%
2015 12,196 +0.36%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Magsaysay, Palawan, was 12,196 people,[3] with a density of 250 inhabitants per square kilometre or 650 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 19 July 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Palawan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region IV-B (Mimaropa)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Palawan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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