Mahaplag, Leyte

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Mahaplag
Municipality
Map of Leyte with Mahaplag highlighted
Map of Leyte with Mahaplag highlighted
Mahaplag is located in Philippines
Mahaplag
Mahaplag
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°35′N 124°59′E / 10.58°N 124.98°E / 10.58; 124.98Coordinates: 10°35′N 124°59′E / 10.58°N 124.98°E / 10.58; 124.98
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
District 5th district of Leyte
Barangays 28
Government[1]
 • Mayor Daisy Lleve
Area[2]
 • Total 104.79 km2 (40.46 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 27,823
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6512
IDD:area code +63 (0)53
Income class 4th municipal income class
PSGC 083731000
Electorate 16,781 voters (2016)

Mahaplag is a 4th class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 27,823 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Mahaplag is politically subdivided into 28 barangays.[2]

  • Campin
  • Cuatro De Agosto
  • Hilusig
  • Himamara
  • Hinaguimitan
  • Liberacion
  • Mabuhay
  • Mabunga
  • Magsuganao
  • Mahayag
  • Mahayahay
  • Malinao
  • Malipoon
  • Palanogan
  • Paril
  • Pinamonoan
  • Poblacion
  • Polahongon
  • San Isidro
  • San Juan
  • Santa Cruz
  • Tagaytay
  • Uguis
  • Union
  • Upper Mahaplag
  • Hiluctogan
  • Maligaya
  • Santo Niño

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Mahaplag
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1960 10,010 —    
1970 15,918 +4.74%
1975 17,909 +2.39%
1980 20,381 +2.62%
1990 22,673 +1.07%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1995 24,009 +1.08%
2000 26,511 +2.15%
2007 27,097 +0.30%
2010 26,599 −0.67%
2015 27,823 +0.86%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority [3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Mahaplag was 27,823 people,[3] with a density of 270 inhabitants per square kilometre or 700 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 24 June 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. ^ 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 Leyte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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