Mambusao, Capiz

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Mambusao
Municipality of Mambusao
Map of Capiz with Mambusao highlighted
Map of Capiz with Mambusao highlighted
Mambusao is located in Philippines
Mambusao
Mambusao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°26′N 122°36′E / 11.43°N 122.6°E / 11.43; 122.6Coordinates: 11°26′N 122°36′E / 11.43°N 122.6°E / 11.43; 122.6
Country Philippines
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
District2nd district of Capiz
Barangays26 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorLeodegario A. Labao Jr.
 • Vice MayorWilfredo E. Leal
 • CongressmanFredenil H. Castro
 • Electorate25,971 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total136.91 km2 (52.86 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total39,644
 • Density290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
5807
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)36
Climate typetropical climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)100 million  (2016)
Native languagesCapiznon
Hiligaynon
Tagalog

Mambusao, officially the Municipality of Mambusao, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Capiz, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 39,644 people.[3]

It is 36 kilometres (22 mi) from Roxas City.

Its economy is based on agriculture with rice and coconut as the primary products and crops. The annual festival of Mambusao is called "Inilusan" honoring of St. Catherine of Alexandria, the patron saint of the town, celebrated every November 25. Inilusan literally means sharing of dish by neighbors.

Mambusao is the home of the Villareal family, the most famous of whom is Speaker Cornelio "Agurang Coni" Villareal and Governor Cornelio "Dodoy" Villareal. It is also the birthplace of the late Filipino diplomat and politician Roy Señeres.

Barangays[edit]

Mambusao is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.[2]

  • Atiplo
  • Balat-an
  • Balit
  • Batiano
  • Bating
  • Bato Bato
  • Baye
  • Bergante
  • Bunga
  • Bula
  • Bungsi
  • Burias
  • Caidquid
  • Cala-agus
  • Libo-o
  • Manibad
  • Maralag
  • Najus-an
  • Pangpang Norte
  • Pangpang Sur
  • Pinay
  • Poblacion Proper
  • Poblacion Tabuc
  • Sinondojan
  • Tugas
  • Tumalalud

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Mambusao
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 8,225—    
1918 11,913+2.50%
1939 15,723+1.33%
1948 18,619+1.90%
1960 19,504+0.39%
1970 24,530+2.32%
1975 28,129+2.78%
1980 32,097+2.67%
1990 33,213+0.34%
1995 35,632+1.33%
2000 36,793+0.69%
2007 37,498+0.26%
2010 37,672+0.17%
2015 39,644+0.98%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Mambusao was 39,644 people,[3] with a density of 290 inhabitants per square kilometre or 750 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: Capiz". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Capiz". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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