Mambusao, Capiz

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Mambusao
Municipality
St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church in Mambusao.
St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church in 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
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Capiz
Legislative district 2nd district of Capiz
Barangays 26
Government[1]
 • Mayor Leodegario A. Labao Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total 136.91 km2 (52.86 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 39,644
 • Density 290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5807
IDD:area code +63 (0)36

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

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
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 33,213 —    
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]

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. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 15 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Capiz". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Province of Capiz". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 

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