Mandaon, Masbate

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Mandaon
Municipality
Municipality of Mandaon
Map of Masbate with Mandaon highlighted
Map of Masbate with Mandaon highlighted
Mandaon is located in Philippines
Mandaon
Mandaon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°14′N 123°17′E / 12.23°N 123.28°E / 12.23; 123.28Coordinates: 12°14′N 123°17′E / 12.23°N 123.28°E / 12.23; 123.28
Country  Philippines
Region Bicol Region (Region V)
Province Masbate
District 2nd district
Founded April 27, 1554
Barangays 26 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Kristine Salve E. Hao
 • Vice Mayor Romeo Refil Villanueva
 • Electorate 21,915 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 280.80 km2 (108.42 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 41,262
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5411
PSGC 054110000
IDD:area code +63 (0)56
Climate type tropical rainforest climate
Income class 3rd municipal income class
Website www.mandaon.com

Mandaon, officially the Municipality of Mandaon, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Masbate, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 41,262 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Mandaon is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.[2]

  • Alas
  • Ayat
  • Bat-Ongan
  • Bugtong
  • Buri
  • Cabitan
  • Cagmasoso
  • Canomoy
  • Centro
  • Dayao
  • Guincaiptan
  • Lantangan
  • Looc
  • Mabatobato
  • Maolingon
  • Nailaban
  • Nanipsan
  • Pinamangcaan
  • Poblacion
  • Polo Dacu
  • San Juan
  • San Pablo
  • Santa Fe
  • Tagpu
  • Tumalaytay
  • Laguinbanwa

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Mandaon
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 1,426 —    
1960 13,277 +3.99%
1970 18,612 +3.43%
1975 22,161 +3.56%
1980 25,518 +2.86%
1990 25,670 +0.06%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1995 28,716 +2.12%
2000 31,572 +2.05%
2007 34,401 +1.19%
2010 38,161 +3.85%
2015 41,262 +1.50%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Mandaon, Masbate, was 41,262 people,[3] with a density of 150 inhabitants per square kilometre or 390 inhabitants per square mile.

Education[edit]

The municipality is home to the 3,668-hectare campus of the only state college in the province of Masbate: the Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa Sr. Memorial State College of Agriculture and Technology (DEBESMSCAT), named after the former congressman of the province, Dr. Emilio B. Espinosa, Sr.

The different high schools in the municipality are the following:

  • Federico A. Estipona Memorial High School
  • Cabitan National High School
  • San Pablo National High School
  • Bugtong National High School
  • Cleofe A. Arce Memorial High School
  • Lantangan High School
  • Tumalaytay High School

Elementary Schools

  • Jose Zurbito Mesa S. Memorial Elementary School
  • Bugtong Elementary School
  • Pulo Dacu Elementary School

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Masbate". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Masbate". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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