Mandaon, Masbate

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Mandaon
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
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceMasbate
District2nd district
FoundedApril 27, 1554
Barangays26 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorKristine Salve E. Hao
 • Vice MayorRomeo Refil Villanueva
 • Electorate21,915 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total280.80 km2 (108.42 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total41,262
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
5411
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)56
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)111 million  (2016)
Native languagesMasbateño language
Capiznon
Tagalog
Websitewww.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
  • Laguinbanwa
  • Lantangan
  • Looc
  • Mabatobato
  • Maolingon
  • Nailaban
  • Nanipsan
  • Pinamangcaan
  • Poblacion
  • Polo Dacu
  • San Juan
  • San Pablo
  • Santa Fe
  • Tagpu
  • Tumalaytay

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Mandaon
YearPop.±% 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%
YearPop.±% 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
  • Buri 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. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Masbate". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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