Manjuyod

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Manjuyod
Municipality of Manjuyod
Map of Negros Oriental with Manjuyod highlighted
Map of Negros Oriental with Manjuyod highlighted
Manjuyod is located in Philippines
Manjuyod
Manjuyod
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°41′N 123°09′E / 9.68°N 123.15°E / 9.68; 123.15Coordinates: 9°41′N 123°09′E / 9.68°N 123.15°E / 9.68; 123.15
Country Philippines
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceNegros Oriental
District1st district of Negros Oriental
Barangays27 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorDr. Felix A. Sy
 • Vice MayorPetit Baldado
 • Electorate25,841 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total264.60 km2 (102.16 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total42,332
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6208
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)35
Climate typeTropical climate
Income class2nd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)119.9 million  (2016)
Native languagesCebuano
Tagalog

Manjuyod, officially the Municipality of Manjuyod, is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Negros Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 42,332 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Manjuyod is politically subdivided into 27 barangays.

  • Alangilanan
  • Balaas
  • Bantolinao
  • Bolisong
  • Butong
  • Campuyo
  • Candabong
  • Concepcion
  • Dungo-an
  • Kauswagan
  • Libjo
  • Lamogong
  • Bagtic
  • Maaslum
  • Mandalupang
  • Panciao
  • Poblacion
  • Sac-sac
  • Salvacion
  • San Isidro
  • San Jose
  • Santa Monica
  • Suba
  • Sundo-an
  • Tanglad
  • Tubod
  • Tupas

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Manjuyod
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 8,289—    
1918 14,728+3.91%
1939 25,581+2.66%
1948 25,190−0.17%
1960 18,456−2.56%
1970 20,545+1.08%
1975 22,949+2.24%
1980 26,257+2.73%
1990 31,989+1.99%
1995 34,545+1.45%
2000 37,863+1.99%
2007 39,722+0.66%
2010 41,107+1.26%
2015 42,332+0.56%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

Tourism[edit]

The town is known for the Manjuyod White Sandbar, often dubbed as the "Maldives of the Philippines"

Tourist attractions in Manjuyod include the Himampangon Cave, a natural rock formation; the white sand bar, a narrow seven kilometer strip of white beach sand; and the Candabong forest, there are many species living in Candabong forest which is protected by the government.

Festival[edit]

Saint Francis of Assisi is the patron saint of Manjuyod, and his feast day is celebrated annually October 4 with the town fiesta. The fiesta is an official non-working holiday for the town.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province:". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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