Mapanas, Northern Samar

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Mapanas
Municipality of Mapanas
Official seal of Mapanas
Seal
Map of Northern Samar with Mapanas highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Mapanas highlighted
Mapanas is located in Philippines
Mapanas
Mapanas
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°28′30″N 125°15′14″E / 12.475°N 125.254°E / 12.475; 125.254Coordinates: 12°28′30″N 125°15′14″E / 12.475°N 125.254°E / 12.475; 125.254
Country Philippines
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceNorthern Samar
District2nd District
Barangays13 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorFrancis John L. Tejano
 • Vice MayorRogelio T. Longcop
 • CongressmanJose L. Ong Jr.
 • Electorate12,022 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total117.85 km2 (45.50 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total14,025
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Mapanasnon
Economy
 • Income class5th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence52.77% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)56,739,842.29 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6412
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)55
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Native languagesWaray
Tagalog
Websiteelgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/mapanas-nsamar/

Mapanas, officially the Municipality of Mapanas, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 14,025 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Mapanas is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Mapanas
YearPop.±% p.a.
1970 5,716—    
1975 6,669+3.14%
1980 5,549−3.61%
1990 7,553+3.13%
1995 9,377+4.14%
2000 11,151+3.78%
2007 12,221+1.27%
2010 12,423+0.60%
2015 14,025+2.34%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Mapanas, Northern Samar
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
27
(81)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
22
(72)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 105
(4.1)
67
(2.6)
65
(2.6)
53
(2.1)
86
(3.4)
129
(5.1)
135
(5.3)
113
(4.4)
131
(5.2)
163
(6.4)
167
(6.6)
162
(6.4)
1,376
(54.2)
Average rainy days 17.6 13.2 15.5 14.9 19.6 24.3 26.6 25.4 24.9 25.4 22.9 20.9 251.2
Source: Meteoblue [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Northern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Northern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Mapanas, Northern Samar : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 6 January 2019.

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