Marabut, Samar

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Marabut
Municipality
Map of Samar with Marabut highlighted
Map of Samar with Marabut highlighted
Marabut is located in Philippines
Marabut
Marabut
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°07′N 125°13′E / 11.117°N 125.217°E / 11.117; 125.217Coordinates: 11°07′N 125°13′E / 11.117°N 125.217°E / 11.117; 125.217
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Samar
District 2nd district of Samar
Established July 22, 1949
Barangays 24
Government[1]
 • Mayor Percival A. Ortillo Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total 143.55 km2 (55.42 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 16,962
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6721
IDD:area code +63 (0)55
Income class 5th municipal income class
PSGC 086010000
Electorate 12,406 voters as of 2016
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/marabut-wsamar/

Marabut is a 5th class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 16,962 people.[3]

Its coast stretches more than twenty kilometers along the San Pedro Bay and Leyte Gulf.

Barangays[edit]

Marabut is politically subdivided into 24 barangays.[2] In 1957, the sitio of Pinana-an was converted into barrio Pinalangga.[4]

  • Amambucale
  • Caluwayan
  • Canyoyo
  • Ferreras
  • Legaspi
  • Logero
  • Osmeña
  • Pinalanga
  • Pinamitinan
  • Catato (Pob.)
  • San Roque (formerly sitio Cabugao[5])
  • Santo Niño (Pob.)
  • Tagalag
  • Tinabanan
  • Amantillo (Pob.)
  • Binukyahan
  • Lipata (Pob.)
  • Mabuhay
  • Malobago
  • Odoc
  • Panan-awan
  • Roño
  • Santa Rita
  • Veloso

History[edit]

During the early Spanish Era, the municipality of Marabut was a mere sitio of Basey, which evolved into a barrio. In 1949, Ysidro M. Ferreras who was then the Mayor of Basey submitted to President Elpidio Quirino a proposal to convert Barrio Sto. Niño into a separate municipality. Thus on July 22, 1949, Executive Order No. 247 was signed creating the Municipality of Marabut, named in honor of Congressman Serafin Marabut who was a native of Basey. Ysidro Ferreras was elected as the first municipal mayor.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Marabut
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1960 7,662 —    
1970 10,167 +2.87%
1975 11,892 +3.19%
1980 13,288 +2.24%
1990 10,543 −2.29%
1995 10,355 −0.34%
2000 12,335 +3.82%
2007 13,745 +1.50%
2010 15,115 +3.52%
2015 16,962 +2.22%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority [3][6][7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 15 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Samar (Western Samar)". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 15 May 2013. 
  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. ^ "An Act Converting the Sitio of Pinana-an in the Municipality of Marabut, Province of Samar, into a Regular Barrio". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  5. ^ "An Act Creating the Barrio of San Roque in the Municipality of Marabut, Province of Samar". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  8. ^ "Province of Samar (Western Samar)". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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