Maripipi

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Maripipi
Municipality
Map of Biliran with Maripipi highlighted
Location within Biliran province
Maripipi is located in Philippines
Maripipi
Maripipi
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°47′N 124°21′E / 11.78°N 124.35°E / 11.78; 124.35Coordinates: 11°47′N 124°21′E / 11.78°N 124.35°E / 11.78; 124.35
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Biliran
District Lone district
Barangays 15 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Uldarico P. Macorol
Area[2]
 • Total 27.83 km2 (10.75 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 7,159
 • Density 260/km2 (670/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 4,764
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6546
IDD:area code +63 (0)53
PSGC 087807000
Website www.maripipi-biliran.gov.ph

Maripipi, officially the Municipality of Maripipi (Filipino: Bayan ng Maripipi), is a municipality in the province of Biliran in the Eastern Visayas (Region VIII) of the Philippines. The population was 7,159 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 4,764 registered voters.[4]

Geography[edit]

Maripipi is located at 11°47′N 124°21′E / 11.78°N 124.35°E / 11.78; 124.35, composed of Maripipi Island and surrounding islets situated northwest off the coast of Biliran Island.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 27.83 square kilometres (10.75 sq mi)[2] constituting 5.19% of the 536.01-square-kilometre- (206.95 sq mi) total area of Biliran.

Barangays[edit]

Maripipi is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.[5]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
087807001 Agutay 7.3% 523 511 0.44%
087807002 Banlas 3.3% 235 249 −1.10%
087807003 Bato 8.0% 576 507 2.46%
087807004 Binalayan West 7.1% 509 477 1.24%
087807005 Binalayan East 6.7% 479 476 0.12%
087807008 Burabod 3.1% 222 212 0.88%
087807009 Calbani 5.3% 381 404 −1.11%
087807010 Canduhao 5.0% 356 329 1.51%
087807011 Casibang 6.0% 431 379 2.48%
087807012 Danao 4.3% 306 345 −2.26%
087807014 Ol‑og 5.1% 362 327 1.95%
087807015 Binongto‑an (Poblacion Norte) 9.1% 653 578 2.35%
087807016 Ermita (Poblacion Sur) 13.8% 988 831 3.35%
087807017 Trabugan 2.5% 177 185 −0.84%
087807018 Viga 13.4% 961 889 1.49%
Total 7,159 6,699 1.27%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Maripipi
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 6,943 —    
1995 7,853 +2.33%
2000 8,319 +1.24%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 6,946 −2.46%
2010 6,699 −1.31%
2015 7,159 +1.27%

In the 2015 census, Maripipi had a population of 7,159.[3] The population density was 260 inhabitants per square kilometre (670/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 4,764 registered voters.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Biliran". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Region VIII (EASTERN VISAYAS)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "Municipal: Maripipi". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "Region VIII (EASTERN VISAYAS)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Province of Biliran". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Region VIII (EASTERN VISAYAS)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011.