Maripipi

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Maripipi
Municipality of Maripipi
Maripipi Island as seen from Sambawan Island
Maripipi Island as seen from Sambawan Island
Map of Biliran with Maripipi highlighted
Map of Biliran with Maripipi highlighted
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
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceBiliran
DistrictLone district
Barangays15 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorUldarico P. Macorol
 • Electorate4,764 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total27.83 km2 (10.75 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total7,159
 • Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6546
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)53
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)38,551,713.36 (2016)
Native languagesWaray
Tagalog
Websitewww.maripipi-biliran.gov.ph

Maripipi, officially the Municipality of Maripipi, (Waray: Bungto san Maripipi; Cebuano: Lungsod sa Maripipi; Filipino: Bayan ng Maripipi), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Biliran, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 7,159 people.[3]

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.[4]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
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
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 1,956—    
1918 3,463+3.88%
1939 5,433+2.17%
1948 6,550+2.10%
1960 7,155+0.74%
1970 6,978−0.25%
1975 7,949+2.65%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 7,379−1.48%
1990 6,943−0.61%
1995 7,853+2.33%
2000 8,319+1.24%
2007 6,946−2.46%
2010 6,699−1.31%
2015 7,159+1.27%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

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


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 Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Municipal: Maripipi". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  5. ^ a b 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 Biliran". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.