Matuguinao, Samar

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Matuguinao
Municipality
Map of Samar with Matuguinao highlighted
Map of Samar with Matuguinao highlighted
Matuguinao is located in Philippines
Matuguinao
Matuguinao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°09′N 124°53′E / 12.150°N 124.883°E / 12.150; 124.883Coordinates: 12°09′N 124°53′E / 12.150°N 124.883°E / 12.150; 124.883
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Samar
District 1st district of Samar
Barangays 20
Government[1]
 • Mayor Melissa A. dela Cruz
 • Vice Mayor Carmel dela Cruz
Area[2]
 • Total 172.51 km2 (66.61 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 7,288
 • Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6708
IDD:area code +63 (0)55
Income class 5th municipal income class
PSGC 086011000
Electorate 5,281 voters as of 2016
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/matuguinao-wsamar/

Matuguinao is a 5th class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 7,288 people.[3]

Matuguinao were named as a municipal district of Gandara in the year 1948 to 1960 and were converted into a municipality in 1965.

History[edit]

Matuguinao or Matugnaw is a word that literally means cold.

Baraŋgays[edit]

Matuguinao is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.

  • Angyap
  • Barruz (Barangay No. 1)
  • Camonoan
  • Carolina
  • Deit
  • Del Rosario
  • Libertad
  • Ligaya
  • Mabuligon (Pob.)
  • Maduroto (Pob.)
  • Mahanud
  • Mahayag
  • Nagpapacao
  • Rizal
  • Salvacion
  • San Isidro
  • Santa Cruz
  • Bag-otan
  • Inubod
  • San Roque (Mabuhay)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Matuguinao
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1939 896 —    
1948 2,216 +10.58%
1960 1,818 −1.64%
1970 2,198 +1.91%
1975 3,942 +12.43%
1980 5,020 +4.95%
1990 3,819 −2.70%
1995 5,205 +5.97%
2000 5,361 +0.64%
2007 6,589 +2.89%
2010 6,746 +0.86%
2015 7,288 +1.48%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

Water and Sanitation[edit]

Water is abundant here in this town, it has cold and hot water source.

Solid Waste Management[edit]

Garbage are being collected here manually by a karitilya, it is dumped on its garbage dumpsite right side along provincial road going to Matuguinao and after Barruz.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Samar (Western Samar)". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 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. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ "Province of Samar (Western Samar)". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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