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
Congr. district 1st district of Samar
Barangays 20
Government[1]
 • Mayor Melissa A. Dela Cruz
Area[2]
 • Total 172.51 km2 (66.61 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 6,746
 • Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6708
Dialing code 55

Matuguinao is a fifth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 6,746 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.

Barangays[edit]

Matuguinao is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[2]

  • 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.
1990 3,819 —    
1995 5,205 +5.97%
2000 5,361 +0.64%
2007 6,589 +2.89%
2010 6,746 +0.86%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Samar (Western Samar)". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Western Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 21 August 2013. 

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