Matuguinao

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Matuguinao
Municipality of Matuguinao
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 / 12.15°N 124.88°E / 12.15; 124.88Coordinates: 12°09′N 124°53′E / 12.15°N 124.88°E / 12.15; 124.88
Country Philippines
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
District1st district of Samar
Barangays20 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAran D. Boller
 • Vice MayorCleofe D. Belonio
 • CongressmanEdgar Mary S. Sarmiento
 • Electorate5,960 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total172.51 km2 (66.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total7,288
 • Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
Economy
 • Income class5th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence60.26% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)55,274,974.40 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6708
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)55
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Native languagesWaray
Tagalog
Websiteelgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/matuguinao-wsamar/

Matuguinao, officially the Municipality of 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 (Poblacion)
  • Maduroto (Poblacion)
  • Mahanud
  • Mahayag
  • Nagpapacao
  • Rizal
  • Salvacion
  • San Isidro
  • Santa Cruz
  • Bag-otan
  • Inubod
  • San Roque (Mabuhay)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Matuguinao
YearPop.±% 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][5][6][7]

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. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Samar (Western Samar)". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  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. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ 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 Samar (Western Samar)". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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