|Municipality of Matuguinao|
Map of Samar with Matuguinao highlighted
|Region||Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)|
|District||1st district of Samar|
|Barangays||20 (see Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Bayan|
|• Mayor||Melissa A. dela Cruz|
|• Vice Mayor||Carmel dela Cruz|
|• Electorate||5,281 voters (2016)|
|• Total||172.51 km2 (66.61 sq mi)|
|Population (2015 census)|
|• Density||42/km2 (110/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)55|
|Climate type||tropical rainforest climate|
|Income class||5th municipal income class|
Matuguinao were named as a municipal district of Gandara in the year 1948 to 1960 and were converted into a municipality in 1965.
Matuguinao or Matugnaw is a word that literally means cold.
Matuguinao is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.
- Barruz (Barangay No. 1)
- Del Rosario
- Mabuligon (Pob.)
- Maduroto (Pob.)
- San Isidro
- Santa Cruz
- San Roque (Mabuhay)
|Population census of Matuguinao|
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
Water and Sanitation
Water is abundant here in this town, it has cold and hot water source.
Solid Waste Management
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.
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- Philippine Standard Geographic Code
- Philippine Census Information
- Local Governance Performance Management System
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