Nueva Valencia

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Nueva Valencia
Municipality
Raymen Beach Resort, Nueva Valencia
Raymen Beach Resort, Nueva Valencia
Map of Guimaras with Nueva Valencia highlighted
Map of Guimaras with Nueva Valencia highlighted
Nueva Valencia is located in Philippines
Nueva Valencia
Nueva Valencia
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°31′N 122°32′E / 10.52°N 122.53°E / 10.52; 122.53Coordinates: 10°31′N 122°32′E / 10.52°N 122.53°E / 10.52; 122.53
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Guimaras
District Lone district
Founded January 1, 1941
Barangays 22
Government[1]
 • Mayor Emmanuel C. Galila
Area[2]
 • Total 137.12 km2 (52.94 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 39,810
 • Density 290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5046
IDD:area code +63 (0)33
Website nuevavalencia.gov.ph

Nueva Valencia is a third-class municipality in the province of Guimaras, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 39,810 people.[3] Its territory includes the islands of Guiwanon (or Guiuanon), Panobolon, as well as numerous other minor islets.

This is the site of the Guimaras oil spill in August 2006, when the oil tanker MT Solar 1 sank a few kilometers from Nueva Valencia.

Barangays[edit]

Nueva Valencia is politically subdivided into 22 barangays.[2]

  • Cabalagnan
  • Calaya
  • Canhawan
  • Concordia Sur
  • Dolores
  • Guiwanon
  • Igang
  • Igdarapdap
  • La Paz
  • Lanipe
  • Lucmayan
  • Magamay
  • Napandong
  • Oracon Sur
  • Pandaraonan
  • Panobolon
  • Poblacion
  • Salvacion
  • San Antonio
  • San Roque
  • Santo Domingo
  • Tando

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Nueva Valencia
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 3,459 —    
1948 9,472 +2.26%
1960 14,398 +3.55%
1970 19,306 +2.97%
1975 21,887 +2.55%
1980 24,447 +2.24%
1990 30,703 +2.31%
1995 30,275 −0.26%
2000 34,255 +2.68%
2007 35,026 +0.31%
2010 37,852 +2.86%
2015 39,810 +0.96%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]


In the 2015 census, the population of Nueva Valencia was 39,810 people,[3] with a density of 290 inhabitants per square kilometre or 750 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 30 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Guimaras". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Guimaras". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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