Pinamungajan

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Pinamungajan
Municipality
Map of Cebu with Pinamungajan highlighted
Map of Cebu with Pinamungajan highlighted
Pinamungajan is located in Philippines
Pinamungajan
Pinamungajan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°16′N 123°35′E / 10.27°N 123.58°E / 10.27; 123.58Coordinates: 10°16′N 123°35′E / 10.27°N 123.58°E / 10.27; 123.58
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Cebu
District 3rd district of Cebu
Established 1815
Barangay 26 (see § Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Glenn Baricuatro
 • Vice mayor Ma Honeylette Yapha
 • Town Council
Area[2]
 • Total 109.16 km2 (42.15 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 65,955
 • Density 600/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
 • Voter (2016)[4] 40,737
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6039
IDD : area code +63 (0)32
Income class 2nd class
PSGC 072237000
Website pinamungajan.gov.ph

Pinamungajan (also Pinamungahan) is a second income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines.[2] According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 65,955.[3] In the 2016 election, it had 40,737 registered voters.[4]

The municipality was established in the 1815 under the Spanish colonial government in the country. The municipality got its name from the diligent and hardworking people, working hand-in-hand especially during the agricultural harvest season – "Pinamungajan", which originated from the Visayan word Pinamuhuan, meant a worker share for his effort during a farm harvest. Over time the Pinamuhuan eventually changed to the current name of the municipality.

Barangays[edit]

Pinamungajan comprises 26 barangays:[2]

  • Anislag
  • Anopog
  • Binabag
  • Buhingtubig
  • Busay
  • Butong
  • Cabiyangan
  • Camugao
  • Duangan
  • Guimbawian
  • Lamac
  • Lut-od
  • Mangoto
  • Opao
  • Pandacan
  • Poblacion
  • Punod
  • Rizal
  • Sacsac
  • Sambagon
  • Sibago
  • Tajao
  • Tangub
  • Tanibag
  • Tupas
  • Tutay

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pinamungajan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 40,026 —    
1995 44,009 +1.79%
2000 51,715 +3.52%
2007 54,859 +0.82%
2010 57,997 +2.04%
Source: National Statistics Office[5][6]

In the 2016 election, it had 40,737 registered voters, meaning that 62% of the population are aged 18 and over.[4]

Tourist Attractions[7][edit]

  • Campolabo Sandbar[8]
  • Hidden Valley Wave Pool Resort[9]
  • Odlom Falls
  • Sinungkulan Cave
  • Sinungkulan Falls

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Municipal: Pinamungajan". PSA. Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  3. ^ a b PSA; Census of Population (2015), "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)", Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay, retrieved 20 June 2016 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ PSA; Census of Population (2010), "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)", Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay, retrieved 29 June 2016 
  6. ^ NSO; Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007), "Region VII (CENTRAL VISAYAS)", Total Population by Province, City and Municipality, archived from the original on 24 June 2011 
  7. ^ "Places of Interest and Things To Do in Cebu". www.wonderfulcebu.com. Retrieved 2016-03-10. 
  8. ^ "Sandbars in Cebu: Campolabo Islet in Pinamungajan | Wonderful Cebu". www.wonderfulcebu.com. Retrieved 2016-03-09. 
  9. ^ "Pinamungajan's New Attraction: Hidden Valley Wave Pool Resort | Wonderful Cebu". www.wonderfulcebu.com. Retrieved 2016-03-09. 

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