Pio V. Corpuz, Masbate

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Pio V. Corpuz
Municipality
Balangingi Island Beach, Pio V. Corpus
Balangingi Island Beach, Pio V. Corpus
Map of Masbate with Pio V. Corpuz highlighted
Map of Masbate with Pio V. Corpuz highlighted
Pio V. Corpuz is located in Philippines
Pio V. Corpuz
Pio V. Corpuz
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°54′N 124°02′E / 11.9°N 124.03°E / 11.9; 124.03Coordinates: 11°54′N 124°02′E / 11.9°N 124.03°E / 11.9; 124.03
Country Philippines
Region Bicol (Region V)
Province Masbate
District 3rd district
Founded 1951
Barangays 18
Government[1]
 • Mayor Menel Betonio
Area[2]
 • Total 89.33 km2 (34.49 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 23,236
 • Density 260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5406
IDD:area code +63 (0)56

Pio V. Corpuz is a fourth class municipality in the province of Masbate, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 23,236 people.[3]

Pio V. Corpuz was formerly known as Limbuhan. In 1951, the barrios of Limbuhan, Guindawahan, Palho, Casabangan, Salvacion, Alegria, Tanke, Bundukan, Bugtong, and Cabangrayan were separated from the town of Cataingan and created into the town of Limbuhan.[4] The town got its current name in 1954.[5]

Barangays[edit]

Pio V. Corpuz is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.[2] Sitio Bugang was converted into a barrio in 1957.[6]

  • Alegria
  • Buenasuerte
  • Bugang
  • Bugtong
  • Bunducan
  • Cabangrayan
  • Calongongan
  • Casabangan
  • Guindawahan
  • Labigan
  • Lampuyang
  • Mabuhay
  • Palho
  • Poblacion
  • Salvacion
  • Tanque
  • Tubigan
  • Tubog

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pio V. Corpuz
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1960 16,317 —    
1970 17,473 +0.69%
1975 20,030 +2.78%
1980 21,021 +0.97%
1990 18,847 −1.09%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1995 20,649 +1.73%
2000 21,519 +0.89%
2007 22,102 +0.37%
2010 23,292 +1.93%
2015 23,236 −0.05%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]

In the 2015 census, the population of Pio V. Corpuz was 23,236 people,[3] with a density of 260 inhabitants per square kilometre or 670 inhabitants per square mile.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 24 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Masbate". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "An Act Creating the Municipality of Limbuhan in the Province of Masbate". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  5. ^ "An Act Changing the Name of the Municipality of Limbuhan, Province of Masbate to Pio V. Corpus". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-11. 
  6. ^ "An Act Converting the Sitio of Bugang in the Municipality of Pio V. Corpus, Province of Masbate, into a Barrio to Be Known As Barrio Bugang". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  7. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  8. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  9. ^ "Province of Masbate". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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