Rapu-Rapu, Albay

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Rapu-Rapu
Municipality
Map of Albay with Rapu-Rapu highlighted
Map of Albay with Rapu-Rapu highlighted
Rapu-Rapu is located in Philippines
Rapu-Rapu
Rapu-Rapu
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 13°11′N 124°08′E / 13.183°N 124.133°E / 13.183; 124.133Coordinates: 13°11′N 124°08′E / 13.183°N 124.133°E / 13.183; 124.133
Country Philippines
Region Bicol (Region V)
Province Albay
District 2nd district
Founded 1901
Barangays 34
Government[1]
 • Mayor Nora G. Onate
Area[2]
 • Total 155.30 km2 (59.96 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 35,875
 • Density 230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code 4517
Dialing code 52

Rapu-Rapu is a third class municipality in the province of Albay, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 35,875 people.[3] The municipality comprises three islands: Rapu-rapu Island, Batan Island, and Guinanayan Island.

Barangays[edit]

Rapu-rapu is politically subdivided into 34 barangays.[2]

  • Bagaobawan
  • Batan
  • Bilbao
  • Binosawan most wanted
  • Bogtong
  • Buenavista
  • Buhatan
  • Calanaga
  • Caracaran
  • Carogcog
  • Dap-dap
  • Gaba
  • Galicia
  • Guadalupe
  • Hamorawon
  • Lagundi
  • Liguan
  • Linao
  • Malobago
  • Mananao
  • Mancao
  • Manila
  • Masaga
  • Morocborocan
  • Nagcalsot
  • Pagcolbon
  • Poblacion
  • Sagrada
  • San Ramon
  • Santa Barbara
  • Tinocawan
  • Tinopan
  • Viga

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Rapu-Rapu
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 26,232 —    
1995 28,797 +1.88%
2000 29,176 +0.26%
2007 32,646 +1.62%
2010 35,875 +3.19%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Albay". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Albay". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 

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