Rosario, Northern Samar

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Rosario
Municipality
Map of Northern Samar with Rosario highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Rosario highlighted
Rosario is located in Philippines
Rosario
Rosario
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°31′N 124°25′E / 12.517°N 124.417°E / 12.517; 124.417Coordinates: 12°31′N 124°25′E / 12.517°N 124.417°E / 12.517; 124.417
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Northern Samar
District District of N. Samar
Barangays 11
Government[1]
 • Mayor Gerardo P. Miranda
Area[2]
 • Total 31.60 km2 (12.20 sq mi)
Population (2015)[3]
 • Total 10,520
 • Density 330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6416
IDD:area code 55

Rosario is a fifth class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 10,520 people.[3] The town is bordered in the west by Lavezares and Victoria to the south. Its coastal area is protected as part of the Biri Larosa Protected Landscape and Seascape.

Barangays[edit]

Rosario is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.[2]

  • Aguada
  • Buenavista
  • Jamoog
  • Ligaya
  • Poblacion (Estillero)
  • Salhag
  • San Lorenzo
  • Bantolinao
  • Commonwealth
  • Guindaulan
  • Kailingan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Rosario
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1970 3,782 —    
1975 5,176 +6.50%
1980 5,872 +2.55%
1990 6,699 +1.33%
1995 8,626 +4.85%
2000 8,647 +0.05%
2007 8,920 +0.43%
2010 10,214 +5.05%
2015 10,520 +0.56%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[4][5][6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 15 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Northern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 15 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 15 April 2013. 
  4. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of Northern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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