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. 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.

  • 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. ^ "Province: Northern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 15 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "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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