San Fernando, Masbate

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San Fernando
Municipality
Map of Masbate with San Fernando highlighted
Map of Masbate with San Fernando highlighted
San Fernando is located in Philippines
San Fernando
San Fernando
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°29′N 123°45′E / 12.483°N 123.750°E / 12.483; 123.750Coordinates: 12°29′N 123°45′E / 12.483°N 123.750°E / 12.483; 123.750
Country Philippines
Region Bicol (Region V)
Province Masbate
District 1st district
Barangays 26
Government[1]
 • Mayor Narciso "Bong" R. Bravo, Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total 77.50 km2 (29.92 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 21,309
 • Density 270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code 5416
IDD:area code 56

San Fernando is a municipality in the province of Masbate, Philippines. It is located On Ticao Island. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 21,309 people.[3] The economy is based on fishing, farming, and other trades.

In 1951, the barrios of Batuan, Burgos, Gibraltar, Costa Rica, Panisihan, and Matabao were separated from San Fernando to form the town of Batuan.[4]

Barangays[edit]

San Fernando is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.

  • Altavista
  • Benitinan
  • Buenasuerte
  • Buenavista
  • Buenos Aires
  • Buyo
  • Cañelas
  • Corbada
  • Daplian
  • Del Rosario
  • Ipil
  • Lahong
  • Lumbia
  • Magkaipit
  • Minio
  • Pinamoghaan
  • Poblacion (District 1) Baybaydagat
  • Poblacion (District 2) Silangan
  • Poblacion (District 3) Magsasaka
  • Poblacion (District 4) Bayanihan
  • Progreso
  • Resurreccion/Looc
  • Salvacion
  • Sowa
  • Talisay
  • Valparaiso

Demographics[edit]

Population census of San Fernando
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 5,338 —    
1918 7,862 +2.61%
1939 14,663 +3.01%
1948 17,417 +1.93%
1960 13,221 −2.27%
1970 17,494 +2.84%
1975 18,041 +0.62%
1980 18,766 +0.79%
1990 16,904 −1.04%
1995 18,722 +1.93%
2000 19,179 +0.52%
2007 19,565 +0.28%
2010 21,309 +3.16%
2015 23,057 +1.51%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[5][6][7][8]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: MASBATE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 20 January 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 20 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "An Act Creating the Municipality of Batuan in the Province of Masbate". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ "Province of Masbate". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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