San Jacinto, Masbate
|Municipality of San Jacinto|
Map of Masbate with San Jacinto highlighted
|Region||Bicol Region (Region V)|
|Barangays||21 (see Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Bayan|
|• Mayor||Nelly Altiche-Delavin|
|• Electorate||17,795 voters (2016)|
|• Total||122.40 km2 (47.26 sq mi)|
|• Density||250/km2 (640/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (PST)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)56|
|Climate type||Tropical rainforest climate|
|Income class||4th municipal income class|
|Revenue (₱)||79.6 million (2016)|
|Native languages||Masbateño language|
It is located on Ticao Island.
Archaeological and Ecological Landscape and Seascape of Ticao
The municipality is part of Ticao island, which is known as an archaeological landscape, possessing thousands of pre-colonial artifacts such as the Baybayin-inscribed Rizal Stone, Ticao gold spike teeth, Burial jars of varrying designs and sizes, jade beads, human face rock statues, and the Ticao petrographs. Much of the homes in Ticao island use these archaeological finds to design their interiors. The island is also an ecological frontier for the conservation of manta rays. The island also possesses a 'rare subspecies' of Visayan warty pig, that is almost near extinction.
|Population census of San Jacinto|
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
In the 2015 census, the population of San Jacinto, Masbate, was 30,372 people, with a density of 250 inhabitants per square kilometre or 650 inhabitants per square mile.
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- Philippine Standard Geographic Code
- Philippine Census Information
- Local Governance Performance Management System
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