San Jacinto, Masbate

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San Jacinto
Municipality
Official seal of San Jacinto
Seal
Map of Masbate with San Jacinto highlighted
Map of Masbate with San Jacinto highlighted
San Jacinto is located in Philippines
San Jacinto
San Jacinto
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°34′N 123°44′E / 12.57°N 123.73°E / 12.57; 123.73Coordinates: 12°34′N 123°44′E / 12.57°N 123.73°E / 12.57; 123.73
Country Philippines
Region Bicol (Region V)
Province Masbate
District 1st district
Barangays 21
Government[1]
 • Mayor Nelly Altiche-Delavin
Area[2]
 • Total 122.40 km2 (47.26 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 30,372
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5417
IDD:area code +63 (0)56
Website www.sanjacinto-masbate.gov.ph

San Jacinto is a fourth class municipality in the province of Masbate, Philippines. It is located on Ticao Island. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 30,372 people.[3]

Archaeological and Ecological Landscape and Seascape of Ticao[edit]

The municipality is part of Ticao island, which is known as an archaeological landscape, possessing thousands of pre-colonial artifacts such as the Baybayin-inscripted 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.

Barangays[edit]

San Jacinto is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.[2]

  • Almiñe
  • Bagacay
  • Bagahanglad
  • Bartolabac
  • Burgos
  • Calipat-An
  • Danao
  • Dorong-an Daplian
  • Interior
  • Jagna-an
  • Luna
  • Mabini
  • Piña
  • District I (Pob.)
  • District II (Pob.)
  • District III (Pob.)
  • District IV (Pob.)
  • Roosevelt
  • San Isidro
  • Santa Rosa
  • Washington
  • Tacdugan
  • Rizal

Demographics[edit]

Population census of San Jacinto
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 4,845 —    
1918 8,142 +3.52%
1939 15,134 +3.00%
1948 20,208 +3.26%
1960 17,330 −1.27%
1970 21,660 +2.25%
1975 22,765 +1.00%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1980 26,389 +3.00%
1990 23,068 −1.34%
1995 24,048 +0.78%
2000 24,780 +0.64%
2007 26,508 +0.93%
2010 27,974 +1.98%
2015 30,372 +1.58%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of San Jacinto, Masbate, was 30,372 people,[3] with a density of 250 inhabitants per square kilometre or 650 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 20 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Masbate". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ "Province of Masbate". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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