San Jose de Buan, Samar

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San Jose de Buan
Municipality
Kalinayan Festival during the Samar Day 2014 "Festival of Festivals".
Kalinayan Festival during the Samar Day 2014 "Festival of Festivals".
Motto: Heart of Samar Island
Map of Samar with San Jose highlighted
Map of Samar with San Jose highlighted
San Jose de Buan is located in Philippines
San Jose de Buan
San Jose de Buan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°03′N 125°04′E / 12.05°N 125.07°E / 12.05; 125.07Coordinates: 12°03′N 125°04′E / 12.05°N 125.07°E / 12.05; 125.07
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Samar
District 2nd district of Samar
Barangays 14
Government[1]
 • Mayor Ananias S. Rebato
Area[2]
 • Total 366.90 km2 (141.66 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 7,769
 • Density 21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6714
IDD:area code +63 (0)55
Income class 4th municipal income class
PSGC 086014000
Electorate 4,730 voters as of 2016
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/sanjosedebuan-wsamar/

San Jose de Buan is a 4th class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 7,769 people.[3]

San Jose de Buan was a municipal district of Gandara from 1948 to 1960, and was converted into a municipality in 1969.

Barangays[edit]

San Jose de Buan is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.[2]

  • Aguingayan
  • Babaclayon
  • Can-aponte
  • Cataydongan
  • Gusa
  • Hagbay
  • Hiduroma
  • Hilumot
  • Barangay 1 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 2 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 3 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 4 (Pob.)
  • San Nicolas
  • Hibaca-an

Demographics[edit]

Population census of San Jose de Buan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 4,217 —    
1995 5,471 +5.00%
2000 6,438 +3.55%
2007 6,814 +0.79%
2010 6,563 −1.36%
2015 7,769 +3.26%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority [3][4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Samar (Western Samar)". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Samar (Western Samar)". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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