San Lorenzo, Guimaras

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San Lorenzo
Municipality
Location in Guimaras
Location in Guimaras
San Lorenzo is located in Philippines
San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°39′N 122°43′E / 10.650°N 122.717°E / 10.650; 122.717Coordinates: 10°39′N 122°43′E / 10.650°N 122.717°E / 10.650; 122.717
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Guimaras
District Lone district
Barangays 12
Government[1]
 • Mayor Jimmy O. Gajo
Area[2]
 • Total 93.04 km2 (35.92 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 24,032
 • Density 260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code 5047
Dialing code 33

San Lorenzo is a fifth class municipality in the province of Guimaras, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 24,032 people.[3] The town was created by virtue of Republic Act No. 7897 on February 20, 1995.[4]

San Lorenzo is also known for its wind farms. And in addition, San Lorenzo is celebrating its Foundation Day every month of February.

Barangays[edit]

San Lorenzo is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.[2]

  • Aguilar
  • Cabano (Poblacion)
  • Cabungahan
  • Constancia
  • Gaban
  • Igcawayan
  • M. Chavez
  • San Enrique (Lebas)
  • Sapal
  • Sebario
  • Suclaran
  • Tamborong

Demographics[edit]

Population census of
San Lorenzo
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1995 18,137 —    
2000 20,168 +2.30%
2007 22,319 +1.41%
2010 24,032 +2.73%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 30 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Guimaras". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 30 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 30 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "Republic Act No. 7897 - An Act Creating the Municipality of San Lorenzo in the Province of Guimaras". Chan Robles Virtual Law Library. 20 February 1995. Retrieved 28 January 2016. 

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