Santa Magdalena, Sorsogon

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Santa Magdalena
Municipality
Municipality of Santa Magdalena
Map of Sorsogon with Santa Magdalena highlighted
Map of Sorsogon with Santa Magdalena highlighted
Santa Magdalena is located in Philippines
Santa Magdalena
Santa Magdalena
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°39′N 124°06′E / 12.65°N 124.1°E / 12.65; 124.1Coordinates: 12°39′N 124°06′E / 12.65°N 124.1°E / 12.65; 124.1
Country  Philippines
Region Bicol Region (Region V)
Province Sorsogon
District 2nd district of Sorsogon
Barangays 14 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Alejandro E. Gamos
 • Electorate 10,330 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 43.50 km2 (16.80 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 16,848
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 4709
PSGC 056215000
IDD:area code +63 (0)56
Climate type tropical rainforest climate
Income class 5th municipal income class

Santa Magdalena, officially the Municipality of Santa Magdalena, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Sorsogon, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 16,848 people.[3]

It is bounded by Bulusan, Matnog and Irosin. It is the smallest municipality in the province, both in population and area.

Barangays[edit]

Santa Magdalena is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.

  • San Francisco (Barangay I Poblacion)
  • Mother of Perpetual (Barangay II Poblacion)
  • Del Rosario (Barangay III Poblacion)
  • Santo Niño (Barangay IV Poblacion)
  • La Esperanza (Manangkas)
  • Peñafrancia (Uson)
  • Salvacion (Taverna)
  • San Antonio (Kaburihan)
  • San Bartolome (Talaongan)
  • San Eugenio (Alig-igan)
  • San Isidro (Bilaoyon)
  • San Rafael (Bil-og)
  • San Roque (Alambre)
  • San Sebastian (Bigo)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Santa Magdalena
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 2,335 —    
1918 3,747 +3.20%
1939 6,339 +2.54%
1948 8,098 +2.76%
1960 14,259 +4.83%
1970 11,489 −2.13%
1975 10,887 −1.07%
1980 13,121 +3.80%
1990 12,274 −0.67%
1995 13,900 +2.36%
2000 14,623 +1.09%
2007 15,425 +0.74%
2010 16,520 +2.53%
2015 16,848 +0.38%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

Education[edit]

  • Sta. Magdalena Central School - Brgy. 3 Poblacion, Sta. Magdalena, Sorsogon
  • Sta. Magdalena National High School - Brgy. 4 Poblacion, Sta. Magdalena, Sorsogon
  • Talaonga National High School - San Bartolome, Sta. Magdalena, Sorsogon

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Sorsogon". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c 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 Sorsogon". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

External links[edit]