Santa Magdalena, Sorsogon

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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
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceSorsogon
District2nd district of Sorsogon
Barangays14 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAlejandro E. Gamos
 • Electorate10,330 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total43.50 km2 (16.80 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total16,848
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code4709
PSGC056215000
IDD:area code+63 (0)56
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)55,103,778.12 (2016)
Native languagesSorsoganon language
Tagalog

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
YearPop.±% 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

See also[edit]

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. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Sorsogon". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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