Sara, Iloilo

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Sara
jolieta
Municipality
Official seal of Sara
Seal
Map of Iloilo with Sara highlighted
Map of Iloilo with Sara highlighted
Sara is located in Philippines
Sara
Sara
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°15′N 123°01′E / 11.25°N 123.02°E / 11.25; 123.02Coordinates: 11°15′N 123°01′E / 11.25°N 123.02°E / 11.25; 123.02
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Iloilo
Legislative district 5th district of Iloilo
Barangays 42
Government[1]
 • Mayor Neptali P. Salcedo
Area[2]
 • Total 169.02 km2 (65.26 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 52,631
 • Density 310/km2 (810/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5014
IDD:area code +63 (0)33
Website www.sara.gov.ph

Sara is a second class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 52,631 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Sara is politically subdivided into 42 barangays.[2]

  • Aguirre
  • Aldeguer
  • Alibayog
  • Anoring
  • Apelo
  • Apologista
  • Aposaga
  • Arante
  • Ardemil
  • Aspera
  • Aswe-Pabriaga
  • Bagaygay
  • Bakabak
  • Batitao
  • Bato
  • Del Castillo
  • Castor
  • Crespo
  • Devera
  • Domingo
  • Ferraris
  • Gildore
  • Improgo
  • Juaneza
  • Labigan
  • Lanciola
  • Latawan
  • Malapaya
  • Muyco
  • Padios
  • Pasig
  • Poblacion Ilawod
  • Poblacion Ilaya
  • Poblacion Market
  • Posadas
  • Preciosa
  • Salcedo
  • San Luis
  • Tady
  • Tentay
  • Villahermosa
  • Zerrudo

1957 renaming[edit]

In 1957, Congress enacted Republic Act No. 1733 which renamed a lot of these barangays.[4]

Old Name New Name
Ilongbukid Bagaygay
Maremhon Villahermosa
Lawa-an Gildore
Bai-ran Castor
Batuan Aldeguer
Agsinapot Del Castillo
Maligayligay Malapaya
Samponongbolo Juaneza
Alabidhan Tady
Ambolong Lanciola
Busay Preciosa
Caburra Zerrudo
Asue Pabriaga Pabriaga
Balabago Apologista
Alawehao Posadas
Quinasop-an Muyco
Bolod Padios
Aglahog Bacabac
Madarag Crespo
Serruco Ferraris
Salvacion Arante
Ajuz Salcedo
Talisay Apelo
Masonson Devera
Quipot Aguirre
Damasco Aspera

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sara
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 36,707 —    
1995 38,652 +0.97%
2000 42,363 +1.98%
2007 45,005 +0.84%
2010 46,889 +1.50%
2015 52,631 +2.22%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Sara, Iloilo, was 52,631 people,[3] with a density of 310 inhabitants per square kilometre or 800 inhabitants per square mile.

Media[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Iloilo". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "An Act Changing the Names of Certain Barrios in the Municipality of Sara, Province of Iloilo". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  5. ^ "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "Province of Iloilo". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 

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