Sibunag

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Sibunag
Municipality
Concrete road on Guimaras island - panoramio.jpg
Location in Guimaras
Location in Guimaras
Sibunag is located in Philippines
Sibunag
Sibunag
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°29′45″N 122°39′49″E / 10.49583°N 122.66361°E / 10.49583; 122.66361Coordinates: 10°29′45″N 122°39′49″E / 10.49583°N 122.66361°E / 10.49583; 122.66361
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Guimaras
District Lone district
Founded 1995
Barangays 14
Government[1]
 • Mayor Luben G. Vilches
Area[2]
 • Total 120.04 km2 (46.35 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 22,158
 • Density 180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5048
IDD:area code +63 (0)33

Sibunag is a fifth class municipality in the province of Guimaras, Philippines. Its territory includes the islands of Inampulugan, Natugna, and several other minor islets in the Guimaras Stait. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 22,158 people.[3]

The town was created by virtue of Republic Act No. 7896 on February 20, 1995.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Sibunag is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.[2]

  • Alegria
  • Ayangan
  • Bubog
  • Concordia
  • Dasal (Poblacion)
  • Inampulugan
  • Maabay
  • Millan
  • Oracon
  • Ravina
  • Sabang
  • San Isidro
  • Sebaste
  • Tanglad

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sibunag
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1995 14,656 —    
2000 16,565 +2.66%
2007 17,552 +0.80%
2010 19,565 +4.03%
2015 22,158 +2.40%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Sibunag was 22,158 people,[3] with a density of 180 inhabitants per square kilometre or 470 inhabitants per square mile.

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. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Republic Act No. 7896 - An Act Creating the Municipality of Sibunag in the Province of Guimaras". Chan Robles Virtual Law Library. 20 February 1995. Retrieved 28 January 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  7. ^ "Province of Guimaras". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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