Tagapul-an, Samar

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Tagapul-an
Municipality
Map of Samar showing the location of Tagapul-an
Map of Samar showing the location of Tagapul-an
Tagapul-an is located in Philippines
Tagapul-an
Tagapul-an
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°03′N 124°09′E / 12.050°N 124.150°E / 12.050; 124.150Coordinates: 12°03′N 124°09′E / 12.050°N 124.150°E / 12.050; 124.150
Country  Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Samar
District 1st district of Samar
Barangays 14
Government[1]
 • Mayor Vicente M. Limpiado Jr. (NP)
Area[2]
 • Total 28.70 km2 (11.08 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 8,473
 • Density 300/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6719
IDD:area code +63 (0)55
Income class 5th municipal income class
PSGC 086024000
Electorate 6,287 voters as of 2016
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/tagapul-an-wsamar/

Tagapul-an is a 5th class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 8,473 people.[3]

It is the farthest municipality from the province's mainland.

Barangays[edit]

Tagapul-an is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.[2]

  • Baquiw
  • Balocawe
  • Guinbarucan
  • Labangbaybay
  • Luna
  • Mataluto
  • Nipa
  • Pantalan
  • Pulangbato
  • San Vicente
  • Sugod (Pob.)
  • Suarez (Manlangit)
  • San Jose (Pob.)
  • Trinidad

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tagapul-an
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 6,760 —    
1995 7,949 +3.08%
2000 8,370 +1.11%
2007 8,067 −0.51%
2010 7,828 −1.09%
2015 8,473 +1.52%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority [3][4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Samar (Western Samar)". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 14 May 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Samar (Western Samar)". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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