Victoria, Northern Samar

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Victoria
Municipality
Official seal of Victoria
Seal
Map of Northern Samar with Victoria highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Victoria highlighted
Victoria is located in Philippines
Victoria
Victoria
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°27′N 124°19′E / 12.450°N 124.317°E / 12.450; 124.317Coordinates: 12°27′N 124°19′E / 12.450°N 124.317°E / 12.450; 124.317
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Northern Samar
Congr. district 1st district of N. Samar
Barangays 16
Government[1]
 • Mayor Jose G. Ardales
Area[2]
 • Total 186.70 km2 (72.09 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 13,920
 • Density 75/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6406
Dialing code 55

Victoria is a fifth class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 13,920.[3] Victoria borders with the town of Allen in the north and San Isidro in the southwest.

Barangays[edit]

Victoria is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.[2]

  • Acedillo
  • Buenasuerte
  • Buenos Aires
  • Colab-og
  • Erenas
  • Libertad
  • Luisita
  • Lungib
  • Maxvilla
  • Pasabuena
  • Zone I (Pob.)
  • Zone II (Pob.)
  • Zone III (Pob.)
  • San Lazaro
  • San Miguel
  • San Roman

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Victoria
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 9,043 —    
1995 11,291 +4.25%
2000 11,632 +0.64%
2007 12,623 +1.13%
2010 13,920 +3.62%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

Local government[edit]

Elected officials:

  • Mayor: Jose Ardales
  • Vice Mayor: Nicolas Purog, Jr.
  • Councilors:
  1. Gaylord Esponilla
  2. Jonay Sabido
  3. Arnel Siago
  4. Graciano Centino
  5. Fe Viloria
  6. Eugenio Laurente
  7. Nestor Casiao
  8. Arlene Subiaga

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 15 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Northern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 15 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 15 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Northern Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 

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