Victoria, Northern Samar

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Victoria
Municipality
Municipality of Victoria
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 / 12.45°N 124.32°E / 12.45; 124.32Coordinates: 12°27′N 124°19′E / 12.45°N 124.32°E / 12.45; 124.32
Country  Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Northern Samar
District 1st District
Barangays 16 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Jose G. Ardales
 • Vice Mayor Nonoy Siago
 • Electorate 10,503 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 186.70 km2 (72.09 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 14,817
 • Density 79/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6406
PSGC 084823000
IDD:area code +63 (0)55
Climate type tropical rainforest climate
Income class 5th municipal income class
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/victoria-nsamar/

Victoria, officially the Municipality of Victoria, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 14,817 people.[3]

It borders with the town of Allen in the north and San Isidro in the southwest.

Barangays[edit]

Victoria is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.

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

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Victoria
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1970 6,996 —    
1975 9,149 +5.53%
1980 9,551 +0.86%
1990 9,043 −0.55%
1995 11,291 +4.25%
2000 11,632 +0.64%
2007 12,623 +1.13%
2010 13,920 +3.62%
2015 14,817 +1.20%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

Local government[edit]

Elected officials:

  • Mayor: Jose Ardales
  • Vice Mayor: Arnel C. Siago.
  • Councilors:
  1. Jorge Ardales
  2. Jonay Sabido
  3. Anselmo Aliluya
  4. Rufino Subiaga
  5. Fe Viloria
  6. Eugenio Laurente
  7. Marcos Porteles
  8. Jude rey Lucinario

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Northern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Northern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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