Hinabangan, Samar

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Hinabangan
Municipality of Hinabangan
Map of Samar with Hinabangan highlighted
Map of Samar with Hinabangan highlighted
Hinabangan is located in Philippines
Hinabangan
Hinabangan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°42′N 125°04′E / 11.7°N 125.07°E / 11.7; 125.07Coordinates: 11°42′N 125°04′E / 11.7°N 125.07°E / 11.7; 125.07
Country Philippines
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSamar
District2nd district of Samar
Founded1948
Barangays21 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorElena M. Dieza
 • Vice MayorClarito P. Rosal
 • CongressmanSharee Ann T. Tan
 • Electorate9,973 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total460.08 km2 (177.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total13,673
 • Density30/km2 (77/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6713
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)55
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)98.3 million  (2016)
Native languagesWaray
Tagalog
Websiteelgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/hinabangan-wsamar/

Hinabangan, officially the Municipality of Hinabangan, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 13,673 people.[3]

Hinabangan was formed in 1948 from the former municipal districts of Concord and Hinabangan.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Hinabangan is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.

  • Bagacay
  • Binobucalan
  • Bucalan
  • Cabalagnan
  • Canano
  • Cansolabao
  • Concord
  • Dalosdoson
  • Intik
  • Lim-ao
  • Osmeña
  • Poblacion 1 (Barangay 1)
  • Poblacion 2 (Barangay 2)
  • Rawis
  • San Rafael
  • Tabay
  • Yabon
  • Cabang
  • Malihao
  • San Jose
  • Fatima
  • Mugdo

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Hinabangan
YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 1,562—    
1939 2,011+1.21%
1948 7,718+16.12%
1960 7,004−0.81%
1970 10,970+4.58%
1975 12,022+1.85%
1980 10,786−2.15%
1990 11,906+0.99%
1995 12,151+0.38%
2000 12,120−0.05%
2007 12,129+0.01%
2010 12,651+1.55%
2015 13,673+1.49%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

Education[edit]

Hinabangan has 19 public primary and elementary schools:

  • Bagacay Elementary School
  • Binubucalan Elementary School
  • Bucalan Primary School
  • Cabalagnan Elementary School
  • Cabang Elementary School
  • Canano Elementary School
  • Cansolabao Elementary School
  • Concord Elementary School
  • Dalosdoson Elementary School
  • Fatima Elementary School
  • Hinabangan Central School
  • Lim-Ao Elementary School
  • Malihao Primary School
  • Mugdo Elementary School
  • Osmena Elementary School
  • Rawis Elementary School
  • San Rafael Elementary School
  • Tabay Elementary School
  • Yabon Elementary School

Hinabangan also has two public high schools:

  • Bagacay National High School
  • Hinabangan National High School

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Samar (Western 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. ^ "An act converting the municipal districts of Concord and Hinabangan, province of Samar, into a regular municipality". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-08.
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Samar (Western Samar)". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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