Lemery, Iloilo

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Lemery
Municipality of Lemery
Map of Iloilo with Lemery highlighted
Map of Iloilo with Lemery highlighted
Lemery is located in Philippines
Lemery
Lemery
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°14′N 122°56′E / 11.23°N 122.93°E / 11.23; 122.93Coordinates: 11°14′N 122°56′E / 11.23°N 122.93°E / 11.23; 122.93
Country Philippines
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceIloilo
District5th district of Iloilo
Founded1947
Barangays31 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorOscar C. Villegas Jr.
 • Vice MayorLigaya P. Apura
 • CongressmanRaul C. Tupas
 • Electorate18,182 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total119.90 km2 (46.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total30,851
 • Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
5043
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)33
Climate typetropical climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)80.9 million  (2016)
Native languagesHiligaynon
Capiznon
Tagalog
Websitewww.lemery.gov.ph

Lemery, officially the Municipality of Lemery, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 30,851 people.[3]

Lemery is 87 kilometres (54 mi) from Iloilo City.

Lemery was created from the barrios of Lemery, Tabunan, Tuburan, Nagsulang, Daga, Tuguis, Singcua, Agpipili, Pacuan, Milan, Alagiñgay, Tuga, Bajo, San Antonio, Capeñahan, Bankal, Geroñgan, Omio, Nasapahan, Abuac-Dalipe, San Jose, Cabangtohan, Dapdapan, Butuan, Anabo, and Buenavista from the municipality of Sara by virtue of Republic Act No. 197, enacted June 22, 1947.[4] It was named after Spanish governor-general José Lemery e Ibarrola Ney.

Barangays[edit]

Lemery is politically subdivided into 31 barangays.[2]

  • Agpipili
  • Alcantara
  • Almeñana (aka Tuguis)
  • Anabo
  • Bankal
  • Buenavista
  • Cabantohan
  • Capiñahan
  • Dalipe
  • Dapdapan
  • Gerongan
  • Imbaulan
  • Layogbato
  • Marapal
  • Milan
  • Nagsulang
  • Nasapahan
  • Omio
  • Pacuan
  • Poblacion NW Zone
  • Poblacion SE Zone
  • Pontoc
  • San Antonio
  • San Diego
  • San Jose Moto
  • Sepanton
  • Sincua
  • Tabunan
  • Tugas
  • Velasco
  • Yawyawan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Lemery
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 2,630—    
1948 7,137+2.24%
1960 8,017+0.97%
1970 10,591+2.82%
1975 13,357+4.76%
1980 15,707+3.29%
1990 19,900+2.39%
1995 20,863+0.89%
2000 23,546+2.63%
2007 25,017+0.84%
2010 27,441+3.42%
2015 30,851+2.26%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Lemery, Iloilo, was 30,851 people,[3] with a density of 260 inhabitants per square kilometre or 670 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Iloilo". 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. ^ "An act creating the municipality of Lemery in the province of Iloilo". LawPH.com. n.d. Retrieved 2011-04-08.
  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. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Iloilo". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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