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Almeria, officially the Municipality of Almeria, (Waray: Bungto san Almeria; Cebuano: Lungsod sa Almeria; Tagalog: Bayan ng Almeria), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Biliran, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 16,951 people.[3]

Almeria
Municipality of Almeria
Sunset at the Agta Beach Resort
Sunset at the Agta Beach Resort
Map of Biliran with Almeria highlighted
Map of Biliran with Almeria highlighted
Almeria is located in Philippines
Almeria
Almeria
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°37′N 124°23′E / 11.62°N 124.38°E / 11.62; 124.38Coordinates: 11°37′N 124°23′E / 11.62°N 124.38°E / 11.62; 124.38
Country Philippines
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceBiliran
DistrictLone district
Barangays13 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorDominador O. Agajan
 • Electorate11,100 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total57.46 km2 (22.19 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total16,951
 • Density300/km2 (760/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6544
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)53
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)56.6 million  (2016)
Native languagesCebuano
Waray
Websitewww.almeria-biliran.gov.ph

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GeographyEdit

Almeria is located at 11°37′N 124°23′E / 11.62°N 124.38°E / 11.62; 124.38.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 57.46 square kilometres (22.19 sq mi)[2] constituting 10.72% of the 536.01-square-kilometre- (206.95 sq mi) total area of Biliran.

BarangaysEdit

Almeria is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.[4]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
087801001 Caucab 11.0% 1,859 1,638 2.44%
087801002 Iyosan 8.4% 1,418 1,288 1.85%
087801003 Jamorawon 8.9% 1,507 1,525 −0.23%
087801004 Lo‑ok 7.2% 1,226 1,204 0.35%
087801005 Matango 5.7% 964 931 0.67%
087801006 Pili 7.5% 1,270 1,252 0.27%
087801007 Poblacion 16.4% 2,783 3,059 −1.78%
087801008 Pulang Bato 5.7% 971 949 0.44%
087801009 Salangi 5.6% 946 829 2.55%
087801010 Sampao 4.3% 735 726 0.23%
087801011 Tabunan 5.1% 860 760 2.38%
087801012 Talahid 7.6% 1,281 1,283 −0.03%
087801013 Tamarindo 6.7% 1,131 1,051 1.41%
Total 16,951 16,495 0.52%

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 4,340—    
1948 6,007+0.72%
1960 7,553+1.93%
1970 7,525−0.04%
1975 9,468+4.71%
1980 10,409+1.91%
1990 12,013+1.44%
1995 13,420+2.10%
2000 13,854+0.68%
2007 14,420+0.55%
2010 16,495+5.01%
2015 16,951+0.52%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, Almeria had a population of 16,951.[3] The population density was 300 inhabitants per square kilometre (780/sq mi).


List of MayorsEdit

  • Fructosa A. Victorioso — Mayor (Appointed) 1948-1949
  • Jose K. Vero — Acting Mayor 1949-1951
  • Elias G. Morillo — 1952-1955
  • Victorino A. Jaguros — 1956-1959
  • Jose K. Vero — 1964-1967
  • Victorino A. Jaguros — 1968-1971
  • Victorino A. Jaguros — 1972-1977
  • Florentino S. Quijano — Acting Mayor from 1978-1979
  • Simforosa R. Jaguros — Appointed Mayor (part of 1979, part of 1980)
  • Florentino S. Quijano — 1980-1986
  • Jose E. Victorioso — (Officer in Charge) 1986-1987
  • Florentino S. Quijano — (Officer in Charge) 1987-1988
  • Supremo T. Sabitsana — 1988-1992
  • Supremo T. Sabitsana — 1992-1995
  • Supremo T. Sabitsana — 1995-1998
  • Antonio Agajan — 1998-2001
  • Rolando E. Ty — 2001

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Biliran". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Municipal: Almeria, Biliran". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  5. ^ a b 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 Biliran". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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