Dimasalang

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Dimasalang, officially the Municipality of Dimasalang, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Masbate, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 26,192 people. [3]

Dimasalang
Municipality of Dimasalang
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Dimasalang is located in Philippines
Dimasalang
Dimasalang
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°11′32″N 123°51′33″E / 12.1923°N 123.8592°E / 12.1923; 123.8592Coordinates: 12°11′32″N 123°51′33″E / 12.1923°N 123.8592°E / 12.1923; 123.8592
Country Philippines
RegionBicol Region
ProvinceMasbate
District3rd district
Barangays20 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorMichael Demph D. Naga
 • Vice MayorWilfredo D. Lim
 • RepresentativeWilton T. Kho
 • Electorate17,449 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total148.07 km2 (57.17 sq mi)
Elevation
38 m (125 ft)
Population
 (2015 census) [3]
 • Total26,192
 • Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
 • Households
5,386
Economy
 • Income class4th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence43.98% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱80,659,360.64 (2016)
Service provider
 • ElectricityMasbate Electric Cooperative (MASELCO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
5403
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)56
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Native languagesMasbateño
Tagalog

In 1951 the barrios of Palanas, Nipa, Nabangig, Banco, Pina, Maanahao, Salvacion, Antipolo, Malatawan, Intusan, Miabas, San Antonio, Libtong, Malibas, Santa Cruz, Bontod and Cabil-isan were separated to form the town of Palanas.[5]

BarangaysEdit

Dimasalang is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[2]

  • Balantay
  • Balocawe
  • Banahao
  • Buenaflor
  • Buracan
  • Cabanoyoan
  • Cabrera
  • Cadulan
  • Calabad
  • Canomay
  • Divisoria
  • Gaid
  • Gregorio Alino (Pia-ong)
  • Magcaraguit
  • Mambog
  • Poblacion
  • Rizal
  • San Vicente
  • Suba
  • T.R. Yangco (Yanco)

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Dimasalang, Masbate
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29
(84)
29
(84)
31
(88)
32
(90)
32
(90)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
22
(72)
23
(73)
23
(73)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
24
(75)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 39
(1.5)
34
(1.3)
42
(1.7)
36
(1.4)
73
(2.9)
109
(4.3)
118
(4.6)
108
(4.3)
129
(5.1)
136
(5.4)
112
(4.4)
89
(3.5)
1,025
(40.4)
Average rainy days 12.6 9.7 12.0 13.0 20.5 25.3 26.2 24.8 25.2 25.9 21.9 17.9 235
Source: Meteoblue [6]

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Dimasalang
YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 8,368—    
1939 24,471+5.24%
1948 30,813+2.59%
1960 14,896−5.88%
1970 19,266+2.60%
1975 19,628+0.37%
1980 19,252−0.39%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1990 17,367−1.03%
1995 20,566+3.22%
2000 21,550+1.01%
2007 22,723+0.73%
2010 25,245+3.90%
2015 26,192+0.70%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]

In the 2015 census, the population of Dimasalang was 26,192 people, [3] with a density of 180 inhabitants per square kilometre or 470 inhabitants per square mile.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Dimasalang | (DILG)
  2. ^ a b "Province: Masbate". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 1 January 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. ^ "An Act Creating the Municipality of Palanas in the Province of Masbate". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. ^ "Dimasalang: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 23 June 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  8. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  9. ^ "Province of Masbate". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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