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Lapinig, officially the Municipality of Lapinig, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 13,020 people.[3]

Lapinig
Municipality of Lapinig
Map of Northern Samar with Lapinig highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Lapinig highlighted
Lapinig is located in Philippines
Lapinig
Lapinig
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°18′54″N 125°18′07″E / 12.315°N 125.302°E / 12.315; 125.302Coordinates: 12°18′54″N 125°18′07″E / 12.315°N 125.302°E / 12.315; 125.302
Country Philippines
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceNorthern Samar
District2nd District
Barangays15 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorMa. Luisa A. Menzon
 • Vice MayorFlora S. Quilicol
 • CongressmanJose L. Ong Jr.
 • Electorate7,817 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total57.30 km2 (22.12 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total13,020
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Lapinignon
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6411
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)55
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)48.7 million  (2016)
Native languagesWaray
Tagalog

It is Northern Samar's boundary municipality with Eastern Samar on its coastal side in the Pacific. To the south, it is bounded by Arteche, to the west by Jipapad, to the northeast by the Pacific Ocean, and in the northwest by Gamay.

BarangaysEdit

Lapinig is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.

  • Alang-alang
  • Bagacay
  • Cahagwayan
  • Can Maria
  • Can Omanio
  • Imelda
  • Lapinig del Sur (Poblacion)
  • Lapinig del Norte (Poblacion)
  • Lo-ok
  • Mabini
  • May-igot
  • Palanas
  • Pio Del Pilar
  • Potong
  • Potong Del Sur

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 7,610—    
1970 6,598−1.42%
1975 7,426+2.40%
1980 7,481+0.15%
1990 8,232+0.96%
1995 9,813+3.35%
2000 10,798+2.07%
2007 11,198+0.50%
2010 11,744+1.75%
2015 13,020+1.98%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Lapinig, Northern Samar
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
27
(81)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
22
(72)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 105
(4.1)
67
(2.6)
65
(2.6)
53
(2.1)
86
(3.4)
129
(5.1)
135
(5.3)
113
(4.4)
131
(5.2)
163
(6.4)
167
(6.6)
162
(6.4)
1,376
(54.2)
Average rainy days 17.6 13.2 15.5 14.9 19.6 24.3 26.6 25.4 24.9 25.4 22.9 20.9 251.2
Source: Meteoblue [7]

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "Province of Northern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Lapinig, Northern Samar: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 6 January 2019.

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