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Sibunag, officially the Municipality of Sibunag, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Guimaras, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 22,158 people.[3]

Sibunag
Municipality of Sibunag
Provincial road
Provincial road
Map of Guimaras with Sibunag highlighted
Map of Guimaras with Sibunag highlighted
Sibunag is located in Philippines
Sibunag
Sibunag
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°29′45″N 122°39′49″E / 10.49583°N 122.66361°E / 10.49583; 122.66361Coordinates: 10°29′45″N 122°39′49″E / 10.49583°N 122.66361°E / 10.49583; 122.66361
Country Philippines
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceGuimaras
DistrictLone district
Founded1995
Barangays14 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAnnabelle V. Samaniego
 • Vice MayorMervin V. Infante
 • CongressmanMa. Lucille L. Nava
 • Electorate12,911 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total120.04 km2 (46.35 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total22,158
 • Density180/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
5048
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)33
Climate typetropical climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)66.8 million  (2016)
Native languagesHiligaynon
Ati
Tagalog

Its territory includes the islands of Inampulugan, Natugna, and several other minor islets in the Guimaras Stait.

The town was created by virtue of Republic Act No. 7896 on February 20, 1995.[4]

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BarangaysEdit

Sibunag is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.[2]

  • Alegria
  • Ayangan
  • Bubog
  • Concordia
  • Dasal (Poblacion)
  • Inampulugan
  • Maabay
  • Millan
  • Oracon
  • Ravina
  • Sabang
  • San Isidro
  • Sebaste
  • Tanglad

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1995 14,656—    
2000 16,565+2.66%
2007 17,552+0.80%
2010 19,565+4.03%
2015 22,158+2.40%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Sibunag was 22,158 people,[3] with a density of 180 inhabitants per square kilometre or 470 inhabitants per square mile.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Guimaras". 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. ^ "Republic Act No. 7896 - An Act Creating the Municipality of Sibunag in the Province of Guimaras". Chan Robles Virtual Law Library. 20 February 1995. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  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 Guimaras". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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