Enrique B. Magalona, Negros Occidental

Enrique B. Magalona, officially the Municipality of Enrique B. Magalona (also known as E.B. Magalona and formerly known as Saravia), is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 62,921 people.[3]

Enrique B. Magalona

Saravia
Municipality of Enrique B. Magalona

Seal
Map of Negros Occidental with Enrique B. Magalona highlighted
Enrique B. Magalona
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°53′N 122°58′E
Country Philippines
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
District3rd district of Negros Occidental
Named forEnrique Magalona
Barangays23 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
  TypeSangguniang Bayan
  MayorMarvin M. Malacon
  Vice MayorEric D. Matulac
  CongressmanJose Francisco B. Benitez
  Electorate39,141 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
  Total113.25 km2 (43.73 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
  Total62,921
  Density560/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Economy
  Income class2nd municipal income class
  Poverty incidence19.9% (2015)[4]
  Revenue (₱)138,325,865.88 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6118
PSGC
IDD:area code+63(0)34
Climate typetropical climate
Native languagesHiligaynon
Tagalog

The municipality is named after Enrique B. Magalona, former Senator of the Philippines and the grandfather of the late Filipino rap icon Francis Magalona.

Barangays

Enrique B. Magalona is politically subdivided into 23 barangays.

  • Alacaygan
  • Alicante
  • Poblacion I (Barangay 1)
  • Poblacion II (Barangay 2)
  • Poblacion III (Barangay 3)
  • Batea
  • Consing
  • Cudangdang
  • Damgo
  • Gahit
  • Canlusong
  • Latasan
  • Madalag
  • Manta-angan
  • Nanca
  • Pasil
  • San Isidro
  • San Jose
  • Santo Niño
  • Tabigue
  • Tanza
  • Tuburan
  • Tomongtong

Demographics

Population census of
Enrique B. Magalona
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 13,627    
1918 14,021+0.19%
1939 21,289+2.01%
1948 19,204−1.14%
1960 32,340+4.44%
1970 35,201+0.85%
1975 43,185+4.18%
1980 44,411+0.56%
1990 48,866+0.96%
1995 54,421+2.04%
2000 54,490+0.03%
2007 57,424+0.73%
2010 59,434+1.26%
2015 62,921+1.09%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

See also

References

  1. "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. "Province:". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. Census of Population (2015). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". 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 12 October 2019.
  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". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.


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