Quinapondan

Quinapondan (IPA: [ˌkinɐˈpondan]), officially the Municipality of Quinapondan, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 14,779 people.[3]

Quinapondan
Municipality of Quinapondan
Map of Eastern Samar with Quinapondan highlighted
Quinapondan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°09′N 125°31′E
Country Philippines
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
DistrictLone District
Barangays25 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
  TypeSangguniang Bayan
  MayorRaffy S. Asebias
  Vice MayorLeo Jasper M. Candido
  CongressmanMaria Fe R. Abunda
  Electorate10,915 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
  Total83.24 km2 (32.14 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
  Total14,779
  Density180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Economy
  Income class5th municipal income class
  Poverty incidence43.52% (2015)[4]
  Revenue (₱)57,032,520.53 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6808
PSGC
IDD:area code+63(0)55
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Native languagesWaray
Tagalog
Websitequinapondan-esamar.gov.ph

Barangays

Quinapondan is politically subdivided into 25 barangays.[2]

  • Barangay Anislag
  • Bagte
  • Barangay No. 1 (Poblacion)
  • Barangay No. 2 (Poblacion)
  • Barangay No. 3 (Poblacion)
  • Barangay No. 4 (Poblacion)
  • Barangay No. 5 (Poblacion)
  • Buenavista
  • Caculangan
  • Cagdaja
  • Cambilla
  • Cantenio
  • Naga
  • Paco
  • Rizal (Pana-ugan)
  • San Pedro
  • San Vicente
  • Santa Cruz (Loro Diyo)
  • Santa Margarita
  • Santo Niño
  • Palactad (Valley)
  • Alang-alang
  • Barangay No. 6 (Poblacion)
  • Barangay No. 7 (Poblacion)
  • San Isidro

Demographics

Population census of Quinapondan
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 2,194    
1948 8,204+2.97%
1960 9,173+0.93%
1970 9,180+0.01%
1975 10,530+2.79%
1980 11,355+1.52%
1990 10,986−0.33%
1995 12,644+2.67%
2000 11,721−1.61%
2007 12,339+0.71%
2010 13,841+4.27%
2015 14,779+1.26%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

The population of Quinapondan in the 2015 census was 14,779 people,[3] with a density of 180 inhabitants per square kilometre or 470 inhabitants per square mile.

Climate

Climate data for Quinapondan, Eastern Samar
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 22
(72)
22
(72)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 90
(3.5)
67
(2.6)
82
(3.2)
70
(2.8)
97
(3.8)
145
(5.7)
152
(6.0)
127
(5.0)
132
(5.2)
152
(6.0)
169
(6.7)
144
(5.7)
1,427
(56.2)
Average rainy days 17.0 13.5 16.0 16.5 20.6 24.3 26.0 25.4 25.2 26.4 23.0 21.1 255
Source: Meteoblue [8]

References

  1. "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. "Province: Eastern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern 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 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 Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. "Quinapondan, Eastern Samar : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 31 December 2018.


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