Pinamungahan, Cebu

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Pinamungahan
Municipality
Map of Cebu with Pinamungahan highlighted
Map of Cebu with Pinamungahan highlighted
Pinamungahan, Cebu is located in Philippines
Pinamungahan
Pinamungahan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°16′N 123°35′E / 10.267°N 123.583°E / 10.267; 123.583Coordinates: 10°16′N 123°35′E / 10.267°N 123.583°E / 10.267; 123.583
Country Philippines
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
District3rd district of Cebu
Barangays26
Government[1]
 • MayorGlenn Baricuatro
Area[2]
 • Total109.16 km2 (42.15 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total57,997
 • Density530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zonePHT (UTC+8)
ZIP code6039
Dialing code32
 
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Pinamungahan
Municipality
Map of Cebu with Pinamungahan highlighted
Map of Cebu with Pinamungahan highlighted
Pinamungahan, Cebu is located in Philippines
Pinamungahan
Pinamungahan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°16′N 123°35′E / 10.267°N 123.583°E / 10.267; 123.583Coordinates: 10°16′N 123°35′E / 10.267°N 123.583°E / 10.267; 123.583
Country Philippines
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
District3rd district of Cebu
Barangays26
Government[1]
 • MayorGlenn Baricuatro
Area[2]
 • Total109.16 km2 (42.15 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total57,997
 • Density530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zonePHT (UTC+8)
ZIP code6039
Dialing code32

Pinamungahan (also spelled Pinamungajan) is a second income class municipality in the province of Cebu, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 57,997 people.[3]

The municipality was established in the 1815 under the Spanish colonial government in the country. The municipality got its name from the diligent and hardworking people, working hand in hand especially during the agricultural harvest season. 'Pinamungahan", which originated from the Visayan word Pinamuhuan, meaning a worker share for his effort during a farm harvest. Over time the Pinamuhuan eventually changed to the current name of the municipality.

The mayor, Gaye Yapha, is the daughter of former congressman Dr. Antonio P. Yapha.

Barangays[edit]

Pinamungajan is administratively subdivided into 26 barangays:[2]

  • Anislag
  • Anopog
  • Binabag
  • Buhingtubig
  • Busay
  • Butong
  • Cabiangon
  • Camugao
  • Duangan
  • Guimbawian
  • Lamac
  • Lut-od
  • Mangoto
  • Opao
  • Pandacan
  • Poblacion
  • Punod
  • Rizal
  • Sacsac
  • Sambagon
  • Sibago
  • Tajao
  • Tangub
  • Tanibag
  • Tupas
  • Tutay

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pinamungahan
YearPop.  ±% p.a.  
199040,026—    
199544,009+1.92%
200051,715+3.28%
200754,859+0.85%
201057,997+1.87%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Cebu". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 8 April 2013. 

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