Victorias

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Victorias
Component City
Victorias Milling Company
Map of Negros Occidental with Victorias highlighted
Victorias is located in Philippines
Victorias
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°54′N 123°05′E / 10.900°N 123.083°E / 10.900; 123.083Coordinates: 10°54′N 123°05′E / 10.900°N 123.083°E / 10.900; 123.083
CountryPhilippines
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
Congr. district3rd district of Negros Occidental
Barangays26
Government[1]
 • MayorSevero A. Palanca
Area[2]
 • Total133.92 km2 (51.71 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total88,299
 • Density660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zonePST (UTC+8)
ZIP code6119
Dialing code34
 
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Victorias
Component City
Victorias Milling Company
Map of Negros Occidental with Victorias highlighted
Victorias is located in Philippines
Victorias
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°54′N 123°05′E / 10.900°N 123.083°E / 10.900; 123.083Coordinates: 10°54′N 123°05′E / 10.900°N 123.083°E / 10.900; 123.083
CountryPhilippines
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
Congr. district3rd district of Negros Occidental
Barangays26
Government[1]
 • MayorSevero A. Palanca
Area[2]
 • Total133.92 km2 (51.71 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total88,299
 • Density660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)
Time zonePST (UTC+8)
ZIP code6119
Dialing code34

Victorias City is a fourth class city in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 88,299 people.[3]

Victorias is notable for being the site of Victorias Milling Company, sitting on a 7,000 hectares (17,000 acres) compound that makes it the Philippine's largest sugar refinery and the world's largest integrated sugar mill.[citation needed] Within the company's chapel is a mural of the Angry Christ painted by international artist Alfonso Ossorio. The mural has been featured in various publications like Life Magazine.[citation needed]

Barangays[edit]

Victorias City is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.[2]

  • Barangay I (Pob.)
  • Barangay II (Pob.)
  • Barangay III (Pob.)
  • Barangay IV (Pob.)
  • Barangay V (Pob.)
  • Barangay VI (Pob.) Estrella/Salvacion
  • Barangay VII (Pob.)
  • Barangay VIII (Pob.) LOBATON
  • Barangay IX (Daan Banwa)
  • Barangay X (Estado)
  • Barangay XI (Gawahon)
  • Barangay XII
  • Barangay XIII (Gloryville)
  • Barangay XIV
  • Barangay XV
  • Barangay XV-A
  • Barangay XVI
  • Barangay XVI-A
  • Barangay XVII
  • Barangay XVIII
  • Barangay XVIII-A
  • Barangay XIX
  • Barangay XIX-A (Canetown Subdivision)
  • Barangay XX
  • Barangay XXI
  • Barangay VI-A

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Victorias
YearPop.  ±% p.a.  
199069,892—    
199578,283+2.29%
200081,743+0.87%
200788,149+1.08%
201088,299+0.06%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 8 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Negros Occidental". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 8 March 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 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Negros Occidental". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 

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