Hernani, Eastern Samar

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Hernani
Municipality of Hernani
Map of Eastern Samar with Hernani highlighted
Map of Eastern Samar with Hernani highlighted
Hernani is located in Philippines
Hernani
Hernani
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°20′N 125°35′E / 11.33°N 125.58°E / 11.33; 125.58Coordinates: 11°20′N 125°35′E / 11.33°N 125.58°E / 11.33; 125.58
Country Philippines
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
DistrictLone District
Founded1926
Barangays13 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAmado D. Candido
 • Vice MayorEdgar C. Boco
 • CongressmanMaria Fe R. Abunda
 • Electorate6,574 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total49.42 km2 (19.08 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total8,573
 • Density170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6804
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)55
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)42,869,601.07 (2016)
Native languagesWaray
Tagalog
Websitehernani-esamar.gov.ph

Hernani, officially the Municipality of Hernani, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 8,573 people.[3]

It was formerly called Nag-as, after the name of the river flowing southeast of the town center.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Hernani is politically subdivided into 13 barangays. Four barangays, located in the poblacion, are known primarily by number:[2]

  • Barangay 1
  • Barangay 2
  • Barangay 3
  • Barangay 4
  • Batang
  • Canciledes
  • Carmen
  • Garawon
  • Nagaja
  • Padang
  • San Miguel
  • San Isidro
  • Cacatmonan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Hernani
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 4,150—    
1918 5,253+1.58%
1939 9,405+2.81%
1948 5,035−6.71%
1960 6,622+2.31%
1970 6,216−0.63%
1975 7,315+3.32%
1980 7,032−0.79%
1990 6,840−0.28%
1995 8,055+3.11%
2000 7,642−1.12%
2007 7,974+0.59%
2010 8,070+0.44%
2015 8,573+1.16%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

The population of Hernani in the 2015 census was 8,573 people,[3] with a density of 170 inhabitants per square kilometre or 440 inhabitants per square mile.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Hernani, 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[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Eastern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "History of Hernani". Municipality of Hernani, Eastern Samar. Archived from the original on 23 July 2013. Retrieved 24 April 2013.
  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. ^ "Hernani, Eastern Samar : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 31 December 2018.

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