Matnog, Sorsogon
Get Matnog, Sorsogon essential facts below. View Videos or join the Matnog, Sorsogon discussion. Add Matnog, Sorsogon to your PopFlock.com topic list for future reference or share this resource on social media.
Matnog, Sorsogon
Matnog
Municipality of Matnog
Skyline of Matnog
Skyline of Matnog
Flag of Matnog
Flag
Official seal of Matnog
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Gateway of Luzon
Map of Sorsogon with Matnog highlighted
Map of Sorsogon with Matnog highlighted
OpenStreetMap
Matnog is located in Philippines
Matnog
Matnog
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°35?N 124°05?E / 12.58°N 124.08°E / 12.58; 124.08Coordinates: 12°35?N 124°05?E / 12.58°N 124.08°E / 12.58; 124.08
CountryPhilippines
RegionBicol Region
ProvinceSorsogon
District 2nd district
FoundedMay 17, 1800
Barangays40 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 o TypeSangguniang Bayan
 o MayorClaudith M. So
 o Vice MayorCarlos G. Estrelon Jr.
 o RepresentativeMa. Bernardita B. Ramos
 o Municipal Council
Members
 o Electorate27,105 voters (2019)
Area
 o Total162.40 km2 (62.70 sq mi)
Elevation
49 m (161 ft)
Highest elevation
354 m (1,161 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
(2020 census) [3]
 o Total41,989
 o Density260/km2 (670/sq mi)
 o Households
8,347
Economy
 o Income class3rd municipal income class
 o Poverty incidence45.25% (2015)[4]
 o Revenue?111,439,866.35 (2016)
Service provider
 o ElectricitySorsogon 1 Electric Cooperative (SORECO 1)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
4708
PSGC
+63 (0)56
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Native languagesSorsoganon
Tagalog
Websitewww.matnog.gov.ph

Matnog, officially the Municipality of Matnog (Waray Sorsogon: Banwaan san Matnog; Waray: Bungto san Matnog, Tagalog: Bayan ng Matnog), is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Sorsogon, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 41,989 people. [3]Its port is one of the busiest in the region, playing host to millions of people crossing the San Bernardino Strait to Northern Samar annually.

Local elders say that the name Matnog comes from the word "matonog" (very audible) - that describes to the loud sound of the waves. The native people of Matnog are the Agta, Tabangon, and Cimaron Tribe. The site of one of the busiest seaports in the Philippines, it is the jump off point to the southern Philippines and vice versa.

Barangays

Matnog is politically subdivided into 40 barangays.

  • Balocawe
  • Banogao
  • Banuangdaan
  • Bariis
  • Bolo
  • Bon-Ot Big
  • Bon-Ot Small
  • Cabagahan
  • Calayuan
  • Calintaan
  • Caloocan (Poblacion)
  • Calpi
  • Camachiles (Poblacion)
  • Camcaman (Poblacion)
  • Coron-coron
  • Culasi
  • Gadgaron
  • Genablan Occidental
  • Genablan Oriental
  • Hidhid
  • Laboy
  • Lajong
  • Mambajog
  • Manjumlad
  • Manurabi
  • Naburacan
  • Paghuliran
  • Pangi
  • Pawa
  • Poropandan
  • Santa Isabel
  • Sinalmacan
  • Sinang-Atan
  • Sinebaran
  • Sisigon
  • Sua
  • Sulangan
  • Tablac (Poblacion)
  • Tabunan (Poblacion)
  • Tugas

Demographics

Climate

Climate data for Matnog, Sorsogon
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
28
(82)
29
(84)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 22
(72)
21
(70)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 65
(2.6)
44
(1.7)
42
(1.7)
39
(1.5)
87
(3.4)
150
(5.9)
184
(7.2)
153
(6.0)
163
(6.4)
154
(6.1)
127
(5.0)
100
(3.9)
1,308
(51.4)
Average rainy days 13.9 9.2 11.0 12.5 19.6 24.3 26.5 25.0 25.5 24.4 19.4 15.1 226.4
Source: Meteoblue [9]

Economy


Model Ecological City

Matnog municipal hall

A consortium of Filipino and Japanese investors are leading the establishment of an Ecological Model City or Eco City in this town. The "Eco City" is a 50-hectare development zone which will feature eco-friendly industrial and manufacturing plants. It will include an international airport to be built inside the zone.[16]

Matnog Beach, Sorsogon
Matnog Church, Sorsogon

Transportation

Transportation includes buses going to and from Metro Manila and Bulan and ferries going to and from Allen, Northern Samar.[17]

In order to spur development in the municipality, The Toll Regulatory Board declared Toll Road 5 the extension of South Luzon Expressway.[18] A 420-kilometer, four lane expressway starting from the terminal point of the now under construction SLEX Toll Road 4 at Barangay Mayao, Lucena City in Quezon to Matnog, Sorsogon, near the Matnog Ferry Terminal. On August 25, 2020, San Miguel Corporation announced that they will invest the project which will reduce travel time from Lucena to Matnog from 9 hours to 5.5 hours.[19]

References

  1. ^ Municipality of Matnog | (DILG)
  2. ^ "2015 Census of Population, Report No. 3 - Population, Land Area, and Population Density" (PDF). Philippine Statistics Authority. Quezon City, Philippines. August 2016. ISSN 0117-1453. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 25, 2021. Retrieved 2021.
  3. ^ a b Census of Population (2020). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 2021.
  4. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  5. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 2016.
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 2016.
  7. ^ Censuses of Population (1903-2007). "Region V (Bicol Region)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  8. ^ "Province of Sorsogon". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 2016.
  9. ^ "Matnog, Sorsogon : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 2018.
  10. ^ "Poverty incidence (PI):". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 2020.
  11. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/NSCB_LocalPovertyPhilippines_0.pdf; publication date: 29 November 2005; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  12. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2003%20SAE%20of%20poverty%20%28Full%20Report%29_1.pdf; publication date: 23 March 2009; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  13. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2006%20and%202009%20City%20and%20Municipal%20Level%20Poverty%20Estimates_0_1.pdf; publication date: 3 August 2012; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  14. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2012%20Municipal%20and%20City%20Level%20Poverty%20Estima7tes%20Publication%20%281%29.pdf; publication date: 31 May 2016; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  15. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  16. ^ http://www.mb.com.ph/articles/210730/japanese-traders-build-100million-model-city
  17. ^ Bloom, Greg (September 15, 2010). Philippines. Lonely Planet. p. 202. ISBN 9781742203706.
  18. ^ "SLEX Toll Road 5 to connect Quezon province to Sorsogon". YugaTech. August 18, 2020. Retrieved 2021.
  19. ^ "San Miguel investing P122B for SLEX Toll Road 5, Pasig River Expressway projects". GMA News Online. August 25, 2020. Retrieved 2021.

External links


  This article uses material from the Wikipedia page available here. It is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike License 3.0.

Matnog,_Sorsogon
 



 



 
Music Scenes