Palapag, Northern Samar

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Map of Northern Samar showing the location of Palapag

Palapag is a 4th class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 30,520 people in 5,852 households.

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History

Palapag was the hometown of Juan Ponce Sumuroy, a Waray who led a rebellion against the Spaniards from 1649-1650. The main reason for the Sumuroy Rebellion was the forcible conscription of workers from Eastern Visayas to work in the shipyards of Cavite.

Barangays

Palapag is politically subdivided into 32 barangays.

  • Asum (Pob.)
  • Bagacay
  • Bangon
  • Binay
  • Cabariwan
  • Cabatuan
  • Campedico
  • Capacujan
  • Jangtud
  • Laniwan (Pob.)
  • Mabaras
  • Magsaysay
  • Manajao
  • Mapno
  • Maragano
  • Matambag
  • Monbon
  • Nagbobtac
  • Napo
  • Natawo
  • Nipa
  • Osmeña
  • Pangpang
  • Paysud
  • Sangay
  • Simora
  • Sinalaran
  • Sumoroy
  • Talolora
  • Tambangan (Pob.)
  • Tinampo (Pob.)
  • Benigno S. Aquino, Jr.

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