Palapag, Northern Samar

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.

History

Palapag was the hometown of Agustin 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.

Clans

  • Alvario
  • Avila
  • Calumpiano
  • Tan
  • Espinosa
  • Majuelo
  • Caparroso
  • Go
  • Gorgonia
  • Bojangin
  • Pancho
  • Luciano
  • Porlon
  • Capangpangan
  • Barsolaso
  • Morta
  • calvo
  • Porte
  • Getalado
  • Ponce
  • Pancho
  • Calumpiano
  • Dapug
  • Gorembalem
  • Esteria
  • Ano
  • Chy
  • Pajaroja
  • orsua
  • baluya

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
  • OsmeƱa
  • Pangpang
  • Paysud
  • Sangay
  • Simora
  • Sinalaran
  • Sumoroy (tinampo)
  • Talolora
  • Tambangan (Pob.)
  • Tinampo (Pob.)
  • Benigno S. Aquino, Jr.

Source: wikipedia.org

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