Philippine Standard Geographic Code (PSGC)

Second Quarter 2022 PSGC Updates: Correction of the Names of One Municipality and 26 Barangays

Reference Number: 2022-311

Release Date: Friday, July 29, 2022

During the second quarter of 2022, the names of one municipality and 26 barangays in the Philippine Standard Geographic Code (PSGC) masterlist were corrected based on the recommendations of the interagency Technical Working Group on Geographic Code (TWGGC) as follows:

Correct name

Old name

Legal Basis

1. Municipality of Sto. Tomas, Pampanga

Santo Tomas

1. Executive Order No. 476 Series of 1951
2. Municipal Ordinance No. 66 Series of 2021

2. Barangay Pinggan, Municipality of Gasan, Marinduque

Pingan

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor

3. Barangay Kinyaman, Municipality of Santa Cruz, Marinduque

Kiñaman

Office of the MDPC's Certification signed through the Authority of Municipal Mayor dated 06 April 2022

4. Barangay Lumangbayan, City of Calapan, Oriental Mindoro

Lumang Bayan

Certification signed by City Mayor dated 08 April 2022

5. Barangay Puting Tubig, City of Calapan, Oriental Mindoro

Putingtubig

Certification signed by City Mayor dated 08 April 2022

6. Barangay Sta. Cruz, City of Calapan, Oriental Mindoro

Santa Cruz

Certification signed by City Mayor dated 08 April 2022

7. Barangay Sta. Isabel, City of Calapan, Oriental Mindoro

Santa Isabel

Certification signed by City Mayor dated 08 April 2022

8. Barangay Sta. Maria Village, City of Calapan, Oriental Mindoro

Santa Maria Village

Certification signed by City Mayor dated 08 April 2022

9. Barangay Sto. Niño, City of Calapan, Oriental Mindoro

Santo Niño

Certification signed by City Mayor dated 08 April 2022

10. Barangay Sta. Rita, City of Calapan, Oriental Mindoro

Santa Rita

Certification signed by City Mayor dated 08 April 2022

11. Barangay Delrazon, Municipality of Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro

Del Razon

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 23 March 2022

12. Barangay Lumambayan, Municipality of Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro

Lumangbayan

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 23 March 2022

13. Barangay Sta. Isabel, Municipality of Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro

Santa Isabel

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 23 March 2022

14. Barangay Sta. Maria, Municipality of Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro

Santa Maria

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 23 March 2022

15. Barangay Sta. Rita, Municipality of Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro

Santa Rita

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 23 March 2022

16. Barangay Sto. Niño, Municipality of Pinamalayan, Oriental Mindoro

Santo Niño

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 23 March 2022

17. Barangay Binonga-an, Municipality of San Agustin, Romblon

Binongahan

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 07 April 2022

18. Barangay Cagbo-aya, Municipality of San Agustin, Romblon

Cagbuaya

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 07 April 2022

19. Barangay Hinugusan, Municipality of San Agustin, Romblon

Binugusan

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 07 April 2022

20. Barangay Camandag, Municipality of Looc, Romblon

Camandao

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 11 April 2022

21. Barangay Manaquem, Municipality of Camiling, Tarlac

Manakem

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 21 March 2022

22. Barangay Sta. Maria, Municipality of Camiling, Tarlac

Santa Maria

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 21 March 2022

23. Barangay Palimbo Caarosipan, Municipality of Camiling, Tarlac

Palimbo-Caarosipan

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 21 March 2022

24. Barangay Banaag ng Pag-asa, Municipality of Lubang, Occidental Mindoro

Banaag At
Pag-Asa

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 08 April 2022

25. Barangay Sorville, Municipality of Lubang, Occidental Mindoro

Surville

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 08 April 2022

26. Barangay Almeida, Municipality of Balaoan, La Union

Almieda

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 23 June 2022

27. Barangay Comod-om, Municipality of Alcantara, Romblon

Camod-Om

Certification signed by Municipal Mayor dated 02 December 2021

 

Notwithstanding these updates in the PSGC, the total number of local government units remained the same as shown in the table below:

Geographic-level Total Number (as of 30 June 2022)
Region 17
Province 81
City 146
Municipality 1,488
Barangay 42,046

 

The updated online PSGC database and masterlist can be accessed at https://psa.gov.ph/classification/psgc/.

The compilation and updating of the PSGC is a collaborative effort of the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), and its interagency TWGGC composed of the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Commission on Elections (COMELEC), National Mapping and Resource Information Authority (NAMRIA), and the Land Management Bureau (LMB).

For further inquiries, you may contact the Statistical Classifications Division of the Standards Service with telefax number (+632) 8376-1867 and email addresses em.aquino@psa.gov.ph and v.adona@psa.gov.ph.

 

DENNIS S. MAPA, Ph.D.
Undersecretary
National Statistician and Civil Registrar General

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