Smallest administrative division in the Philippines and is the native Filipino term for a village, district, or ward.- Barangay
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One of the units of local government in the Philippines.
Cities, like municipalities, are composed of barangays (Brgy), which can range from urban neighborhoods (such as Barangay 9, Santa Angela in Laoag), to rural communities (such as Barangay Iwahig in Puerto Princesa).
A sitio (Spanish for "site") in the Philippines is a territorial enclave that forms part of a barangay.
The Sangguniang Barangay, also known as the Barangay Council, and formerly as the Rural Council and then the Barrio Council, is the legislative body of a barangay, the lowest form of government in the Philippines.
Type of lashed-lug boat built by joining planks edge-to-edge using pins, dowels, and fiber lashings.
Early colonial Spanish dictionaries make it clear that balangay and barangay were originally pronounced "ba-la-ngay" and "ba-ra-ngay", but due to centuries of Spanish influence, the modern barangay is pronounced "ba-rang-gay" in Filipino today (, instead of precolonial ).
A barangay captain, or a barangay chairman , is the highest elected official in a barangay, the smallest level of administrative divisions of the Philippines.
Sangguniang Kabataan (abbreviated as SK; ) is a council meant to represent the youth in each barangay in the Philippines.
A barangay kagawad, abbreviated as kgwd., known in English as a barangay councilor and in Filipino as a konsehal ng barangay, is an elected government official who is a member of the Sangguniang Barangay, or Barangay Council, of a particular barangay.
Spanish word that means "quarter" or "neighborhood".
A 1975 law replaced the word barrio with barangay, the basic administrative unit of government and possessing an average population of 2,500 people.
A purok (district or zone) is a division within a barangay in the Philippines.