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Encyclopedia > Catbalogan, Samar
City of Catbalogan
Location
Map of Samar showing the location of Catbalogan City
Government
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Samar (capital)
District 2nd district of Samar
Barangays 57
Income class: 6th class city; Component City
Mayor Hon. Coefredo Tekwa Uy
Cityhood March 15, 2007
Physical characteristics
Area 274.22 km²
Population

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84,180
306.9/km²
Coordinates 11°47' N 124°53' E

Catbalogan City is a 1st class city in the province of Samar, Philippines. It is the capital city of Samar. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 84,180 people in 16,100 households. Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... A city (lungsod, sometimes siyudad, in Filipino) is a tier of local government in the Philippines. ... Map of the Philippines showing all the regions and their provinces. ... Samar, formerly Western Samar, is a province of the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Contents

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS

A. LOCATION


The capital town of Catbalogan is located in the Western Seacost of the Province of Samar. It is bounded on the north by the Municipalities of Tarangnan and San Jorge, on the east by the Municipality of Jiabong, and on the west by Maqueda Bay. The Philippine-Japan Highway traverses the town from Barangay San Vicente in the north through the poblacion to Barangay Lagundi in the south. It is about 800 kilometers south of Manila.


B. LAND AREA


The total land area of Catbalogan is 274.22 sq. km. Its town proper covers an area of 130 hectares.


There are fifty-seven (57) barangays in the entire municipality. Twenty-one (21) of which are situated in the poblacion, likewise, twenty-one (21) also in the coastal area and fifteen (15) barangays in the interior/upland area.


C. TOPOGRAPHY


The topography of Catbalogan is rough and its mountains are relatively high. Approximately 2% of the land area are plain and mostly found along the seacost while 43% are rolling hills and 55% is mountainous.


The coastline of Catbalogan is irregular with bays bordering the poblacion and other barangays. It has a total of ten (10) miles in length.


Barangays

Catbalogan City is politically subdivided into 57 barangays. A barangay (Tagalog: baranggay , pronounced as ba-rang-gai, gai as in guy), also known by its former name, the barrio, is the smallest local government unit in the Philippines and is the native Filipino term for a village, district or ward. ...

  • Albalate
  • Bagongon
  • Bangon
  • Basiao
  • Buluan
  • Bunuanan
  • Cabugawan
  • Cagudalo
  • Cagusipan
  • Cagutian
  • Cagutsan
  • Canhawan Gote
  • Canlapwas (Pob.)
  • Cawayan
  • Cinco
  • Darahuway Daco
  • Darahuway Guti
  • Estaka
  • Guinsorongan
  • Iguid
  • Lagundi
  • Libas
  • Lobo
  • Manguehay
  • Maulong
  • Mercedes
  • Mombon
  • New Mahayag
  • Old Mahayag
  • Palanyogon
  • Pangdan
  • Payao
  • Poblacion 1 (Barangay 1)
  • Poblacion 2 (Barangay 2)
  • Poblacion 3 (Barangay 3)
  • Poblacion 4 (Barangay 4)
  • Poblacion 5 (Barangay 5)
  • Poblacion 6 (Barangay 6)
  • Poblacion 7 (Barangay 7)
  • Poblacion 8 (Barangay 8)
  • Poblacion 9 (Barangay 9)
  • Poblacion 10 (Barangay 10-monsanto street)
  • Poblacion 11 (Barangay 11)
  • Poblacion 12 (Barangay 12)
  • Poblacion 13 (Barangay 13)
  • Muñoz (Poblacion 14)
  • Pupua
  • Guindaponan
  • Rama
  • San Andres
  • San Pablo
  • San Roque
  • San Vicente
  • Silanga
  • Totoringon
  • Ibol
  • Socorro

2000 Population

2000 POPULATION

Barangay

Total Population

Household Population

Number of Household

Albalate 291 291 57
Bangongon 1,091 1,091 208
Bangon 221 221 45
Basiao 658 658 123
Buluan 656 656 117
Bunuanan 2,969 2,969 570
Cabugawan 637 637 130
Cagudalo 207 207 45
Cagusipan 361 361 67
Cagutian 211 211 31
Cagutsan 1,238 1,238 230
Canhawan Gote 285 285 51
Canlapwas 9,108 9,108 1,721
Cawayan 189 189 39
Cinco 964 964 174
Darahuway Daco 543 543 112
Darahuway Gote 581 581 108
Estaka 963 963 183
Guindaponan 2,720 2,720 587
Guinsorongan 3,384 3,384 678
Ibol 459 459 90
Iguid 1,096 1,096 200
Lagundi 485 485 99
Libas 295 295 59
Lobo 197 197 39
Manguehay 159 159 28
Maulong 5,030 5,013 988
Mercedes 8,278 8,277 1,569
Mombon 789 789 144
New Mahayag 944 944 189
Old Mahayag 744 744 149
Palanyogon 228 228 43
Pangdan 2,452 2,452 472
Payao 1,072 1,072 206
Poblacion 1 1,264 1,264 236
Poblacion 2 929 803 148
Poblacion 3 3,179 3,124 598
Poblacion 4 1,438 1,428 231
Poblacion 5 581 541 105
Poblacion 6 1,619 1,619 297
Poblacion 7 1,342 1,342 247
Poblacion 8 1,153 1,153 224
Poblacion 9 1,924 1,941 339
Poblacion 10 1,860 1,860 364
Poblacion 11 1,127 1,127 215
Poblacion 12 1,040 1,040 192
Poblacion 13 3,340 3,340 636
Muñoz 1,852 1,852 357
Papua 1,023 1,023 214
Rama 1,359 1,359 265
San Andres 3,179 3,179 624
San Pablo 1,183 1,183 214
San Roque 1,042 1,042 195
San Vicente 713 712 141
Silanga 2,219 2,219 447
Socorro 1,075 1,075 208
Totoringon 216 216 52
TOTAL 84,180 83,929 16,100

External links

  • Philippine Standard Geographic Code
  • 2000 Philippine Census Information
  • Catbalogan LGU Website

Coordinates: 11°47′N 124°53′E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


 
 

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