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Basic information about Eastern_Visayas
Eastern Visayas (Filipino: Silangang Kabisayaan, Waray: Sinirangan Kabisay-an; Cebuano: Sidlakang Kabisay-an) is one of the 18 regions of the Philippines, designated as Region VIII. It is composed of three main islands, Samar, Leyte and Biliran. The region has six provinces, one independent city and one highly urbanized city namely, Biliran, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar, Eastern Samar, Southern Leyte, Ormoc and Tacloban. The highly urbanized city of Tacloban is the Eastern Visayas Regional Center (EVRC). These provinces and cities occupy the easternmost islands of the Visayas group of islands. Eastern Visayas directly faces the Pacific Ocean. The region is known for its famous landmark, the San Juanico Bridge which dubbed as the \Most Beautifully Designed and Longest Bridge in the Philippines\. As of 2010, it has a population of 4,101,322 people.
Cities, towns & villages in Eastern Visayas
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PangdanCommunity History The name of Brgy. Pangdan was coined after a plant commonly called “pandan” or pandan leaves (Pandanus amaryllifolius) which is widely used in cooking as a flavoring. The plant is rare in the wild, but is widely cultivated. It is an upright, green plant with fan-shaped sprays of long, narrow, blade-like leaves and woody aerial roots. Geological and Political Location Socio-Cultural Economy Educational System Pangdan National High School Location Historical Background The First Batch of secondary students graduated in S.Y. 2011-12 under the leadership of Mrs. Marissa L. Tan. Show Pangdanon the map
LeyteLeyte is a fourth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 37,505 people. Show Leyteon the map
BaybayBaybay, officially City of Baybay (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Baybay; Waray: Syudad han Baybay; Filipino: Lungsod ng Baybay) is a fourth income class component city located on the western coast of the province of Leyte, Philippines. It is bounded by Camotes Sea to the west, Albuera to the north, Inopacan to the south, Burauen, La Paz and MacArthur to the northeast, Javier to the east, and Abuyog and Mahaplag to the southeast. Show Baybayon the map
PambujanPambujan is a fourth class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. It is a coastal town with an area of 18,650 hectares. It is an ordinary town with notable qualities and resources. It boasts a 16th-century Roman Catholic church, a scenic island named Caohagan, baseball players who claimed their place in the international scene, young professionals and achievers, a socio-cultural activity held every first full moon of the year (known as Kadayaw Festival), and a sports arena which has been the venue for various municipal, provincial and regional sports gatherings. Show Pambujanon the map
CabucgayanCabucgayan is a municipality in the province of Biliran, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. Cabucgayan derived its name from the snail called \"bukgay.\" In the Waray-Waray language, to make a singular noun into a plural noun, the article \"ka\" is added before the word and the article \"an\" after the word. Kabukgayan, therefore, means a place where there are many snails. This municipality was created on September 29, 1949 when President Elpidio Quirino issued Executive Order no. 271. Show Cabucgayanon the map
CatbaloganCatbalogan, officially the City of Catbalogan or Catbalogan City, is the capital of Samar province, Philippines, with a population of ( ). It is Samar's main commercial, trading, educational, political and financial center. It is also an important and major seaport serving inter-island vessels. Catbalogan City's central geographical location in Eastern Visayas (Region 8) makes it ideal as the gateway to the region's three Samar provinces. The city is often referred to as \"The Gateway to Samar Region.\" Show Catbaloganon the map
Padre BurgosPadre Burgos is a fifth class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 10,525 people. Padre Burgos is named after the priest Padre Jose Burgos of the Gomburza priest martyrs. The town being surrounded by Sogod Bay in the East, Padre Burgos was once called \"Tamulayag\", a vernacular slang which means \"Let's go fishing\". Thus, the town's main livelihood is fishing. Padre Burgos is also known for its \"budbod\" (suman), a sticky rice which is very sweet. Show Padre Burgoson the map
TaclobanTacloban (English: /tækˈloʊbən/ tak-LOH-ban; Waray and Filipino: [tɐkˈloban]) is a highly urbanized city in the Philippines and the provincial capital of Leyte where it is geographically situated but governed administratively independent from it. It is 360 miles (580 km) southeast from Manila. According to the , it has a population of and is the most populous city in the Eastern Visayas region. In the election, it had registered voters. Show Taclobanon the map
HilongosHilongos is a second income class municipality in the Province of Leyte, Philippines. Hilongos shares its border with the Municipality of Hindang in the north, the Municipalities of Sogod (Southern Leyte) and Bontoc (Southern Leyte) in the east, the Municipality of Bato in the south and the Camotes Sea in the west. According to the , Hilongos has a population of . Hilongos is the biggest municipality in terms of income, population and area in the south-western part of Leyte, a string of five (5) equidistant and progressive municipalities namely, Inopacan, Hindang, Hilongos, Bato and Matalom comprises the south-western part of Leyte. Hilongos is the center for commerce, education, government and ecclesiastical offices, health facilities, rice production, sports, shipping, socio-cultural a Show Hilongoson the map
AbuyogAbuyog is a municipality in the province of Leyte in the Philippines, facing Leyte Gulf out into the Pacific Ocean. It is the largest town of the island of Leyte in terms of land area. It is bordered to the north by Javier, to the east by Mahaplag and Baybay City and to the south by Silago in Southern Leyte. People mostly from Samar migrated to Abuyog because of the many opportunities the immigrants got from its rich soil. The language of this town which acquired the name \"melting pot\" became Waray-Waray language from the Samar immigrants. Show Abuyogon the map
HinunanganHinunangan is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 29,976 a 5.21% growth compared to the 2010 census. Hinunangan is known as the \"Rice Granary of the Province\" for its vast plain land that is entirely planted with rice. Hinunangan has great potential for tourism because of its beautiful sand beaches and islands. The town is also a producer of rattan and wood-based furnitures, abaca handicrafts items, pineapple, vegetables, other forest products, and bamboo furnitures. It has a potential for mineral water and root crops processing and copper mining. Show Hinunanganon the map
SogodSogod (pronounced [ˈsuɡud]), officially the municipality of Sogod, is a second class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. The name of the municipality originated from the Cebuano word, sogod, meaning \"to start.\" Founded as a Catholic mission station by the Society of Jesus in 1601, Sogod became a regular municipality on June 10, 1853. According to the 2015 National Statistics Office (NSO) census, it has a population of 44,986 inhabitants. Lying within Sogod Bay, the town is the center of trade, commerce and industry. Show Sogodon the map
DagamiDagami is a third class municipality in the Province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census of population, the town has 31,490 inhabitants with a density of 188 persons per square kilometer. Waray-Waray is the language spoken by the residents called Dagamin-on. The town of Dagami is famous for its local delicacies called \"Binagol\" (made with sweetened mashed giant taro called talian and packed in half of a leaf-covered coconut shell), \"Moron\" (sweetened sticky rice stick with peanuts and chocolate) and \"Sagmani\". Show Dagamion the map
PinabacdaoPinabacdao, officially the Municipality of Pinabacdao (Waray: Bungtó han Pinabácdao; Cebuano: Lungsod sa Pinabacdao; Filipino: Bayan ng Pinabacdao) is a fourth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 18,252. Show Pinabacdaoon the map
GuiuanGuiuan (IPA: ['gi.wan]) is a first-class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. As of the , it had a population of people. Guiuan played a significant part in Philippine history. In the 16th century, when Ferdinand Magellan discovered the Philippines, it is believed that he first landed on the island of Homonhon. It is probably because of this that the majority of the population of the town are Catholics. The town's church, the Church of the Immaculate Conception, is one of the oldest in the country. Show Guiuanon the map
Calbayog CityCalbayog, officially the City of Calbayog (Waray: Syudad san Calbayog; Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Calbayog; Filipino: Lungsod ng Calbayog) and often referred to as Calbayog City, is a city in the province of Samar, Philippines. It lies along the coastal region of the province stretching about 60 miles (97 km) from the northern tip of the island and 180 miles (290 km) from southern boundaries. Show Calbayog Cityon the map
KananyaKananga or Kanaŋga is a first class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 48,027 people. Majority of Kananga's economic activity has historically been concentrated in agriculture. Some are engaged in commerce and trade since the town is geographically close to commercially progressive nearby city, Ormoc City and coastal town of Palompon, Leyte. The town's main crops are coconut (niyog) and rice (palay). Show Kananyaon the map
BarugoBarugo is a fourth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 30,092 people. Residents of the town of Barugo are traditionally referred to as Barugonon but often incorrectly referred to as Barugueños. Show Barugoon the map
BabatngonBabatngon is a third class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 27,797 people. Babatngon is located in the northern part of the island of Leyte, along the shore of Carigara Bay. It is situated on a small plain set in a semicircle of mountain ranges and nestles in the northern mouth of the San Juanico Strait, which separates Samar from Leyte. Boats coming in or going out of Tacloban City have to pass by it through the pilot station of Canaway, one of the islets along the strait. It is 33 kilometres (21 mi) north-west of Tacloban City and about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north of the town of San Miguel. Small coconut covered islets fringe its coast along San Juanico Strait, the most important of which are Rizal, Magsaigad, Tabig Show Babatngonon the map
San JoseSan Jose is a fifth class municipality in the Province of Northern Samar, Philippines. It is located at the north central part of the province, about 19 kilometres (12 mi) west of Catarman, the provincial capital, and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) east of Allen, where the ferry terminal is which connects the islands of Luzon, Samar, Leyte, and Mindanao via the Pan-Philippine Highway (formerly the Maharlika Highway). It is approximately 150 kilometres (93 mi) north-north-east of Tacloban City, the Regional Center of the Eastern Visayas. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 16,079 people. Show San Joseon the map
TanauanTanauan is one of the oldest towns in the Province of Leyte, Philippines dating back to the year 1710. It is a second class municipality composed of fifty-four (54) barangays. According to the , it has a population of people. The town has been baptized the title of “Cradle of the Intellectuals” or \"Bungto Han Kamag-araman\" since the Spanish colonial period. Tanauan is approximately eighteen (18) kilometers south of Tacloban City which is the Capital of the Eastern Visayas Region. It is bounded on the north by the Municipality of Palo, on the south by the Municipality of Tolosa, on the west by the Municipalities of Dagami and Tabon-Tabon, and on the east by San Pedro Bay.The town was heavily damaged by Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda) in November 2013. Show Tanauanon the map
DulagDulag is a third class municipality in the province of Leyte in Eastern Visayas (Region VIII) in the Philippines. This coastal town covering 11,007 hectares of land is home to 47,757 residents according to the 2010 census. It lies 36 kilometres (22 mi) south of the concurrent regional center of Eastern Visayas and the administrative capital of provincial government of Leyte, Tacloban. Popularly known as the \"Liberation Town\", Dulag survived and has risen from the ruins of the Second World War and at present time, a thriving coastal town fronting Leyte Gulf. Show Dulagon the map
OrmocOrmoc, officially the City of Ormoc (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Ormoc; Filipino: Lungsod ng Ormoc) or simply referred to as Ormoc City is an independent component city in the province of Leyte in the region of Eastern Visayas of the Philippines. According to the , it has a population of inhabitants, making it the second most-populous city in the province after the provincial capital, Tacloban City. Ormoc is the economic, cultural, commercial and transportation hub of western Leyte. The city's name is derived from ogmok, an archaic Visayan term for \"lowland\" or \"depressed plain\". Show Ormocon the map
AlangalangAlangalang is a second class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. It is a landlocked province with an area of 151 km². It is bounded on the north by Barugo and San Miguel, on the south by Pastrana, on the north-east by Tacloban City, on the east by Santa Fe and on the west by Jaro. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 55,235 people. Show Alangalangon the map
TarangnanTarangnan is a fourth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 24,146 people. Tarangnan is situated on the western coast of Samar Island, to the south-east of the ancient town of Bangahon (now Gandara) and to the north of Samar's capital Catbalogan. Tarangnan is found near the former ancient pueblo Tinago, the first town to be Christianized and was made a center or cabecera. Show Tarangnanon the map
CapulCapul is a fifth class island municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 12,659 people. Prior to its founding as a town, Capul Island itself with its lighthouse built on the island, served as a guidepost for the Acapulco-Manila galleon trade vessels passing through the treacherous waters of San Bernardino Strait. It also served as the capital of Samar from 1848 to 1852. The name Capul came from the word Acapulco, an old trading post in Mexico. Show Capulon the map
AllenAllen is a fourth class municipality located in the north western tip of the province of Northern Samar, the northern province among the three provinces comprising Samar Island. The island of Samar is located in the central eastern portion of the Philippines, in the group of central islands known as the Visayas. According to the 2015 census, Allen has a population of 25,469. The town borders the municipality of Victoria to the south, the municipality of Lavezares to the east, and the strategic San Bernardino Strait both to the north and west. Show Allenon the map
BontocBontoc is a fourth class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 28,079 people. The town is home to the Bontoc Campus of the Southern Leyte State University, which offers agricultural and industrial courses. Show Bontocon the map
San JorgeSan Jorge is a fourth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 Philippine census, it has a population of 17,184 people. The town is famous for its Blanca Aurora Falls near Barangay Blanca Aurora along the Blanca Aurora river. On December 6, 1978, Pagsanghan and San Jorge were created as a new municipalities out of Gandara. An inauguration is held every 10 October since 1979. Show San Jorgeon the map
BiliranBiliran (Filipino: Lalawigan ng Biliran; Cebuano: Lalawigan sa Biliran; Waray-Waray: Probinsya han Biliran) is an island province in the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region (Region VIII). Biliran is one of the country's smallest and newest provinces. Formerly a sub-province of Leyte, it became an independent province in 1992. Biliran lies less than a kilometer north of the island of Leyte. A bridge-causeway fixed link over Poro Island connects the province to Leyte. Its capital is the municipality of Naval on the western coast of the island. Show Biliranon the map
CatarmanCatarman is a first class municipality and the capital of Northern Samar, Philippines. It is the largest town in terms of land area and population in the province. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 94,037, making it the most populous municipality in Eastern Visayas. It is the commercial, educational, financial, political and government center of the province. It lies on the northern part of Samar Island, bounded to the east by Mondragon, to the west by Bobon, to the south by Lope de Vega, and to the north by the Philippine Sea. Show Catarmanon the map
MaasinMaasin, officially the City of Maasin or simply Maasin City, is the capital city of Southern Leyte, Philippines. A fourth class city with 70 barangays, it is located on the western part of the province with land area of 21,171 hectares (52,310 acres). According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 85,560. Maasin City is the commercial and religious center of Southern Leyte and the south-western part of Leyte Island. On August 10, 2000, Maasin was converted into a city. The Diocese of Maasin was founded on August 14, 1968. Show Maasinon the map
BiriBiri is a fifth class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 10,987 people. The municipality is facing Pacific Ocean to the east and San Bernardino Strait to the west. It consists of several islands off the northern coast of Samar Island, the largest of which is Biri Island. Other larger islands are Talisay, Magasang, and Cagnipa. Biri Island is notable for a large number of unusual rock formations along the northern shore, facing the Philippine Sea. It is included in the marine protected area known as Biri Larosa Protected Landscape and Seascape. Show Birion the map
BoronganBorongan, pronounced bo-róng-gan, officially the City of Borongan (Waray: Siyudad han Borongan; Filipino: Lungsod ng Borongan), is a component city and the provincial capital of the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. Its cityhood was settled by the Supreme Court of the Philippines when it decided with finality on April 12, 2007, the constitutionality of its city charter, Republic Act 9394, which conferred upon and elevated the status of the municipality of Borongan into a component city of the province of Eastern Samar. Show Boronganon the map
PaloPalo is a third class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 70,052 people. The municipality is the seat of most government departments, bureaus and regional offices of Region VIII, although some are situated at the neighboring city of Tacloban. The town is also home to the offices of the ecclesiastical government of the Archdiocese of Palo; the archbishop's residence; as well as the secondary, tertiary and theology seminaries of the archdiocese. Show Paloon the map
Santo NiñoSanto Niño is a fifth-class island-municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. The town consists of the northern island of Camandag and the larger Santo Niño Island about 3.1 kilometers (1.9 mi) to the south. In between those two islands is the smaller Pilar Island. The municipality's poblacion (town center) is located in Santo Niño Island. According to the 2010 census, the Municipality of Santo Niño has a population of 13,504 people with a total area of 29.53 square kilometers (11.40 sq mi). Show Santo Niñoon the map
LibagonLibagon is a fifth class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 14,352 people. It is the home the province's frontier mountain, Mount Patag Daku. Libagon celebrates its town fiesta every 8th day of December, the feast of Immaculate Concepcion. Another fiesta that is celebrated by the Libagonians is the feast of the Virgin of Mount Carmel every July 16. The people's main sources of income are copra, abaca, farming, and fishing. Show Libagonon the map
BaseyBasey is a first-class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census of the National Statistics Office, it has a population of 55,480. Basay is said to be the Leyte's capital during the American period. It is currently the record holder in the Guinness Book of World Records for the world's longest mat or banig. On 8 November 2013, Basey was one of the places heavily devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan, leaving more than 200 people dead. Show Baseyon the map
LiloanLiloan is a fourth class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. Liloan's town center is located at the northern part of Panaon Island which is connected to the mainland of Leyte by a bridge (Wawa Bridge). According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 22,817 people. \"Liloan\" is derived from the local term lilo, meaning \"whirlpool\". Whirlpools can be seen at Panaon Strait, the navigable narrow waterway between the mainland of Leyte and Panaon island. Show Liloanon the map
CarigaraCarigara is a second class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 51,345 people. It is a town in northern Leyte located right on the shore of Carigara Bay, and surrounded by wide rice fields fanning out towards the mountains in the distance. Show Carigaraon the map
San SebastianSan Sebastian is a sixth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 7,708 people. San Sebastian was absorbed into the town of Wright (Paranas) during the American occupation. In 1950, the neighborhoods of San Sebastian, Jitaasan, Dolores, Camanjagay, Bontod, Campidasa, Campiyak, Maslog, Balogo, Maropangpang, Binongtoan, and Bolwan were combined and re-established as a single town. Show San Sebastianon the map
LlorenteLlorente is a third class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. Show Llorenteon the map
IsabelIsabel is a first income class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of . It is bounded to the east by the municipality of Merida and to the north by the municipality of Palompon. Nearest landfall south is Ponson Island (Camotes) at about 7.2 kilometres (4.5 mi; 3.9 nmi). Nearest landfall west is coastal Tabogon, Cebu at about 50 kilometres (31 mi; 27 nmi). Show Isabelon the map
LimasawaLimasawa is a sixth class municipality and an island of the same name in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 5,835 inhabitants, making it the smallest municipality in the province, both in population and area. It lies south of Leyte, in the Mindanao or Bohol Sea. The island, also known as Sarangani Island, is about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) long from north to south. This is most famous for the first mass in the Philippines officiated on Easter Sunday of March 31, 1521 by Father Pedro de Valderrama under the fleet of Ferdinand Magellan. Show Limasawaon the map
GandaraGandæra is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 Philippine Census, it has a population of 34,434. The town was formerly named Bangahon, but its population was resettled to its current location on September 29, 1902. After settling in its new location, the name Gandæra was given to it in commemoration of the former Governor General José de la Gándara y Navarro. Show Gandaraon the map
LavezaresLavezares is a fourth class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. It is bounded on the west by the municipality of Allen, on the north-west by San Bernardino Strait, on the south and south-west by the municipality of Victoria, on the east by the municipality of Rosario and on the north by the municipality of Biri. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 27,464 people. Show Lavezareson the map
TaftTaft is a fourth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. It is bounded on the north by the town of Can-avid and on the south-southeast by the town of Sulat. Show Tafton the map
HindangHindang is a fifth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. In the north, it borders with the town of Inopacan while it borders with the town of Hilongos in the south. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 20,179 people. Himokilan and Digyo Islands, part of the Cuatro Islas, are within the administrative jurisdiction of the municipality of Hindang. Show Hindangon the map
MercedesMercedes is a fourth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. Act No. 960 of the Philippine Commission incorporated the town of Mercedes comprising the barrios of Busay, Anoron, Sungan, Bobon, Banoyo and Boyayawon into Guiuan. In 1948, Republic Act No. 262 recreated the town. Show Mercedeson the map
General MacArthurGeneral MacArthur is a fifth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. The town was created from the barrios of Pambujan Sur, Calutan, San Isidro, Vigan, Binalay, Camcueves, Domrog and Pingan of the town of Hernani by virtue of Republic Act No. 193, enacted on June 22, 1947. Show General MacArthuron the map
MayorgaMayorga is a fifth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 14,694 people. The town was created in 1954 from the barrios of Mayorga, Andres Bonifacio, Talisay, San Roque, Burgos, Liberty, Union, Ormocay, Wilson, and the southern portion of barrio of Cogon Bingcay which were then a part of Dulag. Show Mayorgaon the map
DoloresDolores is a third class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. Dolores is a coastal town bounded on the east by the Pacific Ocean in the Eastern Visayas region of the Philippines. It has many beaches and small islands. Most of the populace speak and understand English. Show Doloreson the map
San AntonioSan Antonio is a municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. Its territory is contiguous with Dalupiri Island, just off the western coast of Samar Island at the south end of the San Bernardino Strait. The island's white beaches are considered an \"undisturbed paradise\" and future \"premier tourist destination\" in the Eastern Visayas region. Show San Antonioon the map
InopacanInopacan is a fourth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. In the south, it borders with the town of Hindang and Camotes Sea in the west. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 19,904 people. Apid and Mahaba Islands, part of the Cuatro Islas, are within the administrative jurisdiction of the municipality of Inopacan. Show Inopacanon the map
LapinigLapinig is a fifth class municipality in Northern Samar, a province in Eastern Visayas region in the Philippines. It is Northern Samar's boundary municipality with Eastern Samar on its coastal side in the Pacific. To the south, it is bounded by Arteche, to the west by Jipapad, to the northeast by the Pacific Ocean, and in the northwest by Gamay. Show Lapinigon the map
JiabongJiabong is a fifth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 17,075 people. Jiabong was created in 1948 from the barrios of Jiabong, Jia-an, Malino, San Fernando, Casapa, Camorubo-an, Lulugayan, Macabitas Paglayogan, Dogongan, Bayog, and Malobago, formerly part of Catbalogan. Show Jiabongon the map
BatoBato is a fourth income class municipality in the Province of Leyte, Philippines. It borders with the municipality of Matalom in the south, Hilongos in the north, and Bontoc to the east. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 35,610 people. Bato, together with Hilongos, is also a center of commerce, trade and education. Show Batoon the map
Lope de VegaLope De Vega is a fourth class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 13,542. The town is bordered in the north by Catarman and Mondragon in the east and the province of Samar in the south. It is named after medieval Spanish playwright and poet Lope de Vega. Show Lope de Vegaon the map
TabangoTabango is a fourth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 31,932 people. Tabango, with annual income of P 34 million, has 13 barangays (villages), with 26 elementary schools, 4 high schools and one satellite school, the Palompon Institute of Technology. Show Tabangoon the map
MaydolongMaydolong is a fourth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. Show Maydolongon the map
BurauenBurauen is a first class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 52,732 people. It is located in the central part of Leyte Island, bounded to the north by Dagami and Tabon-tabon, on the east by Julita, south by Lapaz and on the west by Albuera and Ormoc. Show Burauenon the map
TalaloraTalalora is a sixth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 7,983 people. Talalora was created from the barrios of Mallorga, Tulac, Talalora, Tatabonan, Navatas, and Navatas Guti of the town of Villareal, by virtue of Republic Act No. 192. Show Talaloraon the map
San JuanSan Juan is a fifth class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. It was formerly known as Cabali-an. According to the 2010 National census, it has a total population of 14,073 people. The Kabalian language, a Visayan language distinct from Waray-Waray and Cebuano, is spoken in San Juan. Show San Juanon the map
BalangigaBalangiga is a fourth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. As of the , it had a population of people. Balangiga is the site of the Balangiga massacre in 1901, which remains one of the longest-running and most controversial issues of the War. Show Balangigaon the map
ArtecheArteche is a third class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. In the southeast, it is bounded by Oras, to the south by San Policarpo. To the north, it is bounded by Pacific Ocean and in the north-west by Lapinig. According to the , it has a population of people. Show Artecheon the map
Saint BernardSaint Bernard is a fourth class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 25,169 people in 30 barangays. It is situated on the Pacific coast and the first town form the mountain road from the eastern side of Sogod Bay. Show Saint Bernardon the map
Silvino LobosSilvino Lobos is a fourth class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 14,303 people. Silvino Lobos is a former barrio of the town of Pambujan. Its former name is Barrio Suba until it became a town in 1965. Show Silvino Loboson the map
HernaniHernani is a fifth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. It was formerly called Nag-as, after the name of the river flowing southeast of the town center. Show Hernanion the map
LaoangLaoang is a second income class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 61,359 people. It is the economic, educational, socio-cultural and government center of the 2nd congressional district of the province. Show Laoangon the map
MatuguinaoMatuguinao is a fifth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 6,746 people. Matuguinao were named as a municipal district of Gandara in the year 1948 to 1960 and were converted into a municipality in 1965. Show Matuguinaoon the map
San PolicarpoSan Policarpo is a fifth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. In the north-west, it is bounded by Arteche, in the north-east by the vast Pacific Ocean and in the south by Oras. According to the , it has a population of people. Show San Policarpoon the map
San IsidroSan Isidro is a fourth class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. It is Northern Samar's border town with the province of Samar to the south. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 26,650. The town borders with Victoria to the north. Show San Isidroon the map
San Jose de BuanSan Jose de Buan is a fourth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 6,563. San Jose de Buan was a municipal district of Gandara from 1948 to 1960, and was converted into a municipality in 1969. Show San Jose de Buanon the map
Santa MargaritaSanta Margarita (Waray: Bungto san Magsohong) is a fourth-class municipality in Samar province, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 26,348 people. It is bounded to the north by the city of Calbayog and to the south by Gandara. Show Santa Margaritaon the map
GamayGamay is a municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. In the east, it is bounded by the Pacific Ocean, in the south by Lapinig, in the north-west by Mapanas and Catubig. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 22,425 people. Show Gamayon the map
TabontabonTabontabon is a fifth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 11,204 people. In 1957, the barrios of Capahu-an and Guingawan were transferred from the town of Dagami to Tabontabon. Show Tabontabonon the map
San RoqueSan Roque is a fourth class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. It has a population of 26,323 people as of the 2010 census. San Roque was originally a part of Pambujan. San Roque is the Spanish language name for Saint Roch. Show San Roqueon the map
HinabanganHinabangan is a fourth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 12,651. Hinabangan was formed in 1948 from the former municipal districts of Concord and Hinabangan. Show Hinabanganon the map
VictoriaVictoria is a fifth class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 13,920. Victoria borders with the town of Allen in the north and San Isidro in the southwest. Show Victoriaon the map
MarabutMarabut is a fifth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 15,115 people. Its coast stretches more than twenty kilometers along the San Pedro Bay and Leyte Gulf. Show Marabuton the map
Santa RitaSanta Rita is a fourth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 38,082 people. Santa Rita is connected to Tacloban and Leyte Island by the San Juanico Bridge. Show Santa Ritaon the map
MaripipiMaripipi is a fifth class municipality and an island in the province of Biliran, Philippines. It is the smallest and least populous municipality in the province. According to the , it has a population of people. Show Maripipion the map
RosarioRosario is a fifth class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 10,214 people. The town is bordered in the west by Lavezares and Victoria to the south. Its coastal area is protected as part of the Biri Larosa Protected Landscape and Seascape. Show Rosarioon the map
GiporlosGiporlos is a fifth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. Formerly Giporlos was a barangay part of Municipality of Balangiga. Show Giporloson the map
BobonBobon is a fourth class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 23,668 people. The town borders with Catarman in the east and San Jose in the west. Show Bobonon the map
TungaTunga is a sixth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 7,584 people. It is the smallest municipality in Leyte, both in population and area. Show Tungaon the map
TolosaTolosa is a fifth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 20,978 people. Tolosa is located 24 kilometres (15 mi) south of Tacloban City. Show Tolosaon the map
SilagoSilago is a fourth class coastal municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. It was a barrio of Hinunangan until Executive Order No. 326 dated May 17, 1951 separated it from the mother town. The town has an ebony beach with unique black sand. In 2010 census, it has a population of 12,310, a 10% increase from the 2007 census of 11,163 people. Show Silagoon the map
PalapagPalapag is a municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. It is located in the northernmost part of Samar Island. As of the 2015 census, it has a population of 34,286 people. Show Palapagon the map
TubabaoTubabao is an island off the southeastern point of Samar Island. It is one of the islands comprising the town of Guiuan in the province of Eastern Samar, in east central Philippines. Show Tubabaoon the map
MatalomMatalom is a third class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. It borders with Bato in the north. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 31,097 people. Show Matalomon the map
San FranciscoSan Francisco is a fifth class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 12,528 people. Show San Franciscoon the map
VillarealVillareal is a fourth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 Philippine census, it has a population of 26,221 people. Show Villarealon the map
San RicardoSan Ricardo is a fifth class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 10,078 people. Show San Ricardoon the map
ZumarragaZumarraga is a fifth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 Philippine census, it has a population of 16,936 people. Show Zumarragaon the map
Tomas OppusTomas Oppus is a fifth class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census it has a population of 15,807 people. Show Tomas Oppuson the map
QuinapundanQuinapondan is a fifth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. Show Quinapundanon the map
Las NavasLas Navas is a fourth class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 36,539 people. Show Las Navason the map
HinundayanHinundayan is a fifth class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 11,610 people. Show Hinundayanon the map
BalangkayanBalangkayan is a fifth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. Show Balangkayanon the map
MacrohonMacrohon is a fourth class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 25,386 people. Show Macrohonon the map
MondragonMondragon is a third class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 38,726 people. Show Mondragonon the map
MalitbogMalitbog is a fourth class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 22,009 people. Show Malitbogon the map
San JulianSan Julian is a fifth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. Show San Julianon the map
Can-AvidCan-avid is a fourth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. Show Can-Avidon the map
AnahawanAnahawan is a fifth class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 7,942 people. Show Anahawanon the map
CatubigCatubig is a third class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 31,723 people. Show Catubigon the map
MapanasMapanas is a fifth class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 12,423 people. Show Mapanason the map
PintuyanPintuyan is a fifth class municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 9,261 people. Show Pintuyanon the map
SalcedoSalcedo is a fifth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. Show Salcedoon the map
OrasOras is a fourth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. Show Orason the map
MaslogMaslog is a fifth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. Show Maslogon the map
San IsidroSan Isidro is a fourth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 28,554 people. Show San Isidroon the map
San MiguelSan Miguel is a fourth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 17,561 people. Show San Miguelon the map
PagsanghanPagsanghan is a fifth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 8,024 people. Show Pagsanghanon the map
Tagapul-anTagapul-an is a fifth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 8,473 people.It is the farthest municipality from the province's mainland. Show Tagapul-anon the map
PalomponPalompon is a second class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 54,163 people. Show Palomponon the map
AlmeriaAlmeria is a fifth class municipality in the province of Biliran, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. Show Almeriaon the map
CapoocanCapoocan is a fourth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 29,834 people. Show Capoocanon the map
MahaplagMahaplag is a fourth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. In 2010, it had a population of 26,599 people. Show Mahaplagon the map
MacArthurMacArthur is a fifth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 18,724 people. Show MacArthuron the map
CalubianCalubian is a fourth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 29,619 people. Show Calubianon the map
CulabaCulaba is a fifth class municipality in the province of Biliran, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. Show Culabaon the map
MotiongMotiong is a fourth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 14,829 people. Show Motiongon the map
PastranaPastrana is a fifth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 16,649 people. Show Pastranaon the map
Santa FeSanta Fe is a fifth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 17,427 people. Show Santa Feon the map
AlmagroAlmagro is a fifth class island municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 11,024. Show Almagroon the map
AlbueraAlbuera is a third class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 40,553 people. Show Albueraon the map
SulatSulat is a fourth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. Show Sulaton the map
VillabaVillaba is a third class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 38,819 people. Show Villabaon the map
La PazLa Paz is a fifth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 19,133 people. Show La Pazon the map
MeridaMerida is a fifth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 27,224 people. Show Meridaon the map
JulitaJulita is a fifth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 13,307 people.Notes HomeAll NotesAbout Municipality of Julita, Leyte, PhilippinesThis municipality, which is 47 Kilometer away from Tacloban, the capital city of Eastern Visayas is more than 53.3 square kilometer or 5, 330 hectares. This small town is locked between two big municipalities of Dulag and Burauen. Hinulatan (waiting place) was the old name of Julita under the municipality of Burauen . On October 10, 1949 the Municipality of Julita was created through the presidential executive order 278 under President Elpidio Quirino.Since then, Julita gradually developed into a full pledge municipality. Soon, small business men from the neighboring towns came to do Show Julitaon the map
JaroJaro is a third-class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 39,577 people. Show Jaroon the map
CalbigaCalbiga is a fourth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 21,434. Show Calbigaon the map
CaibiranCaibiran is a municipality in the province of Biliran, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people. Show Caibiranon the map
DaramDaram, officially known as the Municipality of Daram (ISO: PH-WSA; PSGC: 086006000), is a third class rural municipality in the province of Samar (Western Samar), Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 42,879. Show Daramon the map
States, regions, administrative units in Eastern Visayas
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City of CatbaloganCatbalogan, officially the City of Catbalogan or Catbalogan City, is the capital of Samar province, Philippines, with a population of ( ). It is Samar's main commercial, trading, educational, political and financial center. It is also an important and major seaport serving inter-island vessels. Catbalogan City's central geographical location in Eastern Visayas (Region 8) makes it ideal as the gateway to the region's three Samar provinces. The city is often referred to as \"The Gateway to Samar Region.\"Show on map
Tacloban CityTacloban (English: /tækˈloʊbən/ tak-LOH-ban; Waray and Filipino: [tɐkˈloban]) is a highly urbanized city in the Philippines and the provincial capital of Leyte where it is geographically situated but governed administratively independent from it. It is 360 miles (580 km) southeast from Manila. According to the , it has a population of and is the most populous city in the Eastern Visayas region. In the election, it had registered voters.Show on map
Province of LeyteLeyte /ˈleɪtɛ/ is an island in the Visayas group of the Philippines. Politically, the island is divided into two provinces: (Northern) Leyte and Southern Leyte. Territorially, Southern Leyte includes the island of Panaon to its south. To the north of Leyte is the island province of Biliran, a former sub-province of Leyte. Leyte today is notable for the geothermal electric power plants near Ormoc.Show on map
Province of Southern LeyteSouthern Leyte (Cebuano: Habagatang Leyte, Filipino: Timog Leyte) is a province in the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region. Its capital is the city of Maasin. Southern Leyte was a sub-province of Leyte until it was made into an independent province. Southern Leyte includes Limasawa, an island to the south where the first Roman Catholic Mass was held and considered to be the birthplace of Roman Catholicism in the Philippines. The province ranks as the second least populated in the region. According to the , the province has a population of .Show on map
Province of SamarSamar (/ˈsɑːmɑːr/ SAH-mar) is an island in the Visayas, within central Philippines and the third largest island in the country. The island is divided into three provinces: Samar province (the western two-fifths of the island of Samar), Northern Samar province, and Eastern Samar province. These three provinces, along with the provinces on the nearby islands of Leyte and Biliran are part of the Eastern Visayas region.Show on map
Calbayog CityCalbayog, officially the City of Calbayog (Waray: Syudad san Calbayog; Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Calbayog; Filipino: Lungsod ng Calbayog) and often referred to as Calbayog City, is a city in the province of Samar, Philippines. It lies along the coastal region of the province stretching about 60 miles (97 km) from the northern tip of the island and 180 miles (290 km) from southern boundaries.Show on map
Eastern VisayasEastern Visayas (Filipino: Silangang Kabisayaan, Waray: Sinirangan Kabisay-an; Cebuano: Sidlakang Kabisay-an) is an administrative region in the Philippines, designated as Region VIII. It consists of three main islands, Samar, Leyte and Biliran. The region has six provinces, one independent city and one highly urbanized city namely, Biliran, Leyte, Northern Samar, Samar, Eastern Samar, Southern Leyte, Ormoc and Tacloban. The highly urbanized city of Tacloban is the Eastern Visayas Regional Center (EVRC). These provinces and cities occupy the easternmost islands of the Visayas group of islands.Show on map
BabatñgonBabatngon is a third class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 27,797 people. Babatngon is located in the northern part of the island of Leyte, along the shore of Carigara Bay. It is situated on a small plain set in a semicircle of mountain ranges and nestles in the northern mouth of the San Juanico Strait, which separates Samar from Leyte. Boats coming in or going out of Tacloban City have to pass by it through the pilot station of Canaway, one of the islets along the strait. It is 33 kilometres (21 mi) north-west of Tacloban City and about 10 kilometres (6.2 mi) north of the town of San Miguel. Small coconut covered islets fringe its coast along San Juanico Strait, the most important of which are Rizal, Magsaigad, TabigShow on map
Ormoc CityOrmoc, officially the City of Ormoc (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Ormoc; Filipino: Lungsod ng Ormoc) or simply referred to as Ormoc City is an independent component city in the province of Leyte in the region of Eastern Visayas of the Philippines. According to the , it has a population of inhabitants, making it the second most-populous city in the province after the provincial capital, Tacloban City. Ormoc is the economic, cultural, commercial and transportation hub of western Leyte. The city's name is derived from ogmok, an archaic Visayan term for \"lowland\" or \"depressed plain\".Show on map
BiliranBiliran (Filipino: Lalawigan ng Biliran; Cebuano: Lalawigan sa Biliran; Waray-Waray: Probinsya han Biliran) is an island province in the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region (Region VIII). Biliran is one of the country's smallest and newest provinces. Formerly a sub-province of Leyte, it became an independent province in 1992. Biliran lies less than a kilometer north of the island of Leyte. A bridge-causeway fixed link over Poro Island connects the province to Leyte. Its capital is the municipality of Naval on the western coast of the island.Show on map
City of MaasinMaasin, officially the City of Maasin or simply Maasin City, is the capital city of Southern Leyte, Philippines. A fourth class city with 70 barangays, it is located on the western part of the province with land area of 21,171 hectares (52,310 acres). According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 85,560. Maasin City is the commercial and religious center of Southern Leyte and the south-western part of Leyte Island. On August 10, 2000, Maasin was converted into a city. The Diocese of Maasin was founded on August 14, 1968.Show on map
City of BoronganBorongan, pronounced bo-róng-gan, officially the City of Borongan (Waray: Siyudad han Borongan; Filipino: Lungsod ng Borongan), is a component city and the provincial capital of the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. Its cityhood was settled by the Supreme Court of the Philippines when it decided with finality on April 12, 2007, the constitutionality of its city charter, Republic Act 9394, which conferred upon and elevated the status of the municipality of Borongan into a component city of the province of Eastern Samar.Show on map
BaseyBasey is a first-class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census of the National Statistics Office, it has a population of 55,480. Basay is said to be the Leyte's capital during the American period. It is currently the record holder in the Guinness Book of World Records for the world's longest mat or banig. On 8 November 2013, Basey was one of the places heavily devastated by Super Typhoon Haiyan, leaving more than 200 people dead.Show on map
Province of Eastern SamarEastern Samar (Waray-Waray: Sidlangan nga Samar; Tagalog: Silangang Samar) is a province in the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region. Its capital is the city of Borongan. Eastern Samar occupies the eastern portion of the island of Samar. Bordering the province to the north is the province of Northern Samar and to the west is Samar province. To the east lies the Philippine Sea, part of the vast Pacific Ocean, while to the south lies the Leyte Gulf.Show on map
JavierJavier is a fourth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines, and a rural town approximately 73 kilometres (45 mi) south of Tacloban City. It is located between the boundaries of Baybay on the west side and MacArthur and Abuyog towns, along the Leyte Gulf. It has a very narrow coastlines and coastal plains facing the Pacific. As of the 2010 census, this municipality has a population of 23,878.Show on map
Province of Northern SamarNorthern Samar (Filipino: Hilagang Samar) is a province in the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region. Its capital is Catarman and is located at the northern portion of the island of Samar. Bordering the province to the south are the provinces of Samar and Eastern Samar. To the northwest, across the San Bernardino Strait is Sorsogon; to the east is the Philippine Sea and to the west is Samar Sea.Show on map
NavalNaval is a second class municipality in the province of Biliran, Philippines. It is the capital municipality of Biliran. According to the , it has a population of people. The territory of Naval comprises a total land area of 10,824 hectares (26,750 acres), which is 19.27% or 1/5 of the total land area of Biliran, making it the largest municipality in the province.Show on map
Matag-obMatag-ob is a fourth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 17,089 people. In 1957 the barrios of Santo Rosario, Santa Rosa, Balagtas, San Vicente and Mabini were separated from the municipality of Palompon and constituted into Matag-ob.Show on map
Santa RitaSanta Rita is a fourth class municipality in the province of Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 38,082 people. Santa Rita is connected to Tacloban and Leyte Island by the San Juanico Bridge.Show on map
TolosaTolosa is a fifth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 20,978 people. Tolosa is located 24 kilometres (15 mi) south of Tacloban City.Show on map
JipapadJipapad is a fifth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people.Show on map
San MiguelSan Miguel is a fourth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 17,561 people.Show on map
BiliranBiliran is a fifth class municipality in the province of Biliran, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people.Show on map
KawayanKawayan is a municipality in the province of Biliran, Philippines. According to the , it has a population of people.Show on map
San JuanCabalian Volcano is an active volcano located in the province of Southern Leyte (Region VIII) in the Philippines.Show on map
Different buildings in Eastern Visayas
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GuiuanGuiuan Airport (Filipino: Paliparan ng Guiuan, Waray-Waray: Luparan han Guiuan) (ICAO: RPVG) is an airport located in the municipality of Guiuan, in the province of Eastern Samar in the Philippines. It is classified as a feeder airport by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines, an attached agency of the Department of Transportation and Communications that is responsible for the operations all airports in the Philippines, except the major international airports.Show on map
Catarman AirfieldCatarman National Airport (Filipino: Paliparang Pambansa ng Catarman, Waray-Waray: Nasudnon nga Luparan san Catarman) (IATA: CRM, ICAO: RPVF), otherwise known as Catarman Airport, is an airport serving the general area of Catarman, located in the province of Northern Samar in the Philippines. The airport is classified as a Class 2 principal (minor domestic) airport by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines, a body of the Department of Transportation and Communications that is responsible for the operations of not only this airport but also of all other airports in the Philippines except the major international airports.Show on map
Capul LighthouseCapul Island Lighthouse is a lighthouse on Titoog Point in San Luis on the northern tip of Capul Island, Northern Samar in the Philippines. It marks the western entrance to the San Bernardino Strait coming in from Ticao Pass. Construction on the lighthouse was started on October 1893 and it was first lit on December 1896 while the station was still partially complete. Work was suspended a month before on November 1896 on the onset of the Philippine Revolution.Show on map
CalbayogCalbayog Airport (Filipino: Paliparan ng Calbayog, Waray-Waray: Luparan san Calbayog) (IATA: CYP, ICAO: RPVC) is an airport serving the general area of Calbayog, located in the province of Samar in the Philippines. The airport is classified as a Class 2 principal (minor domestic) airport by the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines, a body of the Department of Transportation and Communications that is responsible for the operations of not only this airport but also of all other airports in the Philippines except the major international airports.Show on map
Lakes, rivers, streams and other bodies of water in Eastern Visayas
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San Pedro BaySan Pedro Bay is a bay in the Philippines, at the northwest end of Leyte Gulf, about 15 km east-west and 20 km north-south. The bay is bounded by two islands; on the north and east by Samar, and on the east by Leyte. It is connected by San Juanico Strait to Carigara Bay of the Samar Sea. The largest city on the bay is Tacloban City, the capital of Leyte province.Show on map
Mountains, roads, land forms, forests and other objects in Eastern Visayas
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Suluan IslandSuluan is a small island barangay in the Philippines, in the province of Eastern Samar. It lies east of Leyte Gulf, near Homonhon Island and Calicoan Island in the municipality of Guiuan. The island was the first site of anchorage for Ferdinand Magellan's Spanish armada. The name of Suluan Island is derived from the word sulo, the Waray-waray word for \"torch\" which the locals would have used during fishing at night. Suluan therefore, means torch-bearing people in reference to the local fishermen. From afar, prior to landing, the Spanish armada would have seen the torches the night before.Show on map
Leyte IslandLeyte /ˈleɪtɛ/ is an island in the Visayas group of the Philippines. Politically, the island is divided into two provinces: (Northern) Leyte and Southern Leyte. Territorially, Southern Leyte includes the island of Panaon to its south. To the north of Leyte is the island province of Biliran, a former sub-province of Leyte. Leyte today is notable for the geothermal electric power plants near Ormoc.Show on map
Calicoan IslandCalicoan is a Philippine island east of Leyte Gulf, off the southeastern point of Samar. It is one of the islands that are part of the municipality of Guiuan, in the province of Eastern Samar. The island can be reached from Tacloban City by a two-hour bus ride. Calicoan Island has white sand beaches with rocky bottoms. In the middle of the island are six lagoons ringed by forest, the largest being 30 hectares (74 acres) in size. At the cliff side margin of Calicoan's forests are dozens of caves. On the northern tip of Calicoan are wetlands, teeming with fish, shrimp, and crabs.Show on map
Panaon IslandPanaon Island is a small island in the Philippines, in the province of Southern Leyte. It lies south of Leyte, separated from Dinagat to the east, and Mindanao to the southeast by Surigao Strait. The Mindanao Sea lies to the southwest. Panaon is about 30 kilometres (19 mi) long from north to south. The largest town is Liloan, which is connected by a bridge called the Wawa Bridge to the main Leyte Island. Panaon Island is composed of the municipalities of Liloan, San Francisco, Pintuyan and San Ricardo. The basic forms of living are harvesting coconut, rice, fish and edible green leaves.Show on map
Homonhon IslandHomonhon Island is an island in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines, on the east side of Leyte Gulf. The 20-kilometre (12 mi) long island is part of the municipality of Guiuan. Montoconan, an islet just off the northwest corner of Homonhon, is also part of the approximately 7,500 islands comprising the Philippine Archipelago.Show on map
Manicani IslandManicani is a small island in the Leyte Gulf, Philippines. The local governing body is the municipality of Guiuan of Eastern Samar province. Its 3,000 residents live in four villages: San Jose, Banaag, Hamorawon and Buenavista. Housing and construction is mostly simple timber or concrete huts without power or plumbing.Show on map
Canigao IslandCanigao is an islet located in the Philippines, near the municipality of Matalom, Leyte. The area is known for abundant fishing grounds and scenic coral reef areas suitable for diving.Show on map
Kabani IslandKaybani is an island located off the coast of the town of Dolores, Eastern Samar in the Visayan Islands of the Philippines facing the Philippine Sea. It is the twin island of Tubabao.Show on map
Macalayo IslandMacalayo is an island located between the towns of Taft and Sulat in Eastern Samar, Philippines.Show on map
Buad IslandBuad Island is an island in the Philippines. Situated on the island is the town of Zumarraga.Show on map