Bato, Leyte

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Bato
Municipality
Map of Leyte with Bato highlighted
Map of Leyte with Bato highlighted
Bato is located in Philippines
Bato
Bato
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°20′N 124°48′E / 10.333°N 124.800°E / 10.333; 124.800Coordinates: 10°20′N 124°48′E / 10.333°N 124.800°E / 10.333; 124.800
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
Congr. district 5th district of Leyte
Barangays 32
Government[1]
 • Mayor Nathaniel Gertos
 • Vice mayor Roderick Rances
Area[2]
 • Total 72.45 km2 (27.97 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 35,610
 • Density 490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Demonym Batohanon
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6525
Dialing code 53

Bato is a second 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.[3] Bato, together with Hilongos, is also a center of commerce, trade and education.

Barangays[edit]

Bato is politically subdivided into 32 barangays.[2]

  • Alegria
  • Alejos
  • Amagos
  • Anahawan
  • Bago
  • Bagong Bayan District (Pob.)
  • Buli
  • Cebuana
  • Daan Lungsod
  • Dawahon
  • Himamaa
  • Dolho
  • Domagocdoc
  • Guerrero District (Pob.)
  • Imelda
  • Iniguihan District (Pob.)
  • Kalanggaman District (Pob.)
  • Katipunan
  • Liberty
  • Mabini
  • Marcelo
  • Naga
  • Osmeña
  • Plaridel
  • Ponong
  • Revilla
  • San Agustin
  • Santo Niño
  • Tabunok
  • Tagaytay
  • Tinago District (Pob.)
  • Tugas

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Bato
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 28,197 —    
1995 29,810 +1.05%
2000 32,974 +2.19%
2007 33,930 +0.39%
2010 35,610 +1.77%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Transportation[edit]

Shipping companies operating in Bato:

  • Medallion Transport: day & night trips Bato to Cebu City and vice versa
  • Medallion Transport: day & night trips Bato to Ubay, Bohol and versa
  • Southern Pacific Shipping: night trips Bato to Cebu City and vice versa
  • Other shipping line transport including to Brgy. Dawahon

Transit Bus Companies:

  • Super 5
  • CUL Transport
  • Mega Bus
  • DLTB
  • Ultrabus
  • Philtranco

Education[edit]

Tertiary Education:

  • Bato Institute Of Science and Technology Inc.

Secondary Education:

  • Bato National High School
  • Bato School Of Fisheries
  • Bato Institute Of Science and Technology Inc. (High School Department)
  • Bato Academy
  • Anahawan National High School
  • Buli National High School

Elementary Education:

  • Bato Central School
  • Dolho Elementary School
  • Anahawan Elementary School
  • St. Theresa School Of Bato
  • Bato Institute Of Science and Technology Inc. (Elementary Department)
  • Ponong Elementary School
  • Tugas Elementary School
  • & other Brgy. Elementary School(s) and Primary School(s)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Leyte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 

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