Bobon, Northern Samar

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Bobon
Municipality
Map of Northern Samar with Bobon highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Bobon highlighted
Bobon is located in Philippines
Bobon
Bobon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°31′N 124°34′E / 12.517°N 124.567°E / 12.517; 124.567Coordinates: 12°31′N 124°34′E / 12.517°N 124.567°E / 12.517; 124.567
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Northern Samar
Congr. district 1st district of N. Samar
Barangays 18
Government[1]
 • Mayor Reny A. Celespara
Area[2]
 • Total 130.00 km2 (50.19 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 20,956
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6401
Dialing code 55

Bobon is a fourth class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 20,956 people.[3] The town borders with Catarman in the east and San Jose in the west.

Barangays[edit]

Bobon is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.[2]

  • Acerida
  • Arellano
  • Balat-balud
  • Dancalan
  • E. Duran (Himaraganan)
  • Gen. Lucban (Pob.)
  • Jose Abad Santos
  • Jose P. Laurel (Casulgan)
  • Magsaysay (Doce)
  • Calantiao (Pangobi-an)
  • Quezon (Panicayan)
  • Salvacion
  • San Isidro
  • San Juan (Pob.)
  • Santa Clara (Pob.)
  • Santander
  • Somoroy
  • Trujillo

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Bobon
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 13,687 —    
1995 15,800 +2.73%
2000 16,851 +1.39%
2007 19,765 +2.22%
2010 20,956 +2.15%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

Education[edit]

  • Balat Balud Elementary School
  • ETBMSF- Eladio T. Balite Memorial School of Fishiries
  • CRAFTSMEN- Bobon School For Philippine Craftsmen
  • PCU- Philippine Christian University (Asia College)
  • BCES- Bobon Central Elementary School
  • SES- Salvation Elementary School
  • MES- Magsaysay Elementary School
  • DES- Dancalan Elementary School
  • AES- Acereda Elementary School
  • JPLES- Jose P. Laurel Elementary School
  • TES- Trujillo Elementary School
  • Seno Memorial Institute (formerly Bobon Catholic Institute) - not in operation anymore as of 14 October 2008

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Northern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Northern Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 

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