Can-avid, Eastern Samar

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Can-avid
Municipality
Map of Northern Samar with Can-avid highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Can-avid highlighted
Can-avid is located in Philippines
Can-avid
Can-avid
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°00′N 125°27′E / 12.000°N 125.450°E / 12.000; 125.450Coordinates: 12°00′N 125°27′E / 12.000°N 125.450°E / 12.000; 125.450
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Eastern Samar
Congr. district Lone district of E. Samar
Established 1948
Barangays 28
Government[1]
 • Mayor Alicia C. Cesista
Area[2]
 • Total 288.70 km2 (111.47 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 19,785
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6806
Dialing code 55

Can-avid is a fourth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 19,785 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Can-avid is politically subdivided into 28 barangays.[2]

  • Balagon
  • Baruk
  • Boco
  • Caghalong
  • Camantang
  • Can-ilay
  • Cansangaya
  • Canteros
  • Carolina
  • Guibuangan
  • Jepaco
  • Mabuhay
  • Malogo
  • Obong
  • Pandol
  • Barangay 1 Poblacion
  • Barangay 2 Poblacion
  • Barangay 3 Poblacion
  • Barangay 4 Poblacion
  • Barangay 5 Poblacion
  • Barangay 6 Poblacion
  • Barangay 7 Poblacion
  • Barangay 8 Poblacion
  • Barangay 9 Poblacion
  • Barangay 10 Poblacion
  • Salvacion
  • Solong
  • Rawis

History[edit]

Can-avid was created in 1948 from the barrios of Can-avid, Carolina, Barok, Cansangaya, Mabuhay, Camantang, Canilay, Pandol and Balagon, formerly part of Dolores, Eastern Samar, by virtue of Republic Act No. 264.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Can-avid
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 13,254 —    
1995 15,759 +3.30%
2000 17,228 +1.93%
2007 18,173 +0.74%
2010 19,785 +3.14%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Eastern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 22 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 22 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "An act to create the municipality of Can-avid in the province of Samar". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-08. 
  5. ^ "Province of Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 

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