Capoocan, Leyte

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Capoocan
Municipality
Map of Leyte with Capoocan highlighted
Map of Leyte with Capoocan highlighted
Capoocan is located in Philippines
Capoocan
Capoocan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°17′N 124°39′E / 11.283°N 124.650°E / 11.283; 124.650Coordinates: 11°17′N 124°39′E / 11.283°N 124.650°E / 11.283; 124.650
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
Congr. district 2nd district of Leyte
Barangays 21
Government[1]
 • Mayor Federico H. Carolino Sr.
Area[2]
 • Total 185.40 km2 (71.58 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 29,834
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6530
Dialing code 53

Capoocan is a fourth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 29,834 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Capoocan is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.[2]

  • Balucanad
  • Balud
  • Balugo
  • Cabul-an
  • Gayad
  • Culasian
  • Guinadiongan
  • Lemon
  • Libertad
  • Manloy
  • Nauguisan
  • Pinamopoan
  • Poblacion Zone I
  • Poblacion Zone II
  • Potot
  • San Joaquin
  • Santo Niño
  • Talairan
  • Talisay
  • Tolibao
  • Visares

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Capoocan
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 23,687 —    
1995 26,384 +2.04%
2000 27,593 +0.97%
2007 28,388 +0.39%
2010 29,834 +1.82%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 19 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Leyte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 19 June 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 19 June 2013. 

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