Catubig, Northern Samar

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Catubig
Municipality
Map of Northern Samar showing the location of Catubig.
Map of Northern Samar showing the location of Catubig.
Catubig is located in Philippines
Catubig
Catubig
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°24′N 125°03′E / 12.400°N 125.050°E / 12.400; 125.050Coordinates: 12°24′N 125°03′E / 12.400°N 125.050°E / 12.400; 125.050
Country  Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Northern Samar
District 2nd District of Northern Samar
Barangays 47
Government[1]
 • Mayor Galahad O. Vicencio
Area[2]
 • Total 214.99 km2 (83.01 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 31,723
 • Density 150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Demonym Catubignon
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6418
Dialing code 55
Income class 3rd Class

Catubig 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.[3]

History[edit]

During the Philippine–American War, Catubig was the scene of a battle between the Samarnons and the Americans known as the Siege of Catubig. The Siege of Catubig was fought for four days beginning April 15, 1900.

Barangays[edit]

Catubig is politically subdivided into 47 barangays.[2]

Barangay 2007 Population 2010 Population[3]
Anongo
799 799
D. Mercader (Bongog)
583 590
Bonifacio
329 361
Boring
189 205
Cagbugna
421 476
Cagmanaba
815 871
Cagogobngan
483 504
Calingnan
1,048 1,151
Canuctan
250 281
Guibwangan
351 362
Hinagonoyan
803 776
Hiparayan
699 728
Hitapi-an
966 975
Inoburan
142 156
Irawahan
797 960
Libon
252 290
Claro M. Recto (Lobedico)
464 538
Lenoyahan
322 372
Magongon
343 391
Magtuad
888 948
Manering
305 367
Nabulo
340 402
Nagoocan
700 760
Nahulid
186 187
Opong
788 748
Osang
390 336
Osmeña
259 331
P. Rebadulla
242 507
Roxas
860 976
Sagudsuron
568 582
San Antonio
370 386
San Francisco
1,200 1,419
San Jose (Hibubullao)
2,867 2,837
San Vicente
1,608 1,952
Santa Fe
904 950
Sulitan
798 949
Tangbo
422 515
Tungodnon
166 149
Vienna Maria
315 361
Barangay 1 (Poblacion)
1,598 1,819
Barangay 2 (Pob.)
522 647
Barangay 3 (Pob.)
665 622
Barangay 4 (Pob.)
371 403
Barangay 5 (Pob.)
371 335
Barangay 6 (Pob.)
320 298
Barangay 7 (Pob.)
296 291
Barangay 8 (Pob.)
876 860

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Catubig
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 22,057 —    
1995 25,190 +2.69%
2000 26,917 +1.34%
2007 29,433 +1.28%
2010 31,723 +2.53%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

Landmarks[edit]

  • Hanging Bridge of Catubig
  • St. Joseph Parish Church
  • Battle of Catubig Shrine

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 18 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Northern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 18 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 18 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Northern Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 

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