Hindang, Leyte

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Hindang
Municipality
Map of Leyte with Hindang highlighted
Map of Leyte with Hindang highlighted
Hindang is located in Philippines
Hindang
Hindang
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°27′N 124°48′E / 10.450°N 124.800°E / 10.450; 124.800Coordinates: 10°27′N 124°48′E / 10.450°N 124.800°E / 10.450; 124.800
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
Congr. district 5th district of Leyte
Barangays 20
Government[1]
 • Mayor Elpidio B. Cabal Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total 50.04 km2 (19.32 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 20,179
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6523
Dialing code 53

Hindang is a fifth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. In the north, it borders with the town of Inopacan while it borders with the town of Hilongos in the south. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 20,179 people.[3]

Himokilan and Digyo Islands, part of the Cuatro Islas, are within the administrative jurisdiction of the municipality of Hindang.

Barangays[edit]

Sunset at Cuatro Islas

Hindang is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[2] In 1957, the sitios of Kanhaayon, Kapudlosan, Himokilan, Anolon, Mahilom, Baldoza, and Tagbibi were converted into barrios.[4]

  • Anahaw
  • Anolon
  • Baldoza
  • Bontoc
  • Bulacan
  • Canha-ayon
  • Capudlosan
  • Himacugo
  • Doos Del Norte
  • Doos Del Sur
  • Himokilan Island
  • Katipunan
  • Maasin
  • Mabagon
  • Mahilum
  • Poblacion 1
  • Poblacion 2
  • San Vicente
  • Tabok
  • Tagbibi

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Hindang
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 16,272 —    
1995 16,567 +0.34%
2000 18,493 +2.39%
2007 19,927 +1.04%
2010 20,179 +0.46%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

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". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 
  4. ^ "An Act Converting the Sitios of Kanhaayon, Kapudlosan, Himokilan, Anolon, Mahilom, Baldoza and Tagbibi, Municipality of Hindang, Province of Leyte, into Barrios of Said Municipality". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 

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