Isabel, Leyte

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Isabel
Quiot
Municipality
Philippine Associated Smelting and Refining Corp.
Philippine Associated Smelting and Refining Corp.
Map of Leyte with Isabel highlighted
Map of Leyte with Isabel highlighted
Isabel is located in Philippines
Isabel
Isabel
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°56′N 124°26′E / 10.933°N 124.433°E / 10.933; 124.433Coordinates: 10°56′N 124°26′E / 10.933°N 124.433°E / 10.933; 124.433
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
Congr. district 4th district of Leyte
Barangays 24
Government[1]
 • Mayor Marcos Gregorio M. Cerillo
 • Vice Mayor Dodong Pinar
Area[2]
 • Total 64.01 km2 (24.71 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 43,593
 • Density 680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Demonym Isabelanons
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6539
Dialing code 53

Isabel is a first class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. It is bounded in the east by the municipality of Merida and in the west by the municipality of Palompon. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 43,593 people.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Isabel is politically subdivided into 24 barangays.[2]

  • Anislag
  • Antipolo
  • Apale
  • Bantigue
  • Binog
  • Bilwang
  • Can-andan
  • Cangag
  • Consolacion
  • Honan
  • Libertad
  • Mahayag
  • Marvel (Pob.)
  • Matlang
  • Monte Alegre
  • Puting Bato
  • San Francisco
  • San Roque
  • Santa Cruz Relocation
  • Santo Niño (Pob.)
  • Santo Rosario
  • Tabunok
  • Tolingon
  • Tubod

History[edit]

The town was formally established and created by carving out the villages of Quiot, Sta. Cruz, Libertad, Matlang, Tolingon, Bantigue, Apale and Jonan from the town of Mérida with the passage of of Republic Act No. 191.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Isabel
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 33,389 —    
1995 36,134 +1.49%
2000 38,486 +1.36%
2007 40,233 +0.61%
2010 43,593 +2.96%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 10 September 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Leyte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 19 June 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 10 September 2014. 
  4. ^ http://www.census.gov.ph/sites/default/files/attachments/hsd/pressrelease/Eastern%20Visayas.pdf

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