Jaro, Leyte

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Jaro
Municipality
Map of Leyte with Jaro highlighted
Map of Leyte with Jaro highlighted
Jaro is located in Philippines
Jaro
Jaro
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°11′N 124°47′E / 11.183°N 124.783°E / 11.183; 124.783Coordinates: 11°11′N 124°47′E / 11.183°N 124.783°E / 11.183; 124.783
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
Congr. district 2nd district of Leyte
Barangays 46
Government[1]
 • Mayor Rolando T. Celebre
Area[2]
 • Total 207.19 km2 (80.00 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 39,577
 • Density 190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6527
Dialing code 53

Jaro is a third-class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 39,577 people.[3]

Notre Dame of Jaro, a Catholic school run by the sisters of the Oblates of Notre Dame, is located in Jaro.

Barangays[edit]

Jaro is politically subdivided into 46 barangays.[2]

  • Alahag
  • Anibongon
  • Badiang
  • Batug
  • Buenavista
  • Bukid
  • Burabod
  • Buri
  • Kaglawaan
  • Canhandugan (formerly San Javier)
  • Crossing Rubas
  • Daro
  • Hiagsam
  • Hibunawon
  • Hibucawan
  • Kalinawan
  • Likod
  • Macanip
  • Macopa
  • Mag-aso
  • Malobago
  • Olotan
  • Pange
  • Parasan
  • Pitogo
  • District I (Poblacion)
  • District II (Poblacion)
  • District III (Poblacion)
  • District IV (Poblacion)
  • Sagkahan
  • San Agustin
  • San Pedro
  • San Roque
  • Santa Cruz
  • Santo Niño
  • Sari-sari
  • Tinambacan
  • Tuba
  • Uguiao
  • Villa Conzoilo (Villa Conzoilo)
  • Villa Paz
  • Bias-Zabala
  • Atipolo
  • Canapu-an
  • La Paz
  • Palanog (formerly Mooc)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Jaro
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 31,727 —    
1995 32,726 +0.58%
2000 37,437 +2.93%
2007 38,797 +0.49%
2010 39,577 +0.73%
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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