La Paz, Leyte

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La Paz
Municipality
Map of Leyte with La Paz highlighted
Map of Leyte with La Paz highlighted
La Paz is located in Philippines
La Paz
La Paz
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°53′N 124°57′E / 10.883°N 124.950°E / 10.883; 124.950Coordinates: 10°53′N 124°57′E / 10.883°N 124.950°E / 10.883; 124.950
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
Congr. district 2nd district of Leyte
Barangays 35
Government[1]
 • Mayor Lesmes C. Lumen
Area[2]
 • Total 72.70 km2 (28.07 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 19,133
 • Density 260/km2 (680/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6508
Dialing code 53

La Paz is a fifth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 19,133 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

La Paz (formerly a barangay of Burauen) is politically subdivided into 35 barangays.[2]

  • Bagacay East
  • Bagacay West
  • Bongtod
  • Bocawon
  • Buracan
  • Caabangan
  • Cacao
  • Cagngaran
  • Calabnian
  • Calaghusan
  • Caltayan
  • Canbañez
  • Cogon
  • Duyog
  • Gimiranat East
  • Gimiranat West
  • Limba
  • Lubi-lubi
  • Luneta
  • Mag-aso
  • Moroboro
  • Pansud
  • Pawa
  • Piliway
  • Poblacion District 1
  • Poblacion District 2
  • Poblacion District 3
  • Poblacion District 4
  • Quiong
  • Rizal
  • San Victoray
  • Santa Ana
  • Santa Elena
  • Tabang
  • Tarugan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of La Paz
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 14,311 —    
1995 16,366 +2.55%
2000 17,627 +1.60%
2007 18,650 +0.78%
2010 19,133 +0.93%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 28 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Leyte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 28 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 28 June 2013. 

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