Matag-ob, Leyte

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Matag-ob
Municipality
Map of Leyte with Matag-ob highlighted
Map of Leyte with Matag-ob highlighted
Matag-ob is located in Philippines
Matag-ob
Matag-ob
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°07′N 124°28′E / 11.117°N 124.467°E / 11.117; 124.467Coordinates: 11°07′N 124°28′E / 11.117°N 124.467°E / 11.117; 124.467
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
Congr. district 4th district of Leyte
Barangays 21
Area[1]
 • Total 104.40 km2 (40.31 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 17,089
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6532
Dialing code 53

Matag-ob is a fourth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 17,089 people.[2]

In 1957 the barrios of Santo Rosario, Santa Rosa, Balagtas, San Vicente and Mabini were separated from the municipality of Palompon and constituted into Matag-ob.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Matag-ob is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.[1]

  • Balagtas
  • Bulak
  • Cambadbad
  • Candelaria
  • Cansoso
  • Mansahaon
  • Masaba
  • Naulayan
  • Bonoy (Pob.)
  • Mansalip (Pob.)
  • Riverside (Pob.)
  • Talisay (Pob.)
  • San Dionisio
  • San Marcelino
  • San Sebastian
  • San Vicente
  • Santa Rosa
  • Santo Rosario
  • Jessie Pedrano
  • Imelda
  • Malazarte
  • San Guillermo

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Matag-ob
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 15,474 —    
1995 17,333 +2.15%
2000 17,527 +0.24%
2007 16,764 −0.61%
2010 17,089 +0.70%
Source: National Statistics Office[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Province: Leyte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 13 June 2013. 
  2. ^ 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 13 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "An Act Creating the Municipality of Matag-ob in the Province of Leyte". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 

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