Tabango, Leyte

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Tabango
Municipality
Map of Leyte with Tabango highlighted
Map of Leyte with Tabango highlighted
Tabango is located in Philippines
Tabango
Tabango
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°19′N 124°22′E / 11.317°N 124.367°E / 11.317; 124.367Coordinates: 11°19′N 124°22′E / 11.317°N 124.367°E / 11.317; 124.367
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
Congr. district 3rd district of Leyte
Barangays 13
Area[1]
 • Total 96.62 km2 (37.31 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 31,932
 • Density 330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6536
Dialing code 53

Tabango is a fourth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 31,932 people.[2]

Tabango, with annual income of P 34 million, has 13 barangays (villages), with 26 elementary schools, 4 high schools and one satellite school, the Palompon Institute of Technology.

Barangays[edit]

Tabango is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.[1]

  • Butason I
  • Butason II
  • Campokpok
  • Catmon
  • Gimarco
  • Gibacungan
  • Inangatan
  • Manlawaan
  • Omaganhan
  • Poblacion
  • Santa Rosa
  • Tabing
  • Tugas

History[edit]

In 1957 the sitios of Gibacungan, Catmon and Manlawa-an were converted into barrios.[3]

On January 17, 2008, Tabango Mayor Bernard Jonathan Remandaban opened (soft) the almost complete P 5.8 million modern, fully air-conditioned library: “It took us 6 years to construct our municipal library.” The library can accommodate 20,000 books, has 5 computer units with Internet access and a flat television set that only carries the National Geographic and Discovery Channels. Students can use the computers for 10 hours monthly, free of charge.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tabango
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 29,743 —    
1995 31,837 +1.37%
2000 31,433 −0.26%
2007 30,503 −0.43%
2010 31,932 +1.54%
Source: National Statistics Office[2]

External links[edit]

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 Certain Barrios in the Municipality of Tabango, Province of Leyte". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  4. ^ Inquirer.net, Poor town has modern library