Tabontabon, Leyte

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Tabontabon
Municipality
Map of Leyte with Tabontabon highlighted
Map of Leyte with Tabontabon highlighted
Tabontabon is located in Philippines
Tabontabon
Tabontabon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°02′N 124°58′E / 11.033°N 124.967°E / 11.033; 124.967Coordinates: 11°02′N 124°58′E / 11.033°N 124.967°E / 11.033; 124.967
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
Congr. district 2nd district of Leyte
Barangays 16
Government[1]
 • Mayor Priscila R. Justimbaste
Area[2]
 • Total 24.18 km2 (9.34 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 9,838
 • Density 410/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6504
Dialing code 53

Tabontabon is a fifth class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 9,838 people.[3]

In 1957, the barrios of Capahu-an and Guingawan were transferred from the town of Dagami to Tabontabon.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Tabontabon is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.[2]

  • Amandangay
  • Aslum
  • Balingasag
  • Belisong
  • Cambucao
  • Capahu-an
  • Guingauan
  • Jabong
  • Mercadohay
  • Mering
  • Mohon
  • District I Pob. (Quezon)
  • District II Pob. (Rizal)
  • District III Pob. (Bonifacio
  • District IV Pob. (Macarthur)
  • San Pablo (Mooc)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tabontabon
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 7,183 —    
1995 7,547 +0.93%
2000 8,372 +2.25%
2007 9,518 +1.79%
2010 9,838 +1.21%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Tabontabon is a 100% Waray-Waray speaking municipality.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Leyte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 24 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 24 June 2013. 
  4. ^ "An Act Transferring the Barrios of Capahu-an and Guingawan, Municipality of Dagami, Province of Leyte, to the Municipality of Tabontabon". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 

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