Bobon, Northern Samar

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For the saint, see Saint Bobo.
Bobon
Municipality
Map of Northern Samar with Bobon highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Bobon highlighted
Bobon is located in Philippines
Bobon
Bobon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°31′N 124°34′E / 12.517°N 124.567°E / 12.517; 124.567Coordinates: 12°31′N 124°34′E / 12.517°N 124.567°E / 12.517; 124.567
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Northern Samar
Barangays 18
Government[1]
 • Mayor Reny A. Celespara
 • Vice-Mayor Elena Balite
Area[2]
 • Total 130.00 km2 (50.19 sq mi)
Population (2015)[3]
 • Total 23,668
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6401
Dialing code 55

Bobon is a fourth class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 23,668 people.[3] The town borders with Catarman in the east and San Jose in the west.

Barangays[edit]

Bobon is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.[2]

  • Acerida
  • Arellano
  • Balat-balud
  • Dancalan
  • E. Duran (Himaraganan)
  • Gen. Lucban (Pob.)
  • Jose Abad Santos
  • Jose P. Laurel (Casulgan)
  • Magsaysay (Doce)
  • Calantiao (Pangobi-an)
  • Quezon (Panicayan)
  • Salvacion
  • San Isidro
  • San Juan (Pob.)
  • Santa Clara (Pob.)
  • Santander
  • Somoroy
  • Trujillo

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Bobon
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 13,687 —    
1995 15,800 +2.73%
2000 16,851 +1.39%
2007 19,765 +2.22%
2010 20,956 +2.15%
2015 23,668 +2.34%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

Education[edit]

  • Balat Balud Elementary School
  • ETBMSF- Eladio T. Balite Memorial School of Fisheries
  • CRAFTSMEN- Bobon School For Philippine Craftsmen
  • PCU- Philippine Christian University (Asia College)
  • BCES- Bobon Central Elementary School
  • SES- Salvation Elementary School
  • MES- Magsaysay Elementary School
  • DES- Dancalan Elementary School
  • AES- Acereda Elementary School
  • JPLES- Jose P. Laurel Elementary School
  • TES- Trujillo Elementary School
  • Seno Memorial Institute (formerly Bobon Catholic Institute) - not in operation anymore as of 14 October 2008

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Northern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 17 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Northern Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 

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