Can-avid, Eastern Samar

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Can-avid
Municipality
Motto: Upai Can-avid... Upayon Ta, Panlawas, Agrikultura ngan mga Industriya han Can-avid
Map of Northern Samar with Can-avid highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Can-avid highlighted
Can-avid is located in Philippines
Can-avid
Can-avid
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°00′N 125°27′E / 12°N 125.45°E / 12; 125.45Coordinates: 12°00′N 125°27′E / 12°N 125.45°E / 12; 125.45
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Eastern Samar
Congr. district Lone district of E. Samar
Established July 4, 1948
Barangays 28
Government[1]
 • Mayor Gil Norman P. Germino
Area[2]
 • Total 288.7 km2 (111.5 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 21,015
 • Density 73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6806
IDD:area code +63 (0)55
Website www.can-avid-esamar.gov.ph

Can-avid is a fourth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 21,015 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Can-avid is politically subdivided into 28 barangays.[2]

  • Balagon
  • Baruk
  • Boco
  • Caghalong
  • Camantang
  • Can-ilay
  • Cansangaya
  • Canteros
  • Carolina
  • Guibuangan
  • Jepaco
  • Mabuhay
  • Malogo
  • Obong
  • Pandol
  • Barangay 1 Poblacion
  • Barangay 2 Poblacion
  • Barangay 3 Poblacion
  • Barangay 4 Poblacion
  • Barangay 5 Poblacion
  • Barangay 6 Poblacion
  • Barangay 7 Poblacion
  • Barangay 8 Poblacion
  • Barangay 9 Poblacion
  • Barangay 10 Poblacion
  • Salvacion
  • Solong
  • Rawis

History[edit]

Can-avid was created in 1948 from the barrios of Can-avid, Carolina, Barok, Cansangaya, Mabuhay, Camantang, Canilay, Pandol and Balagon, formerly part of Dolores, Eastern Samar, by virtue of Republic Act No. 264.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Can-avid
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 13,254 —    
1995 15,759 +3.30%
2000 17,228 +1.93%
2007 18,173 +0.74%
2010 19,785 +3.14%
2015 21,015 +1.15%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Can-avid, Eastern Samar, was 21,015 people,[3] with a density of 73 inhabitants per square kilometre or 190 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Eastern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "An act to create the municipality of Can-avid in the province of Samar". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-08. 
  5. ^ "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 March 2013. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  6. ^ "Province of Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 20 August 2013. 

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