Can-avid

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Can-avid
Municipality of Can-avid
Motto(s): 
Upai Can-avid... Upayon Ta, Panlawas, Agrikultura ngan mga Industriya han Can-avid
Map of Eastern Samar with Can-avid highlighted
Map of Eastern 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
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
DistrictLone District
FoundedJuly 4, 1948
Barangays28 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorGil Norman P. Germino
 • Electorate13,367 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total288.7 km2 (111.5 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total21,015
 • Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6806
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)55
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)88,858,869.37 (2016)
Native languagesWaray
Tagalog
Websitewww.can-avid-esamar.gov.ph

Can-avid, (IPA: [ˌkɐnˈʔavɪd]), officially the Municipality of Can-avid, is a 4th 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
YearPop.±% p.a.
1948 5,987—    
1960 8,409+2.87%
1970 9,695+1.43%
1975 11,135+2.82%
1980 12,196+1.84%
1990 13,254+0.84%
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][7]

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. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Eastern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. 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. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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