Capoocan, Leyte

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Capoocan
Municipality
Municipality of Capoocan
Map of Leyte with Capoocan highlighted
Map of Leyte with Capoocan highlighted
Capoocan is located in Philippines
Capoocan
Capoocan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°17′N 124°39′E / 11.28°N 124.65°E / 11.28; 124.65Coordinates: 11°17′N 124°39′E / 11.28°N 124.65°E / 11.28; 124.65
Country  Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
District 2nd district of Leyte
Barangays 21 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Fe Claire Carolino-Paragatos
 • Electorate 19,727 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 185.40 km2 (71.58 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 33,617
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6530
PSGC 083714000
IDD:area code +63 (0)53
Climate type tropical rainforest climate
Income class 4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 1,476,549.46 (2016)
Website www.capoocan-leyte.gov.ph

Capoocan, officially the Municipality of Capoocan, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 33,617 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Capoocan is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.[2]

  • Balucanad
  • Balud
  • Balugo
  • Cabul-an
  • Gayad
  • Culasian
  • Guinadiongan
  • Lemon
  • Libertad
  • Manloy
  • Nauguisan
  • Pinamopoan
  • Poblacion Zone I
  • Poblacion Zone II
  • Potot
  • San Joaquin
  • Santo Niño
  • Talairan
  • Talisay
  • Tolibao
  • Visares

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Capoocan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 3,106 —    
1918 4,772 +2.90%
1939 8,907 +3.02%
1948 11,753 +3.13%
1960 14,948 +2.02%
1970 17,077 +1.34%
1975 20,783 +4.02%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1980 20,726 −0.05%
1990 23,687 +1.34%
1995 26,384 +2.04%
2000 27,593 +0.97%
2007 28,388 +0.39%
2010 29,834 +1.82%
2015 33,617 +2.30%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority [3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Capoocan, Leyte, was 33,617 people,[3] with a density of 180 inhabitants per square kilometre or 470 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: Leyte". 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. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Leyte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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