Catubig, Northern Samar

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Catubig
Municipality
Municipality of Catubig
Official seal of Catubig
Seal
Map of Northern Samar with Catubig highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Catubig highlighted
Catubig is located in Philippines
Catubig
Catubig
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°24′N 125°03′E / 12.4°N 125.05°E / 12.4; 125.05Coordinates: 12°24′N 125°03′E / 12.4°N 125.05°E / 12.4; 125.05
Country  Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Northern Samar
District 2nd District
Barangays 47 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Galahad O. Vicencio
 • Vice Mayor Jesusimo Jr. Manlangit
 • Electorate 22,540 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 214.99 km2 (83.01 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 33,025
 • Density 150/km2 (400/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Catubignon
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6418
PSGC 084806000
IDD:area code +63 (0)55
Climate type tropical rainforest climate
Income class 3rd municipal income class
Website www.catubig-nsamar.gov.ph

Catubig, officially the Municipality of Catubig, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Northern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 33,025 people.[3]

History[edit]

During the Philippine–American War, Catubig was the scene of a battle between the warays and the Americans known as the Siege of Catubig. The Siege of Catubig was fought for four days beginning April 15, 1900.

Barangays[edit]

Catubig is politically subdivided into 47 barangays.

  • Anongo
  • Barangay 1 (Poblacion)
  • Barangay 2 (Poblacion)
  • Barangay 3 (Poblacion)
  • Barangay 4 (Poblacion)
  • Barangay 5 (Poblacion)
  • Barangay 6 (Poblacion)
  • Barangay 7 (Poblacion)
  • Barangay 8 (Poblacion)
  • Bonifacio
  • Boring
  • Cagbugna
  • Cagmanaba
  • Cagogobngan
  • Calingnan
  • Canuctan
  • Claro M. Recto (Lobedico)
  • D. Mercader (Bongog)
  • Guibwangan
  • Hinagonoyan
  • Hiparayan
  • Hitapi-an
  • Inoburan
  • Irawahan
  • Lenoyahan
  • Libon
  • Magongon
  • Magtuad
  • Manering
  • Nabulo
  • Nagoocan
  • Nahulid
  • Opong
  • Osang
  • Osmeña
  • P. Rebadulla
  • Roxas
  • Sagudsuron
  • San Antonio
  • San Francisco
  • San Jose (Hebobollao)
  • San Vicente
  • Santa Fe
  • Sulitan
  • Tangbo
  • Tungodnon
  • Vienna Maria

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Catubig
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 9,563 —    
1918 12,947 +2.04%
1939 18,736 +1.78%
1948 23,456 +2.53%
1960 15,553 −3.37%
1970 18,974 +2.01%
1975 21,063 +2.12%
1980 21,212 +0.14%
1990 22,057 +0.39%
1995 25,190 +2.52%
2000 26,917 +1.43%
2007 29,433 +1.24%
2010 31,723 +2.76%
2015 33,025 +0.77%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

Landmarks[edit]

  • Hanging Bridge of Catubig
  • St. Joseph Parish Church
  • Battle of Catubig Shrine

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Northern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c 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 Northern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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