Culaba, Biliran

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Culaba
Municipality
Map of Biliran with Culaba highlighted
Location within Biliran province
Culaba is located in Philippines
Culaba
Culaba
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°39′N 124°33′E / 11.65°N 124.55°E / 11.65; 124.55Coordinates: 11°39′N 124°33′E / 11.65°N 124.55°E / 11.65; 124.55
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Biliran
District Lone district
Established[1] 16 October 1953
Municipality 16 January 1954
Barangays 17 (see Barangays)
Government[2]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Lorenzo Reveldez ,Jr. (UNA)
 • Vice-Mayor Leslie Ann U. Jayme (LP)
Area[3]
 • Total 73.42 km2 (28.35 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[4]
 • Total 12,325
 • Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[5] 9,106
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6547
IDD:area code +63 (0)53
PSGC 087805000
Website www.culaba-biliran.gov.ph

Culaba, officially the Municipality of Culaba (Waray: Bungto san Culaba; Cebuano: Lungsod sa Culaba; Filipino: Bayan ng Culaba), is a municipality in the province of Biliran in the Eastern Visayas (Region VIII) of the Philippines. The population was 12,325 at the 2015 census.[4] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 9,106 registered voters.[5]

Geography[edit]

Culaba is located at 11°39′N 124°33′E / 11.65°N 124.55°E / 11.65; 124.55.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 73.42 square kilometres (28.35 sq mi)[3] constituting 13.70% of the 536.01-square-kilometre- (206.95 sq mi) total area of Biliran.

Barangays[edit]

Culaba is politically subdivided into 17 barangays.[6]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[4] 2010[7]
087805001 Acaban 5.0% 615 635 −0.61%
087805002 Bacolod 2.7% 331 292 2.42%
087805003 Binongtoan 6.7% 827 821 0.14%
087805004 Bool Central (Poblacion) 4.0% 494 605 −3.79%
087805005 Bool East (Poblacion) 8.2% 1,012 970 0.81%
087805006 Bool West (Poblacion) 6.0% 745 764 −0.48%
087805007 Calipayan 4.6% 569 578 −0.30%
087805008 Guindapunan 3.6% 440 429 0.48%
087805009 Habuhab 2.7% 329 282 2.98%
087805010 Looc 7.0% 862 829 0.75%
087805011 Marvel (Poblacion) 14.0% 1,720 1,634 0.98%
087805012 Patag 4.0% 496 481 0.59%
087805013 Pinamihagan 6.7% 828 905 −1.68%
087805014 Culaba Central (Poblacion) 5.1% 625 683 −1.68%
087805015 Salvacion 2.6% 321 328 −0.41%
087805016 San Roque 4.1% 509 477 1.24%
087805017 Virginia (Poblacion) 13.0% 1,602 1,539 0.77%
Total 12,325 12,252 0.11%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Culaba
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 9,822 —    
1995 12,703 +4.94%
2000 11,506 −2.10%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 10,962 −0.67%
2010 12,252 +4.13%
2015 12,325 +0.11%

In the 2015 census, Culaba had a population of 12,325.[4] The population density was 170 inhabitants per square kilometre (440/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 9,106 registered voters.[5]

Education[edit]

Secondary schools
  • Culaba National Vocational School
  • Bool National High School
Elementary schools
  • Acaban Elementary School
  • Bacolod Elementary School
  • Binongtoan Elementary School
  • Bool Elementary School
  • Culaba Central School
  • Calipayan Elementary School
  • Habuhab Elementary School
  • Looc Elementary School
  • Patag Elementary School
  • Pinamihagan Elementary School
  • Salvation Elementary School
  • San Roque Elementary School

Hospital and Health centers[edit]

  • Culaba Community Hospital
  • Bool Health Center
  • Bacolod Health Center
  • Pinamihagan Health Center

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Republic Act No. 6488 - An Act Creating Certain Municipalities in the Province of Leyte". Chan Robles Virtual Law Library. Retrieved 5 December 2016. 
  2. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Province: Biliran". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c d e "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  5. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  6. ^ "Municipal: Culaba, Biliran". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  7. ^ a b "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  8. ^ "Province of Biliran". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  9. ^ "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011.