Hindang, Leyte

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Hindang
Municipality
Map of Leyte with Hindang highlighted
Map of Leyte with Hindang highlighted
Hindang is located in Philippines
Hindang
Hindang
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°27′N 124°48′E / 10.450°N 124.800°E / 10.450; 124.800Coordinates: 10°27′N 124°48′E / 10.450°N 124.800°E / 10.450; 124.800
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
District 5th district of Leyte
Barangays 20
Government[1]
 • Mayor Betty Cabal
Area[2]
 • Total 50.04 km2 (19.32 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 20,924
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6523
IDD:area code +63 (0)53
Income class 5th municipal income class
PSGC 083720000
Electorate 13,436 voters as of 2016


Hindang is a 5th class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 20,924 people.[3]

In the north, it borders with the town of Inopacan while it borders with the town of Hilongos in the south. Himokilan is part of the Cuatro Islas, are within the administrative jurisdiction of the municipality of Hindang.


Barangays[edit]

Sunset at Cuatro Islas

Hindang is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[2] In 1957, the sitios of Kanhaayon, Kapudlosan, Himokilan, Anolon, Mahilom, Baldoza, and Tagbibi were converted into barrios.[4]

  • Anahaw
  • Anolon
  • Baldoza
  • Bontoc
  • Bulacan
  • Canha-ayon
  • Capudlosan
  • Himacugo
  • Doos Del Norte
  • Doos Del Sur
  • Himokilan Island
  • Katipunan
  • Maasin
  • Mabagon
  • Mahilum
  • Poblacion 1
  • Poblacion 2
  • San Vicente
  • Tabok
  • Tagbibi

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Hindang
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 16,272 —    
1995 16,567 +0.34%
2000 18,493 +2.39%
2007 19,927 +1.04%
2010 20,179 +0.46%
2015 20,924 +0.69%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority [3][5][6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Archived from the original on 25 January 2013. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Leyte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 2 July 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "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 Converting the Sitios of Kanhaayon, Kapudlosan, Himokilan, Anolon, Mahilom, Baldoza and Tagbibi, Municipality of Hindang, Province of Leyte, into Barrios of Said Municipality". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  5. ^ "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "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. 
  7. ^ "Province of Leyte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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