Kawayan, Biliran

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Kawayan
Municipality
Map of Biliran with Kawayan highlighted
Map of Biliran with Kawayan highlighted
Kawayan is located in Philippines
Kawayan
Kawayan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°41′N 124°22′E / 11.683°N 124.367°E / 11.683; 124.367Coordinates: 11°41′N 124°22′E / 11.683°N 124.367°E / 11.683; 124.367
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Biliran
District Lone district
Barangays 20
Government[1]
 • Mayor Gerardo S. Espina Sr.
Area[2]
 • Total 61.02 km2 (23.56 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 20,238
 • Density 330/km2 (860/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code 6545
Dialing code 53

Kawayan is a municipality in the province of Biliran, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 20,238 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Kawayan is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[2]

In 1948, the barangays of Ungale, Tuo, and Inasuyan were transferred from Caibiran, Biliran.[4]

  • Baganito
  • Balacson
  • Bilwang
  • Bulalacao
  • Burabod
  • Inasuyan
  • Kansanok
  • Mada-o
  • Mapuyo
  • Masagaosao
  • Masagongsong
  • Poblacion
  • Tabunan North
  • Tubig Guinoo
  • Tucdao
  • Ungale
  • Balite
  • Buyo
  • Villa Cornejo (Looc)
  • San Lorenzo

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Kawayan
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 15,056 —    
1995 16,424 +1.75%
2000 17,507 +1.29%
2007 19,053 +1.22%
2010 20,238 +2.03%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Biliran". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 29 January 2013. 
  4. ^ "An act to separate the barrios of Ungale, Tuo, and Inasuyan from the municipality of Caibiran, province of Leyte, and to merge these barrios with the municipality of Kawayan, of the same province". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-08. 
  5. ^ "Province of Leyte". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 26 August 2013. 

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