Map of Leyte with Merida highlighted
|Region||Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)|
|District||4th district of Leyte|
|• Mayor||Marcos Antonio D. Solana|
|• Total||95.21 km2 (36.76 sq mi)|
|Population (2015 census)|
|• Density||310/km2 (810/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|Dialing code||+63 (0)53|
|Income class||5th municipal income class|
|Electorate||19,118 voters as of 2016|
- Puerto Bello
- San Isidro
- San Jose
|Population census of Merida|
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority |
The town has five high schools including the Libas National High School and Merida Vocational School which has annexes in various barangays: MVS Calunangan, MVS Puerto Bello, MVS Minesite. The main campus is located in Greenheights District just a few meters away from the Municipal Hall.
Merida Vocational School
Merida Vocational School is known for its skills development program which opens a variety of vocational courses such as the following:
- Drafting Technology
- Culinary Arts
- SMAW Welding
- Furniture and Cabinet Making
- Building Construction
- Automotive Servicing
- Building-Wiring Installation.
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