Sulat, Eastern Samar

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Sulat
Municipality
Official seal of Sulat
Seal
Map of Eastern Samar with Sulat highlighted
Map of Eastern Samar with Sulat highlighted
Sulat is located in Philippines
Sulat
Sulat
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°49′N 125°27′E / 11.82°N 125.45°E / 11.82; 125.45Coordinates: 11°49′N 125°27′E / 11.82°N 125.45°E / 11.82; 125.45
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Eastern Samar
District Lone district of E. Samar
Barangays 18
Government[1]
 • Mayor Virginia R. Zacate
Area[2]
 • Total 169.75 km2 (65.54 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 15,377
 • Density 91/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6815
IDD:area code +63 (0)55
Website www.sulat-esamar.gov.ph

Sulat is a fourth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 15,377 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Sulat is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.[2]

  • A-et
  • Abucay
  • Baybay
  • Del Remedio (Candaracol)
  • Kandalakit
  • Loyola Heights
  • Tabi
  • Mabini
  • Maglipay
  • Maramara
  • Riverside
  • San Francisco
  • San Isidro
  • San Juan
  • San Mateo
  • San Vicente (Puro)
  • Santo Niño
  • Santo Tomas

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sulat
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 5,266 —    
1918 6,331 +1.24%
1939 8,004 +1.12%
1948 8,642 +0.86%
1960 9,927 +1.16%
1970 11,535 +1.51%
1975 12,226 +1.17%
1980 12,357 +0.21%
1990 12,738 +0.30%
1995 14,010 +1.80%
2000 14,193 +0.28%
2007 19,322 +4.35%
2010 15,184 −8.40%
2015 15,377 +0.24%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

The population of Sulat in the 2015 census was 15,377 people,[3] with a density of 91 inhabitants per square kilometre or 240 inhabitants per square mile.

Tourism[edit]

Sulat River
Sulat River possesses beautiful sceneries of the sunrise and sunset with water flowing in from the Pacific Ocean. The river is primarily used by native fishing boats and passenger boats making trips to nearby islands.
Luyang Beach
Luyang Beach has patches of corals in ancient underwater limestone formations with a wide variety of tropical aquatic life along the Pacific coast.
Makate Island
Makate Island has a pristine white sand beach and seasonal waves for surfers and skimboarders. The island has accommodation for visitors to stay overnight.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Eastern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d 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 Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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