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 / 11.817°N 125.450°E / 11.817; 125.450Coordinates: 11°49′N 125°27′E / 11.817°N 125.450°E / 11.817; 125.450
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Eastern Samar
Congr. 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 (2010)[3]
 • Total 15,184
 • Density 89/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6815
Dialing code 55

Sulat is a fourth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 15,184.[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

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.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sulat
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 12,738 —    
1995 14,010 +1.80%
2000 14,193 +0.28%
2007 19,322 +4.35%
2010 15,184 −8.40%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

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. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 22 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 

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