Tabontabon, Leyte

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Tabontabon
Municipality
Map of Leyte with Tabontabon highlighted
Map of Leyte with Tabontabon highlighted
Tabontabon is located in Philippines
Tabontabon
Tabontabon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°02′N 124°58′E / 11.03°N 124.97°E / 11.03; 124.97Coordinates: 11°02′N 124°58′E / 11.03°N 124.97°E / 11.03; 124.97
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Leyte
District 2nd district of Leyte
Barangays 16
Government[1]
 • Mayor Brendo A. Gamez
 • Vice Mayor Edgar Cinco
Area[2]
 • Total 24.18 km2 (9.34 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 11,204
 • Density 460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6504
IDD:area code +63 (0)53
Income class 5th municipal income class
PSGC 083746000
Electorate 7,987 voters as of 2016

Tabontabon is a 5th class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 11,204 people.[3]

In 1957, the barrios of Capahu-an and Guingawan were transferred from the town of Dagami to Tabontabon.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Tabontabon is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.[2]

  • Amandangay
  • Aslum
  • Balingasag
  • Belisong
  • Cambucao
  • Capahuan
  • Guingauan
  • Jabong
  • Mercaduhay
  • Mering
  • Mohon
  • District I Pob. (Quezon)
  • District II Pob. (Rizal)
  • District III Pob. (Bonifacio)
  • District IV Pob. (Macarthur)
  • San Pablo (Mooc)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tabontabon
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 2,765 —    
1960 5,522 +1.22%
1970 5,077 −0.84%
1975 6,250 +4.26%
1980 6,468 +0.69%
1990 7,183 +1.05%
1995 7,547 +0.93%
2000 8,372 +2.25%
2007 9,518 +1.79%
2010 9,838 +1.21%
2015 11,204 +2.51%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]


Tabontabon is a 100% Waray-Waray speaking municipality.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Leyte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 24 June 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "An Act Transferring the Barrios of Capahu-an and Guingawan, Municipality of Dagami, Province of Leyte, to the Municipality of Tabontabon". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ "Province of Leyte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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