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Leyte, officially the Municipality of Leyte, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 40,639 people.[3]

Leyte
Municipality of Leyte
Map of Leyte with Leyte highlighted
Map of Leyte with Leyte highlighted
Leyte is located in Philippines
Leyte
Leyte
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°22′N 124°29′E / 11.37°N 124.48°E / 11.37; 124.48Coordinates: 11°22′N 124°29′E / 11.37°N 124.48°E / 11.37; 124.48
Country Philippines
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceLeyte
District3rd district of Leyte
Barangays30 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorArnold James "Noli" M. Ysidoro
 • Vice MayorArmando M. Ysidoro
 • CongressmanVicente Sofronio E. Veloso III
 • Electorate23,651 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total181.26 km2 (69.98 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total40,639
 • Density220/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6533
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)53
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)99.8 million  (2016)
Native languagesWaray
Tagalog
Websiteelgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/leyte-mun/

BarangaysEdit

Leyte is politically subdivided into 30 barangays.[2]

  • Bachao
  • Baco
  • Bagaba-o
  • Basud
  • Belen
  • Burabod
  • Calaguise
  • Consuegra
  • Culasi
  • Danus
  • Elizabeth
  • Kawayan
  • Libas
  • Maanda
  • Macupa
  • Mataloto
  • Palarao
  • Palid I (Ilawod)
  • Palid II (Iraya)
  • Parasan
  • Poblacion
  • Salog
  • Sambulawan
  • Tag-abaca
  • Tapol
  • Tigbawan
  • Tinocdugan
  • Toctoc
  • Ugbon
  • Wague

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 6,918—    
1918 11,214+3.27%
1939 18,862+2.51%
1948 20,559+0.96%
1960 20,539−0.01%
1970 23,670+1.43%
1975 28,182+3.56%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 29,288+0.77%
1990 32,575+1.07%
1995 34,126+0.88%
2000 35,241+0.69%
2007 35,478+0.09%
2010 37,505+2.04%
2015 40,639+1.54%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority [3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Leyte was 40,639 people,[3] with a density of 220 inhabitants per square kilometre or 570 inhabitants per square mile.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Leyte". 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. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Leyte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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