Calbayog, Samar

CalbayogCalbayog City is a city in the province of Samar, Philippines. It lies along the coastal region of the province stretching about 60 miles (97 km) from the northern tip of the island and 180 miles (290 km) from southern boundaries. Calbayog comprises 157 barangays, 25 of which are urban and 132 are rural, and is the largest city in Eastern Visayas. According to the 2009 census, it has a population of 190,374 people in 37,395 households, it is the second most populated city in region 8. Calbayog is one of the commercial trade centers in Eastern Visayas. And is the center of coerce in Samar. Its location makes it an ideal gateway to Samar, for it is one of the few cities in Samar that has both an airport and a seaport. Calbayog is subdivided into 3 major districts Calbayog, Tinambacan, Oquendo.

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