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Map of Northern Samar with Salcedo highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Salcedo highlighted
Salcedo is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°09′N 125°40′E / 11.150°N 125.667°E / 11.150; 125.667Coordinates: 11°09′N 125°40′E / 11.150°N 125.667°E / 11.150; 125.667
Country Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Province Eastern Samar
Congr. district Lone district of E. Samar
Barangays 41
 • Mayor Melchor Llego Melgar
 • Total 113.80 km2 (43.94 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 19,970
 • Density 180/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6807
Dialing code 55

Salcedo is a fifth class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 19,970 people.[3]


In 1959, the sitio of Balud was converted into a barrio.[4]


Salcedo is politically subdivided into 41 barangays.[2]

  • Abejao
  • Alog
  • Asgad
  • Bagtong
  • Balud
  • Barangay 1 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 13 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 2 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 3 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 4 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 5 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 6 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 7 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 8 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 9 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 10 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 11 (Pob.)
  • Barangay 12 (Pob.)
  • Buabua
  • Burak
  • Butig
  • Cagaut
  • Camanga
  • Cantomoja
  • Carapdapan
  • Caridad
  • Casili-on
  • Iberan
  • Jagnaya
  • Lusod
  • Malbog
  • Maliwaliw
  • Matarinao
  • Naparaan
  • Seguinon
  • San Roque (Bugay)
  • Santa Cruz
  • Tacla-on
  • Tagbacan
  • Palanas
  • Talangdawan


Population census of Salcedo
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 16,597 —    
1995 16,026 −0.65%
2000 16,971 +1.24%
2007 18,680 +1.33%
2010 19,970 +2.46%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]


  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 24 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Eastern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 24 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 24 April 2013. 
  4. ^ "R.A. No. 2095, An Act Converting the Sitio of Balud in the Municipality of Salcedo, Province of Samar, into a Barrio, to Be Known As the Barrio of Balud". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-13. 
  5. ^ "Province of Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 14 August 2013. 

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Manila Bulletin
Sun, 06 Dec 2015 06:06:25 -0800

Tacloban City, Leyte — Six people, including the driver of a passenger van were killed when the van figured in a road accident on the national highway in Barangay Talangdawan, Salcedo, Eastern Samar at around 12:05 noon yesterday. In a radio interview ...
Fri, 14 Aug 2015 01:18:17 -0700

SALCEDO, Eastern Samar -- The damage caused by Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) on the coconut industry in this town prompted the Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) here to push for intercropping. Intercropping aims to improve the economic condition of the ...
Manila Bulletin
Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:05:46 -0800

Ex.: Google: Mangroves of Cagaut River, Salcedo, Eastern Samar The economic potentia. of the River and Coastal Waters could help already the poor Fisherfolks if assistance is given. Same with Matarinao , Quinapondan and Salcedo Bays. God bless!
Manila Bulletin
Wed, 19 Aug 2015 07:00:24 -0700

Salcedo, Eastern Samar (PNA) — Residents of two coastal villages in this town are recipients of 116 concrete houses built by an international non-government organization (NGO) founded in India. Ananda Marga Universal Relief Team (AMURT), a global ...

ICRC (press release)

ICRC (press release)
Fri, 15 May 2015 03:52:30 -0700

Countless crops were damaged or destroyed when Typhoon Haiyan ravaged central Philippines in 2013. Among those heavily affected were coconut farmers who rely on trading copra – the dried coconut meat used to make oil – for their source of income.

GMA News

GMA News
Sun, 09 Dec 2012 19:01:55 -0800

A wealth of chromite is the curse of Salcedo, Eastern Samar. Residents and outsiders alike have stopped farming and fishing to dig for the valuable ore used in the production of stainless steel. As 'I-Witness' host Howie Severino found while making the ...
Manila Bulletin
Fri, 16 Oct 2015 07:04:00 -0700

Borongan, E. Samar – The Department of Public Works and Highways-Eastern Samar district engineering office is implementing a P35-million road maintenance project at the Quinapundan-Lawa-an section. Engineer Manolo Rojas, Eastern Samar district ...


Tue, 05 Jan 2016 00:48:45 -0800

RECOVERY. With a larger role in the value chain, Marife Jalbay and other members of the Abejao Farmers Association in Salcedo, Eastern Samar, now enjoy improved incomes from producing cassava chips. Image courtesy of R. Cabrera/FAO. TACLOBAN ...

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