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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". 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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Sun, 05 Jan 2014 00:43:00 -0800

I had my formal elementary education in Salcedo, Eastern Samar, where the coastal areas facing the Pacific Ocean was badly hit by the super typhoon. Only a few minutes from Salcedo is the historic town of Guiuan, where I finished high school. This ...
Sat, 20 Oct 2012 06:41:15 -0700

“Salcedo has been hit by several mining-related human rights violations in recent months,” Maderazo said during the executive summary presentation of the report on “Mining rush in Salcedo, Eastern Samar rakes up violence and social conflicts.”.


Thu, 04 Dec 2014 06:47:36 -0800

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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 ...


Mon, 19 Jan 2015 11:45:33 -0800

She said they were “deeply saddened” over the death of Kristel, who worked as a member of the monitoring and evaluation team based in Salcedo, Eastern Samar. The CRS is one of the international humanitarian organizations that continue to assist victims ...

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Samar News.com
Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:15:00 -0700

... Eastern Samar and Samar, DAR turned over the machines to the Carapdapan Small Farmers and Fishermen Producers Cooperative based in Salcedo, Eastern Samar and the Legaspi Farmers and Fishermen Association in Marabut, Samar, respectively.


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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 20:32:59 -0800

MANILA—Del Monte Pacific Ltd. (DMPL) has entered into a joint venture agreement with the Spanish fruit company Nice Fruit SL and the investment firm Ferville Ltd. to build a modern cold storage facility in the Philippines. In a disclosure to the ...

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