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Salcedo
Municipality
Map of Northern Samar with Salcedo highlighted
Map of Northern Samar with Salcedo highlighted
Salcedo is located in Philippines
Salcedo
Salcedo
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
Government[1]
 • Mayor Melchor Llego Melgar
Area[2]
 • 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]

History[edit]

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

Barangays[edit]

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

Demographics[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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. 

External links[edit]



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The Manila Times
Thu, 21 May 2015 07:13:03 -0700

... of education, health and nutrition, water and sanitation, disaster risk reduction, and industry development or livelihood. The program will focus on communities located in Jaro, Leyte; Basey, Samar; Salcedo, Eastern Samar and Sogod in Southern Leyte.
 
Philippine Information Agency
Tue, 26 May 2015 18:30:00 -0700

MANILA, 27 May (PIA) – Basketball fans and viewers will surely get stars-trucked this Sunday, May 31, 2015, 6:00 PM at the Cuneta Astrodome as the Canossian Sons of Charity through the Bakhita Canossa Foundation will hold a charity basketball game for ...

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Rappler
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 ...
 
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 ...

ABS CBN News

ABS CBN News
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 06:47:36 -0800

Macarthur, Eastern Samar, 1.93 – 2.93, 1. CarLeytes, Iloilo, 1.92 – 2.92, 1. Estancia, Iloilo, 1.92 – 2.92, 1. Quinapondan, Eastern Samar, 1.92 – 2.92, 1. Giporlos, Eastern Samar, 1.87 – 2.87, 1. Salcedo, Eastern Samar, 1.87 – 2.87, 1. Biliran, Biliran ...

Philippine Star

Philippine Star
Mon, 19 Jan 2015 08:07:30 -0800

As a CRS volunteer based at Salcedo, Eastern Samar, Padasas volunteered to also help in the preparations for the pope's mass in Tacloban City. The group promised to pray for her, just as Pope Francis himself asked the crowd at a youth gathering at the ...

Philippine Star

Philippine Star
Sun, 18 Jan 2015 18:15:00 -0800

In its 8 p.m. update, the NDRRMC said that Kristel Mae Padasas, 26, a volunteer worker for the Catholic Relief Service stationed in Salcedo, Eastern Samar, died after she was hit by soundbox due to strong winds. Another fatality, Domingo Tablate,69, ...

AsiaOne

AsiaOne
Wed, 21 Jan 2015 17:18:45 -0800

She travelled 128km from Salcedo, Eastern Samar, where she worked as a CRS volunteer, to Tacloban. She waited for a whole day with hundreds of thousands of other pilgrims, with little sleep amid the rain, to wait for the Pope. Soon after Pope Francis ...
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