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Catbalogan City, Samar, Philippines

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Barangays (57) of Catbalogan City, in the Samar Province within Region 8 of The philippines
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  • Catbalogan is in the Samar province. Samar is within Region VIII – Eastern Visayas

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List of (24) Municipalities in the Western Samar province within Region VIII in the Republic of The Philippines
Almagro | Basey | Calbiga | Daram | Gandara | Hinabangan | Jiabong | Marabut | Matuguinao | Motiong | Pagsanghan | Paranas | Pinabacdao | San Jorge | San Jose De Buan | San Sebastian | Santa Margarita | Santa Rita | Santo Niño | Tagapul-An | Talalora | Tarangnan | Villareal | Zumarraga
Cities in the Province of Samar: Calbayog City | Catbalogan City (Capital)
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Contents

Geography of Catbalogan City, Samar, Philippines

Catbalogan Land Area (as of 2007, in hectares)= 27,422

Location of Catbalogan City, Samar, Philippines

  • Catbalogan is in the Samar province.
  • Samar is within Region VIII – Eastern Visayas

History of Catbalogan City, Samar, Philippines

The beginning of Catbalogan

People of Catbalogan City, Samar, Philippines

  • Catbalogan Population (as of Aug 1, 2007 Census) = 92,454
  • Catbalogan Registered Voters (2009 COMELEC) = 54,459

Elected Government Officials of Catbalogan City, Samar, Philippines

The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.

They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.


Elected officials of Catbalogan for the term of 2013-2016
  • Mayor of Catbalogan City: TAN, STEP-UY - LIBERAL PARTY
  • Vice-Mayor of Catbalogan City: Art Sherwin Loquias Gabon - LIBERAL PARTY
  • Councilors of Catbalogan City:
  1. UY, TEKWA (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 13580 7.58%
  2. BERMEJO, BEMBOT (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 12046 6.72%
  3. ESCOBER, TINTIN (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 12002 6.70%
  4. UY, JEFFREY INDEPENDENT 11972 6.68%
  5. PESCOS, MAXROSE (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 9953 5.56%
  6. CINCO, MYLA (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 9937 5.55%
  7. ARCALES, ERNING (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 9756 5.45%
  8. SABENECIO, NENGNENG (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 8711 4.86%
  9. ILAGAN, BING (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 8342 4.66%
  10. PEREZ, JUNJUN (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 8275 4.62%

Elected officials of Catbalogan for the term of 2010-2013

Businesses in Catbalogan City, Samar, Philippines

How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood

The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.

  • DOST - Website
  • UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
  • DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website

Take a picture of your Business (from a Sari-Sari Store to a Mega Mall). Upload that picture here in zamboanga.com and that picture can immediately be your business webpage. It is that easy. Here are two examples of how a picture becomes the webpage of the business: Twins Fried Chicken Restaurant and ABC Shopping Center

  • Give your business a good description. Add your address and contact number if available.
Possible Businesses
  • Auto, Trucks, Motorcycle and Bicycle dealers
  • Banks, Lending Firms, Pawnshops, and Financial Institutions
  • Clinics, Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals
  • Pharmacies, Drug Stores, Agri-Vets
  • Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies, General Stores, Sari-Sari Stores, Internet-Cafes
  • Department Stores and Appliance Stores
  • Supermarket, wet market, Fish Markets
  • Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses, Boarding houses and Resorts
  • Repair Shops: Shoe repair, Cellphone, Bikes (bicycles), motorcycles etc...
  • Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops, and Bakeries (Bakeshops)
  • Salons, Spas, Beauty Shops and Barber Shops
  • Gas Stations, Water Stations, Propane Stations

Real Estate for Sale or lease in Catbalogan City, Samar, Philippines

  • If you have real estate property, whether its commercial, residential, farm land, or just an empty lot in Catbalogan, you can list that property for free.
  • Click to VIEW, EDIT or ADD Realty Listings.
  • You can list your House and lot or farm land for sale or lease for free here in Z-Wiki

Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Catbalogan, Samar, Philippines

The name of your church, mosque, or place of worship can be listed here. We can even provide you with a free webpage. We can help you.

Schools in Catbalogan City, Samar, Philippines

School year 2014-2015 starts June 2, 2014 and ends March 27, 2015, for public elementary and secondary schools. The school year will have 201 school days, of which 180 days are “nonnegotiable” student-teacher contact time.


The name of your school in Catbalogan can be listed here. You can list it like this:

  • Name of School. Private or Public. It can be an elementary school, high school, college.
    • Address of your school
    • Telephone Number
    • Principal of the school

You can also create a webpage for your school. We can help you.

Economy of Catbalogan City, Samar, Philippines

  • If you have an article that talks about the improvement of the economy of Catbalogan you can post that article here. If you come across any news items that talk about the economy of Catbalogan, you may post it here. Of course you have to reference the writer of the article. Any improvement to transportation, power and service usually improves the economy of the community, so go ahead and report that too.

Jobs in Catbalogan City

If you have a job available and that job is within Catbalogan City, Philippines, you may post it here.
Remember to be as descriptive as possible and to post your Company name, Contact person, physical address, email address and Phone number.
Post expiration of Job Application. Go ahead and Click HERE to Insert your job offer in the "Jobs in Catbalogan City" page.

Natural Resources of Catbalogan, Samar, Philippines

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!


Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More


We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of Catbalogan City, Samar, Philippines

  • Help us add some of the tourist attractions of Catbalogan in Z-wiki. This will help boost the local economy of Catbalogan. Anything that is unique or anything that stands out in your community may be a tourist attraction.
  • Landmarks are usually photographed a lot by visitors. Post the Catbalogan landmarks here.

Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Catbalogan City, Samar, Philippines

Every city has some sort of a festival or tradition that is celebrated every year. In the Philippines almost all barangays that are predominantly populated by Christians celebrate fiesta. Tell us about the festivals, fiestas and traditions of Catbalogan.

Featured News of The Philippines

  • PSEi firms up over 7,000 as regional markets rebound
  • Monday, October 20, 2014 6:11 pm
MANILA, Philippines — The local stock barometer strengthened its hold above the 7,000 mark on Monday, tracking a regional rebound following last week’s sell-down triggered by global growth jitters.
The Philippine Stock Exchange index recouped 54.31 points or 0.78 percent to close at 7,057.53 ........................ Full Story»

  • Barclays keeps Phl growth forecast at 6.5%
  • Sunday, October 19, 2014 12:00 am
MANILA, Philippines - The strong inflows of remittances in August should continue supporting domestic consumption, but UK-based investment bank Barclays said it still sees this year’s economic growth decelerating to 6.5 percent from 2013 levels.
“Stable and sustained growth in remittances should continue to support domestic consumption. We maintain our 2014 GDP (gross domestic product) growth forecast at 6.5 percent,” the bank said in a research note ........................ Full Story»

  • Carabao Festival
Date: May 14 - Location: Angono, Rizal
Farmers pay tribute to their patron saints; a procession of carabao carts bearing a myriad local produce is held; prizes are awarded to the strongest and most beautifully decorated carabaos.
Date: May 14 Location: Pulilan, Bulacan
Hundreds of festively adorned carabaos are paraded by their farmer-owners on the street leading to the church; there the carabaos are made to kneel down as a homage to San Isidro de Labrado, the patron saint of farmers.

  • Triathletes get boost
  • Monday, October 20, 2014 12:01 am
VETERAN internationalist Joyette Jopson and celebrity first-timer Victor Basa turned in respectable finishes in their respective triathlon events recently, both drawing boost from Rudy Project gears that have become sought-after partners for triathletes here and abroad.
Jopson bucked the odds against a crack international field as she conquered the 180km bike event of the IronMan Langkawi, Malaysia and emerged the top Filipina finisher in the stage .............................. Full Story»

Your Story about Catbalogan, Samar, Philippines

Tell your story about Catbalogan. You can talk about the good things in Catbalogan or simply talk about the past. You can talk about the eco-system of Catbalogan. What is the local LGU doing about the preservation of your natural resources? The topic can start here and once it gets bigger it can have a page of its own in Z-Wiki. It's all up to you.

The oldest man or woman in Catbalogan City, Samar, Philippines

Do know who the oldest man or woman is in your community of Catbalogan? Z-Wiki is starting this inquiry in order to honor the older generation of the Philippines. Please provide the full name, date of birth of the elder and the barangay he/she lives in.

Catbalogan City, Samar, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling

Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
Cycling Activity to Participate In
Your cycling activity can be posted here and it will be posted in all the Provincial, City, Municipal and Barangay pages

Catbalogan City, Samar, Philippines Photo Gallery

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Most of the contents in this site are taken from the Department of Tourism, Comelec, National Statistical Coordination Board, DILG: Department of the Interior and Local Government, (LGU) government sites, online news, and other content sites about the specific community. This page does not serve as the official website of the community but rather compliments and helps the community to promote tourism and attract investors.

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