Hinundayan History, Tourist Spots, Festivals, Officials

Hinundayan is a 5th class coastal municipality of Southern Leyte Province in Eastern Visayas or Region 8, Philippines.

Hinundayan Municipal Hall
Hinundayan Municipal Hall (Photo Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Hinundayan Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern side of Southern Leyte (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Hinunangan (northwest), Anahawan (south)
Area –> 59.90 km2 (23.13 sq mi)
Population –> 12,285 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Mountainous with coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Coconut, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Visayan, Waray, Tagalog, English
Barangays –> 17
Revenue (2016) –> 54,414,214.81
Legislative District –> Second
Government Officials
Go here to see the elected municipal officials of Hinundayan.

History of Hinundayan

Hinundayan was formerly a territory of Hinunangan. In 1853, it was created as a separate municipality. After the Philippine revolution against Spain, it was reverted back as part of Hinunangan. On January 1, 1910, it was reinstated as an independent town.

Economy of Hinundayan

Hinundayan is primarily an agricultural town where rice, corn, fish, and coconut are the main products.

Tourist Spots in Hinundayan

Rizal Park
Hinundayan Beach

Cabulisan Spring
Bugho Mabaho Cave
Abutangan Cave
Ambao Fish Species Sanctuary
An-an Ka Jose and Ka Pering Diving Sites
Lantawan Peak
Saint Joseph Parish Church

Festivals in Hinundayan

Handayanan Festival
Opas Festival
Feast of Saint Joseph

Map of Hinundayan Municipality in Southern Leyte

See also: Profile of Mayor Elisa Cadingan , Governor Damian Mercado

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