Hinundayan is a 5th class coastal municipality of Southern Leyte Province in Eastern Visayas or Region 8, Philippines.
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
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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
Bugho Mabaho Cave
Ambao Fish Species Sanctuary
An-an Ka Jose and Ka Pering Diving Sites
Saint Joseph Parish Church
Festivals in Hinundayan
Feast of Saint Joseph
Map of Hinundayan Municipality in Southern Leyte