Calbayog City History, Tourist Spots, Festivals

Calbayog is a 1st class city of Samar Province in Eastern Visayas Philippines.

Calbayog City Hall
Calbayog City Hall (Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Calbayog City (Geography)
Location –> Northern Part of Western Samar (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> San Isidro, Bobon, Lope de Vega all in Northern Samar (north), Mondragon and Silvino Lobos in Northern Samar (east), Gandara and Santa Margarita (south)
Area –> 880.74 km2 (340.06 sq mi)
Population –> 183,851 (2015 Census)
No. of Barangays –> 157
Revenue (2016) –> 1,024,080,886.53
Terrain –> Mountainous with narrow coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Coconut, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Waray, Tagalog, English
Government Officials
Congressman –> Edgar Mary Sarmiento
Mayor –> Ronaldo Aquino
Vice Mayor –> Diego P. Rivera

History of Calbayog

Calbayog was created as a city on October 16, 1948.

Economy, Business and Investment

The city of Calbayog is the commercial and financial center of Samar Island.

Tourist Spots in Calbayog

Guinogo-an Cave
Bangon-Bugtong Falls
Bagacay Beach
Tarangban Falls

Nijaga Park
Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral

Festival in Calbayog

Sarakiki-Hadang Festival

Map of Calbayog City

See also: List of Philippine Cities by Region and Province

See also: Biography of Governor Reynolds Michael Tan

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