|Municipality of Albuera|
Heart of Leyte
Map of Leyte with Albuera highlighted
|Region||Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)|
|District||4th district of Leyte|
|Barangays||16 (see Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Bayan|
|• Mayor||Sixto B. dela Victoria|
|• Vice Mayor||Tita P. Alajas|
|• Congressman||Lucy Torres-Gomez|
|• Electorate||24,622 voters (2016)|
|• Total||303.35 km2 (117.12 sq mi)|
|• Density||150/km2 (400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (PST)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)53|
|Climate type||tropical rainforest climate|
|Income class||3rd municipal income class|
|Revenue (₱)||128 million (2016)|
Mayor shot dead inside prison
On November 4, 2016, 1st-term Albuera Mayor Rolando Espinosa Sr., who was linked to illegal drugs through his son and alleged drug lord Rolan "Kerwin" Espinosa, was shot dead inside his prison cell at the Baybay City Sub Provincial Jail. Espinosa was replaced by his vice mayor Rosa Meneses while councilor Sixto dela Victoria filled in as vice mayor.
- Doña Maria (Kangkuirina)
- San Pedro
|Population census of Albuera|
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority |
In the 2015 census, the population of Albuera, Leyte, was 46,332 people, with a density of 150 inhabitants per square kilometre or 390 inhabitants per square mile.
Albuera has 5 secondary schools
- Albuera Private High School
- Balugo National High School
- Damula-an National High School
- Doctor Geronimo B. Zaldivar Memorial School of Fisheries
- Seguinon National High School
Technical Vocational Training and Assessment Center
- SDMF Skills Development for Maintenance and Fabrication and Technical Services, Inc.
(053) 562-9731, Address: Katipunan, Brgy. San Pedro, Albuera, Leyte
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