Can-avid

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Can-avid
Municipality of Can-avid
Motto(s): 
Upai Can-avid... Upayon Ta, Panlawas, Agrikultura ngan mga Industriya han Can-avid
Map of Eastern Samar with Can-avid highlighted
Map of Eastern Samar with Can-avid highlighted
Can-avid is located in Philippines
Can-avid
Can-avid
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 12°00′N 125°27′E / 12°N 125.45°E / 12; 125.45Coordinates: 12°00′N 125°27′E / 12°N 125.45°E / 12; 125.45
Country Philippines
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceEastern Samar
DistrictLone District
FoundedJuly 4, 1948
Barangays28 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorGil Norman P. Germino
 • Vice MayorVilma A. Germino
 • CongressmanMaria Fe R. Abunda
 • Electorate13,367 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total288.7 km2 (111.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total21,015
 • Density73/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6806
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)55
Climate typetropical rainforest climate
Income class4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)88.8 million  (2016)
Native languagesWaray
Tagalog
Websitewww.can-avid-esamar.gov.ph

Can-avid, (IPA: [ˌkɐnˈʔavɪd]), officially the Municipality of Can-avid, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Eastern Samar, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 21,015 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Can-avid is politically subdivided into 28 barangays.[2]

  • Balagon
  • Baruk
  • Boco
  • Caghalong
  • Camantang
  • Can-ilay
  • Cansangaya
  • Canteros
  • Carolina
  • Guibuangan
  • Jepaco
  • Mabuhay
  • Malogo
  • Obong
  • Pandol
  • Barangay 1 Poblacion
  • Barangay 2 Poblacion
  • Barangay 3 Poblacion
  • Barangay 4 Poblacion
  • Barangay 5 Poblacion
  • Barangay 6 Poblacion
  • Barangay 7 Poblacion
  • Barangay 8 Poblacion
  • Barangay 9 Poblacion
  • Barangay 10 Poblacion
  • Salvacion
  • Solong
  • Rawis

History[edit]

Can-avid was created in 1948 from the barrios of Can-avid, Carolina, Barok, Cansangaya, Mabuhay, Camantang, Canilay, Pandol and Balagon, formerly part of Dolores, Eastern Samar, by virtue of Republic Act No. 264.[4]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Can-avid
YearPop.±% p.a.
1948 5,987—    
1960 8,409+2.87%
1970 9,695+1.43%
1975 11,135+2.82%
1980 12,196+1.84%
1990 13,254+0.84%
1995 15,759+3.30%
2000 17,228+1.93%
2007 18,173+0.74%
2010 19,785+3.14%
2015 21,015+1.15%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, the population of Can-avid, Eastern Samar, was 21,015 people,[3] with a density of 73 inhabitants per square kilometre or 190 inhabitants per square mile.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Can-avid, Eastern Samar
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
28
(82)
29
(83)
Average low °C (°F) 22
(72)
22
(72)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 97
(3.8)
64
(2.5)
69
(2.7)
58
(2.3)
98
(3.9)
161
(6.3)
167
(6.6)
140
(5.5)
158
(6.2)
171
(6.7)
169
(6.7)
154
(6.1)
1,506
(59.3)
Average rainy days 17.1 13.4 14.8 15.2 21.1 25.2 26.8 25.4 25.5 26.5 23.0 20.3 254.3
Source: Meteoblue [8]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Eastern Samar". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "An act to create the municipality of Can-avid in the province of Samar". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-08.
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Eastern Samar". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Can-avid, Eastern Samar : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 30 December 2018.

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