Giporlos, Eastern Samar in ruins after Yolanda

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Giporlos, Eastern Samar in ruins after Yolanda
Giporlos, Eastern Samar in ruins after Yolanda
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Typhoon Yolanda Aftermath in Guiuan, Eastern Samar
Typhoon Yolanda Aftermath in Guiuan, Eastern Samar
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#YolandaPH: Isolated Eastern Samar cries for help
#YolandaPH: Isolated Eastern Samar cries for help
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Visit to Guiuan, Eastern Samar 11/17/2013
Visit to Guiuan, Eastern Samar 11/17/2013
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Saksi: 2, kumpirmadong patay sa Eastern Samar
Saksi: 2, kumpirmadong patay sa Eastern Samar
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borongan eastern samar
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Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan Survivors in Eastern Samar and Leyte
Typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan Survivors in Eastern Samar and Leyte
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Eastern Samar, Philippines
Eastern Samar, Philippines
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Yolanda at Borongan, Eastern Samar
Yolanda at Borongan, Eastern Samar
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BT: Tinatayang 150 residente mula Guiuan , Eastern Samar, nakarating na sa Mactan, Cebu
BT: Tinatayang 150 residente mula Guiuan , Eastern Samar, nakarating na sa Mactan, Cebu
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Guiuan Eastern Samar After Typhoon Yolanda
Guiuan Eastern Samar After Typhoon Yolanda
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Bagyong Yolanda, nanalasa sa lalawigan ng Eastern Samar at mga karatig na probinsya
Bagyong Yolanda, nanalasa sa lalawigan ng Eastern Samar at mga karatig na probinsya
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Super typhoon Yolanda terrifies residents of Eastern Samar
Super typhoon Yolanda terrifies residents of Eastern Samar
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NTG: Storm surge, nag-iwan ng matinding pinsala sa Hernani, Eastern Samar
NTG: Storm surge, nag-iwan ng matinding pinsala sa Hernani, Eastern Samar
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Ang paghahanap sa diumano
Ang paghahanap sa diumano'y buto ng higante sa Borongan, Eastern Samar
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Hernani Eastern Samar - Aftermath of Yolanda by James Abella
Hernani Eastern Samar - Aftermath of Yolanda by James Abella
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Saksi: Quinapondan Eastern Samar, napasok na ng GMA News
Saksi: Quinapondan Eastern Samar, napasok na ng GMA News
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GUIUAN EASTERN SAMAR TYPHOON HAIYAN PRESENTATION
GUIUAN EASTERN SAMAR TYPHOON HAIYAN PRESENTATION
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Guiuan flattened by Typhoon Yolanda
Guiuan flattened by Typhoon Yolanda
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Saksi: 90% ng mga bahay sa Balangkayan, Eastern Samar, winasak ng Bagyong Yolanda
Saksi: 90% ng mga bahay sa Balangkayan, Eastern Samar, winasak ng Bagyong Yolanda
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QRT: Ilang bayan sa Eastern Samar, nananatiling isolated dahil sa mga tulay at kalsadang di madaanan
QRT: Ilang bayan sa Eastern Samar, nananatiling isolated dahil sa mga tulay at kalsadang di madaanan
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At Lawaan Eastern Samar where typhoon yolanda belong
At Lawaan Eastern Samar where typhoon yolanda belong
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NTG: Aabot sa 400 bahay sa Eastern Samar, matinding napinsala
NTG: Aabot sa 400 bahay sa Eastern Samar, matinding napinsala
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Philippines: Surviving Typhoon Haiyan in Eastern Samar
Philippines: Surviving Typhoon Haiyan in Eastern Samar
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Salcedo, Eastern Samar before during and after Super Typhoon Yolanda
Salcedo, Eastern Samar before during and after Super Typhoon Yolanda
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Camparang Tubabao Guiuan Eastern Samar One Village at a Time
Camparang Tubabao Guiuan Eastern Samar One Village at a Time
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Yolanda - Hernani, Eastern Samar
Yolanda - Hernani, Eastern Samar
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TSUNAMI WATCH IN BORONGAN  EASTERN SAMAR  PHILIPPINES
TSUNAMI WATCH IN BORONGAN EASTERN SAMAR PHILIPPINES
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Visit and Relief Distribution in Guiuan, Eastern Samar 11/17/2013
Visit and Relief Distribution in Guiuan, Eastern Samar 11/17/2013
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24 Oras: Marami sa mga nasalanta sa Guiuan, Samar, dalawang araw nang hindi kumakain
24 Oras: Marami sa mga nasalanta sa Guiuan, Samar, dalawang araw nang hindi kumakain
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SONA: Guiuan, Eastern Samar, lubos ding napinsala ng Super Typhoon Yolanda
SONA: Guiuan, Eastern Samar, lubos ding napinsala ng Super Typhoon Yolanda
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Typhoon Yolanda in Salcedo E. Samar
Typhoon Yolanda in Salcedo E. Samar
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24 Oras: Supply ng pagkain, tubig, at gasolina, problema na sa Borongan, Eastern Samar
24 Oras: Supply ng pagkain, tubig, at gasolina, problema na sa Borongan, Eastern Samar
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UB: Bagyong Yolanda, nag-landfall na sa Guiuan, Eastern Samar
UB: Bagyong Yolanda, nag-landfall na sa Guiuan, Eastern Samar
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DSWD Relief Distribution, Guiuan, Eastern Samar
DSWD Relief Distribution, Guiuan, Eastern Samar
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BT: Panayam kay Guiuan, Eastern Samar Mayor Analiza Gonzales Kwan
BT: Panayam kay Guiuan, Eastern Samar Mayor Analiza Gonzales Kwan
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"Amenudo Can-avidnon"- Can-avid, Eastern Samar
"Amenudo Can-avidnon"- Can-avid, Eastern Samar
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QRT: Halos lahat ng bahay sa Balangkayan, Eastern Samar, nasira dahil sa bagyo
QRT: Halos lahat ng bahay sa Balangkayan, Eastern Samar, nasira dahil sa bagyo
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llorente eastern samar june 12 2013
llorente eastern samar june 12 2013
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Dolores Eastern Samar
Dolores Eastern Samar
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24 Oras: Mga taga-Quinapondan, Eastern Samar na na-isolate matapos ang bagyo, umaapela ng tulong
24 Oras: Mga taga-Quinapondan, Eastern Samar na na-isolate matapos ang bagyo, umaapela ng tulong
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Kuratsa Mayor  - Nelson Noromor Vs. Gigi, Mayor of Sulat Eastern Samar
Kuratsa Mayor - Nelson Noromor Vs. Gigi, Mayor of Sulat Eastern Samar
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Briefing at Municipal Hall, Guiuan, Eastern Samar  11/17/2013
Briefing at Municipal Hall, Guiuan, Eastern Samar 11/17/2013
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Lawaan, Eastern Samar Post Typhoon
Lawaan, Eastern Samar Post Typhoon
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Big surf at ABCD Beach - Calicoan Island, Eastern Samar
Big surf at ABCD Beach - Calicoan Island, Eastern Samar
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Mayor Marian Libanan - Brgy. Burak Lumatod, Taft, Eastern Samar (Amenudo)
Mayor Marian Libanan - Brgy. Burak Lumatod, Taft, Eastern Samar (Amenudo)
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APITON ISLAND San Policarpo, Eastern Samar
APITON ISLAND San Policarpo, Eastern Samar
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Manicani Island, Guiuan, Eastern Samar on Super Typhoon Yolanda "Haiyan"
Manicani Island, Guiuan, Eastern Samar on Super Typhoon Yolanda "Haiyan"
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Mining Violence In Eastern Samar
Mining Violence In Eastern Samar
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Eastern Samar residents not ready for storm surge
Eastern Samar residents not ready for storm surge
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Eastern Samar
Lalawigan han Sidlangan nga Samar
Lalawigan sa Sidlakang Samar
Lalawigan ng Silangang Samar
Province
Province of Eastern Samar
Flag of Eastern Samar
Flag
Official seal of Eastern Samar
Seal
Map of the Philippines with Eastern Samar highlighted
Map of the Philippines with Eastern Samar highlighted
Coordinates: 11°40′N 125°30′E / 11.667°N 125.500°E / 11.667; 125.500Coordinates: 11°40′N 125°30′E / 11.667°N 125.500°E / 11.667; 125.500
Country  Philippines
Region Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Founded June 19, 1965
Capital Borongan City
Government
 • Type Province of the Philippines
 • Governor Conrado B. Nicart, Jr. (Liberal)
 • Vice Governor Marcelo Picardal (LDP)
Area[1]
 • Total 4,660.47 km2 (1,799.42 sq mi)
Area rank 26th out of 80
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 428,877
 • Rank 60th out of 80
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
 • Density rank 68th out of 80
Divisions
 • Independent cities 0
 • Component cities 1
 • Municipalities 22
 • Barangays 597
 • Districts Lone district of Eastern Samar
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6800 - 6822
Dialing code 55
Spoken languages Waray-Waray, Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Website easternsamar.gov.ph

Eastern Samar (Filipino:Silangang Samar) is a province of the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region. Its capital is the city of Borongan. Eastern Samar occupies the eastern portion of the island of Samar. Bordering the province to the north is the province of Northern Samar and to the west is Samar province and to the east is the vast Pacific Ocean. Off the coast of Leyte Gulf, the province faces the province of Leyte.

Geography[edit]

The province occupies a total land area of 466,047 hectares (1,151,630 acres).[1]

Subdivisions[edit]

Eastern Samar is subdivided into 22 municipalities and one city.

City:

Municipalities:

History[edit]

The province of Eastern Samar was created from Samar by virtue of Republic Act No. 4221 on June 19, 1965.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Eastern Samar
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 329,335 —    
1995 362,324 +1.93%
2000 375,822 +0.73%
2007 405,114 +1.08%
2010 428,877 +1.92%
Source: National Statistics Office[2]

The province has a population of 461,300 as of the 2010 census. The common language is Waray.

Transportation[edit]

The province has two airports; Guiuan Airport and Borongan Airport. Currently, no airline operates out of Borongan Airport in Borongan City while upstart Mid-Sea Express started serving the Guiuan Airport in the town of Guiuan. Mid-Sea Express plies Cebu-Guiuan route to serve tourists going to Calicoan Island.

By land, mini buses and vans ply from the regional center in Tacloban City to some towns in Eastern Samar. From Borongan City, buses ply to Manila. Motorized boats plies through the Leyte Gulf ferrying passengers going to Tacloban City seaport.

Wilsam Uptown Mall, The Largest Shopping Mall in Samar.

Economy[edit]

Commercial activities in the province are centered on the provincial capital of Borongan City while tourism activities are centered in Guiuan town where Calicoan Island and the historical Homonhon Island are located. Generally, the province's major economic resource is fishery and agriculture which include production of copra, corn, rice, sugar, and vegetables. Tourism potential is untapped on the northern part of the province.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "List of Provinces". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Annual Growth Rates for The Philippines and Its Regions, Provinces, and Highly Urbanized Cities". 2010 Census and Housing Population. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 13 April 2013. 

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