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Eastern Samar, Philippines
Eastern Samar, Philippines
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Typhoon Yolanda Aftermath in Guiuan, Eastern Samar
Typhoon Yolanda Aftermath in Guiuan, Eastern Samar
::2013/11/10::
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borongan eastern samar
borongan eastern samar
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Visit to Guiuan, Eastern Samar 11/17/2013
Visit to Guiuan, Eastern Samar 11/17/2013
::2013/11/16::
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Camparang Tubabao Guiuan Eastern Samar One Village at a Time
Camparang Tubabao Guiuan Eastern Samar One Village at a Time
::2013/12/01::
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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
::2013/11/17::
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Saksi: Quinapondan Eastern Samar, napasok na ng GMA News
Saksi: Quinapondan Eastern Samar, napasok na ng GMA News
::2013/11/15::
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24Oras: 90% ng mga bahay sa Balangkayan, Eastern Samar winasak ng Bagyong Yolanda
24Oras: 90% ng mga bahay sa Balangkayan, Eastern Samar winasak ng Bagyong Yolanda
::2013/11/12::
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Guiuan Eastern Samar After Typhoon Yolanda
Guiuan Eastern Samar After Typhoon Yolanda
::2013/11/11::
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Yolanda - Hernani, Eastern Samar
Yolanda - Hernani, Eastern Samar
::2013/11/18::
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NTG: Cedric Lee at Zimmer Raz, nahuli sa Eastern Samar
NTG: Cedric Lee at Zimmer Raz, nahuli sa Eastern Samar
::2014/04/27::
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24 Oras: Cedric Lee at Zimmer Raz, arestado sa Eastern Samar
24 Oras: Cedric Lee at Zimmer Raz, arestado sa Eastern Samar
::2014/04/26::
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GUIUAN EASTERN SAMAR TYPHOON HAIYAN PRESENTATION
GUIUAN EASTERN SAMAR TYPHOON HAIYAN PRESENTATION
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llorente eastern samar june 12 2013
llorente eastern samar june 12 2013
::2013/06/18::
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24 Oras: Cedric Lee at Zimmer Raz, nagtago sa Dolores, Eastern Samar
24 Oras: Cedric Lee at Zimmer Raz, nagtago sa Dolores, Eastern Samar
::2014/04/26::
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"Amenudo Can-avidnon"- Can-avid, Eastern Samar
"Amenudo Can-avidnon"- Can-avid, 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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ANG KASAYSAYAN NG CHURCH BELL SA MUNICIPALITY OF BALANGIGA EASTERN SAMAR 1901
ANG KASAYSAYAN NG CHURCH BELL SA MUNICIPALITY OF BALANGIGA EASTERN SAMAR 1901
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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
::2013/11/22::
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Salcedo, Eastern Samar before during and after Super Typhoon Yolanda
Salcedo, Eastern Samar before during and after Super Typhoon Yolanda
::2014/03/03::
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Saksi: 2, kumpirmadong patay sa Eastern Samar
Saksi: 2, kumpirmadong patay sa Eastern Samar
::2013/11/08::
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Can-Avid Eastern Samar Video
Can-Avid Eastern Samar Video
::2012/01/06::
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At Lawaan Eastern Samar where typhoon yolanda belong
At Lawaan Eastern Samar where typhoon yolanda belong
::2013/11/22::
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Mining Violence In Eastern Samar
Mining Violence In Eastern Samar
::2013/01/06::
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Trip To Guiuan Eastern Samar Phil.  09/05/ 2014
Trip To Guiuan Eastern Samar Phil. 09/05/ 2014
::2014/06/04::
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Giporlos, Eastern Samar in ruins after Yolanda
Giporlos, Eastern Samar in ruins after Yolanda
::2013/11/09::
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JIPAPAD EASTERN SAMAR
JIPAPAD EASTERN SAMAR
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FISH THE SIZE OF A CHILD caught in Sulat, Eastern Samar, Philippines
FISH THE SIZE OF A CHILD caught in Sulat, Eastern Samar, Philippines
::2014/03/30::
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aj blues band Llorente Eastern Samar
aj blues band Llorente Eastern Samar
::2010/10/29::
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LLORENTE EASTERN SAMAR june 12-2014 parade amateur video
LLORENTE EASTERN SAMAR june 12-2014 parade amateur video
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EASTERN SAMAR FESTIVAL OF FESTIVALS (Padul-ong - Borongan)
EASTERN SAMAR FESTIVAL OF FESTIVALS (Padul-ong - Borongan)
::2011/11/09::
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Hernani Eastern Samar - Aftermath of Yolanda by James Abella
Hernani Eastern Samar - Aftermath of Yolanda by James Abella
::2013/11/21::
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803RD INFANTRY BRIGADE CAPTURED NPA MAIN CAMP IN EASTERN SAMAR
803RD INFANTRY BRIGADE CAPTURED NPA MAIN CAMP IN EASTERN SAMAR
::2010/10/01::
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Cedric Lee arrested in Samar
Cedric Lee arrested in Samar
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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
::2013/11/12::
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Cabay Balangkayan Eastern Samar; Song Romeo & Juliet by Richard Clayderman
Cabay Balangkayan Eastern Samar; Song Romeo & Juliet by Richard Clayderman
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guiuan eastern samar
guiuan eastern samar
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Dolores National High School "SINIRANGAN BAND" Dolores,Eastern Samar
Dolores National High School "SINIRANGAN BAND" Dolores,Eastern Samar
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Our Lady of Fatima Academy Band Gen. Macarthur Eastern Samar
Our Lady of Fatima Academy Band Gen. Macarthur 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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SULAT EASTERN SAMAR
SULAT EASTERN SAMAR
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APITON ISLAND San Policarpo, Eastern Samar
APITON ISLAND San Policarpo, Eastern Samar
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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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LayawTV Episode 2: Sulangan, Guiuan Eastern Samar Part 1
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Balitaan: Industriya ng pangingisda sa Guiuan, Eastern Samar balik sigla [07/25/14]
Balitaan: Industriya ng pangingisda sa Guiuan, Eastern Samar balik sigla [07/25/14]
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Alicia Guarino - Brgy. Burak Lumatod, Taft, Eastern Samar Fiesta 2013 (Amenudo)
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Bayani Challenge 2014   Jagnaya Beach, Salcedo, Eastern Samar   GK Batangas   April 26, 2014
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Oras Eastern Samar
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Climbing Up a Coconut Tree over 50ft Tall in Sulat, Eastern Samar, Philippines
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DSWD Relief Distribution, Guiuan, Eastern Samar
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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 +1.80%
2000 375,822 +0.79%
2007 405,114 +1.04%
2010 428,877 +2.10%
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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