• inhabitants per squar
  • In the 2015 census, the population of Tunga, Leyte, was 7,584 people, with a density of 980 inhabitants per square kilometre or 2,500 inhabitants per square mile. (wikipedia.org)
  • Dist. 3) Poponton Rizal Salvacion San Benito Santo Domingo Sirab Tagkip Tin-ao Victoria Balugo Cansamada West Capulhan Lobe-lobe East Paraiso Sampaguita Sawahon Talinhugon Tuya In the 2015 census, the population of Dagami, Leyte, was 35,147 people, with a density of 220 inhabitants per square kilometre or 570 inhabitants per square mile. (wikipedia.org)
  • Barugo
  • Barugo is a town in the northern coastal part of Leyte facing Carigara Bay, 50 kilometres (31 mi) north-west of Tacloban City, whose history dates back to the early days of Spanish colonization. (wikipedia.org)
  • Jaro
  • This assumption is born by the fact that the old Spanish road leading to the towns of Tunga and Jaro starts at this place and the ruins of an old Spanish stone church is found there. (wikipedia.org)
  • Filipino
  • At 24, he was commander-n-chief of the Leyte revolutionary forces, by fate destined to articulate his command's firm resolve to hold fast to their commitment to continue the Filipino resistance against the American occupation of the Philippines at the turn of the 19th Century. (wikipedia.org)
  • Lukban's capture plus the earlier capitulation of General Miguel Malvar, the last Filipino revolutionary general to surrender, were the two major setbacks that precipitately turned the Leyte revolutionary command into the lone holdout in the Filipino nation's resistance against the American occupation. (wikipedia.org)
  • He told his officers and men that the Leyte revolutionary command would hold fast to their commitment to continue the Filipino struggle against the American occupation of the Philippines until the United States Congress fulfilled its promise to enact legislation guaranteeing autonomy to the Philippines and the right of the Filipino people to self-government. (wikipedia.org)
  • Island
  • According to legend, the island of Leyte was once divided into kingdoms or sultanates:[citation needed] The most powerful sultanate in the island was Dagaran, the sultanate ruled by Diwaranda Mohammed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Southern Leyte, for centuries, was actually an integral part of the island of Leyte. (wikipedia.org)
  • However, due to the problems emanating from transportation availability for the Tacloban-Maasin span, and the intricate management of governmental affairs in Tacloban, several prominent leaders of the west coast of Leyte began proposing bills that entail the division of the island of Leyte into two distinct provinces. (wikipedia.org)
  • town
  • In 2006, President Gloria Arroyo defined Esperanza to be the most accessible town in Masbate going to Samar, Leyte and Cebu. (wikipedia.org)
  • Spanish
  • When the Spanish conquistadors arrived in Leyte in 1521, trade mostly took place in the villages bordering the sea, where Dagilan was located. (wikipedia.org)
  • Leyte and Samar were once considered one single political unit by the Spanish government, falling under the administration of the government of Cebu. (wikipedia.org)
  • capital
  • He was consecrated on August 8, 1968, and installed as the First Bishop of Maasin on August 14 at Our Lady of Assumption Parish Church in Maasin, the capital of Southern Leyte. (wikipedia.org)
  • students
  • the members being some of the students of Tunga Institute. (wikipedia.org)
  • Noting the shortage of combatants in his fledgling army, General Mojica closed down all the schools in Leyte and conscripted the able-bodied male students and teachers, among them Schoolmaster Peñaranda, to beef up his command. (wikipedia.org)
  • country
  • the highest bridge in the country, located at Southern Leyte as part of the Maharlika Highway. (scribd.com)
  • little
  • The socio-economic situation in Tunga can be described as poor with little outside investment and few opportunities for most of the municipality's citizens to improve their economic status. (wikipedia.org)