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Ormoc City, Leyte


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*Ormoc City is a 1st class city in the province of Leyte, Philippines. The city's name is derived from ogmok, an old Visayan term for lowland or depressed plain. It is the first non-provincial city of the Philippines.

*Ormoc City is an independent component city, not subject to regulation from the Provincial Government of Leyte. However, the city is part of the congressional district IV of Leyte together with Albuera, Kananga, Merida, and Isabel towns.

*Ormoc City is a port city and is the largest city by land area in Leyte and second largest in Eastern Visayas after Calbayog City in Samar. Fronting Ormoc Bay, the city's terrain is mostly of gently rolling plains. It is bounded on the northwest by the towns of Matag-ob and Merida, in the north by Kananga, in the northeast by the towns of Jaro, Pastrana and Dagami, and in the south by the town of Albuera. High mountain ranges separate Ormoc from the eastern portion of Leyte.
Numerous rivers and streams traverse Ormoc. Among them are the Bao River in the north, Pagsangahan River in the west, the Bagong-bong River in the south, the Panilahan River also in the south and the Anilao and Malbasag Rivers which border the eastern and western flanks of Ormoc City Proper.
*District-------4th district of Leyte
*Cityhood-------June 21, 1947
*Area(Total)----613.6 km2 (236.9 sq mi)
*Income class---1st class city

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  • brgy. curva ormoc city, Rick (guest) wrote 8 days ago:
    Hi, can anyone here tell me where in Brgy Curva is the Tero farm? I only know one person there, Sandra Tero (now in Germany), and she talked about her farm being "on the mountain", so I assume on the west side of that main road. If you can pinpoint it on an image, please send it to jimmynog@yahoo.com. Thank you!
  • Brgy. Danhug (Lili-on), Magda Santamisa wrote 18 days ago:
    hi ako si dayang magalllanes gusto kolang malaman kong naka uwi ka na ba sa atin kumusata si tatay
  • Brgy. Sabang Bao, Ormoc City, Dimby Pilapil (guest) wrote 2 months ago:
    hi there! im from sabang bao and proud to be..!!!!!!
  • brgy valencia ormoc city, Teresa Herrera (guest) wrote 3 months ago:
    I'm looking my relative..Judy Herrera Iglesia Ni Cristo member..Email: Termaher@yahoo.de..thx
  • brgy valencia ormoc city, nimfa (guest) wrote 5 months ago:
    goday!!..pwede makahibaw if kinsay naay balita dra sa ENCIENZO family??? plzzzzz...
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