• English
This site is created using Wikimapia data. Wikimapia is an open-content collaborative map project contributed by volunteers around the world. It contains information about 25105217 places and counting. Learn more about Wikimapia and cityguides.

Ormoc City, Leyte
*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

Recent city comments:

  • Valencia Elementary School, jenilyn cameyog (guest) wrote 3 months ago:
    Hows all my classmates and friends,i studied here 1994 to 1999..
  • The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, bennie (guest) wrote 8 months ago:
    Location: Mejia Subd, Toug St., Ormoc City, Leyte
  • Ormoc City, Leyte, alexjr (guest) wrote 8 months ago:
    Although Ormoc has many catholic parishes, the city's fiesta is celebrated every June 29 in honor of St. Peter and Paul.
  • Valencia Elementary School, Yvette Evangelista (guest) wrote 11 months ago:
    Good afternoon. I would like to request for your help. I need to get the contact details of Valencia Elementary School: Name of the school principal, postal address, telephone numbers (landline and cellphone numbers). Hope you can email me even only the telephone number at Thank you very much.
  • Transco Substation, Milagro, encio (guest) wrote 12 months ago:
    may hiring mo?
more comments...
Ormoc City, Leyte on the map.

Recent city photos:

more photos...