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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

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  • Brgy. Cogon, Ceniza Charmainr (guest) wrote 2 months ago:
    Hi I neecd some help we lost a contact to the family of my Dad which is staying At Cogon Ormoc as I know when I was young Just near Don Felipe Hotel .They are Putli Cahiyang or Ceniza family.Please hlp me ..
  • Brgy. San Jose, Ormoc City, Jimenez Marimar wrote 7 months ago:
    What's the # of DSWD there in San José ormoc city?
  • Valencia, evelyn ybanez (guest) wrote 8 months ago:
    gud am kong mo palit me buntis na tag pila pod inyo baboy?
  • Square, awewea (guest) wrote 8 months ago:
    edi wow?
  • Valencia Elementary School, jenilyn cameyog (guest) wrote 11 months ago:
    Hows all my classmates and friends,i studied here 1994 to 1999..
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