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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. Danhug (Lili-on), loida (guest) wrote 19 days ago:
    oh yeah
  • Eaglestar Bus Company, rhiza durano (guest) wrote 28 days ago:
    how much the fare schedule and time
  • Eaglestar Bus Company, rhiza durano (guest) wrote 28 days ago:
    how the fare and also the schedule and time
  • LMC Pumping Station, Alpha November (guest) wrote 2 months ago:
    It is now known as LMC pumping complex
  • Brgy. Can-Adieng, Jose T. Raymundo III. (guest) wrote 4 months ago:
    My greatgrandfather Esteban, and greatgrandmother Juana, as well as my grandmother Petra, were all from Barangay Can-Adieng, Ormoc, Leyte (now Ormoc City). I am curious if we still have relatives at Barangay Can-Adieng.
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