Sogod, Southern Leyte

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Sogod
Municipality of Sogod
Skyline from the shore
Skyline from the shore
Map of Southern Leyte with Sogod highlighted
Map of Southern Leyte with Sogod highlighted
Sogod is located in Philippines
Sogod
Sogod
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°23′N 124°59′E / 10.38°N 124.98°E / 10.38; 124.98Coordinates: 10°23′N 124°59′E / 10.38°N 124.98°E / 10.38; 124.98
Country Philippines
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
ProvinceSouthern Leyte
District2nd District of Southern Leyte
FoundedSeptember 6, 1571 (as a district of the Leyte encomienda); 1603 (as a Catholic mission station)
EstablishedMay 18, 1700 (as a barangay)
IncorporatedJune 10, 1853 (as a municipality)
Barangays45 (see Barangays)
Government
[2]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorImelda Uy-Tan
 • Vice MayorJose Ramil G. Golo
 • Congressman(election pending) [1]
 • Electorate33,864 voters (2019)
Area
[3]
 • Total192.70 km2 (74.40 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[4]
 • Total44,986
 • Density230/km2 (600/sq mi)
Demonym(s)Sogodnon
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6606
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)53
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class2nd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)133.8 million  (2016)
Native languagesBoholano dialect
Cebuano
Tagalog

Sogod is a municipality in the province of Southern Leyte, Philippines.

References[change | change source]

  1. Commission on Elections (25 July 2019). "COMELEC Resolution No. 10552 - IN THE MATTER OF: (1) SETTING THE DATE OF THE FIRST REGULAR ELECTIONS FOR MEMBER, HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FOR THE FIRST AND SECOND LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS OF SOUTHERN LEYTE, AND THE FIRST AND THIRD (LONE) LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS OF SOUTH COTABATO; AND (2) PRESCRIBING THE CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES AND PERIODS OF CERTAIN PROHIBITED ACTS IN CONNECTION WITH THE SAID ELECTIONS" (PDF). Retrieved 1 August 2019.
  2. "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  3. "Province: Southern Leyte". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  4. Census of Population (2015). "Region VIII (Eastern Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.