Balud is a barangay of the philippine municipality Capoocan in the province Leyte
in Eastern Visayas
which is part of the Visayas group
Balud is one of the barangays which are in the outlying area of Municipality Capoocan.
The municipality Capoocan with a population of about 28,388 and its 21 barangays belong to the partly urban areas in the Philippines. While some of the barangays developed modern urban structures, some others, especially those which are seated in the outlying areas, remained rural. By the end of 2007 Balud had 2,606 residents.
Other barangays of Capoocan are:
Balucanad, Balugo, Cabul-an, Culasian, Gayad, Guinadiongan, Lemon, Libertad, Manloy, Nauguisan, Pinamopoan, Poblacion Zone I, Poblacion Zone II, Potot, San Joaquin, Santo Niņo, Talairan, Talisay, Tolibao, Visares