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La Paz Barangays

La Paz is a philippine municipality. It is located in the province Leyte in Region VIII Eastern Visayas which is a part of the Visayas group of islands. The municipality La Paz is seated about 40 km south of province capital Tacloban City and about 594 km south-east of Philippine main capital Manila. The geographic coordinates of La Paz are 10° 53' 34'' N, 124° 57' 21'' E.

Administratively the Municipality of La Paz is subdivided into 35 barangays. 4 compose the center of the city wheras the other 31 are in the outlying areas. Some of them are even several kilometers away from the center of the Municipality.

No. Name PSGC-Code Area
in km²
Urbanisation Population
1 Bagacay East 083728001 - rural 563
2 Bagacay West 083728002 - rural 232
3 Bongtod 083728003 - rural 459
4 Bocawon 083728004 - rural 142
5 Buracan 083728005 - rural 693
6 Caabangan 083728006 - rural 234
7 Cacao 083728007 - rural 265
8 Cagngaran 083728008 - rural 250
9 Calabnian 083728009 - rural 224
10 Calaghusan 083728010 - rural 330
11 Caltayan 083728011 - rural 393
12 Canbañez 083728012 - rural 477
13 Cogon 083728013 - rural 322
14 Duyog 083728014 - rural 944
15 Gimenarat East 083728015 - rural 477
16 Gimenarat West 083728016 - rural 406
17 Limba 083728017 - rural 662
18 Lubi-lubi 083728018 - rural 535
19 Luneta 083728019 - rural 1,376
20 Mag-aso 083728020 - rural 641
21 Moroboro 083728021 - rural 252
22 Pansud 083728022 - rural 393
23 Pawa 083728023 - rural 476
24 Piliway 083728024 - rural 322
25 Poblacion District 1 083728025 - rural 648
26 Poblacion District 2 083728026 - rural 834
27 Poblacion District 3 083728027 - rural 1,257
28 Poblacion District 4 083728028 - urban 1,072
29 Quiong 083728029 - rural 330
30 Rizal 083728030 - rural 516
31 San Victoray 083728031 - rural 379
32 Santa Ana 083728032 - rural 1,200
33 Santa Elena 083728033 - rural 814
34 Tabang 083728034 - rural 183
35 Tarugan 083728035 - rural 349

According to the 2007 census, La Paz has a population of 18,650 residents and is part of the big group of 1073 cities and municipalities in the Philippines which have more than 10.000 residents but did not reach 50.000 population yet. Based on the number of its inhabitants La Paz is number 1262 of the most populous cities of the Philippines and at 295 in Visayas group of islands and at 33 of the most populous cities of province Leyte. With an area of 72.70 km² La Paz occupies a relatively small urban area. Accordingly, there is a high population density. In La Paz, by average, 256.53 people live in one square kilometer. With this value, La Paz is only number 210 in Visayas and is nationally ranked 713rd of the most densely populated cities in the Philippines.

The urbanization status of La Paz as classified as partly urban.

Among the bigger cities and muni­ci­pa­li­ties in the neigh­bor­hood of La Paz there are City Of Borongan (Eastern Samar) 94 km north-east, City Of Maasin (Southern Leyte) 81 km south, City Of Catbalogan (Samar (Western Samar)) 99 km north, Ormoc City 39 km west-north-west, City Of Baybay 26 km south-south-west, Tacloban City 40 km north, Palompon 64 km west-north-west, Burauen 11 km north-west, Palo 29 km north as well as 18 km south-south-east of La Paz the municipality Abuyog.



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