Calbayog Uncovered

Discover Calbayog City

Calbayog City is designated a first class city in the province of Samar, Philippines. It is located along the western coastal region in the Calbayog governance district. The district is composed of 157 barangays, 25 of which are urban barangays. The latest census (2010) indicated Calbayog City with a population of 172,778 (37,395 households). Calbayog […]

Calbayog History

Last updated: Monday, 13 February 2012 01:00 History Calbayog began as early as 1600 in a settlement called Hibatang by the river bank of the present Oquendo River. It had 2,000 inhabitants under the spiritual guidance of a certainJesuit, Father Ignacio de Alzina. The present barangay Anislag was the forerunner of Calbayog settlement. The barangay […]