Profile

Country Philippines
RegionEastern Visayas (Region VIII)
FoundedJune 19, 1965
CapitalCatarman
Government
– GovernorPaul R. Daza (Liberal)
Area
– Total3,692.9 km2 (1,425.8 sq mi)
Area rank35th out of 80
Population (2007)
– Total549,759
- Rank44th out of 80
- Density148.9/km2 (385.6/sq mi)
- Density rank50th out of 80
Divisions
– Independent cities0
– Component cities0
– Municipalities24
– Barangays569
– Districts1st and 2nd districts of Northern Samar
Time zonePHT (UTC+8)
ZIP Code
Spoken languagesWaray-Waray, Cebuano, Inabaknon