Northern Samar

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Northern Samar is a province of the Philippines located in the Eastern Visayas region. Its capital is Catarman and is located at the northern portion of the island of Samar. Bordering the province to the south are the provinces of Samar and Eastern Samar. To the northwest, across the San Bernardino Strait is Sorsogon; to the east is the Philippine Sea and to the west is Samar Sea.

REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
Province of Northern Samar
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Region: Eastern Visayas (Region VIII)
Capital: Catarman
Founded:
Population:
2000 census—500,639 (30th smallest)
Density—143 per km² (25th lowest)
Area: 3,498.0 km² (37th largest)
Languages: Waray, Bisaya, Cebuano
Governor: Raul A. Daza (2004-2007)
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Contents

People and Culture

Most people speak Waray-Waray, though Cebuano is also widely understood.

Economy

Geography

Political

Northern Samar is subdivided into 24 municipalities.

Municipalities

Physical

History

External Links

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Regions and Provinces of Visayas
Western Visayas: Aklan | Antique | Capiz | Guimaras | Iloilo | Negros Occidental
Central Visayas: Bohol | Cebu | Negros Oriental | Siquijor
Eastern Visayas: Biliran | Eastern Samar | Leyte | Northern Samar | Samar | Southern Leyte
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no:Northern Samar tl:Hilagang Samar

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