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Carmen

Municipality of Carmen

Carmen is an interior town located near the center of the island. It used to be called “Imbaya” after the name of a brook in the community. The town used to be part of Bilar. When it was made an independent municipality, it was changed to Carmen supposedly in honor of a woman who was said to be a popular figure in the community.


Demographics

At a glance..
Population (2000) :40,713
No. of Household :7,379
Land Area :24,804 ha.
No. of Barangays :29
Distance from Capital :59 km.
Congressional District :3rd
Income Classification :5th
Barangay Land Area Population No. of Households
Alegria 1158 215
Bicao 2240 300
Buenavista 2208 398
Buenos Aires 1174 235
Calatrava 2103 378
El Progreso 810 142
El Salvador 580 100
Guadalupe 1687 323
Katipunan 2350 412
La Libertad 688 141
La Paz 1309 245
La Salvacion 1036 201
La Victoria 814 178
Matin-ao 664 129
Montehermoso 946 166
Montesuerte 2649 477
Montesunting 851 141
Montevideo 1261 225
Nueva Fuerza 1971 379
Nueva Vida Este 821 168
Nueva Vida Norte 1015 173
Nueva Vida Sur 915 159
Poblacion Norte 2238 421
Poblacion Sur 2912 514
Tambo-an 959 172
Vallehermoso 1904 348
Villaflor 852 148
Villafuerte 881 164
Villarcayo 1717 327

Municipal Officials (2007-2010)

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Events and Festivities

Town Fiesta : 17th of January
Patron Saint : St. Anthony de Abbot


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