Tacloban City is located in the northeastern part of Leyte Island in Eastern Visayas region. It has a land area of 20,172 hectares that included small islands within the territorial bounds of the city.
During the 2007 population census, Tacloban City has an actual total population count of 217,199. With an average annual population growth rate of 2.73%, it is projected that for the year 2008, the city’s population density would be 223,130 and based on this projected population, the city’s population would be 1,106 persons per square kilometer or 11 persons per hectare.
Local Chief Executive: Alfred S. Romualdez
City Population Officer: Ms. Cielito O. Esquibel