Kananga, Leyte

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Ormoc

Ormoc CityOrmoc, LeyteOrmoc City, Leyte
Some are engaged in commerce and trade since the town is geographically close to commercially progressive nearby city, Ormoc City and coastal town of Palompon, Leyte. Several bus companies including Philtranco and DLTBCo operate a bus depot in Manila and in Ormoc City, a few miles from Kananga. There are also quite few small jeepneys, van and buses route from and to Ormoc City and Tacloban City. Kananga Leyte and neighboring towns and cities in Leyte are served by two commercial airports namely Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport located in Tacloban City, about 52 miles east of the town and local Ormoc Airport in neighboring Ormoc City, which has a connecting Cebu Pacific commercial flights to and from Cebu via Mactan-Cebu International Airport.
However, the city is part of the 4th Congressional District of Leyte together with Albuera, Kananga, Merida, Palompon and Isabel, and statistically grouped under the province by the Philippine Statistics Authority.

Legislative districts of Leyte

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*Municipalities: Albuera, Bato, Baybay, Hilongos, Hindang, Inopacan, Matalom, Ormoc (became city 1947), Kananga (established 1950)

Palompon, Leyte

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Some are engaged in commerce and trade since the town is geographically close to commercially progressive nearby city, Ormoc City and coastal town of Palompon, Leyte.

Coconut

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The town's main crops are coconut (niyog) and rice (palay).

Rice

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The town's main crops are coconut (niyog) and rice (palay).

Typhoon Haiyan

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On November 8, 2013, the town and all parts of Leyte was ravagedly hit by deadliest Typhoon Haiyan or Typhoon Yolanda as locally named, destroying town's infrastructure, houses and means of livelihood which are mostly related to agriculture of rice and coconut and small-scale pig farming.

Pig farming

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On November 8, 2013, the town and all parts of Leyte was ravagedly hit by deadliest Typhoon Haiyan or Typhoon Yolanda as locally named, destroying town's infrastructure, houses and means of livelihood which are mostly related to agriculture of rice and coconut and small-scale pig farming.

Cebuano language

CebuanoVisayanCebuano-speaking
The municipality speaks both Cebuano and Waray, making it a bilingual municipality.

Waray language

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The municipality speaks both Cebuano and Waray, making it a bilingual municipality.

Barangay

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Kananga is politically subdivided into 23 barangays.

Education in the Philippines

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Kananga is home to two different secondary schools, Kananga National High School (KNHS) and National Heroes Institute (NHI) as well as Kananga National High School- Kawayan Annex (Grade 7-10 in newly introduced K-12 program education in the Philippines situated on top of the picturesque view of the mountain in Sitio Estrada, where can easily walk through a newly cemented road by about a mile away from the main highway of Barangay Kawayan, which caters neighboring poor students from inland villages of San Isidro and Monteaglegre; and Kananga National High School - Libertad Annex, located in Barangay Libertad, which also caters neighboring students from inland villages.

Energy Development Corporation

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The town also shares a home to Energy Development Corporation's Tongonan Geothermal Powerplant, one of the largest geothermal powerplants in the Philippines.

Philippines

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The town also shares a home to Energy Development Corporation's Tongonan Geothermal Powerplant, one of the largest geothermal powerplants in the Philippines.

Philtranco

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Several bus companies including Philtranco and DLTBCo operate a bus depot in Manila and in Ormoc City, a few miles from Kananga.

DLTBCo

BLTBCoDel Monte Land Transport Bus Company (DLTBCO)
Several bus companies including Philtranco and DLTBCo operate a bus depot in Manila and in Ormoc City, a few miles from Kananga.

Manila

Manila, PhilippinesCity of ManilaMaynila
Several bus companies including Philtranco and DLTBCo operate a bus depot in Manila and in Ormoc City, a few miles from Kananga. Kananga can also be reached by sea through Ormoc City's major port where passenger ships and ferries such as Supercat Fast Ferry and OceanJet dock to and from Cebu City and Manila.

Jeepney

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There are also quite few small jeepneys, van and buses route from and to Ormoc City and Tacloban City.

Van

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There are also quite few small jeepneys, van and buses route from and to Ormoc City and Tacloban City.

Tacloban

Tacloban CityTacloban, LeyteTacloban City, Leyte
There are also quite few small jeepneys, van and buses route from and to Ormoc City and Tacloban City. Kananga Leyte and neighboring towns and cities in Leyte are served by two commercial airports namely Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport located in Tacloban City, about 52 miles east of the town and local Ormoc Airport in neighboring Ormoc City, which has a connecting Cebu Pacific commercial flights to and from Cebu via Mactan-Cebu International Airport.

Leyte

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Kananga Leyte and neighboring towns and cities in Leyte are served by two commercial airports namely Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport located in Tacloban City, about 52 miles east of the town and local Ormoc Airport in neighboring Ormoc City, which has a connecting Cebu Pacific commercial flights to and from Cebu via Mactan-Cebu International Airport.

Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport

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Kananga Leyte and neighboring towns and cities in Leyte are served by two commercial airports namely Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport located in Tacloban City, about 52 miles east of the town and local Ormoc Airport in neighboring Ormoc City, which has a connecting Cebu Pacific commercial flights to and from Cebu via Mactan-Cebu International Airport.

Ormoc Airport

Ormoc
Kananga Leyte and neighboring towns and cities in Leyte are served by two commercial airports namely Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport located in Tacloban City, about 52 miles east of the town and local Ormoc Airport in neighboring Ormoc City, which has a connecting Cebu Pacific commercial flights to and from Cebu via Mactan-Cebu International Airport.

Cebu Pacific

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Kananga Leyte and neighboring towns and cities in Leyte are served by two commercial airports namely Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport located in Tacloban City, about 52 miles east of the town and local Ormoc Airport in neighboring Ormoc City, which has a connecting Cebu Pacific commercial flights to and from Cebu via Mactan-Cebu International Airport.

Mactan–Cebu International Airport

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Kananga Leyte and neighboring towns and cities in Leyte are served by two commercial airports namely Daniel Z. Romualdez Airport located in Tacloban City, about 52 miles east of the town and local Ormoc Airport in neighboring Ormoc City, which has a connecting Cebu Pacific commercial flights to and from Cebu via Mactan-Cebu International Airport.

Supercat Fast Ferry Corporation

SuperCatSupercat Fast Ferry Corporation (SFFC)Supercat Fast Ferry
Kananga can also be reached by sea through Ormoc City's major port where passenger ships and ferries such as Supercat Fast Ferry and OceanJet dock to and from Cebu City and Manila.