Palompon is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Leyte, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 50,754 people in 10,790 households. 

Lat 11°03'N Long 124°23'E W coast of Leyte Island SE of Canagayan Point, Palompon, Leyte. Region REGION VIII (Eastern Visayas) Income Classification: 2nd Class Registered Voters (2004): 28,307 Rural/Urban: Partially Urban District: 4th 

Palompon is 124 Kilometer (road distance) from Tacloban City, the provincial capital of Leyte Province, 66 Kilometers from Ormoc City, the commercial growth center of the western coast of Leyte province and 72 nautical miles (133 km) from Cebu City. Palompon lies approximately at north latitude between 10 degrees 55 minutes and 11 degrees 07 minutes and east longitude between 124 degrees 22 minutes and 123 degrees 29 minutes. It is bounded in the north by municipality of Villaba and Matag-ob, in the east by Ormoc City and Merida, in the south by Isabel and in the west by the Camotes Sea. 

The land area of Palompon is 128.46 Kilometers, or 12,845.58 hectares. The municipality has fifty (50) barangays, ten (10) of which, are poblacion barangays of an area of approximately two square kilometers. The other (40) barangays are distributed along the coastline and the interior rural and mountainous areas. 

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