Catarman is the capital of Northern Samar, in the Eastern Visayas, Philippines. It is located on the northern coast of Samar Island.


With a population around 85,000 in the 2010 census, Catarman is the largest town of Northern Samar. It consists of 24 municipalities and 55 Barangays and a number of schools which provides high quality education.

Get in

The only air connection is to or from Manila on PAL Express; tickets are often sold out and sometimes expensive. You can also travel by land through riding a bus which travels from Luzon(via Matnog, Sorsogon), afterwhich, you can a ferry to Allen, Northern Samar and ride a bus or a jeepney going to Catarman. If you're located in Cebu, Masbate or in any of Visayas, you can also ride a ship or ferry that lands on Calbayog City or Ormoc City and after ride a van or a bus to go to Catarman.







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