Municipality of Naval, Biliran Province
Capiñahan, Biliran Island, Philippines
Capiñahan. The root word of the name of this barangay is Pinya (Ananas cosmosus), the pineapple, a plant native to America which is cultivated for its fruit and the fiber for fine cloth [Tramp 1995, 360]. Kapinyahan means “a place where pinya is abundant, Eimplying that this place was once a large pineapple plantation.
It has a population of 5,121 (2010 Census).
Brgy. Capinahan in Naval is composed of six sitios: Sweyla, Eden, Tunga2, Anislag, Agsim, and San Juan.
It has a population of 2,272 (2010 Census).
Fiesta: May 25
Barangay Captain: Garin, Loreto Caliao
Bangcoyo, Elarda Delda
Matugas, Maria Katherine Llamas
Sanchez, Myrna Delda
Matugas, Emelia Neñez
Caliao, Roger Sampilo
Figuracion, Jarvis Monteclar
Caliao, Dolorosa Socuano
SK Chairman: Caliao, Jan Anthony Payos