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Municipality of Naval, Biliran Province
Catmon, Biliran Island, Philippines
Catmon. Named after a tree which was either a landmark or a boundary marker, or both, of this place. Katmon (Dillenia indica Blanco), the elephant apple, is a tree that reaches a height of 6 to 15 meters, smooth or nearly so. Its fruit is 6 in. or 15 cm. in diameter, tastes like sour apple and is used for jam. It has a use as sauce and fish flavoring, its fruit juice is also used for coughs and for hair cleaning [Tramp 1995, 100].
It has a population of 1,486 (2010 Census).
Fiesta: July 15-16
Patron Saint: Birhen del Carmen
Barangay Captain: Dela Pena, George Cordero
Dabocol, Antonio Tonelete
Rosallosa, Ernesto Layosa
Pajota, Clarita Eroy
Espinosa, Marcelo Lorca
Panales, Asterio Lucido
Sarsosa, Denis Dalde
SK Chairman: VillaPaña, Glaren Mondelo
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