Municipality of Naval, Biliran Province
Talustusan, Biliran Island, Philippines
Talustusan. The word for the official name of this barangay was defined in a Spanish dictionary, which translates to English as follows: “Talostosan Erope, a thick and long rattan, etc., that is tied to a heavy object to slacken it or lower it from a high spot and slope; the same place where the object is taken down or lowered E[Sanchez 1914, 337]. It appears that this area was a main source of timber during the galleon-making years (from 1580s until the early 1600s), which were transported through the Anas river to the shipyard in Caraycaray area using of the talustusan technique, which term was adopted as the name of the place.
It has a population of 1,878 (2010 Census).
Barangay Captain: SACLOLO, ARTURO SABONG
ANTIVO, RONILO BAULA
OLAGUER, SALOMON VAPOROSO
VAPOROSO JR., TEOFILO SABONG
MONTES, EVANGELINE ROBLE
ROBLE, RODRIGO SABALSA
ALARCON, BELEN ARRAGO
FABON, PEDRO IBANEZ
SK Chairman: ASUMBRADO, EMELYN TANUAN