Bohol is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region. It is a first income class province With a land area of 4,821 km2 (1,861 sq mi) and a coastline 261 km (162 mi) long. Bohol is the tenth largest island of the Philippines. Tagbilaran City is its capital and the language is Cebuano, but the Boholanos dialect has its own diction.
Bohol is subdivided into 3 congressional districts, 47 municipalities and 1 city. It has 1,109 barangay with a total population of 1,255,128 (2010) and an average household size of 5.41.
FIRST DISTRICT (Population: 415,420)
Municipalities: Alburquerque, Antequera, Baclayon, Balilihan, Calape, Catigbian, Corella, Cortes, Dauis, Loon, Maribojoc, Panglao, Sikatuna, Tubigon
SECOND DISTRICT (Population: 415,878)
Municipalities: Bien Unido, Buenavista, Clarin, Dagohoy, Danao, Getafe, Inabanga, Pres. Carlos P. Garcia, Sagbayan, San Isidro, San Miguel, Talibon, Trinidad, Ubay
THIRD DISTRICT (Population: 423,830)
Municipalities: Alicia, Anda, Batuan, Bilar, Candijay, Carmen, Dimiao, Duero, Garcia Hernandez, Guindulman, Jagna, Lila, Loay, Loboc, Mabini, Pilar, Sevilla, Sierra Bullones, Valencia
According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 1,313,560. In the 2016 election, it had 798,768 registered voters, meaning that 61% of the population are aged 18 and over.
The Chocolate Hills are considered one of Philippine’s natural wonders and Bohol is often referred to as the Jewel of the Philippines. They are hills made of limestone left over from coral reefs during the Ice Age when the island was submerged. They turn brown during the summer.
The Philippine tarsier, amongst the world’s smallest primates, is indigenous to the island.
Mahogany Forest in Bohol
Loboc River Cruise
Food at Loboc River Cruise
Loboc River Cruise Choir / Harana / Daygon