Anda
Province of Bohol

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count16
Postal code6311
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Area (2007)61.89 km2
(23.90 sq. mi)
Population (2015)16,462
Density (2015)266 per km2
(689 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 45' North, 124° 35' East
(9.7453 ° N, 124.5763 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
5.8 meters
(18.9 feet)
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Anda is a coastal municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 61.89 square kilometers or 23.90 square miles which constitutes 1.28% of Bohol's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 16,462 representing 1.25% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.22% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 266 inhabitants per square kilometer or 689 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Anda has 16 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Almaria2.25%370392-5.61%-1.09%
Bacong14.11%2,3232,2891.49%0.28%
Badiang7.78%1,2811,2770.31%0.06%
Buenasuerte1.95%321398-19.35%-4.01%
Candabong13.32%2,1932,297-4.53%-0.88%
Casica2.82%46440614.29%2.58%
Katipunan2.84%467503-7.16%-1.40%
Linawan5.58%918987-6.99%-1.37%
Lundag5.95%9801,029-4.76%-0.92%
Poblacion7.97%1,3121,2951.31%0.25%
Santa Cruz6.52%1,0731,123-4.45%-0.86%
Suba6.69%1,1021,125-2.04%-0.39%
Talisay5.69%9361,048-10.69%-2.13%
Tanod2.56%421487-13.55%-2.73%
Tawid4.79%789825-4.36%-0.85%
Virgen9.18%1,5121,4285.88%1.09%
Anda Total16,46216,909-2.64%-0.51%
Historical population

The population of Anda grew from 11,730 in 1960 to 16,462 in 2015, an increase of 4,732 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.51%, or a decrease of 447 people, from the previous population of 16,909 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1511,730
1970 May 612,5350.65%
1975 May 112,6580.20%
1980 May 112,625-0.05%
1990 May 113,4970.67%
1995 Sep 116,1083.37%
2000 May 117,8632.24%
2007 Aug 116,616-0.99%
2010 May 116,9090.64%
2015 Aug 116,462-0.51%
Map

The town center of Anda is situated at approximately 9° 45' North, 124° 35' East, which has an elevation estimated at 5.8 meters or 18.9 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Anda are Maasin, Tagbilaran, Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Talisay, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Guindulman, Candijay, Mabini, Duero, Alicia, and Jagna. Its distance from the national capital is 663.63 kilometers (412.36 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Guindulman, Bohol, 9.90 kilometers (6.15 miles) to the West (N79°W)
  • Candijay, Bohol, 11.87 kilometers (7.37 miles) to the Northwest (N48°W)
  • Mabini, Bohol, 14.64 kilometers (9.10 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N25°W)
  • Duero, Bohol, 19.25 kilometers (11.96 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S77°W)
  • Alicia, Bohol, 22.55 kilometers (14.01 miles) to the Northwest (N41°W)
  • Jagna, Bohol, 25.36 kilometers (15.76 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S65°W)

Nearest cities

  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 52.14 kilometers (32.40 miles) to the Northeast (N34°E)
  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 79.84 kilometers (49.61 miles) to the West (S82°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 92.94 kilometers (57.75 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)
  • Mandaue, 94.48 kilometers (58.71 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 97.15 kilometers (60.37 miles) to the Northwest (N55°W)
  • Cebu City, 97.46 kilometers (60.56 miles) to the Northwest (N50°W)

Distance from Manila: 663.63 kilometers (412.36 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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