Antequera, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count21
Postal code6335
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)118.60 km2 (45.79 sq mi)
Population (2015)14,425
Density (2015)122 / km2 (315 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 47' North, 123° 54' East (9.7810, 123.8979)
Estimated elevation above sea level94.2 meters (309.1 feet)

Antequera is a landlocked municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 118.60 square kilometers or 45.79 square miles which constitutes 2.46% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 14,425. This represented 1.10% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.20% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 122 inhabitants per square kilometer or 315 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Antequera has 21 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Angilan6.56%9471,012-6.42%-1.26%
Bantolinao8.83%1,2741,2263.92%0.73%
Bicahan5.31%766783-2.17%-0.42%
Bitaugan4.31%6225915.25%0.98%
Bungahan5.77%83274411.83%2.15%
Canlaas4.51%650736-11.68%-2.34%
Can‑omay3.76%543721-24.69%-5.26%
Cansibuan3.94%56951211.13%2.03%
Celing4.74%6846711.94%0.37%
Danao3.28%4734534.42%0.83%
Danicop4.57%65957614.41%2.60%
Mag‑aso2.82%407434-6.22%-1.22%
Poblacion9.73%1,4041,3325.41%1.01%
Quinapon‑an1.96%2832781.80%0.34%
Santo Rosario3.66%52847511.16%2.03%
Tabuan4.01%579584-0.86%-0.16%
Tagubaas3.16%45638618.13%3.22%
Tupas5.89%850935-9.09%-1.80%
Ubojan3.12%450529-14.93%-3.03%
Viga4.06%586614-4.56%-0.88%
Villa Aurora5.98%863889-2.92%-0.56%
Antequera Total14,42514,481-0.39%-0.07%

Historical population

The population of Antequera grew from 12,254 in 1960 to 14,425 in 2015, an increase of 2,171 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.07%, or a decrease of 56 people, from the previous population of 14,481 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,254
10,397-1.59%
11,1301.38%
11,6410.90%
12,3480.59%
12,072-0.42%
13,7582.84%
14,3570.59%
14,4810.31%
14,425-0.07%

Location

The municipal center of Antequera is situated at approximately 9° 47' North, 123° 54' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 94.2 meters or 309.1 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 Antequera are Tagbilaran, Carcar, Naga, Talisay, Cebu City, and Lapu-Lapu. The nearest municipalities are Cortes, Maribojoc, Balilihan, Corella, San Isidro, and Loon. Its distance from the national capital is 619.57 kilometers (384.98 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Cortes, Bohol, 6.80 kilometers (4.23 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S18°W)
  • Maribojoc, Bohol, 7.49 kilometers (4.65 miles) to the Southwest (S54°W)
  • Balilihan, Bohol, 8.56 kilometers (5.32 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S71°E)
  • Corella, Bohol, 10.68 kilometers (6.63 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S14°E)
  • San Isidro, Bohol, 10.75 kilometers (6.68 miles) to the Northeast (N36°E)
  • Loon, Bohol, 11.62 kilometers (7.22 miles) to the West (N80°W)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 16.19 kilometers (10.06 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S16°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 45.47 kilometers (28.25 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 49.84 kilometers (30.97 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N18°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 51.58 kilometers (32.05 miles) to the North (N6°W)
  • Cebu City, 58.40 kilometers (36.29 miles) to the North (N1°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 58.88 kilometers (36.59 miles) to the North (N5°E)

Distance from Manila: 619.57 kilometers (384.98 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 14,425, ranked 1,437 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 45.79 square kilometers, ranked 911 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 122 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,251 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.07%, ranked 1,559 out of 1,634

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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