Calape, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count33
Postal code6328
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Area (2007)75.36 km2 (29.10 sq mi)
Population (2015)30,863
Density (2015)410 / km2 (1,061 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 53' North, 123° 52' East (9.8905, 123.8718)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.5 meters (28.0 feet)

Calape is a coastal municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 75.36 square kilometers or 29.10 square miles which constitutes 1.56% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 30,863. This represented 2.35% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.42% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 410 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,061 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Calape has 33 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)
Abucayan Norte4.54%1,4021,3265.73%1.07%
Abucayan Sur2.95%91278616.03%2.87%
Banlasan2.38%736755-2.52%-0.48%
Bentig6.32%1,9491,7978.46%1.56%
Binogawan1.39%428466-8.15%-1.61%
Bonbon4.20%1,2961,2226.06%1.13%
Cabayugan2.98%9208804.55%0.85%
Cabudburan1.64%507548-7.48%-1.47%
Calunasan2.33%718798-10.03%-1.99%
Camias1.52%468505-7.33%-1.44%
Canguha0.97%3002836.01%1.12%
Catmonan4.39%1,3541,22110.89%1.99%
Desamparados2.55%786880-10.68%-2.13%
Kahayag1.72%5305123.52%0.66%
Kinabag‑an2.07%63951125.05%4.35%
Labuon1.76%542562-3.56%-0.69%
Lawis2.06%6356172.92%0.55%
Liboron4.71%1,4531,4341.32%0.25%
Lomboy1.58%488490-0.41%-0.08%
Lo‑oc1.48%458506-9.49%-1.88%
Lucob4.64%1,4311,3307.59%1.40%
Madangog2.35%72462216.40%2.93%
Magtongtong2.07%63940458.17%9.12%
Mandaug4.40%1,3581,451-6.41%-1.25%
Mantatao2.75%849967-12.20%-2.45%
Sampoangon1.32%4073739.12%1.67%
San Isidro7.11%2,1952,412-9.00%-1.78%
Santa Cruz8.39%2,5902,4017.87%1.45%
Sojoton1.59%491664-26.05%-5.58%
Talisay1.52%47041513.25%2.40%
Tinibgan2.22%685733-6.55%-1.28%
Tultugan2.92%9008308.43%1.55%
Ulbujan5.19%1,6031,44510.93%2.00%
Calape Total30,86330,1462.38%0.45%

Historical population

The population of Calape grew from 22,820 in 1960 to 30,863 in 2015, an increase of 8,043 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.45%, or an increase of 717 people, from the previous population of 30,146 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
22,820
20,888-0.86%
21,4990.58%
22,4880.90%
24,6080.91%
26,0511.07%
27,9211.50%
29,7860.90%
30,1460.44%
30,8630.45%

Location

The municipal center of Calape is situated at approximately 9° 53' North, 123° 52' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.5 meters or 28.0 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 Calape are Tagbilaran, Carcar, Naga, Talisay, Cebu City, and Lapu-Lapu. The nearest municipalities are San Isidro, Tubigon, Antequera, Loon, Catigbian, and Maribojoc. Its distance from the national capital is 607.69 kilometers (377.60 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • San Isidro, Bohol, 9.90 kilometers (6.15 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S69°E)
  • Tubigon, Bohol, 11.96 kilometers (7.43 miles) to the Northeast (N55°E)
  • Antequera, Bohol, 12.45 kilometers (7.73 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S13°E)
  • Loon, Bohol, 13.28 kilometers (8.25 miles) to the Southwest (S40°W)
  • Catigbian, Bohol, 14.72 kilometers (9.15 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S73°E)
  • Maribojoc, Bohol, 16.85 kilometers (10.47 miles) to the South (S11°W)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 27.70 kilometers (17.21 miles) to the South (S3°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 34.60 kilometers (21.50 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 37.45 kilometers (23.27 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 39.26 kilometers (24.39 miles) to the North (N4°W)
  • Cebu City, 46.35 kilometers (28.80 miles) to the North (N3°E)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 47.27 kilometers (29.37 miles) to the North (N10°E)

Distance from Manila: 607.69 kilometers (377.60 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 30,863, ranked 913 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 29.10 square kilometers, ranked 1,203 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 410 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 483 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.45%, ranked 1,417 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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