Catigbian
Province of Bohol

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count22
Postal code6343
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)113.33 km2
(43.76 sq. mi)
Population (2015)22,675
Density (2015)200 per km2
(518 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 51' North, 123° 60' East
(9.8508 ° N, 123.9999 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
224.1 meters
(734.9 feet)
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Catigbian is a landlocked municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 113.33 square kilometers or 43.76 square miles which constitutes 2.35% of Bohol's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 22,675 representing 1.73% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.31% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 200 inhabitants per square kilometer or 518 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Catigbian has 22 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Alegria5.50%1,2481,2470.08%0.02%
Ambuan5.07%1,1501,197-3.93%-0.76%
Baang6.36%1,4421,3814.42%0.83%
Bagtic4.65%1,0551,069-1.31%-0.25%
Bongbong2.49%565579-2.42%-0.46%
Cambailan3.35%759916-17.14%-3.52%
Candumayao7.06%1,6001,5453.56%0.67%
Causwagan Norte7.78%1,7631,812-2.70%-0.52%
Hagbuaya4.00%9068753.54%0.67%
Haguilanan4.82%1,0941,133-3.44%-0.66%
Kang‑iras3.19%7247092.12%0.40%
Libertad Sur1.44%326364-10.44%-2.08%
Liboron4.21%9549302.58%0.49%
Mahayag Norte2.43%551577-4.51%-0.87%
Mahayag Sur1.22%2772770.00%0.00%
Maitum3.95%8961,035-13.43%-2.71%
Mantasida4.41%1,0019139.64%1.77%
Poblacion8.15%1,8481,8102.10%0.40%
Poblacion Weste7.74%1,7541,7420.69%0.13%
Rizal3.09%7006940.86%0.16%
Sinakayanan4.03%91373324.56%4.27%
Triple Union5.07%1,1491,1480.09%0.02%
Catigbian Total22,67522,686-0.05%-0.01%
Historical population

The population of Catigbian grew from 13,438 in 1960 to 22,675 in 2015, an increase of 9,237 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.01%, or a decrease of 11 people, from the previous population of 22,686 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1513,438
1970 May 613,7820.25%
1975 May 115,5702.48%
1980 May 115,6200.06%
1990 May 117,3621.06%
1995 Sep 117,5960.25%
2000 May 121,4614.35%
2007 Aug 123,3331.16%
2010 May 122,686-1.02%
2015 Aug 122,675-0.01%
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The town center of Catigbian is situated at approximately 9° 51' North, 123° 60' East, which has an elevation estimated at 224.1 meters or 734.9 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 Catigbian are Tagbilaran, Talisay, Naga, Carcar, Lapu-Lapu, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are San Isidro, Balilihan, Tubigon, Sagbayan, Clarin, and Antequera. Its distance from the national capital is 618.75 kilometers (384.47 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • San Isidro, Bohol, 4.87 kilometers (3.03 miles) to the West (N79°W)
  • Balilihan, Bohol, 10.91 kilometers (6.78 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S16°W)
  • Tubigon, Bohol, 11.90 kilometers (7.39 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)
  • Sagbayan, Bohol, 12.34 kilometers (7.67 miles) to the Northeast (N56°E)
  • Clarin, Bohol, 12.65 kilometers (7.86 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N12°E)
  • Antequera, Bohol, 13.59 kilometers (8.45 miles) to the Southwest (S55°W)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 28.08 kilometers (17.45 miles) to the Southwest (S34°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 46.66 kilometers (28.99 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 47.78 kilometers (29.69 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N34°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 48.30 kilometers (30.01 miles) to the Northwest (N54°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 51.19 kilometers (31.81 miles) to the North (N6°W)
  • Cebu City, 52.02 kilometers (32.32 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N13°W)

Distance from Manila: 618.75 kilometers (384.47 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°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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