Clarin, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count24
Postal code6330
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Area (2007)52.12 km2 (20.12 sq mi)
Population (2015)20,301
Density (2015)390 / km2 (1,009 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 58' North, 124° 1' East (9.9626, 124.0244)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.0 meters (16.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 52.12 square kilometers or 20.12 square miles which constitutes 1.08% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 20,301. This represented 1.55% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.27% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 390 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,009 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Clarin has 24 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)
Bacani5.84%1,1851,208-1.90%-0.37%
Bogtongbod7.03%1,4281,3773.70%0.69%
Bonbon7.03%1,4271,487-4.03%-0.78%
Bontud2.45%4974568.99%1.65%
Buacao3.17%644797-19.20%-3.98%
Buangan4.06%8247963.52%0.66%
Cabog4.13%8397649.82%1.80%
Caboy2.80%569571-0.35%-0.07%
Caluwasan1.26%25522214.86%2.67%
Candajec5.23%1,06193213.84%2.50%
Cantoyoc1.70%3463430.87%0.17%
Comaang2.45%4984715.73%1.07%
Danahao3.41%693856-19.04%-3.94%
Katipunan1.48%301340-11.47%-2.29%
Lajog6.22%1,2621,381-8.62%-1.70%
Mataub3.11%632700-9.71%-1.93%
Nahawan10.85%2,2022,208-0.27%-0.05%
Poblacion Centro6.33%1,2851,2344.13%0.77%
Poblacion Norte4.09%831838-0.84%-0.16%
Poblacion Sur6.14%1,2461,1597.51%1.39%
Tangaran3.82%776850-8.71%-1.72%
Tontunan2.92%5935596.08%1.13%
Tubod2.38%48440220.40%3.60%
Villaflor2.08%42334522.61%3.96%
Clarin Total20,30120,2960.02%0.00%

Historical population

The population of Clarin grew from 10,248 in 1960 to 20,301 in 2015, an increase of 10,053 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.00%, or an increase of 5 people, from the previous population of 20,296 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,248
11,7231.32%
13,1052.26%
13,7210.92%
16,0211.56%
15,961-0.07%
18,0402.66%
18,8710.62%
20,2962.69%
20,3010.00%

Location

The municipal center of Clarin is situated at approximately 9° 58' North, 124° 1' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.0 meters or 16.3 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 Clarin are Talisay, Lapu-Lapu, Tagbilaran, Naga, Cebu City, and Mandaue. The nearest municipalities are Tubigon, Inabanga, Sagbayan, Catigbian, San Isidro, and Buenavista. Its distance from the national capital is 609.71 kilometers (378.86 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Tubigon, Bohol, 6.97 kilometers (4.33 miles) to the West (S80°W)
  • Inabanga, Bohol, 8.97 kilometers (5.57 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N31°E)
  • Sagbayan, Bohol, 9.32 kilometers (5.79 miles) to the Southeast (S54°E)
  • Catigbian, Bohol, 12.65 kilometers (7.86 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S12°W)
  • San Isidro, Bohol, 13.67 kilometers (8.49 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S33°W)
  • Buenavista, Bohol, 16.31 kilometers (10.13 miles) to the Northeast (N36°E)

Nearest cities

  • Talisay, Cebu, 36.74 kilometers (22.83 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 39.39 kilometers (24.48 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N12°W)
  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 40.11 kilometers (24.92 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S27°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 40.07 kilometers (24.90 miles) to the Northwest (N47°W)
  • Cebu City, 40.93 kilometers (25.43 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)
  • Mandaue, 41.02 kilometers (25.49 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N13°W)

Distance from Manila: 609.71 kilometers (378.86 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 20,301, ranked 1,260 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 20.12 square kilometers, ranked 1,374 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 390 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 512 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.00%, ranked 1,551 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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