Clarin
Province of Bohol

Summary data
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 per km2
(1,009 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 58' North, 124° 1' East
(9.9626 ° N, 124.0244 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
5.0 meters
(16.3 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 20,301 representing 1.55% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.27% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 390 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,009 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Clarin has 24 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1510,248
1970 May 611,7231.32%
1975 May 113,1052.26%
1980 May 113,7210.92%
1990 May 116,0211.56%
1995 Sep 115,961-0.07%
2000 May 118,0402.66%
2007 Aug 118,8710.62%
2010 May 120,2962.69%
2015 Aug 120,3010.00%
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The town center of Clarin is situated at approximately 9° 58' North, 124° 1' East, which has an elevation 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.

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)

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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