Corella
Province of Bohol

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count8
Postal code6337
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)37.22 km2
(14.37 sq. mi)
Population (2015)8,479
Density (2015)228 per km2
(590 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 41' North, 123° 55' East
(9.6873 ° N, 123.9213 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
71.2 meters
(233.5 feet)
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Corella is a landlocked municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 37.22 square kilometers or 14.37 square miles which constitutes 0.77% of Bohol's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 8,479 representing 0.65% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.11% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 228 inhabitants per square kilometer or 590 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Corella has 8 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Anislag16.91%1,4341,23316.30%2.92%
Canangca‑an11.23%9528887.21%1.33%
Canapnapan10.64%90278415.05%2.71%
Cancatac11.12%9439212.39%0.45%
Pandol8.41%71364011.41%2.08%
Poblacion14.86%1,2601,1816.69%1.24%
Sambog17.67%1,4981,32712.89%2.33%
Tanday9.16%7777257.17%1.33%
Corella Total8,4797,69910.13%1.85%
Historical population

The population of Corella grew from 4,583 in 1960 to 8,479 in 2015, an increase of 3,896 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.85%, or an increase of 780 people, from the previous population of 7,699 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 154,583
1970 May 65,2441.33%
1975 May 15,2860.16%
1980 May 15,197-0.34%
1990 May 16,1501.70%
1995 Sep 15,526-1.98%
2000 May 16,0481.95%
2007 Aug 17,4712.96%
2010 May 17,6991.10%
2015 Aug 18,4791.85%
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The town center of Corella is situated at approximately 9° 41' North, 123° 55' East, which has an elevation estimated at 71.2 meters or 233.5 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 Corella are Tagbilaran, Carcar, Naga, Talisay, Cebu City, and Lapu-Lapu. The nearest municipalities are Sikatuna, Cortes, Baclayon, Dauis, Alburquerque, and Balilihan. Its distance from the national capital is 629.80 kilometers (391.34 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 8.80 kilometers (5.47 miles) to the Southwest (S54°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 55.37 kilometers (34.40 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N34°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 60.49 kilometers (37.59 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N17°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 62.17 kilometers (38.63 miles) to the North (N7°W)
  • Cebu City, 68.83 kilometers (42.77 miles) to the North (N3°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 69.04 kilometers (42.90 miles) to the North (N3°E)

Distance from Manila: 629.80 kilometers (391.34 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°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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