Corella, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (590 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 41' North, 123° 55' East (9.6873, 123.9213)
Estimated elevation above sea level71.2 meters (233.5 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 8,479. This represented 0.65% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.11% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 228 inhabitants per square kilometer or 590 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Corella has 8 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)
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,583
5,2441.33%
5,2860.16%
5,197-0.34%
6,1501.70%
5,526-1.98%
6,0481.95%
7,4712.96%
7,6991.10%
8,4791.85%

Location

The municipal center of Corella is situated at approximately 9° 41' North, 123° 55' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

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)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 8,479, ranked 1,557 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 14.37 square kilometers, ranked 1,499 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 228 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 885 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.85%, ranked 443 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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