Danao
Province of Bohol

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count17
Postal code6344
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)162.76 km2
(62.84 sq. mi)
Population (2015)17,890
Density (2015)110 per km2
(285 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 57' North, 124° 13' East
(9.9448 ° N, 124.2220 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
92.7 meters
(303.9 feet)
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Danao is a landlocked municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 162.76 square kilometers or 62.84 square miles which constitutes 3.38% of Bohol's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 17,890 representing 1.36% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 110 inhabitants per square kilometer or 285 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Danao has 17 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Cabatuan7.98%1,4281,3535.54%1.03%
Cantubod5.93%1,0611,0471.34%0.25%
Carbon2.15%384513-25.15%-5.37%
Concepcion8.75%1,5661,623-3.51%-0.68%
Dagohoy3.68%659685-3.80%-0.73%
Hibale4.71%843856-1.52%-0.29%
Magtangtang7.02%1,2561,422-11.67%-2.34%
Nahud5.40%96685512.98%2.35%
Poblacion19.20%3,4343,2964.19%0.78%
Remedios7.20%1,2881,2205.57%1.04%
San Carlos6.54%1,1701,236-5.34%-1.04%
San Miguel3.12%55949912.02%2.19%
Santa Fe3.17%5675267.79%1.44%
Santo Niño4.02%719748-3.88%-0.75%
Tabok5.29%9461,060-10.75%-2.14%
Taming5.21%9328638.00%1.48%
Villa Anunciado0.63%112150-25.33%-5.41%
Danao Total17,89017,952-0.35%-0.07%
Historical population

The population of Danao grew from 7,362 in 1970 to 17,890 in 2015, an increase of 10,528 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.07%, or a decrease of 62 people, from the previous population of 17,952 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 15
1970 May 67,362
1975 May 18,4472.80%
1980 May 110,2984.04%
1990 May 112,6712.10%
1995 Sep 114,0421.94%
2000 May 117,2654.53%
2007 Aug 117,7160.36%
2010 May 117,9520.48%
2015 Aug 117,890-0.07%
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The town center of Danao is situated at approximately 9° 57' North, 124° 13' East, which has an elevation estimated at 92.7 meters or 303.9 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 Danao are Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Tagbilaran, Talisay, Cebu City, and Naga. The nearest municipalities are Dagohoy, Carmen, San Miguel, Sagbayan, Sierra Bullones, and Pilar. Its distance from the national capital is 623.27 kilometers (387.28 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Dagohoy, Bohol, 10.27 kilometers (6.38 miles) to the East (S85°E)
  • Carmen, Bohol, 13.57 kilometers (8.43 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S11°W)
  • San Miguel, Bohol, 13.57 kilometers (8.43 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N70°E)
  • Sagbayan, Bohol, 14.55 kilometers (9.04 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S76°W)
  • Sierra Bullones, Bohol, 16.97 kilometers (10.55 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S27°E)
  • Pilar, Bohol, 17.04 kilometers (10.59 miles) to the Southeast (S46°E)

Nearest cities

  • Lapu-Lapu, 50.32 kilometers (31.27 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)
  • Mandaue, 51.96 kilometers (32.29 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)
  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 52.35 kilometers (32.53 miles) to the Southwest (S50°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 52.79 kilometers (32.80 miles) to the Northwest (N51°W)
  • Cebu City, 54.06 kilometers (33.59 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 58.80 kilometers (36.54 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N60°W)

Distance from Manila: 623.27 kilometers (387.28 miles) to the Northwest (N34°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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