Getafe, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count24
Postal code6334
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait, Visayan Sea
Area (2007)120.50 km2 (46.53 sq mi)
Population (2015)30,955
Density (2015)257 / km2 (665 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 9' North, 124° 9' East (10.1496, 124.1534)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.1 meters (16.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 120.50 square kilometers or 46.53 square miles which constitutes 2.50% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 30,955. This represented 2.36% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.42% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 257 inhabitants per square kilometer or 665 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Getafe 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)
Alumar3.76%1,16493524.49%4.26%
Banacon4.19%1,2981,304-0.46%-0.09%
Buyog2.93%90677516.90%3.02%
Cabasakan3.81%1,1791,1492.61%0.49%
Campao Occidental1.56%48441815.79%2.83%
Campao Oriental3.34%1,0349637.37%1.36%
Cangmundo3.14%9729680.41%0.08%
Carlos P. Garcia3.21%99485815.85%2.84%
Corte Baud2.80%86870423.30%4.07%
Handumon3.79%1,17298319.23%3.41%
Jagoliao4.37%1,3531,478-8.46%-1.67%
Jandayan Norte3.11%9639016.88%1.28%
Jandayan Sur4.97%1,5381,36013.09%2.37%
Mahanay1.74%53848411.16%2.03%
Nasingin6.61%2,0451,80913.05%2.36%
Pandanon7.20%2,2281,84021.09%3.71%
Poblacion8.71%2,6952,37113.67%2.47%
Saguise5.34%1,6521,35821.65%3.80%
Salog3.86%1,1951,03615.35%2.76%
San Jose5.59%1,7291,43220.74%3.65%
Santo Niño2.48%76868611.95%2.17%
Taytay4.96%1,5361,33415.14%2.72%
Tugas2.86%886896-1.12%-0.21%
Tulang5.68%1,7581,7460.69%0.13%
Getafe Total30,95527,78811.40%2.08%

Historical population

The population of Getafe grew from 12,177 in 1960 to 30,955 in 2015, an increase of 18,778 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.08%, or an increase of 3,167 people, from the previous population of 27,788 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
12,177
14,3381.61%
15,9032.10%
16,7691.07%
21,1352.34%
23,9272.35%
26,8262.48%
27,8520.52%
27,788-0.08%
30,9552.08%

Location

The municipal center of Getafe is situated at approximately 10° 9' North, 124° 9' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.1 meters or 16.6 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 Getafe are Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Cebu City, Talisay, Danao, and Naga. The nearest municipalities are Buenavista, Inabanga, Talibon, Trinidad, Danao, and Bien Unido. Its distance from the national capital is 600.34 kilometers (373.03 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Buenavista, Bohol, 8.78 kilometers (5.45 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S30°W)
  • Inabanga, Bohol, 16.11 kilometers (10.01 miles) to the Southwest (S36°W)
  • Talibon, Bohol, 18.78 kilometers (11.67 miles) to the East (S90°E)
  • Trinidad, Bohol, 22.31 kilometers (13.86 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S69°E)
  • Danao, Bohol, 23.87 kilometers (14.83 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S18°E)
  • Bien Unido, Bohol, 24.74 kilometers (15.37 miles) to the East (S87°E)

Nearest cities

  • Lapu-Lapu, 28.60 kilometers (17.77 miles) to the Northwest (N51°W)
  • Mandaue, 30.11 kilometers (18.71 miles) to the Northwest (N50°W)
  • Cebu City, 33.54 kilometers (20.84 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N58°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 35.15 kilometers (21.84 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N72°W)
  • Danao, Cebu, 43.30 kilometers (26.90 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N19°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 43.97 kilometers (27.32 miles) to the West (N81°W)

Distance from Manila: 600.34 kilometers (373.03 miles) to the Northwest (N35°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 30,955, ranked 909 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 46.53 square kilometers, ranked 899 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 257 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 804 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.08%, ranked 349 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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