Maribojoc
Province of Bohol

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count22
Postal code6336
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesTañon Strait
Area (2007)49.35 km2
(19.05 sq. mi)
Population (2015)20,688
Density (2015)419 per km2
(1,086 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 44' North, 123° 51' East
(9.7409 ° N, 123.8429 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
8.1 meters
(26.7 feet)
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Maribojoc is a coastal municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 49.35 square kilometers or 19.05 square miles which constitutes 1.02% of Bohol's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 20,688 representing 1.57% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.28% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 419 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,086 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Maribojoc has 22 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Agahay3.02%6256033.65%0.68%
Aliguay4.69%97185913.04%2.36%
Anislag4.78%9881,004-1.59%-0.31%
Bayacabac8.87%1,8351,60114.62%2.63%
Bood2.06%426475-10.32%-2.05%
Busao2.60%537587-8.52%-1.68%
Cabawan7.86%1,6261,5167.26%1.34%
Candavid2.41%498541-7.95%-1.56%
Dipatlong7.23%1,4951,562-4.29%-0.83%
Guiwanon2.57%532569-6.50%-1.27%
Jandig4.99%1,03289715.05%2.71%
Lagtangon1.12%232266-12.78%-2.57%
Lincod8.34%1,7261,781-3.09%-0.60%
Pagnitoan3.05%6306300.00%0.00%
Poblacion10.17%2,1032,298-8.49%-1.67%
Punsod3.18%6576442.02%0.38%
Punta Cruz3.56%737770-4.29%-0.83%
San Isidro2.92%60552515.24%2.74%
San Roque6.07%1,2561,1776.71%1.24%
San Vicente5.30%1,0971,115-1.61%-0.31%
Tinibgan2.78%576614-6.19%-1.21%
Toril2.44%50445710.28%1.88%
Maribojoc Total20,68820,4910.96%0.18%
Historical population

The population of Maribojoc grew from 13,003 in 1960 to 20,688 in 2015, an increase of 7,685 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.18%, or an increase of 197 people, from the previous population of 20,491 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1513,003
1970 May 614,0550.76%
1975 May 114,3330.39%
1980 May 114,008-0.46%
1990 May 115,2140.83%
1995 Sep 114,664-0.69%
2000 May 116,7862.94%
2007 Aug 118,1131.05%
2010 May 120,4914.59%
2015 Aug 120,6880.18%
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The town center of Maribojoc is situated at approximately 9° 44' North, 123° 51' East, which has an elevation estimated at 8.1 meters or 26.7 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 Maribojoc are Tagbilaran, Carcar, Naga, Talisay, Cebu City, and Lapu-Lapu. The nearest municipalities are Cortes, Antequera, Loon, Corella, Dauis, and Balilihan. Its distance from the national capital is 620.36 kilometers (385.48 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Cortes, Bohol, 4.47 kilometers (2.78 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S63°E)
  • Antequera, Bohol, 7.49 kilometers (4.65 miles) to the Northeast (N54°E)
  • Loon, Bohol, 8.40 kilometers (5.22 miles) to the Northwest (N40°W)
  • Corella, Bohol, 10.45 kilometers (6.49 miles) to the Southeast (S55°E)
  • Dauis, Bohol, 13.20 kilometers (8.20 miles) to the South (S11°E)
  • Balilihan, Bohol, 14.24 kilometers (8.85 miles) to the East (N83°E)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 11.20 kilometers (6.96 miles) to the South (S8°E)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 45.82 kilometers (28.47 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 52.66 kilometers (32.72 miles) to the North (N10°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 55.72 kilometers (34.62 miles) to the North (N0°E)
  • Cebu City, 63.08 kilometers (39.19 miles) to the North (N5°E)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 64.12 kilometers (39.84 miles) to the North (N10°E)

Distance from Manila: 620.36 kilometers (385.48 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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