President Carlos P. Garcia
Province of Bohol

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count23
Postal code6346
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesVisayan Sea, Canigao Channel
Area (2007)54.82 km2
(21.17 sq. mi)
Population (2015)23,356
Density (2015)426 per km2
(1,103 per sq. mi)
Coordinates10° 7' North, 124° 33' East
(10.1207 ° N, 124.5536 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
19.9 meters
(65.3 feet)
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President Carlos P. Garcia, formerly known as Pitogo, is a coastal municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 54.82 square kilometers or 21.17 square miles which constitutes 1.14% of Bohol's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 23,356 representing 1.78% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.32% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 426 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,103 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

President Carlos P. Garcia has 23 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Aguining9.31%2,1752,294-5.19%-1.01%
Basiao3.84%898911-1.43%-0.27%
Baud2.71%6336034.98%0.93%
Bayog1.30%304309-1.62%-0.31%
Bogo4.83%1,12899013.94%2.52%
Bonbonon5.55%1,2961,2860.78%0.15%
Butan2.44%569626-9.11%-1.80%
Campamanog6.88%1,6071,5603.01%0.57%
Canmangao4.02%939948-0.95%-0.18%
Gaus5.15%1,2021,365-11.94%-2.39%
Kabangkalan1.95%45630947.57%7.69%
Lapinig3.84%896967-7.34%-1.44%
Lipata2.55%595685-13.14%-2.65%
Poblacion11.75%2,7452,7001.67%0.32%
Popoo4.22%9859770.82%0.16%
Saguise3.06%715745-4.03%-0.78%
San Jose5.08%1,1861,1096.94%1.29%
San Vicente4.48%1,04789317.25%3.08%
Santo Rosario1.38%322475-32.21%-7.13%
Tilmobo0.86%2021972.54%0.48%
Tugas3.10%723756-4.37%-0.85%
Tugnao5.61%1,3111,3090.15%0.03%
Villa Milagrosa6.09%1,4221,27311.70%2.13%
President Carlos P. Garcia Total23,35623,2870.30%0.06%
Historical population

The population of President Carlos P. Garcia grew from 8,831 in 1970 to 23,356 in 2015, an increase of 14,525 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.06%, or an increase of 69 people, from the previous population of 23,287 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 15
1970 May 68,831
1975 May 116,59713.50%
1980 May 118,1421.80%
1990 May 121,1731.56%
1995 Sep 119,096-1.92%
2000 May 120,7441.79%
2007 Aug 125,1182.67%
2010 May 123,287-2.72%
2015 Aug 123,3560.06%
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The town center of President Carlos P. Garcia is situated at approximately 10° 7' North, 124° 33' East, which has an elevation estimated at 19.9 meters or 65.3 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 President Carlos P. Garcia are Maasin, Baybay, Lapu-Lapu, Mandaue, Danao, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Ubay, Bien Unido, Trinidad, Talibon, Alicia, and San Miguel. Its distance from the national capital is 628.88 kilometers (390.77 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Ubay, Bohol, 11.34 kilometers (7.05 miles) to the Southwest (S52°W)
  • Bien Unido, Bohol, 19.25 kilometers (11.96 miles) to the West (N84°W)
  • Trinidad, Bohol, 23.53 kilometers (14.62 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S78°W)
  • Talibon, Bohol, 25.27 kilometers (15.70 miles) to the West (N83°W)
  • Alicia, Bohol, 27.52 kilometers (17.10 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S27°W)
  • San Miguel, Bohol, 27.87 kilometers (17.32 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S58°W)

Nearest cities

  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 32.08 kilometers (19.93 miles) to the East (N87°E)
  • Baybay, Leyte, 67.07 kilometers (41.67 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N23°E)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 69.46 kilometers (43.16 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N72°W)
  • Mandaue, 70.62 kilometers (43.88 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N71°W)
  • Danao, Cebu, 72.68 kilometers (45.16 miles) to the Northwest (N52°W)
  • Cebu City, 75.32 kilometers (46.80 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N74°W)

Distance from Manila: 628.88 kilometers (390.77 miles) to the Northwest (N38°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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