President Carlos P. Garcia, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (1,103 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 7' North, 124° 33' East (10.1207, 124.5536)
Estimated elevation above sea level19.9 meters (65.3 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 23,356. This represented 1.78% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.32% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 426 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,103 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

President Carlos P. Garcia has 23 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)
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
8,831
16,59713.50%
18,1421.80%
21,1731.56%
19,096-1.92%
20,7441.79%
25,1182.67%
23,287-2.72%
23,3560.06%

Location

The municipal center of President Carlos P. Garcia is situated at approximately 10° 7' North, 124° 33' East, in the island of Lapinig. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

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)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 23,356, ranked 1,158 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 21.17 square kilometers, ranked 1,354 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 426 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 464 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.06%, ranked 1,537 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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