Sierra Bullones
Province of Bohol

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count22
Postal code6320
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)198.87 km2
(76.78 sq. mi)
Population (2015)24,745
Density (2015)124 per km2
(322 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 48' North, 124° 17' East
(9.8077 ° N, 124.2915 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
175.2 meters
(574.8 feet)
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Sierra Bullones is a landlocked municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 198.87 square kilometers or 76.78 square miles which constitutes 4.13% of Bohol's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 24,745 representing 1.88% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.33% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 124 inhabitants per square kilometer or 322 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Sierra Bullones 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)
Abachanan8.16%2,0181,9990.95%0.18%
Anibongan2.82%698707-1.27%-0.24%
Bugsoc10.27%2,5422,583-1.59%-0.30%
Cahayag1.94%479489-2.04%-0.39%
Canlangit5.75%1,4231,3902.37%0.45%
Canta‑ub1.51%37331418.79%3.33%
Casilay1.56%385407-5.41%-1.05%
Danicop3.82%946981-3.57%-0.69%
Dusita2.51%6215983.85%0.72%
La Union2.60%6446203.87%0.73%
Lataban2.41%59751216.60%2.97%
Magsaysay2.39%5915801.90%0.36%
Man‑od4.58%1,1341,0725.78%1.08%
Matin‑ao5.27%1,3041,356-3.83%-0.74%
Poblacion11.24%2,7822,7630.69%0.13%
Salvador7.04%1,7411,7161.46%0.28%
San Agustin4.38%1,0831,192-9.14%-1.81%
San Isidro5.61%1,3871,419-2.26%-0.43%
San Jose3.59%8888791.02%0.19%
San Juan3.88%960979-1.94%-0.37%
Santa Cruz3.73%924940-1.70%-0.33%
Villa Garcia4.95%1,2251,2021.91%0.36%
Sierra Bullones Total24,74524,6980.19%0.04%
Historical population

The population of Sierra Bullones grew from 19,347 in 1960 to 24,745 in 2015, an increase of 5,398 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.04%, or an increase of 47 people, from the previous population of 24,698 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1519,347
1970 May 613,807-3.25%
1975 May 115,1321.86%
1980 May 117,9043.42%
1990 May 121,1011.66%
1995 Sep 120,787-0.28%
2000 May 125,4994.48%
2007 Aug 126,3980.48%
2010 May 124,698-2.39%
2015 Aug 124,7450.04%
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The town center of Sierra Bullones is situated at approximately 9° 48' North, 124° 17' East, which has an elevation estimated at 175.2 meters or 574.8 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 Sierra Bullones are Tagbilaran, Lapu-Lapu, Talisay, Mandaue, Cebu City, and Maasin. The nearest municipalities are Pilar, Carmen, Dagohoy, Batuan, Duero, and Danao. Its distance from the national capital is 640.11 kilometers (397.74 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Pilar, Bohol, 5.63 kilometers (3.50 miles) to the Northeast (N54°E)
  • Carmen, Bohol, 10.49 kilometers (6.52 miles) to the West (N80°W)
  • Dagohoy, Bohol, 14.46 kilometers (8.99 miles) to the North (N10°E)
  • Batuan, Bohol, 15.84 kilometers (9.84 miles) to the West (S80°W)
  • Duero, Bohol, 16.80 kilometers (10.44 miles) to the Southeast (S48°E)
  • Danao, Bohol, 16.97 kilometers (10.55 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 51.19 kilometers (31.81 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S69°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 67.11 kilometers (41.70 miles) to the Northwest (N34°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 68.61 kilometers (42.63 miles) to the Northwest (N45°W)
  • Mandaue, 68.76 kilometers (42.73 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N34°W)
  • Cebu City, 70.59 kilometers (43.86 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)
  • Maasin, Southern Leyte, 70.68 kilometers (43.92 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N59°E)

Distance from Manila: 640.11 kilometers (397.74 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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