Sikatuna, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count10
Postal code6338
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)38.22 km2 (14.76 sq mi)
Population (2015)6,726
Density (2015)176 / km2 (456 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 41' North, 123° 58' East (9.6878, 123.9740)
Estimated elevation above sea level109.7 meters (359.9 feet)

Sikatuna is a landlocked municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 38.22 square kilometers or 14.76 square miles which constitutes 0.79% of Bohol's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 6,726. This represented 0.51% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.09% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 176 inhabitants per square kilometer or 456 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sikatuna has 10 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)
Abucay Norte7.67%51646012.17%2.21%
Abucay Sur9.90%66658214.43%2.60%
Badiang8.91%599605-0.99%-0.19%
Bahaybahay6.39%4303968.59%1.58%
Cambuac Norte10.23%6886328.86%1.63%
Cambuac Sur17.45%1,1741,1730.09%0.02%
Canagong9.44%635689-7.84%-1.54%
Libjo7.14%4804663.00%0.57%
Poblacion I16.96%1,1411,00913.08%2.37%
Poblacion II5.90%3973687.88%1.45%
Sikatuna Total6,7266,3805.42%1.01%

Historical population

The population of Sikatuna grew from 4,781 in 1960 to 6,726 in 2015, an increase of 1,945 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.01%, or an increase of 346 people, from the previous population of 6,380 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,781
4,658-0.25%
5,1692.11%
5,2440.29%
5,5250.52%
6,0301.65%
6,6021.96%
6,335-0.57%
6,3800.26%
6,7261.01%

Location

The municipal center of Sikatuna is situated at approximately 9° 41' North, 123° 58' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 109.7 meters or 359.9 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 Sikatuna are Tagbilaran, Carcar, Naga, Talisay, Lapu-Lapu, and Cebu City. The nearest municipalities are Corella, Balilihan, Sevilla, Loboc, Alburquerque, and Baclayon. Its distance from the national capital is 632.69 kilometers (393.14 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Corella, Bohol, 5.78 kilometers (3.59 miles) to the West (S89°W)
  • Balilihan, Bohol, 7.57 kilometers (4.70 miles) to the North (N2°W)
  • Sevilla, Bohol, 8.13 kilometers (5.05 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N78°E)
  • Loboc, Bohol, 8.52 kilometers (5.29 miles) to the Southeast (S48°E)
  • Alburquerque, Bohol, 8.78 kilometers (5.45 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S12°W)
  • Baclayon, Bohol, 9.95 kilometers (6.18 miles) to the Southwest (S43°W)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 13.92 kilometers (8.65 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S68°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 58.74 kilometers (36.50 miles) to the Northwest (N38°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 62.41 kilometers (38.78 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 63.13 kilometers (39.23 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N13°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 68.97 kilometers (42.86 miles) to the North (N2°W)
  • Cebu City, 69.28 kilometers (43.05 miles) to the North (N7°W)

Distance from Manila: 632.69 kilometers (393.14 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 6,726, ranked 1,585 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 14.76 square kilometers, ranked 1,492 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 176 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,060 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.01%, ranked 1,079 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.
(Back to top)