Valencia
Province of Bohol

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
Barangay count35
Postal code6306
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Area (2007)116.67 km2
(45.05 sq. mi)
Population (2015)27,126
Density (2015)233 per km2
(602 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 37' North, 124° 12' East
(9.6091 ° N, 124.2049 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
3.9 meters
(12.8 feet)
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Valencia is a coastal municipality in the island province of Bohol.

The municipality has a land area of 116.67 square kilometers or 45.05 square miles which constitutes 2.42% of Bohol's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 27,126 representing 2.07% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.37% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 233 inhabitants per square kilometer or 602 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Valencia has 35 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Adlawan1.82%493588-16.16%-3.30%
Anas6.34%1,7191,826-5.86%-1.14%
Anonang3.27%888972-8.64%-1.71%
Anoyon2.20%5965812.58%0.49%
Balingasao1.83%4974960.20%0.04%
Banderahan3.21%872933-6.54%-1.28%
Botong2.15%583694-15.99%-3.26%
Buyog1.55%420436-3.67%-0.71%
Canduao Occidental2.94%7977673.91%0.73%
Canduao Oriental2.43%660785-15.92%-3.25%
Canlusong3.93%1,0671,0204.61%0.86%
Canmanico7.86%2,1332,1320.05%0.01%
Cansibao3.67%9959257.57%1.40%
Catug‑a1.53%414439-5.69%-1.11%
Cutcutan3.33%904905-0.11%-0.02%
Danao2.27%6165943.70%0.69%
Genoveva1.99%5415360.93%0.18%
Ginopolan2.85%772827-6.65%-1.30%
La Victoria3.63%9841,044-5.75%-1.12%
Lantang3.74%1,0149427.64%1.41%
Limocon1.15%311424-26.65%-5.73%
Loctob2.55%6926782.06%0.39%
Magsaysay2.27%61753315.76%2.83%
Marawis2.08%563587-4.09%-0.79%
Maubo1.91%5174729.53%1.75%
Nailo1.70%4624610.22%0.04%
Omjon4.39%1,1921,1840.68%0.13%
Pangi‑an1.49%4053874.65%0.87%
Poblacion Occidental5.56%1,5081,4960.80%0.15%
Poblacion Oriental3.38%917928-1.19%-0.23%
Simang1.77%4804663.00%0.57%
Taug1.62%439492-10.77%-2.15%
Tausion2.17%589618-4.69%-0.91%
Taytay2.40%6516391.88%0.35%
Ticum3.02%8187795.01%0.93%
Valencia Total27,12627,586-1.67%-0.32%
Historical population

The population of Valencia grew from 15,596 in 1960 to 27,126 in 2015, an increase of 11,530 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.32%, or a decrease of 460 people, from the previous population of 27,586 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1515,596
1970 May 616,8880.78%
1975 May 118,2291.55%
1980 May 118,6550.46%
1990 May 120,8791.13%
1995 Sep 122,4231.35%
2000 May 124,3631.80%
2007 Aug 128,0431.96%
2010 May 127,586-0.60%
2015 Aug 127,126-0.32%
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The town center of Valencia is situated at approximately 9° 37' North, 124° 12' East, which has an elevation estimated at 3.9 meters or 12.8 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 Valencia are Tagbilaran, Talisay, Lapu-Lapu, Naga, Carcar, and Mandaue. The nearest municipalities are Dimiao, Garcia Hernandez, Lila, Bilar, Jagna, and Loboc. Its distance from the national capital is 653.34 kilometers (405.96 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Dimiao, Bohol, 4.67 kilometers (2.90 miles) to the West (S85°W)
  • Garcia Hernandez, Bohol, 9.89 kilometers (6.15 miles) to the East (N87°E)
  • Lila, Bohol, 12.20 kilometers (7.58 miles) to the West (S80°W)
  • Bilar, Bohol, 15.45 kilometers (9.60 miles) to the Northwest (N45°W)
  • Jagna, Bohol, 18.27 kilometers (11.35 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N76°E)
  • Loboc, Bohol, 19.24 kilometers (11.95 miles) to the West (N81°W)

Nearest cities

  • Tagbilaran, Bohol, 38.40 kilometers (23.86 miles) to the West (N85°W)
  • Talisay, Cebu, 80.49 kilometers (50.01 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 82.53 kilometers (51.28 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)
  • Naga, Cebu, 82.60 kilometers (51.33 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 82.59 kilometers (51.32 miles) to the Northwest (N48°W)
  • Mandaue, 84.19 kilometers (52.31 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)

Distance from Manila: 653.34 kilometers (405.96 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°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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