Valencia, Province of Bohol

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (602 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 37' North, 124° 12' East (9.6091, 124.2049)
Estimated elevation above sea level3.9 meters (12.8 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,126. This represented 2.07% of the total population of Bohol province, or 0.37% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 233 inhabitants per square kilometer or 602 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Valencia has 35 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)
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,596
16,8880.78%
18,2291.55%
18,6550.46%
20,8791.13%
22,4231.35%
24,3631.80%
28,0431.96%
27,586-0.60%
27,126-0.32%

Location

The municipal center of Valencia is situated at approximately 9° 37' North, 124° 12' East, in the island of Bohol. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

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)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,126, ranked 1,020 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 45.05 square kilometers, ranked 929 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 233 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 871 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.32%, ranked 1,579 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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