About

GENERAL INFORMATION

Municipal Mayor                                     Hon. Claudio C. Bonior

Class Municipality                                   4th

Congressional District                             2nd

Congressman                                         Hon. Roberto Cajes

Location                                                Northeastern part of Bohol

Distance from Tagbilaran City                  86 kms. (3 hours by bus)

Land Area                                              10,404.4335 hectares

Total No. of Barangays                            18

Main Source of Livelihood                        Farming

Topography                                           65% flat & 35% rolling terrain

Soil                                                       Ubay Sandy Loam

Geology                                                 Carmen Rock Formation

Total Population (Census 2007)               22,199

Total No. of Households                          4,440

Population Growth Rate                           2.1%

Average Size of Households                    6

Population Density                                  228 person per square kilometer

Religion                                                 Roman Catholic (88.52% of HH Population)

INFRASTRUCTURE

Road:

  • National Road                                -10km
  • Provincial Road                            -32km
  • Municipal Road                            -7.91km
  • Barangay Road                             -49.47km
  • Private Road                                   Undetermined

Water:

  • Level I water system
  • Level II water system
  • Rain fed & River fed

Power:

  • BOHECO II

TRANSPORTATION:

  • Motorcycle, Multicab,
  • Van/v-hire and Bus

COMMUNICATION:

  • Post office, RDO-ICOM,
  • BLECS, Telephone companies,
  • Internet, Cellphone

AGRICULTURE:

  1. Crop Production

Coconut, Rice, Corn, Cassava, Banana,Mango, Fruit trees, Peanut, Root crops,Sweet Potato, Pineapple

2. Livestock

Carabaos, Cattle, Swine, Goat, Chicken,Horse.

3. Forestry

Timberland – 5.62% (Total Land Area)

Alienable and Disposable – 94.38%

COMMERCE   –   2 Public Markets and 2 Abattoirs

INDUSTRY      –   54 Industrial Establishments

EDUCATION