Map of Bohol with Alicia highlighted
|Region||Central Visayas (Region VII)|
|District||3rd district of Bohol|
|Founded||January 18, 1950|
|Barangay||15 (see § Barangays)|
|• Mayor||Marnilou Ayuban|
|• Total||114.50 km2 (44.21 sq mi)|
|• Density||190/km2 (500/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|IDD:area code||+63 (0)38|
|Income class||4th class|
Alicia is a fourth class municipality in the province of Bohol, Philippines. It is 103 kilometres (64 mi) from Tagbilaran, the provincial capital. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 22,285. It was formerly part of Mabini and was known as Batuanan (or Batuanon).
Alicia celebrates its town fiesta on 26th July in honor of Saint Joachim.
In the mid-19th century of Alicia was one of the three biggest and oldest towns of Bohol along with Catigbian and Balilihan. The town was where former followers of Dagohoy were given some land to till, but at the same time could be kept under a watchful eye of the Spanish authorities.
In 1829, the year the Dagohoy Rebellion ended, the town was the largest of five such settlements, with over 6000 inhabitants.
In 1949, it became an independent municipality, and was renamed Alica after the wife of former president Elpidio Quirino.
Alicia is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.
- Del Monte
- La Hacienda
- Mahayag (Upper, Lower, Caizog, Norte)
- Napo (Ilaud and Ilaya) (note: Napo Ilaya is part of Poblacion Alicia)
- Poblacion (Calingganay)
- Sudlon (Omhon)
|Population census of Alicia|
|Source: National Statistics Office|
- "Municipality of Alicia". Province of Bohol. Retrieved 2012-09-07.
- "Population and Annual Growth Rates by Province, City, and Municipality - Region VII - Central Visayas: 1990, 2000, and 2010". National Statistics Office.
- "Historical Sketch of the Municipality of Alicia". Municipality of Alicia. Retrieved 2012-09-07.
- Tirol, Jes. Establishment of Batuanan town, its abolition and re-establishment as Alicia town
- National Statistics Office - Population and Annual Growth Rates by Province, City and Municipality: Central Visayas: 1995, 2000 and 2007
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