Pilar, Bohol

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Pilar
Municipality
Malinao Dam spillway
Malinao Dam spillway
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Pilar is located in Philippines
Pilar
Pilar
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 09°50′N 124°20′E / 9.833°N 124.333°E / 9.833; 124.333Coordinates: 09°50′N 124°20′E / 9.833°N 124.333°E / 9.833; 124.333
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Bohol
District 3rd district of Bohol
Incorporated December 26, 1960
Barangays 21
Government[1]
 • Mayor Wilson L. Pajo
Area[1]
 • Total 64.55 km2 (24.92 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 26,887
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6321
Dialing code 38
Income class 4th class

Pilar is a fourth class municipality in the province of Bohol, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 26,887 people.[2]

Barangays[edit]

Pilar is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.

  • Aurora
  • Bagacay
  • Bagumbayan
  • Bayong
  • Buenasuerte
  • Cagawasan
  • Cansungay
  • Catagda-an
  • Del Pilar
  • Estaca
  • Ilaud
  • Inaghuban
  • La Suerte
  • Lumbay
  • Lundag
  • Pamacsalan
  • Poblacion
  • Rizal
  • San Carlos
  • San Isidro
  • San Vicente

History[edit]

Pilar was formerly a barrio of Sierra Bullones, known as Lungsodaan. It became a separate municipality on December 26, 1960, by Executive Order No. 460 issued by then President Carlos P. Garcia.[1]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pilar
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 19,930 —    
1995 21,141 +1.19%
2000 25,095 +3.49%
2007 27,276 +1.20%
2010 26,887 −0.48%
Source: National Statistics Office[2][3]

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