Alicia, Bohol

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Alicia
Municipality of Alicia
Municipality Hall
Municipality Hall
Flag of Alicia
Official seal of Alicia
Map of Bohol with Alicia highlighted
Map of Bohol with Alicia highlighted
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Alicia is located in Philippines
Alicia
Alicia
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°53′45″N 124°26′29″E / 9.895708°N 124.441517°E / 9.895708; 124.441517Coordinates: 9°53′45″N 124°26′29″E / 9.895708°N 124.441517°E / 9.895708; 124.441517
CountryPhilippines
RegionCentral Visayas
ProvinceBohol
District 3rd district
Founded18 January 1950
Barangays15 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorVictoriano C. Torres III
 • Vice MayorMarnilou S. Ayuban
 • RepresentativeKristine Alexie B. Tutor
 • Municipal Council
Members
 • Electorate15,807 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total114.50 km2 (44.21 sq mi)
Elevation
84 m (276 ft)
Highest elevation
400 m (1,300 ft)
Lowest elevation
3 m (10 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [3]
 • Total24,374
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
 • Households
5,095
Economy
 • Income class4th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence35.37% (2015)[4]
Service provider
 • ElectricityBohol 2 Electric Cooperative (BOHECO 2)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6314
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)38
Native languagesBoholano dialect
Cebuano
Tagalog
Patron saintJoachim
Websitewww.alicia-bohol.gov.ph

Alicia, officially the Municipality of Alicia (Cebuano: Munisipyo sa Alicia; Tagalog: Bayan ng Alicia), is a 4th class municipality in the province of Bohol, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 24,374 people. [3]

Located 103 kilometres (64 mi) from Tagbilaran, it was formerly part of Mabini and was known as Batuanan (or Batuanon).[5][6]

Alicia celebrates its town fiesta on 26 July in honor of Saint Joachim.[7]

History[edit]

In the mid-19th century Alicia was one of the three largest 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 the watchful eye of 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, which was renamed Alicia after Alicia Syquia, the wife of president Elpidio Quirino.[8] She and three of their children were massacred by the Japanese in 1945.

Barangays[edit]

Alicia comprises 15 barangays:

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2020[3] 2010[9]
071202001 Cabatang 3.5% 861 675 2.35%
071202002 Cagongcagong 1.8% 440 423 0.38%
071202003 Cambaol 5.0% 1,216 1,087 1.08%
071202004 Cayacay 7.8% 1,897 1,713 0.98%
071202005 Del Monte 3.4% 834 806 0.33%
071202006 Katipunan 9.5% 2,317 2,230 0.37%
071202007 La Hacienda 15.4% 3,758 3,710 0.12%
071202008 Mahayag 2.8% 681 687 −0.08%
071202009 Napo 5.3% 1,295 1,255 0.30%
071202010 Pagahat 3.1% 747 586 2.35%
071202011 Poblacion (Calingganay) 17.3% 4,214 4,064 0.35%
071202012 Progreso 4.2% 1,031 1,019 0.11%
071202013 Putlongcam 7.0% 1,698 1,578 0.70%
071202014 Sudlon (Omhon) 2.7% 656 648 0.12%
071202015 Untaga 7.7% 1,872 1,804 0.35%
Total 24,374 22,285 0.86%

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Alicia, Bohol
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
28
(82)
29
(84)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
29
(85)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
24
(74)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 98
(3.9)
82
(3.2)
96
(3.8)
71
(2.8)
104
(4.1)
129
(5.1)
101
(4.0)
94
(3.7)
99
(3.9)
135
(5.3)
174
(6.9)
143
(5.6)
1,326
(52.3)
Average rainy days 18.0 14.1 17.1 16.8 23.7 25.7 25.8 23.3 24.2 25.9 24.0 20.6 259.2
Source: Meteoblue [10]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Alicia
YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 11,860—    
1970 12,717+0.70%
1975 14,770+3.05%
1980 15,766+1.31%
1990 18,653+1.70%
1995 19,402+0.74%
2000 21,605+2.33%
2007 23,422+1.12%
2010 22,285−1.79%
2015 23,517+1.03%
2020 24,374+0.71%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[11][9][12][13]

Economy[edit]


Education[edit]

  • Katipunan Elementary School, in Katipunan, Alicia, Bohol, Philippines. The Alicia Bamboo Ensemble or the Alicia's Musika Kawayan therein is a school-based orchestra, which has received the National Champion Prize (1994, 1996, and 2000) in the National Musical Competition for Young Artists (NAMCYA).

Mayors[edit]

List of former mayors of Alicia:[5]

  • Pedro Huiso000000000001950–1955
  • Exequiel Madriñan
  • Leoncio Garcia000000001956–1959
  • Jesus Madriñan000000001960–1980
  • Dominador Molina0000001980–1987
  • Exequiel Madriñan Jr001988–1995
  • Basilio Balahay00000001995–2001
  • Bienvenido Molina000002001–2007
  • Pedro Miasco00000000002007–2010
  • Marnilou Ayuban00000002010–

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Municipality of Alicia | (DILG)
  2. ^ "2015 Census of Population, Report No. 3 – Population, Land Area, and Population Density" (PDF). Philippine Statistics Authority. Quezon City, Philippines. August 2016. ISSN 0117-1453. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 25, 2021. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2020). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  4. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  5. ^ a b "Historical Sketch of the Municipality of Alicia". Municipality of Alicia. Archived from the original on 2013-07-17. Retrieved 2012-09-07.
  6. ^ Tirol, Jes. Establishment of Batuanan town, its abolition and re-establishment as Alicia town Archived 2007-09-28 at the Wayback Machine
  7. ^ "Bohol Fiesta Schedule". http://boholic.com. Retrieved February 12, 2019. External link in |work= (help)
  8. ^ "History of Alicia". www.bohol-philippines.com. Retrieved 2019-04-10.
  9. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  10. ^ "Alicia: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 9 May 2020.
  11. ^ Census of Population (2015). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  12. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  13. ^ "Province of Bohol". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  14. ^ "Poverty incidence (PI):". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  15. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/NSCB_LocalPovertyPhilippines_0.pdf; publication date: 29 November 2005; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  16. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2003%20SAE%20of%20poverty%20%28Full%20Report%29_1.pdf; publication date: 23 March 2009; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  17. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2006%20and%202009%20City%20and%20Municipal%20Level%20Poverty%20Estimates_0_1.pdf; publication date: 3 August 2012; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  18. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2012%20Municipal%20and%20City%20Level%20Poverty%20Estima7tes%20Publication%20%281%29.pdf; publication date: 31 May 2016; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  19. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.

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