Calanggaman

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Calanggaman
Barangay
Official seal of Calanggaman
Seal
Coordinates: 10°02′00″N 124°28′23″E / 10.0333°N 124.4731°E / 10.0333; 124.4731Coordinates: 10°02′00″N 124°28′23″E / 10.0333°N 124.4731°E / 10.0333; 124.4731
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas Region VII
Province Bohol
District 2nd District of Bohol
Municipality Ubay
Urban District III
Purok 7
Government
 • Type Sangguniang Barangay
 • Brgy Captain Cipriano Payot
 • Brgy Council
Area
 • Total 618 ha (1,527 acres)
Population (2016 census)
 • Total 1,689
 • Density 270/km2 (710/sq mi)
 • Voter(2013)[1] 949
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6315
IDD:area code +63 (0)38
PSGC 071246027

Calanggaman is one of the 44 barangays of the municipality of Ubay, in the province of Bohol, Philippines.

The barangay's total land area is 618 hectares (1,530 acres).[2] According to the 2016 census, it has a population of 1,689. In the 2013 electoral roll, it had 949 registered voters, meaning that 56% of the population are aged 18 and over.[1]

Calanggaman celebrates its annual fiesta on 8 December in honor of their patron saint.

Location[edit]

Located on the central part of the municipality, barangay Calanggaman is bounded to the north by Bood, to the west by Casate, to the south by Bay‑ang, and to the east by Imelda. It is about 5 km (3.1 mi) from the town center, Poblacion.

History[edit]

The name of the place came from the Visayan word langgam, which means birds. A large number of migratory birds can be found on this place during wet seasons, where residents can do birdwatching.

Government[edit]

There are seven puroks overseen by the elected kagawads.

Economy[edit]

People in the barangay are mostly farmers who live by planting rice, camote, cassava, banana, and other vegetables. Some till small agricultural lots. Some of population also weave mats, or produce palm oil and coconut products.

Facilities and Services[edit]

  • Barangay Hall
  • Barangay Health Center
  • Day Care Center
  • Elementary School
  • Multi-purpose pavement
  • 7 Purok Kiosks

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