California, Bohol

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California
Barangay
Official seal of California
Seal
Coordinates: 9°59′23″N 124°23′51″E / 9.9897°N 124.3975°E / 9.9897; 124.3975Coordinates: 9°59′23″N 124°23′51″E / 9.9897°N 124.3975°E / 9.9897; 124.3975
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas Region VII
Province Bohol
District 2nd District of Bohol
Municipality Ubay
Urban District II
Established
Incorporated
19 May 1980
23 May 1983
Purok 7
Government
 • Type Sangguniang Barangay
 • Barangay Captain Anecita Bongalan
 • Brgy Council
Area
 • Total 319 ha (788 acres)
Population (2015 census)[1]
 • Total 941
 • Density 290/km2 (760/sq mi)
 • Voter(2013)[2] 543
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6315
IDD:area code +63 (0)38
PSGC 071246056

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

The barangay's total land area is 319 hectares (790 acres).[3] According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 941.[1] In the 2013 electoral roll, it had 543 registered voters, meaning that 58% of the population are aged 18 and over.[2]

California celebrates its annual fiesta on 13 May in honor of their patron saint.

Location[edit]

Located to the south of the municipality, California is bounded to the north and east by San Pascual, to the west by San Francisco, and to the south by Ilihan. It is about 25 km (16 mi) from the town center, Poblacion.

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, taro, camote, cassava, banana, and other vegetables. Some till small agricultural lots. Some of population also weave mats, and produce palm oil and coconut products.

Facilities and Services[edit]

  • Barangay Hall
  • Barangay Health Center
  • Day Care Center
  • Primary School
  • Multi-purpose pavement
  • Tanod Outpost
  • 7 Purok Kiosks

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Census of Population (2015). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  2. ^ a b Project of Precincts for the 2013 Barangay Elections
  3. ^ Saz, Efren B. (April 2007). "A Comprehensive Assessment of the Agricultural Extension System in the Philippines: Case Study of LGU Extension in Ubay, Bohol" (PDF). Philippine Institute for Development Studies. Retrieved March 14, 2015. 

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