Clarin, Bohol

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Clarin
Municipality
Municipality of Clarin
Clarin – market and church (new 2016)
Clarin – market and church (new 2016)
Official seal of Clarin
Seal
Map of Bohol with Clarin highlighted
Map of Bohol with Clarin highlighted
Clarin is located in Philippines
Clarin
Clarin
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°58′N 124°01′E / 9.97°N 124.02°E / 9.97; 124.02Coordinates: 9°58′N 124°01′E / 9.97°N 124.02°E / 9.97; 124.02
Country Philippines
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceBohol
District2nd District
Founded31 January 1919
Barangays24 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAllen Piezas
 • Vice MayorVelden Aparicio
 • CongressmanErico Aristotle Aumentado
 • Electorate13,743 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total52.12 km2 (20.12 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total20,301
 • Density390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code6330
PSGC071214000
IDD:area code+63 (0)38
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)63,656,820.56 (2016)
Native languagesBoholano dialect
Cebuano
Tagalog

Clarin, officially the Municipality of Clarin, (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Clarin; Tagalog: Bayan ng Clarin), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Bohol, Philippines. Clarin was formed on 31 January 1919 from five barrios of Tubigon by virtue of proclamation by Governor Yeater,[4][5] hence will be celebrating its centennial in 2019.

Clarin is bounded by Tubigon in the west, Inabanga in the NE, Sagbayan in the east, and Catigbian in the south. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 20,301 people.[3]

Geography[edit]

Side street in Clarin
2013 Bohol earthquake

Clarin was severely affected by the 2013 Bohol earthquake which damaged 1358 homes, of which 221 were totally destroyed, as well as the Catholic church.[6]

Barangays[edit]

Clarin comprises 24 barangays:

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[7]
071214001 Bacani 5.8% 1,185 1,208 −0.37%
071214002 Bogtongbod 7.0% 1,428 1,377 0.69%
071214003 Bonbon 7.0% 1,427 1,487 −0.78%
071214004 Bontud 2.4% 497 456 1.65%
071214005 Buacao 3.2% 644 797 −3.98%
071214006 Buangan 4.1% 824 796 0.66%
071214007 Cabog 4.1% 829 764 1.57%
071214008 Caboy 2.8% 569 571 −0.07%
071214009 Caluwasan 1.3% 255 222 2.67%
071214010 Candajec 5.2% 1,061 932 2.50%
071214011 Cantoyoc 1.7% 346 343 0.17%
071214012 Comaang 2.5% 498 471 1.07%
071214013 Danahao 3.4% 693 856 −3.94%
071214014 Katipunan 1.5% 301 340 −2.29%
071214015 Lajog 6.2% 1,262 1,381 −1.70%
071214016 Mataub 3.1% 632 700 −1.93%
071214017 Nahawan 10.8% 2,202 2,208 −0.05%
071214018 Poblacion Centro 6.3% 1,285 1,234 0.77%
071214019 Poblacion Norte 4.1% 831 838 −0.16%
071214020 Poblacion Sur 6.1% 1,246 1,159 1.39%
071214021 Tangaran 3.8% 776 850 −1.72%
071214022 Tontunan 2.9% 593 559 1.13%
071214023 Tubod 2.4% 484 402 3.60%
071214024 Villaflor 2.1% 423 345 3.96%
Total 20,301 20,296 0.00%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Clarin
YearPop.±% p.a.
1939 15,809—    
1948 15,005−0.58%
1960 10,248−3.13%
1970 11,723+1.35%
1975 13,105+2.26%
1980 13,721+0.92%
1990 16,021+1.56%
1995 15,961−0.07%
2000 18,040+2.66%
2007 18,871+0.62%
2010 20,296+2.68%
2015 20,301+0.00%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]


Education[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Bohol". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Historical Background of Tubigon". Welcome to Tubigon, Bohol, Philippines. 2007-06-11. Retrieved 2009-06-15.
  5. ^ "Municipality of Clarin". Provincial Government of Bohol. Archived from the original on 2009-01-24. Retrieved 2009-06-15.
  6. ^ "SitRep No. 35 re Effects of Magnitude 7.2 Sagbayan, Bohol Earthquake" (PDF). National Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council. November 3, 2013. Retrieved December 17, 2013.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ "Province of Bohol". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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