Pilar, Bohol

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This article is about the municipality of Pilar in Bohol province. For the municipality of Bilar in Bohol province, see Bilar . For Pilar municipality in other provinces, see Pilar.
Pilar
Municipality
Malinao Dam spillway in Pilar
Malinao Dam spillway in Pilar
Map of Bohol with Pilar highlighted
Map of Bohol with Pilar highlighted
Pilar is located in Philippines
Pilar
Pilar
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°50′N 124°20′E / 9.83°N 124.33°E / 9.83; 124.33Coordinates: 9°50′N 124°20′E / 9.83°N 124.33°E / 9.83; 124.33
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province Bohol
District 3rd district of Bohol
Founded 26 December 1960
Barangay 21 (see § Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Necitas Cubrado (UNA)
 • Vice mayor Wilson Pajo
 • Town Council
Area[1]
 • Total 64.55 km2 (24.92 sq mi)
Population (2010 census)[2]
 • Total 26,887
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6321
IDD:area code +63 (0)38
Income class 4th class
PSGC 071234000

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

Barangays[edit]

Pilar comprises 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 +1.11%
2000 25,095 +3.74%
2007 27,276 +1.16%
2010 26,887 −0.52%
Source: National Statistics Office[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Municipality of Pilar". Province of Bohol. Retrieved 2012-09-20. 
  2. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 1 April 2013. 
  3. ^ "Population and Annual Growth Rates by Province, City and Municipality: Central Visayas: 1995, 2000 and 2007" (PDF). National Statistics Office. Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 June 2011. 

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