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Official seal of Sentinela
Coordinates: 10°04′11″N 124°30′24″E / 10.0697°N 124.5067°E / 10.0697; 124.5067Coordinates: 10°04′11″N 124°30′24″E / 10.0697°N 124.5067°E / 10.0697; 124.5067
Country Philippines
Region Central Visayas Region VII
Province Bohol
District 2nd District of Bohol
Municipality Ubay
Urban District VI
Established 8 July 1968
Purok 6
 • Type Sangguniang Barangay
 • Barangay Captain Andres Arong
 • Brgy Council
 • Total 271 ha (670 acres)
Population (2015 census)[1]
 • Total 939
 • Density 350/km2 (900/sq mi)
 • Voter(2013)[2] 590
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6315
IDD:area code +63 (0)38
PSGC 071246043

Sentinela (also Sentinila) is one of the 44 barangays of the municipality of Ubay, in the province of Bohol, Philippines. It is a coastal barangay, 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) from the centre.

The barangay's total land area is 271 hectares (670 acres).[3] According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 939.[1] In the 2013 electoral roll, it had 590 registered voters, meaning that 63% of the population are aged 18 and over.[2]

Sentinela celebrates its annual fiesta on 29 May in honor of their patron saint.


Located in the northeastern peninsula of the municipality, Sentinela overlooks Camotes Sea to the north, east and west. To the south, it is bounded by San Isidro and Tapal. Sentinela is 9 km (5.6 mi) from the town center, Poblacion.

Sentinela has an island sitio called Tres Reyes, also known as Chico islet, which is 0.60 nmi (1.11 km; 0.69 mi) offshore, at heading 030°, with an area of 45 hectares (110 acres). The people of Tres Reyes are mostly fisherman.


There are six puroks overseen by the elected kagawads. Three puroks are on Bohol main island, and three are on Tres Reyes.

Facilities and Services[edit]

  • Barangay Chapel
  • Barangay Hall
  • Barangay Health Center
  • Day Care Center
  • Elementary School
  • Multi-Purpose Pavement
  • 6 Purok Kiosks


  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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