Pilar, Bohol

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Pilar
Municipality of Pilar
Municipal hall
Municipal hall
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
Founded 26 December 1960
Barangays 21 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Necitas Cubrado
 • Vice Mayor Eugenio Datahan
 • Congressman Arthur Yap
 • Electorate 16,152 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total 120.39 km2 (46.48 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total 27,256
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6321
PSGC
071234000
IDD:area code +63 (0)38
Climate type Tropical monsoon climate
Income class 4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 82.9 million  (2016)
Native languages Boholano dialect
Cebuano
Eskayan
Tagalog

Pilar, officially the Municipality of Pilar, (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Pilar; Tagalog: Bayan ng Pilar), is a 4th class municipality in the province of Bohol, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 27,256 people.[3]

The town of Pilar, Bohol celebrates its fiesta on October 10, to honor the town patron Virgen del Pilar.[4]

History

Pilar was formerly a barrio of Sierra Bullones, known as Lungsodaan. It became a separate municipality on 29 December 1961, by Executive Order No. 460 issued by President Carlos P. Garcia.[5]

Barangays

Pilar comprises 21 barangays:

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
071234001 Aurora 1.6% 431 410 0.96%
071234002 Bagacay 3.2% 862 890 −0.61%
071234003 Bagumbayan 7.0% 1,908 1,725 1.94%
071234004 Bayong 5.3% 1,432 1,493 −0.79%
071234005 Buenasuerte 6.9% 1,894 1,918 −0.24%
071234006 Cagawasan 4.0% 1,079 1,086 −0.12%
071234007 Cansungay 3.0% 820 769 1.23%
071234008 Catagdaan 5.5% 1,492 1,546 −0.67%
071234009 Del Pilar 3.3% 898 890 0.17%
071234010 Estaca 10.7% 2,924 2,575 2.45%
071234011 Ilaud 2.8% 764 929 −3.65%
071234012 Inaghuban 3.9% 1,062 1,235 −2.83%
071234013 La Suerte 2.7% 726 752 −0.67%
071234014 Lumbay 4.4% 1,212 1,161 0.82%
071234015 Lundag 2.9% 789 735 1.36%
071234016 Pamacsalan 2.4% 656 666 −0.29%
071234017 Poblacion 10.6% 2,890 2,806 0.56%
071234018 Rizal 5.2% 1,425 1,282 2.03%
071234019 San Carlos 2.5% 679 744 −1.73%
071234020 San Isidro 9.2% 2,506 2,411 0.74%
071234021 San Vicente 3.0% 807 864 −1.29%
Total 27,256 26,887 0.26%

Demographics

Population census of Pilar
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1970 10,888 —    
1975 13,928 +5.06%
1980 14,902 +1.36%
1990 19,930 +2.95%
1995 21,141 +1.11%
2000 25,095 +3.74%
2007 27,276 +1.16%
2010 26,887 −0.52%
2015 27,256 +0.26%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]


Gallery

References

  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. ^ "Bohol Festivals Timetable". "www.bohol-philippines.com". Retrieved 2019-02-27.
  5. ^ Executive Order No. 460 (29 December 1961), CREATING THE MUNICIPALITY OF PILAR IN THE PROVINCE OF BOHOL (1961), retrieved 7 April 2016
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ "Province of Bohol". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

External links

  • Pilar
  • Municipality of Pilar
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