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Candijay

Municipality of Candijay

This municipality is located in the eastern part of Bohol. The name of the town is said to have been derived from “Kang Dihay”, which means belonging to Dihay, a strong man with many followers. In time, the name was changed to Candijay. The town was organized during the Spanish regime and was then one of the 34 towns in the province in 1879. It had a population of 5,030.


Demographics

At a glance..
Population (2000) :30,389
No. of Household :5,420
Land Area :8,687 ha.
No. of Barangays :21
Distance from Capital :92 km.
Congressional District :3rd
Income Classification :5th
Barangay Land Area Population No. of Households
Abihilan 1140 206
Anoling 1360 233
Boyo-an 1402 291
Cadapdapan 1379 262
Cambane 571 88
Canawa 1406 240
Can-olin 2119 410
Cogtong 2766 482
La Union 1453 250
Luan 805 141
Lungsoda-an 1592 283
Mahangin 910 161
Pagahat 478 77
Panadtaran 1298 233
Panas 1465 265
Poblacion 3711 615
San Isidro 1186 223
Tambongan 1572 287
Tawid 970 197
Tubod 1043 181
Tugas 1763 294

Municipal Officials (2007-2010)

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Events and Festivities

Town Fiesta : 19th of May
Patron Saint : St. Joseph


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