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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 AreaPopulationNo. of Households
Abihilan1140206
Anoling1360233
Boyo-an1402291
Cadapdapan1379262
Cambane57188
Canawa1406240
Can-olin2119410
Cogtong2766482
La Union1453250
Luan805141
Lungsoda-an1592283
Mahangin910161
Pagahat47877
Panadtaran1298233
Panas1465265
Poblacion3711615
San Isidro1186223
Tambongan1572287
Tawid970197
Tubod1043181
Tugas1763294

Municipal Officials (2007-2010)

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Events and Festivities

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


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