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.
|At a glance..|
|No. of Household||:5,420|
|Land Area||:8,687 ha.|
|No. of Barangays||:21|
|Distance from Capital||:92 km.|
|Barangay||Land Area||Population||No. of Households|
Municipal Officials (2007-2010)
Events and Festivities
Town Fiesta : 19th of May
Patron Saint : St. Joseph
To view the Map of Bohol, click here.