Biabas

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Biabas is one of the 44 barangays of the municipality of Ubay, in the province of Bohol, Philippines.

Biabas
Official seal of Biabas
Seal
Coordinates: 9°58′59″N 124°31′55″E / 9.9831°N 124.5319°E / 9.9831; 124.5319Coordinates: 9°58′59″N 124°31′55″E / 9.9831°N 124.5319°E / 9.9831; 124.5319
CountryPhilippines
RegionCentral Visayas Region VII
ProvinceBohol
District2nd District of Bohol
MunicipalityUbay
Urban DistrictVIII
Purok7
Government
 • TypeSangguniang Barangay
 • Barangay Council
Area
 • Total2,200 ha (5,400 acres)
Population
 (2015 census) [1]
 • Total2,599
 • Density120/km2 (310/sq mi)
 • Voter(2013)[2]
1,536
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6315
IDD:area code+63 (0)38
PSGC071246004

The barangay's total land area is 2,200 hectares (5,400 acres).[3] According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 2,599. [1]

Biabas celebrates its annual fiesta on 17 May in honor of their patron saint.

LocationEdit

Located on the eastern part of the municipality, Biabas overlooks Bohol Sea to the east. To the north it is bounded by Lomangog and San Vicente, to the west by San Pascual, and to the south the municipality of Mabini. It is 15 km (9.3 mi) from the town center, Poblacion. It is accessible within 20–30 minutes by private vehicles (jeep, motorcycle, automobiles) and 40–50 minutes by public utility vehicles.

GovernmentEdit

There are seven puroks overseen by the elected kagawads.

Facilities and ServicesEdit

  • Barangay Chapel
  • Barangay Hall
  • Barangay Health Center
  • Barangay Plaza
  • Basketball Court
  • Day Care Center
  • Elementary School
  • National High School
  • Multi-purpose Pavement
  • Public Market
  • 7 Purok Kiosks
  • Passenger Terminal

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ 2013 Barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan Election
  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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