Gabi, Bohol

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

Gabi
Official seal of Gabi
Seal
Coordinates: 9°59′25″N 124°26′10″E / 9.9903°N 124.4361°E / 9.9903; 124.4361Coordinates: 9°59′25″N 124°26′10″E / 9.9903°N 124.4361°E / 9.9903; 124.4361
CountryPhilippines
RegionCentral Visayas Region VII
ProvinceBohol
District2nd District of Bohol
MunicipalityUbay
Urban DistrictII
Purok7
Government
 • TypeSangguniang Barangay
 • Barangay CaptainRogelio Cagulangan
 • Barangay Council
Area
 • Total1,646 ha (4,067 acres)
Population
 (2015 census) [1]
 • Total1,432
 • Density87/km2 (230/sq mi)
 • Voter(2013)[2]
793
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6315
IDD:area code+63 (0)38
PSGC071246019

The barangay's total land area is 1,646 hectares (4,070 acres).[3] According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 1,432. [1]

Located here is the Bohol Experimental Station, an Integrated Agricultural Research Center well-known in the Visayas.

Gabi celebrates its annual fiesta on 9 December in honor of their patron saint.

LocationEdit

Located in the western part of the municipality, Gabi is bounded to the north by Hambabauran, to the east by San Pascual, to the south by Bulilis, and to the west by the municipality of San Miguel. It is 13 km (8.1 mi) from the town center, Poblacion.

EtymologyEdit

The barangay was named after the gabi, or taro, plant (gabi, in Visayan), which is plentiful throughout the barangay. It is also one of the important root crops of the barangay.

GovernmentEdit

There are seven puroks overseen by the elected kagawads.

EconomyEdit

People in the barangay are mostly farmers who live by planting rice, taro, camote, cassava, banana, and other vegetables. Some till agricultural smallholdings. Some of population also weave mats, and produce palm oil and coconut products.

Facilities and servicesEdit

  • Barangay Hall
  • Barangay Health Center
  • Day Care Center
  • Elementary School
  • Multi-purpose pavement
  • Tanod Outpost
  • 7 Purok Kiosks

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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