Sierra Bullones

Sierra Bullones, officially the Municipality of Sierra Bullones (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Sierra Bullones; Tagalog: Bayan ng Sierra Bullones), is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Bohol, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 24,745 people. [3]

Sierra Bullones
Municipality of Sierra Bullones
Sierra Bullones, Bohol
Sierra Bullones, Bohol
Nickname(s): 
Bullion Mountains
Map of Bohol with Sierra Bullones highlighted
Map of Bohol with Sierra Bullones highlighted
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Sierra Bullones is located in Philippines
Sierra Bullones
Sierra Bullones
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 9°49′N 124°17′E / 9.82°N 124.28°E / 9.82; 124.28Coordinates: 9°49′N 124°17′E / 9.82°N 124.28°E / 9.82; 124.28
Country Philippines
RegionCentral Visayas
ProvinceBohol
District 3rd district
Founded5 January 1863
Barangays22 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorSimplicio C. Maestrado Jr.
 • Vice MayorRey E. Yamaro
 • RepresentativeKristine Alexie B. Tutor
 • Electorate15,053 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total198.87 km2 (76.78 sq mi)
Elevation
558 m (1,831 ft)
Highest elevation
874 m (2,867 ft)
Lowest elevation
41 m (135 ft)
Population
 (2015 census) [3]
 • Total24,745
 • Density120/km2 (320/sq mi)
 • Households
5,408
Economy
 • Income class3rd municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence31.64% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱95,061,145.20 (2016)
Service provider
 • ElectricityBohol 2 Electric Cooperative (BOHECO 2)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
6320
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)38
Climate typetropical monsoon climate
Native languagesBoholano dialect
Cebuano
Eskayan
Tagalog

It is 71 kilometres (44 mi) from Tagbilaran.

The town of Sierra Bullones, Bohol celebrates its fiesta on December 8, to honor the town patron the Immaculate Concepcion.[5]

BarangaysEdit

Sierra Bullones comprises 22 barangays:

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
071240001 Abachanan 8.2% 2,018 1,999 0.18%
071240002 Anibongan 2.8% 698 707 −0.24%
071240003 Bugsoc 10.3% 2,542 2,583 −0.30%
071240009 Cahayag 1.9% 479 489 −0.39%
071240004 Canlangit 5.8% 1,423 1,390 0.45%
071240005 Canta‑ub 1.5% 373 314 3.33%
071240006 Casilay 1.6% 385 407 −1.05%
071240007 Danicop 3.8% 946 981 −0.69%
071240008 Dusita 2.5% 621 598 0.72%
071240010 La Union 2.6% 644 620 0.73%
071240011 Lataban 2.4% 597 512 2.97%
071240012 Magsaysay 2.4% 591 580 0.36%
071240013 Matin‑ao 5.3% 1,304 1,356 −0.74%
071240014 Nan‑od 4.6% 1,134 1,072 1.08%
071240015 Poblacion 11.2% 2,782 2,763 0.13%
071240016 Salvador 7.0% 1,741 1,716 0.28%
071240017 San Agustin 4.4% 1,083 1,192 −1.81%
071240018 San Isidro 5.6% 1,387 1,419 −0.43%
071240019 San Jose 3.6% 888 879 0.19%
071240020 San Juan 3.9% 960 979 −0.37%
071240021 Santa Cruz 3.7% 924 940 −0.33%
071240022 Villa Garcia 5.0% 1,225 1,202 0.36%
Total 24,745 24,698 0.04%

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Sierra Bullones, Bohol
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
29
(83)
Average low °C (°F) 22
(72)
21
(70)
22
(72)
22
(72)
23
(73)
24
(75)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
22
(72)
22
(72)
23
(73)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 102
(4.0)
85
(3.3)
91
(3.6)
75
(3.0)
110
(4.3)
141
(5.6)
121
(4.8)
107
(4.2)
111
(4.4)
144
(5.7)
169
(6.7)
139
(5.5)
1,395
(55.1)
Average rainy days 18.6 14.8 16.5 16.7 23.9 26.4 25.6 24.1 24.4 26.3 23.7 20.5 261.5
Source: Meteoblue [7]

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Sierra Bullones
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 2,683—    
1918 6,446+6.02%
1939 15,964+4.41%
1948 19,385+2.18%
1960 19,347−0.02%
1970 13,807−3.31%
1975 15,132+1.85%
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 17,904+3.42%
1990 21,101+1.66%
1995 20,787−0.28%
2000 25,499+4.48%
2007 26,398+0.48%
2010 24,698−2.39%
2015 24,745+0.04%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][8][9]

EconomyEdit


GalleryEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Sierra Bullones | (DILG)
  2. ^ "Province: Bohol". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  5. ^ "Sierra Bullones Bohol Travel Guide". www.bohol-philippines.com. Retrieved 2019-02-27.
  6. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ "Sierra Bullones: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 9 May 2020.
  8. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VII (Central Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  9. ^ "Province of Bohol". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  10. ^ "Poverty incidence (PI):". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  11. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/NSCB_LocalPovertyPhilippines_0.pdf; publication date: 29 November 2005; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  12. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2003%20SAE%20of%20poverty%20%28Full%20Report%29_1.pdf; publication date: 23 March 2009; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  13. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2006%20and%202009%20City%20and%20Municipal%20Level%20Poverty%20Estimates_0_1.pdf; publication date: 3 August 2012; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  14. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2012%20Municipal%20and%20City%20Level%20Poverty%20Estima7tes%20Publication%20%281%29.pdf; publication date: 31 May 2016; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  15. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.

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