Pres. Carlos P. Garcia, Bohol

Pres. Carlos P. Garcia, Bohol

President Carlos P. Garcia is a 5th class municipality in the province of Bohol, Philippines. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 25,118 people.

In the early part of the 19th century, the island town of now Pres. Carlos P. Garcia was only indicated in the map as Lapinig Grande with six regular barrios: Pitogo, Aguining, Basiao, Bonbonon, Gaus and Tugas as part of Ubay town.

Late Cong. Teodoro Galagar of the 3rd Congressional District of the province of Bohol, initiated the created of Lapining Grande into a town. Aguining, Pitogo and Bonbonon were the barangays bidding for township. Pitogo has more of the ideal features of a safe port and nearer Ubay and Cebu.

On June 21, 1969, RA 5864 was approved creating Pitogo as the 46th town of the province of Bohol with 23 regular barangays existing. Eight years later on November 4, 1977, its name was changed to President Carlos P. Garcia by virtue of Presidential Decree 2828.


Pres. Carlos P. Garcia is politically subdivided into 23 barangays.

* Aguining
* Basiao
* Baud
* Bayog
* Bogo
* Bonbonon
* Canmangao
* Campamanog
* Gaus
* Kabangkalan
* Lapinig
* Lipata

* Poblacion
* Popoo
* Saguise
* San Jose (Tawid)
* Santo Rosario
* Tilmobo
* Tugas
* Tugnao
* Villa Milagrosa
* Butan
* San Vicente


* Tirol, Jes [ Creation of the town of Carlos P. Garcia, Bohol] The Bohol Chronicle
* [ Carlos P. Garcia] The Bohol Chronicle
* [ Pres. Carlos P. Garcia, Bohol]

External links

* [ Philippine Standard Geographic Code]
* [ 2000 Philippine Census Information]
* [ Municipality of Pres. Carlos P. Garcia]

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