What is Tagbilaran City known for?

What is Tagbilaran City known for?

Tagbilaran City is the provincial capital of the province of Bohol: the hub of commerce and the lone city of the island. It is the principal gateway to the island province of Bohol and is known as the “City of Peace and Friendship”.

Is Tagbilaran City a town?

Tagbilaran, officially the City of Tagbilaran (Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Tagbilaran), is a 3rd class component city and capital of the province of Bohol, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 104,976 people.

Is Tagbilaran City Safe?

Crime rates in Tagbilaran City, Philippines

Level of crime 13.26 Very Low
Problem people using or dealing drugs 23.33 Low
Problem property crimes such as vandalism and theft 24.20 Low
Problem violent crimes such as assault and armed robbery 14.82 Very Low
Problem corruption and bribery 16.67 Very Low

Which province is Tagbilaran?

Province of Bohol
Tagbilaran is the capital and a component city of the island paradise Province of Bohol. It is situated some 630 kilometers southeast of Manila and 72 kilometers south of Cebu City.

Why is Tagbilaran the city of friendship?

The Tagbilaran native chieftain who swore by his ancestral Anito and Bathala, and the Spanish intrepid explorer and colonizer who sought New World with the sword and the cross, drank to the common cause – friendship. It was the first international treaty of friendship and comity between the Filipinos and Spaniards.

What are the products of Tagbilaran City?

Products mostly generated are rice, coconut, and corn. Fishing can be found in the northern towns, particularly those beside the Camotes Sea. Among the minerals the province produces are manganese, iron, and tin. Bohol’s handicrafts are famous throughout the country.

How Tagbilaran got its name?

Origin of the Name But tradition has it that the word “Tagbilaran” was derived from the word TAGUBILAAN, a contraction from two local dialects TAGU (to hide) and BILAAN (a Muslim marauder tribe), which means a place hidden from the pillaging Muslims.

When was Tagbilaran became a city?

July 1, 1966
On July 1, 1966 by virtue of R.A. 4660, Tagbilaran became a chartered City.

What is the capital city of Cebu?


Cebu Sugbo
Region Central Visayas
Founded 6 August 1569
Capital Cebu City

How many barangays are there in Tagbilaran City?

15 barangays
Tagbilaran City is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.