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Is Bohol a province?

Is Bohol a province?

Bohol is an island province of the Philippines located in the Central Visayas region, consisting of Bohol Island and 75 minor surrounding islands. Its capital is Tagbilaran City.

What is Bohol Island known for?

This oval-shaped island is the tenth largest of the Philippine archipelago. Bohol is a haven of tropical natural beauty. Bohol is famous for its Chocolate Hills; its tarsiers, which may be the world’s smallest primate; its heritage sites and old stone churches.

What year Bohol become a province?


Discovered by the Spanish Founded 25 March 1565 22 July 1854
Provincial Capital Tagbilaran
• Type Sangguniang Panlalawigan

Is Bohol part of Mindanao?

The Bohol Sea, also called the Mindanao Sea, is located between the Visayas and Mindanao islands in the Philippines. It lies south of Bohol and Leyte and north of Mindanao….

Bohol Sea
Bohol Sea Location within the Philippines
Location Central Visayas Northern Mindanao Caraga Eastern Visayas Zamboanga Peninsula

Is Bohol safe?

YES, YES,YES, BOHOL is a very SAFE place. We are very friendly and approachable.

How safe is Bohol?

It’s safe, but other than Tagbilaran and Panglao, much of Bohol is very, very, very poor. I traveled there once and had issues with petty theft and a rather colorful scam that was pulled on me. The only area of the Philippines that’s dangerous for Americans is far western Mindanao.

What is the religion of Bohol?

There were 2,278,495 of them in 2010. They are mainly concentrated in Bohol although some also live in Southern Leyte and Mindanao (mainly in the northeastern portion). The majority of the population is Roman Catholic adherents or other Christian denominations. Others practices traditional indigenous religions.