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Duero, Bohol

Duero
Municipality
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Map of Bohol with Duero highlighted
Duero
Duero
Location within the Philippines

Coordinates: 09°43′N 124°24′E / 9.717°N 124.400°E / 9.717; 124.400Coordinates: 09°43′N 124°24′E / 9.717°N 124.400°E / 9.717; 124.400

Country ]]
Region Central Visayas (Region VII)
Province ]]
District 3rd district of Bohol
Founded 1862
Barangays 21
Government[1]
 • Mayor Cornelius F. Ocay
Area[1]
 • Total 88.90 km2 (34.32 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 17,580
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code
Dialing code
Income class 5th class

Duero is a fifth class municipality in the province of Bohol, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 17,580 people.[2] It was named after Rio Duero in the Iberian peninsula.

Roman Catholicism was introduced to the town in 1860 by a Spanish priest. It was established as a regular municipality two years later, and a convent was constructed in 1868.[1]

Barangays

Duero is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.

  • Alejawan
  • Angilan
  • Anibongan
  • Bangwalog
  • Cansuhay
  • Danao
  • Duay
  • Guinsularan
  • Itum
  • Langkis
  • Lobogon
  • Madua Norte
  • Madua Sur
  • Mambool
  • Mawi
  • Payao
  • San Antonio (Pob.)
  • San Isidro
  • San Pedro
  • Imelda
  • Taytay

Demographics

References

Bohol portal

External links

  • Municipality of Duero
  • Philippine Standard Geographic Code
  • Philippine Census Information
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