Wednesday 24 October 2018 11:39:41 PHT

Antequera

Antequera is an interior town located 19 kilometers from Tagbilaran City and lying northeast of Maribojoc. It used to be a barrio of Maribojoc before it became a municipality. A Spanish official gave it its name after his birthplace, Antequera, a city in Spain. Simeon Villas, one of the early settlers of the place became its first gobernadorcillo. As a barrio, Antequera used to be called Agad.

Antequera is well known for its native basketware. Every Sunday morning, you can visit the market of native products. After your visit to the market, it is a small walk down to the Mag-Aso falls for a refreshing dip in one of Bohol's famous falls. The town is further known for its many caves.

Antequera at a glance
Population (2015): 14425
Population (2010): 14481
Population (2000): 13758
Number of households (2000): 2801
Land area: 8205 ha
Number of barangays: 21
Distance from Tagbilaran: 19 km

BarangayPopulation (2000)Households (2000)Population (2010)Population (2015)
Angilan10301961012947
Bantolinao121025012261274
Bicahan757153783766
Bitaugan503106591622
Bungahan719122744832
Canlaas743148736650
Can-omay40883721543
Cansibuan551133512569
Celing637136671684
Danao44594453473
Danicop494113576659
Mag-aso42987434407
Poblacion156128913321404
Quinapon-an22652278283
Santo Rosario46678475528
Tabuan510111584579
Tagubaas37474386456
Tupas923184935850
Ubojan465111529450
Viga550114614586
Villa Aurora (Canoc-oc)757167889863

(Based on figures from the census of 2000, 2010, and 2015 from PSA)