Tagbilaran is the capital of the province of Bohol (Philippines).

It is located 630 km southeast of the Philippine capital of Manila and 72 km south of Cebu City. Tagbilaran lies in the southwestern part of the province. The highest elevations are the Elley Hill ( 100 m ) in the north and the Banat -i (145 m) in the south. The city consists of 15 barangays and has a population of 96 792 (as of 1 May 2010). The annual growth rate was 3.6 % in 2005. Tagbilaran is the main port of the province of Bohol.

In everyday street scene reveals that compared to other Philippine cities only a few taxis are to be seen, but the more Tricycles. This deal besides the jeepneys most of the passenger transport within the city, but can half or full day be chartered for longer trips. In 2005, only 30 taxis were registered in the city, compared with 2,053 Tricycles

The city also has a domestic airport, which is served by the Philippine Airlines and Cebu Pacific.

Not far from Tagbilaran is the island of Panglao.

Tagbilaran is the seat of the Diocese of Tagbilaran.


The Tagbilaran City is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.

  • Bool
  • Booy
  • Cabawan
  • Cogon
  • Dao
  • Dampas
  • Manga
  • Mansasa
  • Poblacion 1 ( 1st District )
  • Poblacion 2 ( 2nd District )
  • Poblacion 3 (3rd District )
  • San Isidro
  • Taloto
  • Tiptip
  • Ubujan

Tricycles in Tagbilaran

St. Joseph 's Cathedral