Sunday 25 February 2018 19:44:59 PHT


IJsselstein, Monday, 14 February 2011 (updated: Friday, 29 September 2017)

Cadapdapan Rice Terraces
Cadapdapan Rice Terraces
Can-umantad Falls
Can-umantad Falls
The municipality of Candijay is located in the eastern part of Bohol, approximately 97 kilometers away from Tagbilaran city. The name of the town is said to have been derived from Kang Dihay, which means "belonging to Dihay", a strong man with many followers. In time, the name was changed to Candijay. The town was organized during the Spanish regime and was then one of the 34 towns in the province in 1879. It had a population of 5,030.

The tourist destination of Candijay, Bohol: Canawa cold spring, Can-umantad watefalls and the beautiful rice terraces.


Candijay Community Hospital
Address: Poblacion, 6312 Candijay, Bohol, Philippines
Phone: +63 38 562 0022

Candijay Community Hospital has a capacity of 24 beds. Dr. Melvin C. Lopez - Chief of Hospital


Candijay celebrate its town fiesta on the 19th of May in honor of Saint Joseph.

Candijay Police Station: +63 38 526 0016


Candijay at a glance
Population (2015): 29475
Population (2010): 29043
Population (2000): 30389
Number of households (2000): 5420
Land area: 8687 ha
Number of barangays: 21
Distance from Tagbilaran: 92 km

BarangayPopulation (2000)Households (2000)Population (2010)Population (2015)
La Union145325013651449
San Isidro118622310421124
Tubod (Tres Rosas)1043181928888

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

Jeroen Hellingman

What readers think...

Yeye Quigley Miranda wrote:
Sunday, 14 December 2014 12:51:36 PHT
I'm looking for Veronica and/or Gadiosa Timbal, anyone who can direct me to them will be much appreciated... Please give my number (0999 8813503) to them or if they have a cp kindly ask for their numbers and text it to me.... I'm having a baby and i want either of them to be my baby's nanny.... They'd been with us since the early 80's so i really trust them so much... Thanks and God Bless
Myrna Canama wrote:
Sunday, 10 February 2013 00:21:26 PHT
I'm looking for Judith Yu Lopez please give her my no.032-3161520.we will be having our reunion on January 2014 . Please tell her to call.
Miguel Fernandez wrote:
Wednesday, 22 August 2012 19:14:07 PHT
I was wondering whether you can direct me to a government agency where I can extract some birth certificates of my father and paternal grandparents, who were all born in the Candijay. I am trying to trace my roots. It would be great if you cna help me. Salamat!

Also give your comments on this article

your name
your e-mail address
show email address
your comments on "Candijay"

We reserve the right to remove or edit comments posted on this website. Please read our conditions of use for details. You can use <i>italics</i>, <b>bold</b>, <p> new paragraph, <a href="url">link</a>. Other markup will be removed. Use of the forums for advertising is prohibited. Enterprises located in Bohol can request to be added to the business directory.