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Sierra Bullones

IJsselstein, Saturday, 14 January 2012

Located at the interior part of the province, the municipality of Sierra Bullones was used as place of refuge by insurgents during the Philippine Revolution and the Filipino-American War. It is about 71 kilometers from Tagbilaran City and used to be a forest where, after a provincial road was opened, settlers from Jagna, Valencia, Garcia-Hernandez, Candijay, Alburquerque and Loay made clearings. When the Homestead Act was approved, the settlers applied for the lands they had cleared and became permanent owners of their clearings. Farming is the most important industry of the people and rice is the chief crop. The tributaries of the Wahig River furnish water for irrigation purposes.

Sierra Bullones Police Station: +63 38 527 1001

Bank: First Consolidated Bank "FCB"


Sierra Bullones at a glance
Population (2015): 24745
Population (2010): 24698
Population (2000): 25499
Number of households (2000): 4473
Land area: 10975 ha
Number of barangays: 22
Distance from Tagbilaran: 71 km

BarangayPopulation (2000)Households (2000)Population (2010)Population (2015)
La Union615107620644
San Agustin106917711921083
San Isidro166829514191387
San Jose871137879888
San Juan1064167979960
Santa Cruz980167940924
Villa Garcia139721812021225

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

Jeroen Hellingman

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