Garcia Hernandez is a 4th class coastal municipality of Bohol Province in Region 7 or Central Visayas Region, Philippines.
Profile of Garcia Hernandez Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of Bohol Island in Central Visayas, Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Sirra Bulones (north), Jagna (east) and Valencia (west)
Area –> 127.50 km2 (49.23 sq mi)
Population –> 24,194 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 83,548,424.76
Barangays –> 30
Terrain –> Mountainous with hills and coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Fish, Corn, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Boholano, Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 3rd
Congressman –> Kristine Alexie Tutor
Mayor –> Tita Gallente
Vice Mayor –> Miguelito B. Galendez
History of Garcia Hernandez
The town of Garcia Hernandez had a population of 6,060 in 1903.
Economy of Garcia Hernandez
Garcia Hernandezis an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the major products.
Mining plays an important role in the local economy with operation of Philippine Mining Services Corporation.
Tourist Spots in
Kalagan Burial Cave (considered as sacred)
St. John the Baptist Parish Church
Map of Municipality in Bohol Province