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Catigbian is a 4th class municipality in the province of Bohol, Philippines. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 23,333 people. Catigbian is located in the interior part of Bohol, north of Balilihan, south of Sagbayan and Tubigon, west of Batuan and east of San Isidro. Thirty five (35) kilometers northeast of Tagbilaran City, the capital of the Province of Bohol. It was an old community being one of the villages in which the rebels where resettled after Dagohoy rebellion was suppressed in 1829 and it had a population of 2,759 inhabitants in 1879.

Origin of Name

The place got its name before a certain group of seed-bearing plants named “Katigbi” and has its peculiarity whose seeds could be resembled to rosary beads. These plants flourished in all parts of the locality, hence it is called Catigbian.

Catigbian in relation to the Province of Bohol

Feast Day & Patron Saint

The Feast Day of Catigbian is every December 8. Its Patron Saint is Immaculate Conception.


  • Alegria
  • Ambuan
  • Baang
  • Bagtic
  • Bongbong
  • Cambailan
  • Candumayao
  • Causwagan
  • Hagbuaya
  • Haguilanan
  • Liboron
  • Mahayag Norte
  • Mahayag Sur
  • Maitum
  • Mantacida
  • Poblacion
  • Poblacion Weste
  • Rizal
  • Sinakayanan
  • Libertad Sur
  • Kang-iras
  • Triple Union

Map of Barangays in Catigbian