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Bohol

(bôhôl`), island (1990 pop. 948,403), 1,491 sq mi (3,862 sq km), the Philippines, one of the Visayan Islands, SW of Leyte. It is a major corn-producing area. Rice, cacao, and hemp are also grown, and manganese and copper are mined. The island suffered significant damage in an earthquake in Oct., 2013. Bohol prov. comprises the main island and several offshore islands; its capital is at Tagbilaran.

Bohol

an island of the central Philippines. Chief town: Tagbilaran. Pop.: 1 139 130 (2000). Area: about 3900 sq. km (1500 sq. miles)
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The last time a quake of similar magnitude hit Bohol province was in 1602, said Trixie Angeles, a legal consultant who works at the National Commission on Culture and the Arts.
Two children also died in a landslide amid fierce rain and wind in a sand quarrying site in central Bohol province over the weekend.
8 billion) for a 10-megawatt concentrating solar power (CSP) facility in a site in Bohol province.
He opened the door for us in America,'' said Bautista, who was raised in the Bohol province.
The report said three other soldiers were also wounded in the ambush, which occurred shortly before noon in Santa Catalina village, Bohol Province, about 610 kilometers south of Manila.
Background : Tourists visiting Bohol Province, located at the heart of Central Visayas, have quadrupled over nine years from 81,040 in 2001 to 334,212 in 2010 due to the variety of natural environments from mountainous areas to surrounding sea areas.
2 magnitude quake struck the central Bohol province last month.
2-magnitude earthquake struck in Bohol province, 640kms south of Manila, as people had breakfast.
The belfry of the church in Baclayon, one of the oldest in Bohol province, had crumbled and its facade was cracked.
Communist rebels posing as government and army members made a daring raid Friday on a regional police camp in the central Philippines' Bohol Province, carting away at least 50 firearms and taking two policemen hostage, police said.
She said that she plans to ask fellow international artists to help the earthquake victims in Bohol province for whom the concert is being staged.