Bohol island is located right in the heart of Central Visayas (Region VII), Philippines. It is the 10th largest island in the country having a land area of 4117.3 square kilometers. The mainland shaped an oval and is surrounded by 72 smaller islands. The largest and most likely the well-known of them is the Panglao island in south-west where world-class Bohol beaches and resorts resided.
Approximately 800 kilometers south from Philippines’ capital Manila, Bohol is surrounded with neighboring provinces in all sides. The Cebu province from the northwest sepated by Bohol Strait, Siquijor island in southwest, the mainland of Mindanao directly in south separated by Bohol Sea, the island of Leyte with Canigao Channel between in the northeast and the Camotes island in the north along with Camotes Sea. This location has shielded the entire island from the direct hit of typhoons and heavy rains that occurs in the region.
The island has latitude of 9°30′ and 10°15′ North and longitude 123°40′ and 124°30′ East. The rolling and hilly terrain made the island ideal for industrial and commercial projects that plays a huge role on Bohol tourism industry.
Check here for the map as a quick guide for your future tours in Bohol.