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Candijay is a in the province of, Philippines. According to the, it has a population of.Candijay is home to the Bohol Island State University (BISU) School of Fisheries, offering college courses related to modern fishing methods and fish preservation. It also has educational facilities for elementary and secondary levels in almost all barangays of the municipality.HistoryThe name of the town is said to have come from the words "Kang Dihay" meaning belonging to Dihay, a strong man with many followers. The name was eventually changed to Candijay and was organized during the Spanish regime and was then one of the 34 towns in the province in 1879 with a population of 5,030.The municipality of Candijay was established in 1879 and so was its establishment as a parish. The people were eventually converted to the Roman Catholic religion by the Spaniards. The parochial church of Candijay is dedicated to Saint Joseph whose feast day is 19 May.The Bebe Squad 69 was a well known students who is very famous because of their looks. The Bebe Squad composed of 13 Very Famous and Handsome student who was lead by Mr. 69 JOHN REY TUTOR.GeographyThe municipality of Candijay is located on the eastern side of Bohol, 92km from Tagbilaran, a two-hour ride away. The town has a land area of 8687ha.The town faces Cogtong Bay which has the most diverse mangrove ecosystem in Bohol. The bay is home to 32 of the Philippines' 47 species of mangroves and associates. Yet due to illegal fishing and mismanagement of the mangroves, the mangroves and marine life in the area dwindled. To rectify the damage done, the municipal government is now engaged in a coastal resource management program: the planting of mangroves, though the control and eventual abolition of illegal fishing has yet to be addressed.With our international travel planner, Philippines vacations can be built around trips to Candijay and other destinations in Philippines.
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