Albur church

Municipality of Alburquerque, Bohol

is a 5th class municipality in the province of Bohol, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 8,715 people in 1,670 households. The town’s short name is “Albur“. Alburquerque is reputed to have one of the longest (23 feet or 7 meters as of 2005) and heaviest (300 kg or 660 lbs) python in captivity. The python named Prony is Albur’s star and has known to the people as “Live Anaconda of Bohol.” Prony, a female python is owned by Mr. Sofronio Salibay. Twelve kilometers of well-paved road towards the east from the City of Tagbilaran lies the coastal town of Alburquerque. Originally a part of Baclayon this municipality was once called Segunto. When Segunto became a municipality its name was changed to Alburquerque after an ancient town in Mexico.

Marijoboc Fiesta Calendar:

Town Fiesta - May 3 - 4

Alburquerque Tourist Destination:

'Prony' the Python - Albur

Municipal Officials: (2010- 2013)

Mayor: EFREN D. TUNGOL
Vice-Mayor: JET JOSE B. UGDORACION/strong>
SB Members: CAYETANO G. DORIA
GEMMA S. BONGABONG
OSCAR A. JUBAC
ALFREDO PAMAOS
RITCHEL R. LIM
LEONOR R. BUATES
RENANTE N. MANUNGAS
ADRIANA B.MILO
Barangay Population Households
Bahi 608 128
Basac 712 159
Cantiguib 551 111
Dangay 795 165
East Poblacion 1544 287
Ponong 942 166
San Agustin 456 103
Santa Filomena 793 162
Dipatlong 988 154
Tagbuane 784 165
Toril 718 156
West Poblacion 41921 179