|Municipality of Valencia|
Valencia welcome arch
Map of Bohol with Valencia highlighted
|4th municipal income class|
|Revenue (₱)||95,583,491.86 (2016)|
|Native languages||Boholano dialect|
Valencia, officially the Municipality of Valencia, (
It is on the southern coast of Bohol, 42 kilometres (26 mi) from
There are elementary schools in the poblacion and in the barrios. For their secondary education, students go to Valencia High School, a public school.
Valencia is the birthplace of former Executive Secretary Juan Pajo.
Its former name used to be Panangatan, which comes from the root word sang-at, meaning "to put up on an elevated place". This referred to the practice of fishermen from
Panangatan remained part of Dimiao until 1867. That year a Spanish priest was assigned to the place and it became a separate municipality. The priest gave it a new name, naming after