Corella is a 6th class municipality in the province of Bohol, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 6,048 people in 1,263 households. It is located 10 kilometers north of the provincial capital, Tagbilaran City.
Corella is known primarily as the home of the endemic Philippine Tarsier, the world's smallest primates. The 7.4 hectare Philippine Tarsier sanctuary run by the Philippine Tarsier Foundation, as well as the Research and Development Center is in Barangay Cancatac (Canapnapan?) of Corella, about three kilometers from the town proper.
The people of Corella are predominantly conservative Roman Catholics who belong to the Parish of Our Lady of the Village (Latin: Nuestra Señora del Villar) whose feast is celebrated on April 27, only four days before the Feast of St. Joseph, the patron saint of Tagbilaran City celebrated on May 1.
Corella Bohol Church Photos by Oggie Poggie
Corella Bohol Church - main frontfacade