Population: 21,34 (1980 Census)
Mayor: Florante Cimagala
Number of Barangays: 21
Land Area: 8,687 hectares
Feast Day: May 19
Patron Saint: St. Joseph
Tourist Attractions: Can-umantad Falls, Tunibongan Rice Terraces
This is in the eastern part of Bohol. It is 92.2 kilometers from Tagbilaran City. The 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. This town was organized during the Spanish regime.
A school of Fisheries was established in the municipality where students learned the modern methods of fishing and fish preservation.