Kibungan
Province of Benguet

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceBenguet
Barangay count7
Postal code2611
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)254.86 km2
(98.40 sq. mi)
Population (2015)17,292
Density (2015)68 per km2
(176 per sq. mi)
Coordinates16° 42' North, 120° 39' East
(16.6954 ° N, 120.6555 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
1,273.7 meters
(4,177.6 feet)
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Kibungan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Benguet.

The municipality has a land area of 254.86 square kilometers or 98.40 square miles which constitutes 9.20% of Benguet's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 17,292 representing 3.89% of the total population of Benguet province, or 1.00% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 68 inhabitants per square kilometer or 176 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Kibungan has 7 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Badeo5.17%8948406.43%1.19%
Lubo7.11%1,2301,235-0.40%-0.08%
Madaymen33.18%5,7385,875-2.33%-0.45%
Palina7.88%1,3631,387-1.73%-0.33%
Poblacion14.48%2,5042,532-1.11%-0.21%
Sagpat20.25%3,5023,10112.93%2.34%
Tacadang11.92%2,0611,8809.63%1.77%
Kibungan Total17,29216,8502.62%0.49%
Historical population

The population of Kibungan grew from 6,901 in 1960 to 17,292 in 2015, an increase of 10,391 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.49%, or an increase of 442 people, from the previous population of 16,850 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 156,901
1970 May 69,1152.76%
1975 May 19,1980.18%
1980 May 110,5002.68%
1990 May 112,7531.96%
1995 Sep 114,1481.96%
2000 May 115,0361.31%
2007 Aug 115,7000.60%
2010 May 116,8502.61%
2015 Aug 117,2920.49%
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The town center of Kibungan is situated at approximately 16° 42' North, 120° 39' East, which has an elevation estimated at 1,273.7 meters or 4,177.6 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Kibungan are Baguio, San Fernando, Candon, Urdaneta, Dagupan, and San Carlos. The nearest municipalities are Bakun, Atok, Kapangan, Kabayan, Buguias, and Sugpon. Its distance from the national capital is 235.49 kilometers (146.33 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Bakun, Benguet, 10.61 kilometers (6.59 miles) to the North (N5°E)
  • Atok, Benguet, 14.06 kilometers (8.74 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S58°E)
  • Kapangan, Benguet, 14.66 kilometers (9.11 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S25°W)
  • Kabayan, Benguet, 21.06 kilometers (13.09 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S67°E)
  • Buguias, Benguet, 21.28 kilometers (13.23 miles) to the Northeast (N56°E)
  • Sugpon, Ilocos Sur, 22.22 kilometers (13.81 miles) to the Northwest (N42°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 235.49 kilometers (146.33 miles) to the South (S8°E)

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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