Kitcharao
Province of Agusan del Norte

Summary data
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Norte
Barangay count11
Postal code8609
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)171.92 km2
(66.38 sq. mi)
Population (2015)18,659
Density (2015)109 per km2
(281 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 27' North, 125° 34' East
(9.4549 ° N, 125.5745 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
54.7 meters
(179.4 feet)
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Kitcharao is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Agusan del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 171.92 square kilometers or 66.38 square miles which constitutes 6.30% of Agusan del Norte's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 18,659 representing 5.26% of the total population of Agusan del Norte province, or 0.72% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 109 inhabitants per square kilometer or 281 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Kitcharao has 11 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Bangayan6.72%1,2541,13410.58%1.93%
Canaway6.75%1,2591,1836.42%1.19%
Crossing17.55%3,2743,1035.51%1.03%
Hinimbangan1.60%299458-34.72%-7.80%
Jaliobong8.31%1,5511,755-11.62%-2.33%
Mahayahay14.11%2,6322,29014.93%2.69%
Poblacion11.78%2,1981,88216.79%3.00%
San Isidro6.58%1,2271,06715.00%2.70%
San Roque10.43%1,9471,7859.08%1.67%
Sangay5.56%1,03890314.95%2.69%
Songkoy10.61%1,9801,8178.97%1.65%
Kitcharao Total18,65917,3777.38%1.36%
Historical population

The population of Kitcharao grew from 9,960 in 1970 to 18,659 in 2015, an increase of 8,699 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.36%, or an increase of 1,282 people, from the previous population of 17,377 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 15
1970 May 69,960
1975 May 110,5241.11%
1980 May 111,7852.29%
1990 May 113,5981.44%
1995 Sep 114,6791.44%
2000 May 115,9501.80%
2007 Aug 116,7370.67%
2010 May 117,3771.38%
2015 Aug 118,6591.36%
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The town center of Kitcharao is situated at approximately 9° 27' North, 125° 34' East, which has an elevation estimated at 54.7 meters or 179.4 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 Kitcharao are Cabadbaran, Surigao City, Butuan, Tandag, Bayugan, and Gingoog. The nearest municipalities are Alegria, Mainit, Tubod, Jabonga, Bacuag, and Gigaquit. Its distance from the national capital is 756.90 kilometers (470.31 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 756.90 kilometers (470.31 miles) to the Northwest (N41°W)

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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