Kitcharao, Province of Agusan del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (281 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 27' North, 125° 34' East (9.4549, 125.5745)
Estimated elevation above sea level54.7 meters (179.4 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 18,659. This represented 5.26% of the total population of Agusan del Norte province, or 0.72% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 109 inhabitants per square kilometer or 281 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kitcharao has 11 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
9,960
10,5241.11%
11,7852.29%
13,5981.44%
14,6791.44%
15,9501.80%
16,7370.67%
17,3771.38%
18,6591.36%

Location

The municipal center of Kitcharao is situated at approximately 9° 27' North, 125° 34' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 54.7 meters or 179.4 feet above mean sea level.

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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.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 18,659, ranked 1,300 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 66.38 square kilometers, ranked 652 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 109 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,300 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.36%, ranked 765 out of 1,634

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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