Talacogon, Province of Agusan del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Sur
Barangay count16
Postal code8510
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)405.25 km2 (156.47 sq mi)
Population (2015)38,374
Density (2015)95 / km2 (245 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 27' North, 125° 47' East (8.4488, 125.7869)
Estimated elevation above sea level20.5 meters (67.3 feet)

Talacogon is a municipality in the landlocked province of Agusan del Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 405.25 square kilometers or 156.47 square miles which constitutes 4.06% of Agusan del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 38,374. This represented 5.48% of the total population of Agusan del Sur province, or 1.48% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 95 inhabitants per square kilometer or 245 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Talacogon has 16 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)
Batucan5.68%2,1811,89714.97%2.69%
BuenaGracia4.81%1,8461,65711.41%2.08%
Causwagan7.96%3,0553,287-7.06%-1.38%
Culi1.33%511585-12.65%-2.54%
Del Monte20.20%7,7507,1678.13%1.50%
Desamparados3.55%1,3611,498-9.15%-1.81%
La Flora3.16%1,2121,00320.84%3.67%
Labnig7.53%2,8882,907-0.65%-0.12%
Maharlika2.23%855874-2.17%-0.42%
Marbon4.09%1,5701,658-5.31%-1.03%
Sabang Gibung2.50%9611,023-6.06%-1.18%
San Agustin11.24%4,3143,9489.27%1.70%
San Isidro2.34%8971,114-19.48%-4.04%
San Nicolas6.01%2,3072,519-8.42%-1.66%
Zamora3.68%1,4111,23314.44%2.60%
Zillovia13.69%5,2554,8548.26%1.52%
Talacogon Total38,37437,2243.09%0.58%

Historical population

The population of Talacogon grew from 4,861 in 1960 to 38,374 in 2015, an increase of 33,513 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.58%, or an increase of 1,150 people, from the previous population of 37,224 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,861
7,7194.63%
9,1103.38%
11,4524.68%
21,6556.58%
27,5174.59%
30,8792.50%
33,0930.96%
37,2244.37%
38,3740.58%

Location

The municipal center of Talacogon is situated at approximately 8° 27' North, 125° 47' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 20.5 meters or 67.3 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 Talacogon are Bayugan, Butuan, Bislig, Malaybalay, Cabadbaran, and Tandag. The nearest municipalities are San Luis, La Paz, San Francisco, Prosperidad, Rosario, and Esperanza. Its distance from the national capital is 858.07 kilometers (533.18 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 858.07 kilometers (533.18 miles) to the Northwest (N37°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 38,374, ranked 728 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 156.47 square kilometers, ranked 210 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 95 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,350 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.58%, ranked 1,362 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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