Talacogon
Province of Agusan del Sur

Summary data
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 per km2
(245 per sq. mi)
Coordinates8° 27' North, 125° 47' East
(8.4488 ° N, 125.7869 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
20.5 meters
(67.3 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 38,374 representing 5.48% of the total population of Agusan del Sur province, or 1.48% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 95 inhabitants per square kilometer or 245 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Talacogon has 16 barangays as shown in the following table.

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. Growth rate over this period, which was continuously positive, fluctuated between the range of [0.58%, 6.58%]. 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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 154,861
1970 May 67,7194.63%
1975 May 19,1103.38%
1980 May 111,4524.68%
1990 May 121,6556.58%
1995 Sep 127,5174.59%
2000 May 130,8792.50%
2007 Aug 133,0930.96%
2010 May 137,2244.37%
2015 Aug 138,3740.58%
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The town center of Talacogon is situated at approximately 8° 27' North, 125° 47' East, which has an elevation 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.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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