Dangcagan
Province of Bukidnon

Summary data
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceBukidnon
Barangay count14
Postal code8719
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)422.69 km2
(163.20 sq. mi)
Population (2015)23,723
Density (2015)56 per km2
(145 per sq. mi)
Coordinates7° 37' North, 125° 0' East
(7.6099 ° N, 125.0041 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
357.5 meters
(1,172.6 feet)
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Dangcagan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Bukidnon.

The municipality has a land area of 422.69 square kilometers or 163.20 square miles which constitutes 4.03% of Bukidnon's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 23,723 representing 1.68% of the total population of Bukidnon province, or 0.51% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 56 inhabitants per square kilometer or 145 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Dangcagan has 14 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Barongcot9.24%2,1922,0069.27%1.70%
Bugwak2.75%6535969.56%1.75%
Dolorosa4.78%1,1341,01511.72%2.13%
Kapalaran6.34%1,5031,4583.09%0.58%
Kianggat6.97%1,6541,5278.32%1.53%
Lourdes2.68%636749-15.09%-3.07%
Macarthur3.46%8228022.49%0.47%
Miaray15.20%3,6073,26810.37%1.90%
Migcuya4.61%1,0941,0751.77%0.33%
New Visayas4.19%9959771.84%0.35%
Osmeña6.27%1,4871,3837.52%1.39%
Poblacion25.11%5,9565,7823.01%0.57%
Sagbayan4.61%1,0931,0197.26%1.34%
San Vicente3.78%89779113.40%2.42%
Dangcagan Total23,72322,4485.68%1.06%
Historical population

The population of Dangcagan grew from 13,464 in 1970 to 23,723 in 2015, an increase of 10,259 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.06%, or an increase of 1,275 people, from the previous population of 22,448 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 15
1970 May 613,464
1975 May 113,386-0.12%
1980 May 113,6520.39%
1990 May 114,8230.83%
1995 Sep 116,6602.21%
2000 May 118,8572.69%
2007 Aug 121,2541.66%
2010 May 122,4482.01%
2015 Aug 123,7231.06%
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The town center of Dangcagan is situated at approximately 7° 37' North, 125° 0' East, which has an elevation estimated at 357.5 meters or 1,172.6 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 Dangcagan are Valencia, Malaybalay, Kidapawan, Panabo, Davao City, and Marawi. The nearest municipalities are Kitaotao, Kibawe, Don Carlos, Kadingilan, Damulog, and Maramag. Its distance from the national capital is 888.42 kilometers (552.04 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 888.42 kilometers (552.04 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°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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