Dangcagan, Province of Bukidnon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (145 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 37' North, 125° 0' East (7.6099, 125.0041)
Estimated elevation above sea level357.5 meters (1,172.6 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 23,723. This represented 1.68% of the total population of Bukidnon province, or 0.51% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 56 inhabitants per square kilometer or 145 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dangcagan has 14 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)
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,464
13,386-0.12%
13,6520.39%
14,8230.83%
16,6602.21%
18,8572.69%
21,2541.66%
22,4482.01%
23,7231.06%

Location

The municipal center of Dangcagan is situated at approximately 7° 37' North, 125° 0' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 23,723, ranked 1,144 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 163.20 square kilometers, ranked 194 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 56 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,493 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.06%, ranked 1,022 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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