Kitaotao, Province of Bukidnon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceBukidnon
Barangay count35
Postal code8716
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)788.78 km2 (304.55 sq mi)
Population (2015)50,260
Density (2015)64 / km2 (165 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 38' North, 125° 0' East (7.6390, 125.0074)
Estimated elevation above sea level341.9 meters (1,121.5 feet)

Kitaotao is a municipality in the landlocked province of Bukidnon.

The municipality has a land area of 788.78 square kilometers or 304.55 square miles which constitutes 7.51% of Bukidnon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 50,260. This represented 3.55% of the total population of Bukidnon province, or 1.07% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 64 inhabitants per square kilometer or 165 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kitaotao has 35 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)
Balangigay2.16%1,08898910.01%1.83%
Balukbukan3.42%1,7171,5927.85%1.45%
Bershiba1.89%9498847.35%1.36%
Binoongan1.27%64050626.48%4.57%
Bobong1.25%629948-33.65%-7.51%
Bolocaon1.58%79465621.04%3.70%
Cabalantian1.62%81256045.00%7.33%
Calapaton1.45%731776-5.80%-1.13%
Digongan3.34%1,6801,50511.63%2.12%
East Dalurong2.72%1,3691,814-24.53%-5.22%
Kahusayan2.86%1,4361,4151.48%0.28%
Kalumihan1.31%65647438.40%6.38%
Kauyonan2.32%1,1671,1184.38%0.82%
Kimolong2.03%1,0189487.38%1.37%
Kipilas1.92%9651,379-30.02%-6.57%
Kitaihon1.08%544550-1.09%-0.21%
Kitobo5.18%2,6012,3719.70%1.78%
Kiulom1.69%84762635.30%5.93%
Magsaysay1.31%66049932.26%5.47%
Malobalo1.29%6506057.44%1.38%
Metebagao1.49%747788-5.20%-1.01%
Napalico1.52%76558730.32%5.17%
Pagan2.65%1,3331,2744.63%0.87%
Panganan2.90%1,4571,21619.82%3.50%
Poblacion10.39%5,2214,9275.97%1.11%
Sagundanon2.33%1,1711,262-7.21%-1.41%
San Isidro2.41%1,2101,06413.72%2.48%
San Lorenzo1.57%78968115.86%2.84%
Santo Rosario1.75%87870324.89%4.32%
Sinaysayan1.87%94178519.87%3.51%
Sinuda15.08%7,5808,725-13.12%-2.64%
Tandong1.60%806864-6.71%-1.31%
Tawas3.77%1,8962,274-16.62%-3.40%
West Dalurong3.94%1,9811,8636.33%1.18%
White Kulaman5.04%2,5322,26012.04%2.19%
Kitaotao Total50,26049,4881.56%0.30%

Historical population

The population of Kitaotao grew from 14,708 in 1970 to 50,260 in 2015, an increase of 35,552 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.30%, or an increase of 772 people, from the previous population of 49,488 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,708
22,7799.17%
29,4975.30%
34,4721.57%
38,4042.04%
37,733-0.38%
42,2121.56%
49,4885.96%
50,2600.30%

Location

The municipal center of Kitaotao is situated at approximately 7° 38' North, 125° 0' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 341.9 meters or 1,121.5 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 Kitaotao are Valencia, Malaybalay, Kidapawan, Panabo, Marawi, and Tagum. The nearest municipalities are Dangcagan, Don Carlos, Kibawe, Kadingilan, Maramag, and Quezon. Its distance from the national capital is 885.79 kilometers (550.40 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 885.79 kilometers (550.40 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 50,260, ranked 527 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 304.55 square kilometers, ranked 46 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 64 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,471 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.30%, ranked 1,477 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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