Lantapan, Province of Bukidnon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceBukidnon
Barangay count14
Postal code8722
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)328.35 km2 (126.78 sq mi)
Population (2015)61,776
Density (2015)188 / km2 (487 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 2' North, 124° 59' East (8.0262, 124.9880)
Estimated elevation above sea level806.3 meters (2,644.5 feet)

Lantapan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Bukidnon.

The municipality has a land area of 328.35 square kilometers or 126.78 square miles which constitutes 3.13% of Bukidnon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 61,776. This represented 4.37% of the total population of Bukidnon province, or 1.32% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 188 inhabitants per square kilometer or 487 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lantapan 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)
Alanib10.42%6,4365,81110.76%1.96%
Baclayon3.04%1,8811,7348.48%1.56%
Balila6.07%3,7473,6333.14%0.59%
Bantuanon9.92%6,1305,6718.09%1.49%
Basak5.46%3,3733,05210.52%1.92%
Bugcaon8.76%5,4125,1824.44%0.83%
Capitan Juan3.49%2,1561,80519.45%3.44%
Cawayan4.39%2,7102,6313.00%0.56%
Ka‑atoan2.87%1,7751,6249.30%1.71%
Kibangay12.73%7,8677,10710.69%1.95%
Kulasihan10.41%6,4335,56515.60%2.80%
Poblacion12.99%8,0257,14212.36%2.24%
Songco6.05%3,7373,23615.48%2.78%
Victory3.39%2,0941,74120.28%3.58%
Lantapan Total61,77655,93410.44%1.91%

Historical population

The population of Lantapan grew from 14,523 in 1970 to 61,776 in 2015, an increase of 47,253 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.91%, or an increase of 5,842 people, from the previous population of 55,934 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
14,523
20,0066.64%
22,6782.54%
33,5814.00%
36,9431.80%
42,3832.99%
51,4062.70%
55,9343.12%
61,7761.91%

Location

The municipal center of Lantapan is situated at approximately 8° 2' North, 124° 59' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 806.3 meters or 2,644.5 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 Lantapan are Valencia, Malaybalay, Cagayan de Oro, Marawi, El Salvador, and Iligan. The nearest municipalities are Pangantucan, Maramag, Impasugong, Sumilao, Quezon, and Cabanglasan. Its distance from the national capital is 847.65 kilometers (526.71 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 847.65 kilometers (526.71 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 61,776, ranked 395 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 126.78 square kilometers, ranked 282 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 188 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,024 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.91%, ranked 413 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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