Libona, Province of Bukidnon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceBukidnon
Barangay count14
Postal code8706
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)374.37 km2 (144.55 sq mi)
Population (2015)43,969
Density (2015)117 / km2 (304 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 20' North, 124° 45' East (8.3346, 124.7435)
Estimated elevation above sea level588.9 meters (1,931.6 feet)

Libona is a municipality in the landlocked province of Bukidnon.

The municipality has a land area of 374.37 square kilometers or 144.55 square miles which constitutes 3.57% of Bukidnon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 43,969. This represented 3.11% of the total population of Bukidnon province, or 0.94% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 117 inhabitants per square kilometer or 304 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Libona 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)
Capihan5.17%2,2732,0679.97%1.83%
Crossing10.41%4,5784,3694.78%0.89%
Gango14.04%6,1734,88426.39%4.56%
Kiliog5.50%2,4181,44067.92%10.37%
Kinawe9.24%4,0623,8156.47%1.20%
Laturan6.66%2,9272,9210.21%0.04%
Maambong5.09%2,2391,91716.80%3.00%
Nangka4.06%1,7841,51517.76%3.16%
Palabucan3.63%1,5941,33319.58%3.46%
Poblacion7.89%3,4713,11311.50%2.09%
Pongol8.14%3,5793,4852.70%0.51%
San Jose8.50%3,7383,38710.36%1.90%
Santa Fe4.90%2,1542,506-14.05%-2.84%
Sil‑ipon6.78%2,9792,64112.80%2.32%
Libona Total43,96939,39311.62%2.11%

Historical population

The population of Libona grew from 10,653 in 1960 to 43,969 in 2015, an increase of 33,316 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.11%, or an increase of 4,576 people, from the previous population of 39,393 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,653
14,9883.40%
16,4811.92%
21,2295.19%
29,6523.40%
31,8971.38%
33,2730.91%
35,6700.96%
39,3933.68%
43,9692.11%

Location

The municipal center of Libona is situated at approximately 8° 20' North, 124° 45' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 588.9 meters or 1,931.6 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 Libona are Cagayan de Oro, El Salvador, Malaybalay, Iligan, Valencia, and Marawi. The nearest municipalities are Baungon, Manolo Fortich, Talakag, Tagoloan, Sumilao, and Malitbog. Its distance from the national capital is 804.59 kilometers (499.95 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 804.59 kilometers (499.95 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 43,969, ranked 612 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 144.55 square kilometers, ranked 239 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 117 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,277 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.11%, ranked 339 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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