San Fernando, Province of Bukidnon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceBukidnon
Barangay count24
Postal code8711
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)705.06 km2 (272.23 sq mi)
Population (2015)56,138
Density (2015)80 / km2 (206 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 55' North, 125° 20' East (7.9168, 125.3287)
Estimated elevation above sea level385.0 meters (1,262.7 feet)

San Fernando is a municipality in the landlocked province of Bukidnon.

The municipality has a land area of 705.06 square kilometers or 272.23 square miles which constitutes 6.72% of Bukidnon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 56,138. This represented 3.97% of the total population of Bukidnon province, or 1.20% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 80 inhabitants per square kilometer or 206 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Fernando has 24 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)
Bonacao3.54%1,9891,8129.77%1.79%
Bulalang1.19%66952926.47%4.57%
Cabuling1.49%83666525.71%4.45%
Candelaria1.62%91081511.66%2.12%
Cayaga2.30%1,2921,2463.69%0.69%
Dao3.54%1,9891,11179.03%11.73%
Durian1.73%9709393.30%0.62%
Halapitan18.21%10,2219,28010.14%1.86%
Iglugsad2.89%1,6221,4958.49%1.56%
Kalagangan9.92%5,5695,1887.34%1.36%
Kawayan3.17%1,7781,7044.34%0.81%
Kibongcog3.45%1,9351,65416.99%3.03%
Little Baguio8.66%4,8624,4419.48%1.74%
Mabuhay5.49%3,0832,79110.46%1.91%
Magkalungay4.51%2,5331,96528.91%4.95%
Malayanan2.22%1,2461,443-13.65%-2.76%
Matupe3.78%2,1211,64329.09%4.98%
Nacabuklad2.23%1,2501,09114.57%2.62%
Namnam6.78%3,8073,5128.40%1.55%
Palacpacan2.52%1,4121,23014.80%2.66%
Sacramento Valley3.33%1,8701,7059.68%1.77%
San Jose1.73%97375828.36%4.87%
Santo Domingo2.72%1,5291,32415.48%2.78%
Tugop2.98%1,6721,866-10.40%-2.07%
San Fernando Total56,13850,20711.81%2.15%

Historical population

The population of San Fernando grew from 6,698 in 1970 to 56,138 in 2015, an increase of 49,440 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.15%, or an increase of 5,931 people, from the previous population of 50,207 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,698
17,27020.93%
23,0835.97%
29,0522.33%
34,2993.16%
40,1653.44%
44,5951.45%
50,2074.41%
56,1382.15%

Location

The municipal center of San Fernando is situated at approximately 7° 55' North, 125° 20' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 385.0 meters or 1,262.7 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 San Fernando are Valencia, Malaybalay, Tagum, Panabo, Cagayan de Oro, and Davao City. The nearest municipalities are Cabanglasan, Quezon, Lantapan, Maramag, Talaingod, and Don Carlos. Its distance from the national capital is 877.61 kilometers (545.32 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 877.61 kilometers (545.32 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N32°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 56,138, ranked 454 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 272.23 square kilometers, ranked 62 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 80 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,406 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.15%, ranked 324 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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