Talakag, Province of Bukidnon

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceBukidnon
Barangay count29
Postal code8708
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)786.40 km2 (303.63 sq mi)
Population (2015)71,644
Density (2015)91 / km2 (236 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 14' North, 124° 36' East (8.2322, 124.6035)
Estimated elevation above sea level399.1 meters (1,309.1 feet)

Talakag is a municipality in the landlocked province of Bukidnon.

The municipality has a land area of 786.40 square kilometers or 303.63 square miles which constitutes 7.49% of Bukidnon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 71,644. This represented 5.06% of the total population of Bukidnon province, or 1.53% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 91 inhabitants per square kilometer or 236 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Talakag has 29 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)
Barangay 10.89%6411,048-38.84%-8.94%
Barangay 21.51%1,0791,158-6.82%-1.34%
Barangay 32.38%1,7031,47715.30%2.75%
Barangay 41.73%1,2431,266-1.82%-0.35%
Barangay 53.24%2,3222,3100.52%0.10%
Basak2.21%1,5811,32219.59%3.47%
Baylanan2.07%1,4861,3549.75%1.79%
Cacaon3.16%2,2622,273-0.48%-0.09%
Colawingon1.65%1,1851,0918.62%1.59%
Cosina4.66%3,3403,1914.67%0.87%
Dagumbaan3.40%2,4352,2856.56%1.22%
Dagundalahon2.38%1,7081,52911.71%2.13%
Dominorog8.15%5,8385,3928.27%1.52%
Indulang5.78%4,1393,9365.16%0.96%
Lantud2.59%1,8542,472-25.00%-5.33%
Lapok2.42%1,7371,6713.95%0.74%
Liguron2.10%1,5021,32513.36%2.42%
Lingi‑on1.88%1,3441,16115.76%2.83%
Lirongan5.13%3,6762,93225.38%4.40%
Miarayon3.83%2,7462,6025.53%1.03%
Sagaran2.06%1,4741,4501.66%0.31%
Salucot2.20%1,5781,5680.64%0.12%
San Antonio5.37%3,8474,118-6.58%-1.29%
San Isidro9.53%6,8315,35827.49%4.73%
San Miguel4.10%2,9392,55115.21%2.73%
San Rafael3.68%2,6352,32413.38%2.42%
Santo Niño4.23%3,0282,42924.66%4.29%
Tagbak2.44%1,7461,6724.43%0.83%
Tikalaan5.23%3,7453,858-2.93%-0.56%
Talakag Total71,64467,1236.74%1.25%

Historical population

The population of Talakag grew from 17,006 in 1960 to 71,644 in 2015, an increase of 54,638 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.25%, or an increase of 4,521 people, from the previous population of 67,123 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,006
22,6492.84%
22,538-0.10%
25,0552.14%
35,3793.51%
39,3782.03%
48,3264.49%
53,3161.36%
67,1238.74%
71,6441.25%

Location

The municipal center of Talakag is situated at approximately 8° 14' North, 124° 36' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 399.1 meters or 1,309.1 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 Talakag are Cagayan de Oro, El Salvador, Iligan, Marawi, Malaybalay, and Valencia. The nearest municipalities are Baungon, Libona, Tagoloan II, Kapai, Opol, and Manolo Fortich. Its distance from the national capital is 806.79 kilometers (501.32 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 806.79 kilometers (501.32 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N29°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 71,644, ranked 313 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 303.63 square kilometers, ranked 48 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 91 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,368 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.25%, ranked 856 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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