Valencia, Province of Bukidnon

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceBukidnon
Barangay count31
Postal code8709
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)587.29 km2 (226.75 sq mi)
Population (2015)192,993
Density (2015)329 / km2 (851 / sq mi)
Coordinates7° 54' North, 125° 5' East (7.9028, 125.0898)
Estimated elevation above sea level324.9 meters (1,065.6 feet)

Valencia is a component city in the landlocked province of Bukidnon.

The city has a land area of 587.29 square kilometers or 226.75 square miles which constitutes 5.59% of Bukidnon's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 192,993. This represented 13.64% of the total population of Bukidnon province, or 4.12% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 329 inhabitants per square kilometer or 851 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Valencia has 31 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)
Bagontaas5.50%10,6199,40812.87%2.33%
Banlag3.68%7,0996,41510.66%1.95%
Barobo2.14%4,1232,76449.17%7.91%
Batangan5.98%11,55011,620-0.60%-0.11%
Catumbalon1.19%2,2912,1287.66%1.42%
Colonia1.59%3,0652,8856.24%1.16%
Concepcion2.17%4,1933,49020.14%3.56%
Dagat‑Kidavao2.68%5,1644,7039.80%1.80%
Guinoyuran3.29%6,3476,0594.75%0.89%
Kahapunan3.32%6,4005,76810.96%2.00%
Laligan3.63%7,0036,7064.43%0.83%
Lilingayon3.49%6,7366,2537.72%1.43%
Lourdes0.97%1,8701,57218.96%3.36%
Lumbayao1.74%3,3643,2523.44%0.65%
Lumbo8.33%16,08213,11222.65%3.96%
Lurogan4.19%8,0787,7364.42%0.83%
Maapag0.85%1,6501,661-0.66%-0.13%
Mabuhay1.93%3,7233,5963.53%0.66%
Mailag3.53%6,8056,5174.42%0.83%
Mt. Nebo1.59%3,0692,47124.20%4.21%
Nabago1.15%2,2252,2110.63%0.12%
Pinatilan1.87%3,6133,00720.15%3.56%
Poblacion18.55%35,79338,584-7.23%-1.42%
San Carlos2.05%3,9593,6677.96%1.47%
San Isidro1.43%2,7672,51010.24%1.87%
Sinabuagan1.10%2,1212,0403.97%0.74%
Sinayawan3.63%7,0066,7833.29%0.62%
Sugod2.23%4,3063,76614.34%2.58%
Tongantongan3.86%7,4506,9756.81%1.26%
Tugaya1.32%2,5561,99128.38%4.87%
Vintar1.02%1,9661,9063.15%0.59%
Valencia Total192,993181,5566.30%1.17%

Historical population

The population of Valencia grew from 13,898 in 1960 to 192,993 in 2015, an increase of 179,095 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.17%, or an increase of 11,437 people, from the previous population of 181,556 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,898
39,70810.82%
64,54110.24%
81,8354.86%
116,1103.56%
128,6231.94%
147,9243.04%
162,7451.33%
181,5564.06%
192,9931.17%

Location

The city center of Valencia is situated at approximately 7° 54' North, 125° 5' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 324.9 meters or 1,065.6 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 Valencia are Malaybalay, Cagayan de Oro, Marawi, Panabo, Tagum, and El Salvador. The nearest municipalities are Lantapan, Maramag, Quezon, Don Carlos, San Fernando, and Pangantucan. Its distance from the national capital is 865.12 kilometers (537.56 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 865.12 kilometers (537.56 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 192,993, ranked 70 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 226.75 square kilometers, ranked 99 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 329 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 605 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.17%, ranked 927 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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