Impasugong

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Impasugong
Municipality
Impasug-ong Plaza, Bukidnon, Mindanao, Philippines.jpg
Official seal of Impasugong
Seal
Map of Bukidnon with Impasugong highlighted
Map of Bukidnon with Impasugong highlighted
Impasugong is located in Philippines
Impasugong
Impasugong
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°18′N 125°00′E / 8.300°N 125.000°E / 8.300; 125.000Coordinates: 08°18′N 125°00′E / 8.300°N 125.000°E / 8.300; 125.000
Country Philippines
Region Northern Mindanao (Region X)
Province Bukidnon
District 2nd district of Bukidnon
Founded June 16, 1950
Barangays 13
Government[1]
 • Mayor Anthony Uy
Area[2]
 • Total 1,051.17 km2 (405.86 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 43,587
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8702
Dialing code 88
Income class 1st

Impasugong (sometimes spelled Impasug-ong) is a first class municipality in the province of Bukidnon, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 43,587 people.[3]

Geography[edit]

The Atugan Canyon, seen from the Atugan New Bridge along the Sayre Highway

Impasugong is strategically located in the northeastern part of the Province of Bukidnon. It is approximately 75 kilometres (47 mi) from Cagayan de Oro City, a good 1½-hour drive and it is half an hour away from Malaybalay City, the capital of the province.

With a total number of 13 barangays, it is characterized by mountains, deep canyons and gorges. The terrain is predominantly rugged with a significant slope of 18% and above covering 72% of the land area and distributed throughout the municipality.

Land area and use[edit]

It had a total land area of 105,117 hectares (259,750 acres),[2] or 13% of the total land area of the province. 83% is classified as timberlands and 17% as alienable and disposable (A&D) lands. 72% of this A&D lands is devoted to agricultural production.

Climate[edit]

Cool and moist throughout the year due to its high elevation ranging from 500 metres (1,600 ft) to more than 1,000 metres (3,300 ft) above sea level. It is a typhoon-free area ideal for the production of high value crops. Average temperature ranges from 16 to 31 °C (61 to 88 °F) throughout the year.

Barangays[edit]

Impasugong is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.[2]

  • Bontongon
  • Bulonay
  • Capitan Bayong
  • Cawayan
  • Dumalaguing
  • Guihean
  • Hagpa
  • Impalutao
  • Kalabugao
  • Kibenton
  • La Fortuna
  • Poblacion
  • Sayawan

Demographics[edit]

Municipal Hall
Population census of Impasugong
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 22,629 —    
1995 25,389 +2.18%
2000 31,173 +4.50%
2007 39,315 +3.25%
2010 43,587 +3.83%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Economy[edit]

Major Crops[edit]

The major crops grown by farmers in the municipality are: corn, pineapple, rice, coffee, sugarcane, banana, vegetables (mostly temperate types like lettuce, broccoli, cabbage), abacá, fruits and legumes.

Livestock[edit]

There are 9 commercial cattle farms in the area holding 1,143 heads in all. The LGU also manages a communal ranch in a 649-hectare land that holds 300 heads of cattle. This supports the dispersal and breed improvement program of the municipality.

There are also 28 commercial poultry breeder farms in the municipality with an estimated combined population of 775,000 heads.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c "Province: BUKIDNON". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 12 June 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 12 June 2014. 

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