Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental
|Region||Northern Mindanao (Region X)|
|• Mayor||Paulino Y. Emano|
|• Total||117.73 km2 (45.46 sq mi)|
|• Density||540/km2 (1,400/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|Population census of Tagoloan, Misamis Oriental|
|Source: National Statistics Office|
Tagoloan (Tagol-wan) is a 1st class according in income class municipality in the province of Misamis Oriental, Philippines. Tagoloan is located to the east of Cagayan de Oro City and located south-east of the Macalajar Bay. It is residential and industrial municipality, it has 5 High schools, 3 colleges, and 2 hospitals. Tagoloan uses the zip code 9001 based on the List of Philippine Zip Codes and has 28,064 registered voters on 2010.
Tagoloan is the first municipality east of Misamis Oriental.It is South of Cagayan de Oro City and East of Malitbog, Bukidnon. It is about 19 kilometers from the provincial capital of Cagayan de Oro City. The municipality is divided into ten barangays, namely: Poblacion, Baluarte, Casinglot. Sta Ana, Sta Cruz, Mohon, Sugbongcogon, Rosario, Gracia, and Natumolan.
Tagoloan total land area of 7,938 hectares represents 2.24 percent of Misamis Oriental’s total area of 354,770 hectares. Among the barangays, Sta Ana is the largest, comprising 37 percent of the municipality’s land area. Barangays Rosario, which includes contested areas between Municipality of Tagoloan and Municipality of Malitbog, Bukidnon and Sta Cruz, occupy relatively bigger areas (11.2%) than the other nine barangays.The Gross Population Density of Tagoloan in 2004 is 650 persons per square kilometer.
The land area of Tagoloan is suitable for six major uses, which include protection forest, plantation forest, rice, tree and vine, pasture and cultivated crops. About 2,405 hectares or 30 percent of Tagoloan’s total area are suitable for forest uses. Riceland is suitable for 2,199 hectares or about 28 percent, while the cultivation of annual crops are suited for 2,024 hectares or about 25 percent. Tagoloan River that is located beside Barangay Poblacion is the 13th largest river system in the Philippines.
Tagoloan is politically subdivided into 10 barangays.
Note: Barangay Rosario Includes contested areas between Municipalities of Tagoloan and Malitbog, Bukidnon equal to 658.5 hectares
Most of the People in Tagoloan believe on the Catholic Church. The Church of Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria, also known as the Tagoloan Church is situated beside St. Mary's Academy of Tagoloan and fronting Tagoloan Plaza. The image commemorates the Presentation of Jesus at the Temple. Its feast is on February 2.
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- Philippine Standard Geographic Code
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