Bacolod, Lanao del Norte

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Map of Lanao del Norte with Bacolod highlighted
Map of Lanao del Norte with Bacolod highlighted
Bacolod is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°11′N 124°01′E / 8.183°N 124.017°E / 8.183; 124.017Coordinates: 08°11′N 124°01′E / 8.183°N 124.017°E / 8.183; 124.017
Country Philippines
Region Northern Mindanao (Region X)
Province Lanao del Norte
District 1st district of Lanao del Norte
Founded May 10, 1956
Barangays 16
 • Mayor Joselito E. Miquiabas
 • Vice-Mayor Raymund C. Santos
 • Total 104.10 km2 (40.19 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 21,818
 • Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9205
Dialing code 63
Income class 4th

Bacolod is a fourth class municipality in the province of Lanao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 21,818 people.[3]


Bacolod in the Maranao language means "wide shore". When Maranao's and other people pass the area as they journey by sea, they will always see the shore along present-day Bacolod very wide during low tide, hence, they call the area "bacolod". It was once a mere barrio of the municipality of Kolambugan, the oldest town of the province of Lanao del Norte. This island is located at a point of an existing barangay called Binuni.


Bacolod is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.[2]

  • Alegria
  • Babalaya
  • Babalayan Townsite
  • Binuni
  • Delabayan West
  • Demologan
  • Demarao
  • Esperanza
  • Kahayag
  • Liangan East
  • Punod (Maliwanag)
  • Mate
  • Minaulon
  • Pagayawan
  • Poblacion
  • Rupagan


Population census of Bacolod
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 14,637 —    
1995 16,454 +2.22%
2000 17,020 +0.73%
2007 19,872 +2.16%
2010 21,818 +3.46%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]


  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: LANAO DEL NORTE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 

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