Gitagum

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Gitagum
Municipality of Gitagum
Map of Misamis Oriental with Gitagum highlighted
Map of Misamis Oriental with Gitagum highlighted
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Gitagum is located in Philippines
Gitagum
Gitagum
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°35′44″N 124°24′19″E / 8.595639°N 124.405414°E / 8.595639; 124.405414Coordinates: 8°35′44″N 124°24′19″E / 8.595639°N 124.405414°E / 8.595639; 124.405414
Country Philippines
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Oriental
District2nd District
FoundedJune 8, 1961
Barangays11 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorEmmanuel S. Mugot
 • Vice MayorRudy O. Damasing
 • RepresentativeJuliette T. Uy
 • Electorate13,966 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total43.40 km2 (16.76 sq mi)
Elevation
47 m (154 ft)
Population
 (2015 census) [3]
 • Total16,373
 • Density380/km2 (980/sq mi)
 • Households
3,852
Economy
 • Income class5th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence41.58% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱61,975,032.00 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
9020
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)88
Climate typetropical climate
Native languagesCebuano
Binukid
Subanon
Tagalog
Websitewww.gitagummisor.gov.ph

Gitagum, officially the Municipality of Gitagum (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Gitagum; Tagalog: Bayan ng Gitagum), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Misamis Oriental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 16,373 people. [3]

Barangays[edit]

Gitagum is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.

  • Burnay
  • Carlos P. Garcia
  • Cogon
  • Gregorio Pelaez (Lagutay)
  • Kilangit
  • Matangad
  • Pangayawan
  • Poblacion
  • Quezon
  • Tala-o
  • Ulab

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Gitagum, Misamis Oriental
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(85)
Average low °C (°F) 24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
25
(77)
26
(79)
26
(79)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 271
(10.7)
217
(8.5)
193
(7.6)
178
(7.0)
344
(13.5)
423
(16.7)
362
(14.3)
358
(14.1)
329
(13.0)
320
(12.6)
322
(12.7)
260
(10.2)
3,577
(140.9)
Average rainy days 23.2 19.5 22.0 22.8 29.6 28.9 30.3 29.8 28.1 28.8 26.1 24.1 313.2
Source: Meteoblue [5]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Gitagum
YearPop.±% p.a.
1970 8,000—    
1975 9,288+3.04%
1980 9,639+0.74%
1990 10,994+1.32%
1995 11,327+0.56%
YearPop.±% p.a.
2000 13,522+3.87%
2007 14,391+0.86%
2010 16,098+4.16%
2015 16,373+0.32%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

In the 2015 census, the population of Gitagum was 16,373 people, [3] with a density of 380 inhabitants per square kilometre or 980 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Municipality of Gitagum | (DILG)
  2. ^ "Province: Misamis Oriental". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Gitagum: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 29 April 2020.
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  8. ^ "Province of Misamis Oriental". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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