|Municipality of Impasug-ong|
|Nickname(s): "Home of the Finest Cowboys"|
Map of Philippines with Impasugong highlighted
|Region||Northern Mindanao (Region X)|
|District||2nd district of Bukidnon|
|Founded||June 16, 1950|
|• Mayor||Anthony "Cheche" Uy|
|• Total||1,051.17 km2 (405.86 sq mi)|
|Population (2015 census)|
|• Density||46/km2 (120/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)88|
|Income class||1st municipal income class|
|Electorate||23,055 voters as of 2016|
Impasugong (also spelled Impasug-ong) is a first class municipality in the province of Bukidnon, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 47,859 people. Impasug-ong is also known having a tree park, a 15 minutes ride with a cab or a motorcycle. Also a the "Panika" which means native dresses at the tourism center is a center of Attraction.
Impasugong is strategically located in the north-eastern 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
It had a total land area of 105,117 hectares (259,750 acres), 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.
- Pulangi River, the major source of the Rio Grande de Mindanao river system and also the longest river in bukidnon
- Dampilasan River, first of tributary of Pulangi River
- Atugan River, Main river in the municipality that passes along the Poblacion.
- Tagoloan River, A major River whose mouth is in Misamis Oriental
- Kalabugao River, It is a tributary of Pulangi river in Bukidnon
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.
|Population census of Impasugong|
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
In the 2015 census, the population of Impasugong was 47,859 people, with a density of 46 inhabitants per square kilometre or 120 inhabitants per square mile.
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.
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.
- "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013.
- "Province: BUKIDNON". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
- Census of Population (2015). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
- Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
- Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011.
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- Official Website of Impasug-ong, Bukidnon
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