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Bokod
Municipality
Bokod Municipal Hall
Bokod Municipal Hall
Official seal of Bokod
Seal
Map of Benguet showing the location of Bokod
Map of Benguet showing the location of Bokod
Bokod is located in Philippines
Bokod
Bokod
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 16°30′N 120°50′E / 16.500°N 120.833°E / 16.500; 120.833Coordinates: 16°30′N 120°50′E / 16.500°N 120.833°E / 16.500; 120.833
Country  Philippines
Region Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Province Benguet
District Lone district of Benguet
Founded 1960
Barangays 10
Government
 • Mayor Mauricio Tayoco Macay
Area[1]
 • Total 274.96 km2 (106.16 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 12,648
 • Density 46/km2 (120/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2605
Dialing code 74
Income class 4th class

Bokod is a fourth class municipality in the province of Benguet, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it had a population of 12,648 people.[2]

The municipality is bounded on the northeast by Kabayan, on the northwest by Atok, on the mid-west by Tublay, on the southwest by Itogon, and on the east by Kayapa.

Barangays[edit]

The 10 barangays of the Municipality of Bokod[3]
Rank Barangay Population Rank Barangay Population
1 Ambuclao 3,013 6 Karao 958
2 Poblacion 1,964 7 Pito 838
3 Daclan 1,748 8 Ekip 806
4 Bobok-Bisal 1,086 9 Nawal 743
5 Bila 991 10 Tikey 501
Bokod Total 12,648
Immaculate Conception Parish Church (Bokod, Benguet)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Bokod
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 11,474 —    
1995 10,526 −1.60%
2000 11,705 +2.30%
2007 12,913 +1.36%
2010 12,648 −0.75%
Source: National Statistics Office[2][4]

Points of interest[edit]

  • Ambuklao Dam
  • Mount Amalkatan
  • Badekbek Sulfur Springs
  • Palansa Panoramic View
  • Bila Mountain Saddle
  • Ekip Mossy Forest
  • Palpalan Waterfalls
  • Adwagan River
  • Bobbok Second Growth Pine Forests
  • Binga Dam
  • Mt. Pulag
  • Mt. Purgatory
  • Mt. Patoktok

Schools[edit]

  • Benguet State University Bokod Campus (BSAT) (Ambangeg)
  • Immaculate Conception School of Bokod, Inc. (Poblacion)
  • Bokod National Highschool( Pito and Daclan)
  • Tublay School of Home Industries (TSHI) ANNEX (Sombrero, Ambuklao)
  • Ambuklao Elementary School (Sombrero, Ambuklao)
  • Bokod Central Elementary School (Poblacion)
  • Kawal Elementary School (Kawal, Bobok-Bisal)
  • Bangao Elementary School (Bangao, Bokod)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Province: Benguet". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 13 August 2013. 
  2. ^ 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 13 August 2013. 
  3. ^ "2010 Census of Population and Housing: Population Counts - Cordillera Administrative Region" (PDF). National Statistics Office (Philippines), April 4, 2012. Retrieved 16 November 2014. 
  4. ^ "Province of Benguet". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 

External links[edit]


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Bila Band (Native Song) - Battle of the Bands - 103rd Bokod Town Fiesta

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5 news items

Philippine Star

Philippine Star
Fri, 19 Sep 2014 08:56:15 -0700

On the other hand, the two gates of the Binga Dam in Bokod, Benguet were opened Friday as it approached critical level with the rains brought by Mario. Binga Dam has reached 574.74 meters, less than a meter from its 575-meter critical level, while ...
 
Sun.Star
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 05:22:30 -0700

BOKOD, Benguet -- Benguet Governor Nestor Fongwan is keen on closing a road being used to transport illegally logged trees from the Mount Pulag National Park. Reports reached the governor's office that a road was opened by still unidentified ...

Philippine Information Agency

Philippine Information Agency
Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:10:49 -0700

BOKOD, Benguet, Aug. 22 (PIA) -- Benguet Governor Nestor Fongwan is keen on closing a road being used in transporting illegally logged trees and other illegal activities at the Mount Pulag National Park here. Fongwan said that reports reached his ...

Philippine Information Agency

Philippine Information Agency
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:18:45 -0700

BOKOD, Benguet, Aug. 29 (PIA) -- Children in Mount Pulag will show how they look at their environment particularly the beauty and condition of Mt. Pulag, the highest mountain Luzon and a popular adventure destination, in a photo exhibit on September 6.
 
Manila Bulletin
Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:52:30 -0700

Bokod, Benguet — The provincial government, together with Mayors Faustino Aquisan of Kabayan and Mauricio T. Macay of this town, are amenable to the closure of the road in Barangay Ekip that links to the main road, if only to stop illegal logging and ...
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