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Bokod Municipal Hall
Bokod Municipal Hall
Official seal of Bokod
Location in the province of Benguet
Location in the province of Benguet
Bokod is located in Philippines
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
 • Mayor Mauricio Tayoco Macay
 • 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.


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


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]


Elementary Schools[edit]

The 34 public elementary schools of Bokod (2012-2013)[5]
School Barangay
Ambayec Primary School Poblacion
Akbot Alicnas Primary School Pito
Ambangeg Elementary School Daclan
Ambuklao Elementary School Ambuklao
Bakian Guiniawan Primary School Ekip
Banao Elementary School Ambuklao
Bangao Community School Ambuklao
Bangen Elementary School Ambuklao
Bantas Suanding Elementary School Poblacion
Bawempeta Primary School Nawal
Bila Elementary School Bila
Bisal Elementary School Bobok-Bisal
Bokod Central School Poblacion
Bulo Elementary School Poblacion
Camanggaan Elementary School Tikey
Daklan Elementary School Daclan
Ekip Elementary School Ekip
Galsa Primary School Pito
Karao Elementary School Karao
Karao Tribe Primary School Karao
Kawal Elementary School Bobok-Bisal
Kiweng Primary School Ambuklao
Lebeng Elementary School Ambuklao
Liboong Primary School Tikey
Naswak Elementary School Ekip
Nawal Elementary School Nawal
Otbong Primary School Bobok-Bisal
Palansa Elementary School Bila
Pidile Primary School Daclan
Pigingan-Diseb Primary School Karao
Pilpiok Elementary School Pito
Poodan Primary School Ekip
Tikey Primary School Tikey
Wakal Elementary School Nawal

Secondary Schools[edit]

The 3 public secondary schools of Bokod (2013-2014)[6]
School Barangay
Bokod National High School - Main Pito
Bokod National High School - Daclan Extension Daclan
Tublay School of Home Industries - Ambuklao Annex Ambuklao

Private Schools[edit]

  • Immaculate Conception School of Bokod, Inc. (Poblacion)


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


  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. 
  5. ^ "Masterlist of Public Elementary Schools for the School year 2012- 2013" (XLSX). Department of Education (Philippines), July 4, 2013. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 
  6. ^ "Masterlist of Secondary Schools (School Year 2013- 2014)" (XLSX). Department of Education (Philippines), July 4, 2013. Retrieved 20 November 2014. 

External links[edit]

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6 news items

Manila Standard Today
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 08:56:15 -0700

BOKOD, Benguet—Fish production and preservation in this fifth-class town got a big boost following the turnover of P5.5 million worth of post-harvest facilities and equipment to tilapia farmers in Ambuclao dam. Director Asis Perez of the Bureau of ...
Philippine Information Agency
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 21:22:45 -0700

BOKOD, Benguet, Oct. 10(PIA) -- The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) turned-over last Friday post harvest facilities and equipments to fisher folks of Ambuklao Dam in Bokod, Benguet on October 3 during the 51st Fish Conservation Week.
Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:29:19 -0700

WHY do host communities only get P0.01/kWh as benefit from every energy source development projects? This was the question of local government officials of Bokod, Benguet, which is a host municipality of the 105 megawatt Ambuklao Hydroelectric Power ...
Baguio Midland Courier
Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:56:15 -0700

BOKOD, Benguet – The Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources turned over post harvest facilities and equipment to fisher folk of Ambuklao Dam on Oct. 3 during the 51st Fish Conservation Week. BFAR National Director Asis Perez and BFAR-Cordillera ...
Baguio Midland Courier
Tue, 30 Sep 2014 20:56:15 -0700

The Fisheries Resource Division earlier conducted water quality testing and evaluation at Ambuklao Dam in Bokod, Benguet and visited and monitored fish hatcheries at the Karao River. The personnel saw to it that the project is able to cater to the ...

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 ...

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