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Bokod Municipal Hall
Bokod Municipal Hall
Official seal of Bokod
Map of Benguet showing the location of Bokod
Map of Benguet showing the location of Bokod
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 north by Kabayan, on the south by Itogon, on the west by Atok, and on the east by Kayapa, Nueva Vizcaya.


Bokod Mayor Mauricio T. Macay
Immaculate Conception Parish Church (Bokod, Benguet)

Bokod is politically subdivided into 10 barangays.[1]

  • Ambuclao
  • Bila
  • Bobok-Bisal
  • Daclan
  • Ekip
  • Karao
  • Kawal
  • Nawal
  • Pito
  • Poblacion
  • Tikey


Population census of Bokod
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 11,474 —    
1995 10,526 −1.71%
2000 11,705 +2.15%
2007 12,913 +1.41%
2010 12,648 −0.69%
Source: National Statistics Office[2][3]

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


  • 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)


  1. ^ a b "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. ^ "Province of Benguet". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 12 August 2013. 

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