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Map of Davao del Norte with Kapalong highlighted
Map of Davao del Norte with Kapalong highlighted
Kapalong is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 07°45′N 125°30′E / 7.750°N 125.500°E / 7.750; 125.500Coordinates: 07°45′N 125°30′E / 7.750°N 125.500°E / 7.750; 125.500
Country Philippines
Region Davao (Region XI)
Province Davao del Norte
District 1st district of Davao del Norte
Established July 8, 1948
Barangays 14
 • Mayor Edgardo Timbol
 • Total 830.01 km2 (320.47 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 68,261
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8113
Dialing code 84
Income class 1st

Kapalong is a first class municipality in the province of Davao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 68,261 people.[3]


The town was founded in July 8, 1948, from the Municipal District of Tagum, which was formed in 1918. It was one of the oldest towns in Davao del Norte Province, others being Tagum, in 1941; and Panabo, in 1949, both of which were converted into cities almost 50 years later. Though the towns of Santo Tomas, Talaingod and portion of San Isidro emerged from Kapalong in 1959, 1991, and 2004 respectively, it is still the largest town by land area in the province of Davao del Norte.


Kapalong is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.[2]

  • Semong
  • Florida
  • Gabuyan
  • Gupitan
  • Capungagan
  • Katipunan
  • Luna
  • Mabantao
  • Mamacao
  • Pag-asa
  • Maniki (Poblacion)
  • Sampao
  • Sua-on
  • Tiburcia


Population census of Kapalong
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 66,030 —    
1995 62,183 −1.12%
2000 63,650 +0.50%
2007 61,763 −0.41%
2010 68,261 +3.71%
1990 census includes Talaingod and San Isidro.
1995 and 2000 census includes San Isidro.
Source: National Statistics Office[3]


  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Davao del Norte". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 29 April 2014. 

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Minda News
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 21:07:30 -0700

... Persons Dr. Chaloka Beyani, almost a thousand Lumad evacuees from Talaingod and Kapalong, Davao del Norte and San Fernando, Bukidnon seeking refuge at the UCCP Haran Church in Davao City were illegally and forcibly dispersed by state forces.


Mon, 20 Jul 2015 23:11:23 -0700

“The other evacuees who are in Davao City came from Kapalong, Davao del Norte and from the province of Bukidnon,” she added. Aside from this, Karaptan said 441 members of the Blaan tribe in Sarangani fled their homes from May to June “due to bombing ...


Fri, 24 Jul 2015 05:22:58 -0700

Among the Alamara members was Perut Malibato of Sitio Patel, Barangay Gupitan, Kapalong, Davao del Norte. It was a tearful reunion between Perut and his parents, Celia and Anayak, and younger brother, Alvin. Refugee leaders allowed Perut to talk with ...
Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:41:15 -0700

Forced to flee their homes because of the heavy presence of soldiers in their communities in Talaingod and Kapalong, Davao del Norte, the lumad evacuees sought refuge at the UCCP Haran compound. But in recent weeks, they were forcibly asked to leave ...


Fri, 17 Jul 2015 21:41:15 -0700

“The evacuees from Talaingod, Kapalong, Davao Del Norte, and from San Fernando, Bukidnon have sought refuge at the UCCP Haran compound after enduring repeated threats, harassments and varied forms of abuses by the 68th IB military personnel in ...
Mon, 06 Jul 2015 09:07:30 -0700

Gupitan, Kapalong, Davao del Norte were delayed by more than a month because of military operations. Photo courtesy of Save Our Schools Network. Insurgency. Karapatan said the soldiers taunt lumad children in the alternative schools, calling them the ...

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Tue, 07 Jul 2015 07:44:29 -0700

However, only 19 are operating, as a school in Kapalong, Davao del Norte had closed due to intensified military attacks. Percinita Sanchez, executive director of Misfi, said that since its operation in 2005, they have been compliant in accomplishing ...


Mon, 27 Oct 2014 07:37:30 -0700

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