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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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Tue, 21 Apr 2015 08:02:21 -0700

The Pasaka-Lumad Leaders Conference in Southern Mindanao earlier decried the alleged long list of human rights violations of state agents against civilians in Paquibato District and in Kapalong, Davao del Norte. KerlanFanagel of Pasaka-Lumad said ...

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Sat, 28 Mar 2015 08:14:05 -0700

Fondly called by his classmates and teachers as “Kimoy”, Aidel Delima is this year's Class Valedictorian of New Boholano Elementary School—a small school on top of a hill surrounded by lush green trees at Barangay Florida in Kapalong, Davao del Norte.


Sat, 04 Apr 2015 00:07:30 -0700

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