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Kapalong
Municipality
Map of Davao del Norte showing the location of Kapalong
Map of Davao del Norte showing the location of Kapalong
Kapalong is located in Philippines
Kapalong
Kapalong
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°45′0″N 125°30′0″E / 7.75000°N 125.50000°E / 7.75000; 125.50000Coordinates: 7°45′0″N 125°30′0″E / 7.75000°N 125.50000°E / 7.75000; 125.50000
Country  Philippines
Region Davao Region (Region XI)
Province Davao del Norte
Barangays 14
Government[1]
 • Mayor Edgardo Timbol
Area
 • Total 830.01 km2 (320.47 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 68,261
 • Density 82/km2 (210/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 8113
Dialing code 84
Income class 1st
Website www.kapaong.gov.ph
Population census of Kapalong, Davao del Norte
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1995 62,183 —    
2000 68,593 +1.98%
2007 61,763 −1.49%
2010 68,261 +3.39%
Source: National Statistics Office[2]

Kapalong is a 1st class municipality in the province of Davao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 68,261 people in 15,083 households.

History[edit]

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 are converted into cities almost 50 years later. Though the towns of Santo Tomas, Talaingod and portion of San Isidro emerged from the town in 1959, 1991, and 2004 respectively, it is still the largest town by land area in the province of Davao del Norte.

Barangays[edit]

Kapalong is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 

External links[edit]


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