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Municipalities and Cities in the Province of Bukidnon

Baungon is categorized as 2nd class municipality in the Northern part of the Province of Bukidnon, Mindanao, Philippines. It is about 132 kilometers north of Malaybalay City, it can be reached by traversing via Cagayan de Oro City of Misamis Oriental Province, which is about 32 kilometers from Poblacion of Imbatug. Bounded on the northeast by the Municipality of Libona, on the Southern portion by the Municipality of Lantapan, and on the Western part by the Municipality of Talakag. Read More

Cabanglasan

Cabanglasan is a 4th class municipality in the province of Bukidnon, Philippines. According to the Population Commission, it has a density of 32,305 people in 5,994 households.Read More…

 

Damulog is a 4th class municipality in the province of Bukidnon, Philippines. According to the 2000 Population Commission Census Data, it has a population of 20,332 people in 4,073 households. Read More …

Dangcagan

Dangcagan used to be a domicile of Manobos under the leadership of Datu Dangan (meaning to praise), a prominent chieftain ruler known for his courage and affluence. Read More…

Don Carlos

Don Carlos is a 1st class municipality in the province of Bukidnon, Philippines.  Based on the Population Commission 2000 census data,  it has a population density of 55,495 people in 10,713 households. Read More…

Impasug-Ong

In the earlier times, there was a certain ethnic group headed by its chieftain named Datu Mandaganasa. He was then looking for a place located between two rivers as the possible home for his tribe, Kampong. Read More …


Kadingilan

In the earlier times, there was a certain ethnic group headed by its chieftain named Datu Mandaganasa. He was then looking for a place located between two rivers as the possible home for his tribe, Kampong. Read More…

Kibawe

In the early days of the American colonizing period, Kibawe was inhabited earlier by a tribe of Mamadas people. The Mamadas people are nomadic in nature and subsisted through hunting and forest products. They maintained small plots of corn, sweet potatoes (camote) and taro (gabi) near to their temporary shelters. Read More…

Kitaotao

During the Spanish colonizing period, a Manobo Tribe in Bukidnon, headed by Datu Tayaotao, was known among its neighboring settlement areas for his bravery and leadership. When the Spanish soldiers invaded Cotabato, in one of their drives to expand their colonial control over the Philippines, Datu Tayaotao was called upon for help by a Datu Muslim. The combined forces of the Muslims and Manobo successfully repulsed the Spanish invasion. Read More …

Lantapan

The town is a landlocked plateau situated between the Kalatungan and Kitanglad mountain ranges where its native name of “lantapan” was derived, that means “level-on-top” or a plateau. Read More…

Libona

According to history, gold flourished in the locality, that people from the neighboring towns drove to this place to hunt for the gold in their quest for fame and fortune. Read More…

Malaybalay City

The City of Malaybalay (Filipino: Lungsod ng Malaybalay; Cebuano: Dakbayan sa Malaybalay), dubbed as the “South Summer Capital of the Philippines”, is a first class component city and the capital and administrative center of the province of Bukidnon, Philippines. Read More …

Malitbog

The pioneer settlers in this municipality were a group of Bukidnon tribe who settled in a small area along a spring called Abo-on.

As their population increased, they began to call the entire area as Abo-on. However, there were divergent opinions to adopt this name because Abo-on refer only to a small cluster of settlers in the area. Read More . . .

Maramag

Maramag from “Ag Ramag” a contracted Manobo term for “Ag Ramag Ki Dini”, which as freely translated, means “Let us eat our breakfast here.” Read More

Manolo Fortich

The name Manolo Fortich is derived after Don Manolo Fortich, a prominent resident of barrio Dalirig and the first Governor (1902-1914) of the District of Bukidnon. Read More

Pangantucan

The name “Pangantucan”, meaning wisdom and strength, is dedicated to a white stallion. The horse uprooted a bamboo on time to warn his master, a datu of the tribe, of an impending danger from Manobo marauders, thereby saving the tribe from a one-sided massacre. Read More

Quezon

The original name of the municipality per Executive Order No. 199 dated November 18, 1965 was Upper Pulangui, in which the appointed mayor was the late Mayor Crispin C. Bernadas.

On June 18, 1966, Republic Act No. 4802 was enacted by the House of Congress under the sponsorship of the then Congressman Cesar M. Fortich, which act was entitled “An Act Creating The Municipality Of Quezon in The Province of Bukidnon With The Seat of Government in The Present Site of Kiokong”. Read More…

San Fernando

The natives of Bukidnon known as Tigwahanons and Matigsalugs are the pioneer settlers in this area. They are the settlers who then settled along the river valleys of the Tigwa and Salug rivers.  Read More

Sumilao

The word “Sumilao” came from a Bukidnon phrase “Kon sumilaw da.” which means “When light comes again.”

A story that has been told that there lived a man named Walu who possessed supernatural powers. Many believed that he lives somewhere in Kilabong a place near Palaopao Hill. Time came when seven “baylan” (spiritual leaders who possessed special powers) who were living at the plain below fabricated degrading stories against Walu.  Read More..

Talakag

Early settlers are nomadic in nature. They settled in one places to another to find for subsistence. These nomadic tribe drifted and moved down South of Bukidnon. Until finally, they settled in a place that correspond to their needs.Read More …

Valencia City

The present location of Valencia City was formerly the thirteen barangays of the City of Malaybalay, Bukidnon. The pioneer settlers in the area (the Poblacion proper), were Bukidnon natives who settled along the banks of Pulangui River. Read More …