Bukidnon Province, Philippines
Municipalities in the Bukidnon Province within Region X in the Republic of The Philippines
Baungon | Cabanglasan | Damulog | Dangcagan | Don Carlos | Impasug-ong | Kadingilan | Kalilangan | Kibawe | Kitaotao | Lantapan | Libona | Malitbog | Manolo Fortich | Maramag | Pangantucan | Quezon | San Fernando | Sumilao | Talakag
Cities in the Province of Bukidnon: Malaybalay City | Valencia City
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Bukidnon Province within Muslim Mindanao, Philippines
Provincial Capitol Building of Bukidnon
Provincial Capitol Building of Bukidnon
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Alalum Falls, Sumilao Bukidnon
Alalum Falls, Sumilao Bukidnon
Bangcud Central Elementary School in Malaybalay City
Lake Apo, Guinoyuran, Valencia City
Lake Apo, Guinoyuran, Valencia City
Pulangi River in San Jose, Quezon
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Bukidnon Province, Philippines
- Bukidnon has a total of 464 barangays, 20 municipalites, and 2 cities
- Registered Voters of Bukidnon as of (2010) = 559,530
- Population of Bukidnon (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 1,190,284
- Land Area of Bukidnon (as of 2007, in hectares) = 1,049,859
- Bukidnon is a 1st class province.
- The province of Bukidnon is within Region X in the island of Mindanao.
- The capital of Bukidnon is Malaybalay City.
Geography of Bukidnon, Philippines
Bukidnon is a landlocked plateau in North Central Mindanao. It is bounded on the north by Misamis Oriental and Cagayan de Oro City; on the south by North Cotabato, General Santos City and Davao City; on the east by Agusan del Sur and Davao del Norte; and west by Lanao del Sur. It lies between parallels 7°25' and 8°38' north latitude and meridians 124°03' and 125°16' east longitude. Malaybalay City, the capital town, is about 850 kilometres (530 mi) by air from Manila and 91 kilometres (57 mi) by road from Cagayan de Oro City.
It has two important landmarks, Mount Kitanglad and Pulangi River. Mount Kitanglad has a peak of 2,899 metres (9,511 ft) above sea level. Pulangi River, on the other hand, traverses through the northeastern and southern part of the province towards the Rio Grande of Mindanao.
- Source: Wikipedia
Location of Bukidnon, Philippines
- 7.9167° N, 125.0833° E - Bukidnon, Coordinates
- The province of Bukidnon is in Region X in island of Mindanao, the second largest island in the Philippines.
History of Bukidnon, Philippines
Before the Spaniards colonized Misamis, settlers from the Visayas had already established themselves there. As the migrants kept coming, the tribes who originally inhabited the area were driven inland toward the rugged and mountainous territory. They were eventually called Bukidnons, meaning "people of the mountains," from which the place derived its name.
The Americans under the influence of Dean C. Worcester, then Secretary of Interior and a member of the Philippine Commission, proposed the separation from Misamis Province that part inhabited mostly by Bukidnons. In August 20, 1907, Philippine Commission Act 1693 was enacted which created the province of Agusan with Bukidnon as a sub-province. Bukidnon became a regular province on September 1, 1914 by virtue of the creation of the Department of Mindano and Sulu. Finally, on March 10, 1917, under Act 2711 the province was officially created and called the Province of Bukidnon.
- source of article verbatim: www.bukidnon.gov.ph
People of Bukidnon, Philippines
- Population of Bukidnon (as of Aug 1, 2007)= 1,190,284
- Population of Bukidnon (as of May 1, 2010)= 1,299,192
- Registered Voters of Bukiknon per the Comelec as of (2010)= 559,530
- Elected officials of Bukidnon for the term of 2013-2016
- Provincial Governor of Bukidnon: Jose Maria Rubin Zubiri Jr.
- Provincial Vice-Governor of Bukidnon: Alex Padua Calingasan
- House Representative of Bukidnon:
- 1st District: ACOSTA, MALOU
- 2nd District: FLORES, DOC BOY
- 3rd District: Jose Ma. Fernandez Zubiri III
- 4th District: ROQUE, ONEIL
- First District Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board Members):
- Qui, Clive Dadole
- Albarece, Jay Sadang
- Second District Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board Members):
- Dinlayan, Manuel Litanon
- Maramara, Melchor Paalan
- Casanova, Bob Tabios
- Third District Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board Members):
- Torres, Gordon Medina
- Baguio, Alfeo Ungab
- Montesclaros, Marivic Roa
- Fourth District Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board Members):
- Centillas, Renato Del Campo
- Pepito, Ranulfo Eduave
- Elected officials of Bukidnon for the term of 2010-2013
- Provincial Governor: Alex Padua Calingasan
- Provincial Vice-Governor: Jose Maria Rubin Zubiri Jr.
- House Representative:
- Provincial Board Members:
- Elected officials of Antique Province for the term of 2007-2010
Barangays Elected Officials of Bukidnon
Businesses in Bukidnon, Philippines
- How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood
The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.
- DOST - Website
- UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
- DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Bukidnon, Philippines
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The oldest living man or woman in Bukidnon, Philippines
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Schools in Bukidnon, Philippines
School year 2015-2016 starts Monday, June 1, 2015 and ends Friday, April 1, 2016, for public elementary and secondary schools. The SY will consist of 201 school days, inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training (INSET) break. The different school events and activities, including the number of school days per quarter, are contained in Enclosure No. 1. Source: Department of Education
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- Bukidnon National High School
Economy of Bukidnon, Philippines
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Natural Resources of Bukidnon, Philippines
- Protect the environment
It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.
Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!
Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.
The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.
To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.
Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More
We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.
This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.
- Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.
Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.
Tourists Attractions of Bukidnon, Philippines
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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Bukidnon, Philippines
Every city or municipality has some sort of a festival or tradition that is celebrated every year. In the Philippines almost all barangays that are predominantly populated by Christians celebrate fiesta. Tell us about the festivals, fiestas and traditions of Bukidnon.
- Kaamulan Festival
“Kaamulan” is from the Binukid word “amul” which means “to gather”. It is a gathering of Bukidnon tribespeople for a purpose. It can mean a datuship ritual, a wedding ceremony, a thanksgiving festival during harvest time, a peace pact, or all of these put together. Showcasing the unique indigenous culture of Bukidnon, the Kaamulan is held annually in the province, particularly in Malaybalay City, the provincial capital, from the second half of February to March 10, which latter date marks the anniversary of the creation of Bukidnon as a province in 1917.
As an ethnic festival, the Kaamulan celebrates the customs and traditions of the seven tribal groups that originally inhabited the Bukidnon region, namely, the Bukidnon, Higaonon, Talaandig, Manobo, Matigsalug, Tigwahanon and Umayamnon. Several tribal folks representing these seven hill tribes of Bukidnon gather in unity with the local dwellers in town, wearing their intricately woven costumes studded with trinkets, anklets, earrings, necklaces, leglets, headdresses and amulets. They dance together, chant, perform ancient rituals, and compete in indigenous sports. Graced by cultural groups whose ways have remained unchanged throughout the centuries, the Kaamulan is characterized by the authentic rituals with real indigenous peoples. There is the Pangampo (general worship), the Tagulambong hu Datu (ritual for the installation of a Chieftain), the Panumanod (a spiriting ceremony), the Panlisig (rite to drive away evil spirits), and the Pamalas (sin atonement ritual) among others.
Each activity is a meaningful ceremony that reflects the richness and diversity of the Bukidnon culture. Integrated into the festival are activities designed to fuse the different sectors in the provincial community as a whole. The events which have been institutionalized over the years of celebrating the Kaamulan include the Civic Parade; the much-awaited Street-dancing Competition with contingents coming from the respective municipalities and cities of the province; the Laga Ta Bukidnon where beautiful ladies from within the province vie for the title; programs reminiscent of the historic beginnings of Bukidnon and its tribal oral traditions; and, the Ethnic Dance Clinic.
Furthermore, the present Kaamulan has evolved throughout the years and does not only highlight Bukidnon’s ethnic groups but also the products and local establishments that abound in the province. These are displayed in the Garden Show, Food Fest, Kaamulan Bazaar, Agri-fair, and Livestock Show. Crowd-drawing events such as the Motocross, Off-road Competition, Rodeo, Amateur Boxing, Invitational Basketball Tournament, Adventure Races, concerts, and several others are also roped into the festivity.
To the hill tribes, Kaamulan heralds the symbolic breakthrough of their long quest for meaning and identity. And to the new generation, the old local folks and even visiting foreigners, the Kaamulan has become an avenue for the recognition and appreciation of Bukidnon’s unraveled cultural legacy carefully preserved by the traditional population. Truly, the Kaamulan is an interesting ground for the unification of the people of Bukidnon… one that converges the past and the present, celebrates its rich culture and inspires its people. (this article copied verbatim from: www.bukidnon.gov.ph/
- PH to host Asean agri leaders meeting
- Wednesday, September 2, 2015
- The Philippines will host the Asean Ministers of Agriculture and Forestry (AMAF) and related meetings next week to discuss harmonization of standards on sanitation, use of fertilizers and customs rules among the member-countries.
- “The agenda for this year’s AMAF is centered (on) Asean integration and the … Asean economic community. (One of the) most dominant (topics) on the agenda is the formulation of cooperation in the agriculture sector in the region, capacity building as well as sharing of experiences and information. We are also expecting agreements on the harmonization of product standards as well as sanitary and customs rules,” said Segfredo Serrano, undersecretary of the Department of Agriculture (DA) ........ Full Story»
- Apec Summit, APRCE seen to boost growth of Philippine retailing industry
- Tuesday, September 1, 2015
- Local retailers are looking forward to two big international events in October and November.
- Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) President Lorenzo C. Formoso, COO of Duty Free Philippines, said the Manila hosting of the 17th Asia-Pacific Retailers Convention and Exhibition (APRCE) 2015, from October 28 to 30 at the SMX Convention Center, and the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) Leaders’ Summit in November are certain to focus the global spotlight on the country ........ Full Story»
- Milo Checkmate opens in 3 venues
- Wednesday, September 2, 2015 12:00 am
- MANILA, Philippines - The fifth series of the Milo Checkmate Saturday-only clinic will start on Sept. 5 at three venues in Metro Manila.
- The venues with its respective schedules are San Sebastian College-Recoletos Manila grade school (8-11 a.m.); Starmall Edsa Shaw second floor event area in Mandaluyong (10 a.m.-1 p.m.); and Alabang Town Center near Toby’s (2:30-5:30pm). and Kinderville Learning Center in Retiro, Quezon City ................................ Full Story»
Bukidnon Zip Codes
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Bukidnon, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling
Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
Cycling Activity to Participate In
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- ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
- CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
- Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>
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