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Philippines located in the Northern Mindanao region. The name “Bukidnon” means “highlander” or “mountain dweller”. The province is considered to be the food basket of Mindanao, being the major producer of rice and corn in the region. Bukidnon became a part of Misamis in the latter part of 1850.
The Philippine Commission, then headed by Commissioner Dean C. In 1942, invading Japanese troops entered Bukidnon. Capistrano was a civilian evacuation area in the World War II. In 1945, the province was liberated from Japanese occupation by Filipino and American troops with the aid of Bukidnon-based Filipino guerrillas during the Second World War.
According to oral history of the indigenous people of Bukidnon, there were four main tribes in Central Mindanao: the Maranaos who dwell in Lanao del Sur, and the Maguindanao, Manobo and Talaandig tribes who respectively inhabit the eastern, southern, and north-central portions of the original province of Cotabato. Bukidnon is a landlocked plateau in North Central Mindanao. It has two important landmarks, Mount Kitanglad and Pulangi River. The province’s total land area is 10,498. 59 making it the largest in Mindanao in terms of land area. 34 million metric tons of the region’s nonmetallic mineral deposits which include high grade white and red clay, gold, chromite, copper, serpentine, manganese, quartz and limestone deposits can also be found in the province.
Mangima Canyon at Maluko, Manolo Fortich. View from Musuan Peak of the Pulangi River valley of central Bukidnon. The foothills of the Kalatungan Mountain Range is visible on the upper right. Bukidnon is generally characterised as an extensive plateau but the southern and eastern boundaries are mountainous area. Mount Kitanglad, an extinct volcano occupying the central portion. Two other mountain bodies are found in its southern portion, Mt. The Central Cordillera is a mountain range of sedimentary, metamorphic and igneous rocks.
The rest of the province is composed of nearly level terraces, alluvial lowland, canyons and gorges. Malaybalay City, the plateau begins to descend and gradually merges into the lowlands of Cotabato province. Two types of climate prevail between the northern and southern sections of Bukidnon, The northern part is classified as belonging to Type III, that is, there is no pronounced rain period but relatively dry during the months of November to May. In the southern portion of the province, the climate is classified as Type IV with no dry season. The driest area is Baungon, while the wettest is the Calabugao plain.
The climate is relatively cool and humid throughout the year. Just like in other parts of the country, rainfall is more pronounced from June to October compared to other months of the year. February to April are the drier months. Thus, the Malaybalay-Impasug-ong area and those around the volcanic cones approximate semi-temperate conditions and can support the cultivation of highland tropical crops.
Another covers the high altitude volcanic plains, the Malaybalay-Impasug-ong area and the footslopes of Mt. Bukidnon is known as the watershed of Mindanao. It is endowed with six major river systems namely: Pulangi, Tagoloan, Cagayan, Manupali, Muleta, and Bobonawan Rivers. These rivers carved the landscape of the province creating numerous canyons. The Pulangi River, considered the longest river in the province, is a tributary of the Rio Grande of Mindanao.
Its headwaters are found in the mountains of Kalabugao, Impasugong. It is the largest as well as the longest river found in the province. The Tagoloan River has its headwaters in the mountains of Can-ayan, Malaybalay City. The Cagayan River watershed is found mostly in the municipality of Talakag. Its headwaters are found in the Kitanglad Mountain Range in central Bukidnon. The river flows northward through the municipalities of Talakag and Baungon. The Manupali River, a major tributary of the Pulangi River, start in the mountains of Lantapan, Bukidnon, picking up tributaries along the way from the Kalatungan and Kitanglad Mountain Ranges.
The Bobonawan River, found in the municipality of Cabanglasan, is another tributary of the Pulangi River. It covers most of the parts of the municipality, flowing southward towards Pulangi River. Aside from the relatively important river systems, various lakes also dot the landscape of the province. Pinamaloy Lake, in Don Carlos, Bukidnon, is the biggest in the province covering about 50 hectares.
It was named after Barangay Pinamaloy, the place where the lake is located. There are numerous springs and waterfalls located in the province. Some of the waterfalls include the Alalum Falls, Dimadungawan Falls, Dila Falls, Gantungan Falls, Natigbasan Falls, Sagumata Falls, Magubo Falls, and Balisbisan Falls. There are several airstrips in the province being used by private firms. Commercial flights were used to be served by the Malaybalay Airstrip which was closed down by the provincial government in the late 1990s. The airport where it used to be located was converted into a low-cost housing project. Bukidnon is subdivided into 20 municipalities and 2 cities.