Bayugan City History, Tourist Spots, Festival

Bayugan is a 5th class inland city of Agusan del Sur in Caraga Region, Philippines.

Bayugan City Hall
Bayugan City Hall (Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Bayugan City (Geography)
Location –> Northern part of Agusan del Sur Province (See map below)
*Distance from Davao City –> 268 Kilometers
Neighboring Towns –> Sibagat (north), Prosperidad (east), Esperanza (south), Las Nieves in Agusan Del Norte (west)
Area –> 688.77 km2 (265.94 sq mi)
Population –> 103,202 (2015 Census)
No. of Barangays –> 43
Revenue (2016) –> 792,940,543.26
Terrain –> Mountainous with lowland and river valleys
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Coconut, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Government Officials
Congressman –> Alfelito M. Bascug
Mayor –> Kirk Asis
Vice Mayor –> Kim Lope “Bobong” A. Asis
Councilors (Sangguniang Panlungsod)
Primitivo N. Alimpoos
Badat Alonde-Rana
Charles P. Anggayong
Kim A. Asis
Gilbert M. Honculada
Rizalina A. Parba
Fortunato “Jun” Paway II
Charles C. Salazar
Jonathan D. Sayon
Orlando A. Sevilla Sr.

History of Bayugan

Bayugan City was formerly a sitio of Barangay Maygatasan, Esperanza. On August 20, 1961, it was created as a municipality by virtue of Executive Order No. 440 signed by President Carlos P. Garcia with Mr. Mullaneda as the first appointed mayor. On June 21, 2007, it was elevated as a city through Republic Act no. 9405.

Economy, Business and Investment in Bayugan

Bayugan is primarily an agricultural area. Rice, coconut, and corn are the traditional products but it is now a fast rising producer of cut flowers as well as banana and cacao.

Tourist Spots in Bayugan

Andanan Watershed Forest Reserve
Green Haven Adventure Farm
Bayug Hamogaway Falls
Magkiangkang Cave
Gethsemane Falls
Graceland Cold Spring
Cagbas Falls
Rizal Park
Ziram Garden

Bayugan Rotunda

Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish

Festival in Bayugan

Kahimunan Tu Bayugan Festival

Map of Bayugan City in Agusan Del Sur

See also: List of Philippine Cities by Region and Province
See also: Biography of Governor Santi Cane

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