Talakag History, Tourist Spots, Festival

Talakag is a 1st class landlocked municipality of Bukidnon Province in Northern Mindanao Region, Philippines.

Talakag, Bukidnon
Talakag, Bukidnon (Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Talakag Municipality (Geography)
Location –> northwestern part of Bukidnon province in Mindanao Island, Southern Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Baungon (north), Lantapan and Valencia City (east), Pangantucan and Kalilangan (south), Bubong in Lanao del Sur and Iligan City in Lanao del Norte (west)
Area –> 786.40 km2 (303.63 sq mi)
Population –> 71,644 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 223,462,828.97
Barangays –> 29
Terrain –> Plateau with mountains and hills
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Corn, Rice, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Cebuano, Tagalog, Ata Manobo, Binukid, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Government Officials
Congressman –> Maria Lourdes Acosta Alba
Mayor –> Vergito Factura
Vice Mayor –> Amado Z. Noble Jr.

History of Talakag

The area covered by Talakag was settled by Muslim Tribes long before the coming of the Spaniards.

On February 22, 1917, Talakag was organized as a municipality.

Economy of Talakag

Talakag is an agricultural town where corn, rice and vegetables are the major products.

Tourist Spots in Talakag

Limunsudan Falls
Kisolok Cave
Mount Kalatungan
Mount Kitanglad
Cagayan River
Talakag Plaza
St. Joseph Parish Church

Festivals in Talakag

Kaamulan Festival
Feast of St. Joseph

Map of Talakag Municipality in Bukidnon

See also: Profile of Mayor Vergito Factura, Governor Jose Maria Zubiri Jr.

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