Facts & Figures
Malaybalay City is a 3rd class city in the province of Bukidnon, Philippines. It is the capital city of Bukidnon with a land area of 984.38 km². According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 123,672 people in 23,522 households. It has 45 barangays.Location
Malaybalay City is located on the northern part of the Bukidnon, a province in Central Mindanao. It is bounded on the north by the Province of Misamis Oriental, to the west by Agusan del Sur, to the east by Lanao del Sur, and to the south by Davao del Norte, Davao del Sur and Cotobato.Language/Dialect
The province has different dialects brought by the immigration of lowlanders that come from the different islands of the archipelago. Cebuano is spoken by 77.9% of the population; Binukid, by 8.9%; and English, by 0.05%.Climate
The weather is relatively cool throughout the year. The average annual rainfall is 2,800 millimeters (112.5 inches). Rainfall is distributed throughout the year, though it is more intense from the months of June to October.
The province is outside the the typhoon belt. The mean annual temperature is 24.04°C with maximum and minimum temperature of 29.6°C and 18.5°C, respectively. Economy
Malaybalay City , being the capital of Bukidnon, is the center of all commercial and trading activities in the province.
Bukidnon is an agricultural economy. It is a major producer of rice, corn, sugar coffee, rubber, pineapple, tomato, flowers, cassava, and other fruits and vegetables. It is also a major producer of chicken, hogs, and cattle.
Among its major corporations, Del Monte Phils Inc. is engaged in pineapple production and cattle fattening while Bukidnon Sugar Milling Corp. and Crystal Sugar Milling are into sugar milling and refining.