Boliney
Province of Abra

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count8
Postal code2815
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)216.92 km2
(83.75 sq. mi)
Population (2015)3,573
Density (2015)16 per km2
(43 per sq. mi)
Coordinates17° 23' North, 120° 49' East
(17.3790 ° N, 120.8198 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
434.8 meters
(1,426.3 feet)
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Boliney is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 216.92 square kilometers or 83.75 square miles which constitutes 5.21% of Abra's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 3,573 representing 1.48% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.21% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 16 inhabitants per square kilometer or 43 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Boliney has 8 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Amti9.43%337411-18.00%-3.71%
Bao‑yan14.05%502577-13.00%-2.62%
Danac East11.87%424518-18.15%-3.74%
Danac West15.23%544618-11.97%-2.40%
Dao‑angan9.12%326399-18.30%-3.77%
Dumagas12.17%43538712.40%2.25%
Kilong‑Olao6.33%226234-3.42%-0.66%
Poblacion21.80%779919-15.23%-3.10%
Boliney Total3,5734,063-12.06%-2.42%
Historical population

The population of Boliney grew from 2,326 in 1960 to 3,573 in 2015, an increase of 1,247 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.42%, or a decrease of 490 people, from the previous population of 4,063 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 152,326
1970 May 63,1753.09%
1975 May 12,902-1.79%
1980 May 13,0601.07%
1990 May 13,7732.12%
1995 Sep 13,156-3.29%
2000 May 13,3401.22%
2007 Aug 13,3490.04%
2010 May 14,0637.29%
2015 Aug 13,573-2.42%
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The town center of Boliney is situated at approximately 17° 23' North, 120° 49' East, which has an elevation estimated at 434.8 meters or 1,426.3 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Boliney are Candon, Vigan, Tabuk, Batac, Laoag, and San Fernando. The nearest municipalities are Bucloc, Sallapadan, Manabo, Daguioman, Luba, and Tubo. Its distance from the national capital is 309.04 kilometers (192.03 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Bucloc, Abra, 7.92 kilometers (4.92 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N30°E)
  • Sallapadan, Abra, 10.56 kilometers (6.56 miles) to the Northwest (N37°W)
  • Manabo, Abra, 13.61 kilometers (8.46 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N64°W)
  • Daguioman, Abra, 14.25 kilometers (8.86 miles) to the Northeast (N52°E)
  • Luba, Abra, 14.86 kilometers (9.23 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S63°W)
  • Tubo, Abra, 16.84 kilometers (10.46 miles) to the Southwest (S36°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 309.04 kilometers (192.03 miles) to the South (S3°E)

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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