Province of Abra

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Barangay count4
Postal code2816
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)114.37 km2
(44.16 sq. mi)
Population (2015)2,088
Density (2015)18 per km2
(47 per sq. mi)
Coordinates17° 28' North, 120° 56' East
(17.4584 ° N, 120.9254 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
478.3 meters
(1,568.9 feet)
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Daguioman is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 114.37 square kilometers or 44.16 square miles which constitutes 2.75% of Abra's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 2,088 representing 0.87% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.12% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 18 inhabitants per square kilometer or 47 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Daguioman has 4 barangays as shown in the following table.



Growth Rate
Daguioman Total2,0881,71521.75%3.82%
Historical population

The population of Daguioman grew from 1,003 in 1960 to 2,088 in 2015, an increase of 1,085 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.82%, or an increase of 373 people, from the previous population of 1,715 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 151,003
1970 May 61,0500.45%
1975 May 11,1241.38%
1980 May 11,2542.21%
1990 May 11,4131.20%
1995 Sep 11,4750.81%
2000 May 11,7483.71%
2007 Aug 11,9161.27%
2010 May 11,715-3.95%
2015 Aug 12,0883.82%

The town center of Daguioman is situated at approximately 17° 28' North, 120° 56' East, which has an elevation estimated at 478.3 meters or 1,568.9 feet above mean sea level.


Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Daguioman are Tabuk, Candon, Vigan, Batac, Laoag, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Bucloc, Malibcong, Boliney, Licuan-Baay, Sallapadan, and Lacub. Its distance from the national capital is 317.40 kilometers (197.22 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Bucloc, Abra, 7.50 kilometers (4.66 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S75°W)
  • Malibcong, Abra, 13.51 kilometers (8.39 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N30°E)
  • Boliney, Abra, 14.25 kilometers (8.86 miles) to the Southwest (S52°W)
  • Licuan-Baay, Abra, 16.70 kilometers (10.38 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N12°W)
  • Sallapadan, Abra, 17.58 kilometers (10.93 miles) to the West (S89°W)
  • Lacub, Abra, 22.81 kilometers (14.17 miles) to the North (N6°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 317.40 kilometers (197.22 miles) to the South (S1°E)


  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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