Danglas, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count7
Postal code2825
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)156.02 km2 (60.24 sq mi)
Population (2015)4,192
Density (2015)27 / km2 (70 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 41' North, 120° 40' East (17.6841, 120.6597)
Estimated elevation above sea level93.2 meters (305.7 feet)

Danglas is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 156.02 square kilometers or 60.24 square miles which constitutes 3.75% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,192. This represented 1.74% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 27 inhabitants per square kilometer or 70 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Danglas has 7 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Abaquid6.56%275423-34.99%-7.87%
Cabaruan16.05%6736503.54%0.66%
Caupasan32.42%1,3591,398-2.79%-0.54%
Danglas8.52%357479-25.47%-5.44%
Nagaparan19.16%803819-1.95%-0.37%
Padangitan9.95%417502-16.93%-3.47%
Pangal7.35%308463-33.48%-7.47%
Danglas Total4,1924,734-11.45%-2.29%

Historical population

The population of Danglas grew from 2,475 in 1960 to 4,192 in 2015, an increase of 1,717 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 2.29%, or a decrease of 542 people, from the previous population of 4,734 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,475
2,5080.13%
2,5720.51%
2,6570.65%
3,0421.36%
4,2856.63%
4,144-0.71%
5,4113.75%
4,734-4.75%
4,192-2.29%

Location

The municipal center of Danglas is situated at approximately 17° 41' North, 120° 40' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 93.2 meters or 305.7 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 Danglas are Vigan, Batac, Laoag, Candon, Tabuk, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are La Paz, Lagayan, Dolores, Tayum, San Juan, and Bangued. Its distance from the national capital is 344.04 kilometers (213.77 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • La Paz, Abra, 2.85 kilometers (1.77 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S72°E)
  • Lagayan, Abra, 6.35 kilometers (3.95 miles) to the Northeast (N50°E)
  • Dolores, Abra, 6.63 kilometers (4.12 miles) to the Southeast (S54°E)
  • Tayum, Abra, 7.50 kilometers (4.66 miles) to the South (S4°W)
  • San Juan, Abra, 7.67 kilometers (4.77 miles) to the East (S89°E)
  • Bangued, Abra, 10.66 kilometers (6.62 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S24°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 344.04 kilometers (213.77 miles) to the South (S6°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 4,192, ranked 1,615 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 60.24 square kilometers, ranked 720 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 27 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,597 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -2.29%, ranked 1,626 out of 1,634

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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