Danglas
Province of Abra

Summary data
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 per km2
(70 per sq. mi)
Coordinates17° 41' North, 120° 40' East
(17.6841 ° N, 120.6597 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
93.2 meters
(305.7 feet)
(Jump to Map)

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. The 2015 Census records its population as 4,192 representing 1.74% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 27 inhabitants per square kilometer or 70 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Danglas has 7 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 152,475
1970 May 62,5080.13%
1975 May 12,5720.51%
1980 May 12,6570.65%
1990 May 13,0421.36%
1995 Sep 14,2856.63%
2000 May 14,144-0.71%
2007 Aug 15,4113.75%
2010 May 14,734-4.75%
2015 Aug 14,192-2.29%
Map

The town center of Danglas is situated at approximately 17° 41' North, 120° 40' East, which has an elevation 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.

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)

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.
(Back to top)