Lacub
Province of Abra

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count6
Postal code2821
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)295.30 km2
(114.02 sq. mi)
Population (2015)3,403
Density (2015)12 per km2
(30 per sq. mi)
Coordinates17° 40' North, 120° 57' East
(17.6634 ° N, 120.9474 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
472.6 meters
(1,550.0 feet)
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Lacub is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 295.30 square kilometers or 114.02 square miles which constitutes 7.09% of Abra's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 3,403 representing 1.41% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.20% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 12 inhabitants per square kilometer or 30 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Lacub has 6 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Bacag6.64%226233-3.00%-0.58%
Buneg25.71%8758275.80%1.08%
Guinguinabang7.38%251290-13.45%-2.71%
Lan‑ag12.40%42235319.55%3.46%
Pacoc20.04%68257119.44%3.44%
Poblacion27.83%94770334.71%5.84%
Lacub Total3,4032,97714.31%2.58%
Historical population

The population of Lacub grew from 1,424 in 1960 to 3,403 in 2015, an increase of 1,979 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.58%, or an increase of 426 people, from the previous population of 2,977 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 151,424
1970 May 61,7061.78%
1975 May 11,9272.47%
1980 May 12,0381.13%
1990 May 12,3261.33%
1995 Sep 12,202-1.02%
2000 May 12,7825.14%
2007 Aug 13,0501.28%
2010 May 12,977-0.88%
2015 Aug 13,4032.58%
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The town center of Lacub is situated at approximately 17° 40' North, 120° 57' East, which has an elevation estimated at 472.6 meters or 1,550.0 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 Lacub are Batac, Tabuk, Vigan, Laoag, Candon, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Licuan-Baay, Malibcong, Tineg, Daguioman, San Juan, and Lagangilang. Its distance from the national capital is 340.05 kilometers (211.30 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Licuan-Baay, Abra, 8.56 kilometers (5.32 miles) to the Southwest (S42°W)
  • Malibcong, Abra, 11.93 kilometers (7.41 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S22°E)
  • Tineg, Abra, 13.22 kilometers (8.21 miles) to the North (N2°W)
  • Daguioman, Abra, 22.81 kilometers (14.17 miles) to the South (S6°W)
  • San Juan, Abra, 22.96 kilometers (14.27 miles) to the West (N84°W)
  • Lagangilang, Abra, 23.35 kilometers (14.51 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S75°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 340.05 kilometers (211.30 miles) to the South (S1°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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