Lacub, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (30 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 40' North, 120° 57' East (17.6634, 120.9474)
Estimated elevation above sea level472.6 meters (1,550.0 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 3,403. This represented 1.41% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.20% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 12 inhabitants per square kilometer or 30 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lacub has 6 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)
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1,424
1,7061.78%
1,9272.47%
2,0381.13%
2,3261.33%
2,202-1.02%
2,7825.14%
3,0501.28%
2,977-0.88%
3,4032.58%

Location

The municipal center of Lacub is situated at approximately 17° 40' North, 120° 57' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

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)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 3,403, ranked 1,621 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 114.02 square kilometers, ranked 329 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 12 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,617 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.58%, ranked 193 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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