Lagangilang, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count17
Postal code2802
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)101.44 km2 (39.17 sq mi)
Population (2015)14,255
Density (2015)141 / km2 (364 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 37' North, 120° 44' East (17.6103, 120.7344)
Estimated elevation above sea level71.8 meters (235.6 feet)

Lagangilang is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 101.44 square kilometers or 39.17 square miles which constitutes 2.44% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 14,255. This represented 5.91% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.83% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 141 inhabitants per square kilometer or 364 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Lagangilang has 17 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)
Aguet1.88%268288-6.94%-1.36%
Bacooc2.59%369379-2.64%-0.51%
Balais3.14%448533-15.95%-3.25%
Cayapa6.31%899992-9.38%-1.86%
Dalaguisen5.86%835840-0.60%-0.11%
Laang5.28%753797-5.52%-1.08%
Lagben3.17%45239713.85%2.50%
Laguiben6.64%9479440.32%0.06%
Nagtipulan8.82%1,2581,2094.05%0.76%
Nagtupacan8.26%1,1771,05911.14%2.03%
Paganao2.64%3763429.94%1.82%
Pawa2.51%358360-0.56%-0.11%
Poblacion10.44%1,4881,4731.02%0.19%
Presentar5.49%7837258.00%1.48%
San Isidro10.53%1,5011,4156.08%1.13%
Tagodtod13.07%1,8631,61715.21%2.73%
Taping3.37%4804545.73%1.07%
Lagangilang Total14,25513,8243.12%0.59%

Historical population

The population of Lagangilang grew from 6,762 in 1960 to 14,255 in 2015, an increase of 7,493 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.59%, or an increase of 431 people, from the previous population of 13,824 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,762
8,9052.73%
8,532-0.85%
9,4662.10%
11,2481.74%
12,0231.26%
12,0730.09%
13,4901.54%
13,8240.89%
14,2550.59%

Location

The municipal center of Lagangilang is situated at approximately 17° 37' North, 120° 44' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 71.8 meters or 235.6 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 Lagangilang are Vigan, Batac, Candon, Laoag, Tabuk, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Dolores, San Juan, Bucay, Tayum, La Paz, and Peñarrubia. Its distance from the national capital is 335.19 kilometers (208.28 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Dolores, Abra, 4.99 kilometers (3.10 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)
  • San Juan, Abra, 8.09 kilometers (5.03 miles) to the North (N2°W)
  • Bucay, Abra, 8.13 kilometers (5.05 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)
  • Tayum, Abra, 8.42 kilometers (5.23 miles) to the West (N85°W)
  • La Paz, Abra, 8.97 kilometers (5.58 miles) to the Northwest (N35°W)
  • Peñarrubia, Abra, 10.11 kilometers (6.28 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S60°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 335.19 kilometers (208.28 miles) to the South (S5°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 14,255, ranked 1,440 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 39.17 square kilometers, ranked 1,033 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 141 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,185 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.59%, ranked 1,358 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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