Lagangilang
Province of Abra

Summary data
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 per km2
(364 per sq. mi)
Coordinates17° 37' North, 120° 44' East
(17.6103 ° N, 120.7344 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
71.8 meters
(235.6 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 14,255 representing 5.91% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.83% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 141 inhabitants per square kilometer or 364 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Lagangilang has 17 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 156,762
1970 May 68,9052.73%
1975 May 18,532-0.85%
1980 May 19,4662.10%
1990 May 111,2481.74%
1995 Sep 112,0231.26%
2000 May 112,0730.09%
2007 Aug 113,4901.54%
2010 May 113,8240.89%
2015 Aug 114,2550.59%
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The town center of Lagangilang is situated at approximately 17° 37' North, 120° 44' East, which has an elevation 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.

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)

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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