Langiden
Province of Abra

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count6
Postal code2807
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)116.29 km2
(44.90 sq. mi)
Population (2015)3,198
Density (2015)28 per km2
(71 per sq. mi)
Coordinates17° 35' North, 120° 34' East
(17.5769 ° N, 120.5638 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
58.2 meters
(190.8 feet)
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Langiden is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 116.29 square kilometers or 44.90 square miles which constitutes 2.79% of Abra's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 3,198 representing 1.33% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.19% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 28 inhabitants per square kilometer or 71 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Langiden 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)
Baac11.07%354360-1.67%-0.32%
Dalayap14.29%457470-2.77%-0.53%
Mabungtot14.60%467500-6.60%-1.29%
Malapaao22.61%7237072.26%0.43%
Poblacion12.95%4143799.23%1.70%
Quillat24.48%7837543.85%0.72%
Langiden Total3,1983,1700.88%0.17%
Historical population

The population of Langiden grew from 1,743 in 1960 to 3,198 in 2015, an increase of 1,455 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.17%, or an increase of 28 people, from the previous population of 3,170 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 151,743
1970 May 62,5583.82%
1975 May 12,194-3.03%
1980 May 12,2560.56%
1990 May 12,4520.84%
1995 Sep 12,7292.03%
2000 May 12,9982.04%
2007 Aug 13,2421.08%
2010 May 13,170-0.81%
2015 Aug 13,1980.17%
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The town center of Langiden is situated at approximately 17° 35' North, 120° 34' East, which has an elevation estimated at 58.2 meters or 190.8 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 Langiden are Vigan, Candon, Batac, Laoag, Tabuk, and San Fernando. The nearest municipalities are Pidigan, San Quintin, Bangued, Peñarrubia, Tayum, and San Isidro. Its distance from the national capital is 333.45 kilometers (207.19 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Pidigan, Abra, 2.80 kilometers (1.74 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S75°E)
  • San Quintin, Abra, 5.97 kilometers (3.71 miles) to the Southwest (S50°W)
  • Bangued, Abra, 6.14 kilometers (3.81 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N69°E)
  • Peñarrubia, Abra, 9.49 kilometers (5.90 miles) to the East (S81°E)
  • Tayum, Abra, 10.66 kilometers (6.62 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N66°E)
  • San Isidro, Abra, 12.96 kilometers (8.05 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S18°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 333.45 kilometers (207.19 miles) to the South (S8°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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