Licuan-Baay
Province of Abra

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count11
Postal code2819
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)256.42 km2
(99.00 sq. mi)
Population (2015)4,689
Density (2015)18 per km2
(47 per sq. mi)
Coordinates17° 36' North, 120° 54' East
(17.6061 ° N, 120.8932 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
734.5 meters
(2,409.0 feet)
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Licuan-Baay, formerly known as Licuan, is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 256.42 square kilometers or 99.00 square miles which constitutes 6.16% of Abra's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 4,689 representing 1.94% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.27% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 18 inhabitants per square kilometer or 47 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Licuan-Baay has 11 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Bonglo6.80%31926122.22%3.89%
Bulbulala7.98%3743633.03%0.57%
Cawayan9.45%443483-8.28%-1.63%
Domenglay9.40%4414175.76%1.07%
Lenneng8.42%39535910.03%1.84%
Mapisla8.49%398518-23.17%-4.89%
Mogao5.99%281349-19.48%-4.04%
Nalbuan16.59%778852-8.69%-1.72%
Poblacion9.26%43437914.51%2.61%
Subagan10.88%510525-2.86%-0.55%
Tumalip6.74%316358-11.73%-2.35%
Licuan-Baay Total4,6894,864-3.60%-0.70%
Historical population

The population of Licuan-Baay grew from 2,066 in 1960 to 4,689 in 2015, an increase of 2,623 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.70%, or a decrease of 175 people, from the previous population of 4,864 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 152,066
1970 May 62,8213.09%
1975 May 13,1442.20%
1980 May 13,094-0.32%
1990 May 13,6971.80%
1995 Sep 13,8660.84%
2000 May 13,812-0.30%
2007 Aug 13,9900.63%
2010 May 14,8647.48%
2015 Aug 14,689-0.70%
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The town center of Licuan-Baay is situated at approximately 17° 36' North, 120° 54' East, which has an elevation estimated at 734.5 meters or 2,409.0 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 Licuan-Baay are Vigan, Batac, Tabuk, Candon, Laoag, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Lacub, Malibcong, Daguioman, Lagangilang, Bucloc, and San Juan. Its distance from the national capital is 333.82 kilometers (207.43 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Lacub, Abra, 8.56 kilometers (5.32 miles) to the Northeast (N42°E)
  • Malibcong, Abra, 11.29 kilometers (7.02 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S65°E)
  • Daguioman, Abra, 16.70 kilometers (10.38 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S12°E)
  • Lagangilang, Abra, 16.86 kilometers (10.48 miles) to the West (N88°W)
  • Bucloc, Abra, 18.68 kilometers (11.61 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S12°W)
  • San Juan, Abra, 19.13 kilometers (11.88 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N63°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 333.82 kilometers (207.43 miles) to the South (S2°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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