Licuan-Baay, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (47 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 36' North, 120° 54' East (17.6061, 120.8932)
Estimated elevation above sea level734.5 meters (2,409.0 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,689. This represented 1.94% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.27% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 18 inhabitants per square kilometer or 47 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Licuan-Baay has 11 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)
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,066
2,8213.09%
3,1442.20%
3,094-0.32%
3,6971.80%
3,8660.84%
3,812-0.30%
3,9900.63%
4,8647.48%
4,689-0.70%

Location

The municipal center of Licuan-Baay is situated at approximately 17° 36' North, 120° 54' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

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)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 4,689, ranked 1,609 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 99.00 square kilometers, ranked 400 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 18 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,611 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.70%, ranked 1,598 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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