Malibcong
Province of Abra

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count12
Postal code2820
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)283.17 km2
(109.33 sq. mi)
Population (2015)3,428
Density (2015)12 per km2
(31 per sq. mi)
Coordinates17° 34' North, 120° 59' East
(17.5636 ° N, 120.9899 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
771.4 meters
(2,530.3 feet)
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Malibcong is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 283.17 square kilometers or 109.33 square miles which constitutes 6.80% of Abra's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 3,428 representing 1.42% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.20% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 12 inhabitants per square kilometer or 31 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Malibcong has 12 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Bayabas6.01%206218-5.50%-1.07%
Binasaran5.02%172191-9.95%-1.98%
Buanao7.88%270345-21.74%-4.56%
Dulao5.98%205223-8.07%-1.59%
Duldulao8.96%307362-15.19%-3.09%
Gacab11.90%408433-5.77%-1.13%
Lat‑ey5.95%2042030.49%0.09%
Malibcong15.05%516567-8.99%-1.78%
Mataragan13.83%474526-9.89%-1.96%
Pacgued6.86%2352292.62%0.49%
Taripan5.16%177232-23.71%-5.02%
Umnap7.41%254278-8.63%-1.70%
Malibcong Total3,4283,807-9.96%-1.98%
Historical population

The population of Malibcong grew from 2,163 in 1960 to 3,428 in 2015, an increase of 1,265 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 1.98%, or a decrease of 379 people, from the previous population of 3,807 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 152,163
1970 May 63,1583.77%
1975 May 12,817-2.27%
1980 May 13,1081.98%
1990 May 13,4941.18%
1995 Sep 13,8701.93%
2000 May 13,806-0.36%
2007 Aug 13,354-1.73%
2010 May 13,8074.72%
2015 Aug 13,428-1.98%
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The town center of Malibcong is situated at approximately 17° 34' North, 120° 59' East, which has an elevation estimated at 771.4 meters or 2,530.3 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 Malibcong are Tabuk, Vigan, Batac, Candon, Tuguegarao, and Laoag. The nearest municipalities are Licuan-Baay, Lacub, Daguioman, Bucloc, Tineg, and Pasil. Its distance from the national capital is 328.99 kilometers (204.43 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Licuan-Baay, Abra, 11.29 kilometers (7.02 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)
  • Lacub, Abra, 11.93 kilometers (7.41 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)
  • Daguioman, Abra, 13.51 kilometers (8.39 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S30°W)
  • Bucloc, Abra, 19.57 kilometers (12.16 miles) to the Southwest (S46°W)
  • Tineg, Abra, 24.75 kilometers (15.38 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N11°W)
  • Pasil, Kalinga, 26.31 kilometers (16.35 miles) to the Southeast (S43°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 328.99 kilometers (204.43 miles) to the South (S0°W)

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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