Sallapadan
Province of Abra

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count9
Postal code2818
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)128.62 km2
(49.66 sq. mi)
Population (2015)6,622
Density (2015)51 per km2
(133 per sq. mi)
Coordinates17° 27' North, 120° 46' East
(17.4551 ° N, 120.7599 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
189.3 meters
(620.9 feet)
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Sallapadan is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 128.62 square kilometers or 49.66 square miles which constitutes 3.09% of Abra's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 6,622 representing 2.75% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.38% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 51 inhabitants per square kilometer or 133 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Sallapadan has 9 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Bazar8.77%58152710.25%1.87%
Bilabila8.82%5845408.15%1.50%
Gangal13.74%910921-1.19%-0.23%
Maguyepyep17.67%1,1701,1135.12%0.96%
Naguilian11.79%78163622.80%3.99%
Saccaang11.88%78766518.35%3.26%
Sallapadan5.81%38529928.76%4.93%
Subusob13.42%88980510.43%1.91%
Ud‑udiao8.08%53547911.69%2.13%
Sallapadan Total6,6225,98510.64%1.94%
Historical population

The population of Sallapadan grew from 3,450 in 1960 to 6,622 in 2015, an increase of 3,172 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.94%, or an increase of 637 people, from the previous population of 5,985 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 153,450
1970 May 63,5510.28%
1975 May 13,8381.57%
1980 May 14,2742.17%
1990 May 14,9411.46%
1995 Sep 15,3031.33%
2000 May 15,4970.77%
2007 Aug 16,3702.05%
2010 May 15,985-2.24%
2015 Aug 16,6221.94%
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The town center of Sallapadan is situated at approximately 17° 27' North, 120° 46' East, which has an elevation estimated at 189.3 meters or 620.9 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 Sallapadan are Vigan, Candon, Batac, Tabuk, Laoag, and San Fernando. The nearest municipalities are Manabo, Bucay, Boliney, Bucloc, Villaviciosa, and Luba. Its distance from the national capital is 317.86 kilometers (197.51 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Manabo, Abra, 6.34 kilometers (3.94 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S67°W)
  • Bucay, Abra, 10.34 kilometers (6.42 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)
  • Boliney, Abra, 10.56 kilometers (6.56 miles) to the Southeast (S37°E)
  • Bucloc, Abra, 10.45 kilometers (6.50 miles) to the East (S81°E)
  • Villaviciosa, Abra, 14.42 kilometers (8.96 miles) to the West (S82°W)
  • Luba, Abra, 16.65 kilometers (10.34 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S24°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 317.86 kilometers (197.51 miles) to the South (S4°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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