Sallapadan, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (133 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 27' North, 120° 46' East (17.4551, 120.7599)
Estimated elevation above sea level189.3 meters (620.9 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 6,622. This represented 2.75% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.38% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 51 inhabitants per square kilometer or 133 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sallapadan has 9 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)
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,450
3,5510.28%
3,8381.57%
4,2742.17%
4,9411.46%
5,3031.33%
5,4970.77%
6,3702.05%
5,985-2.24%
6,6221.94%

Location

The municipal center of Sallapadan is situated at approximately 17° 27' North, 120° 46' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

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)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 6,622, ranked 1,588 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 49.66 square kilometers, ranked 860 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 51 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,517 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.94%, ranked 398 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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