San Quintin, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count6
Postal code2808
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)66.59 km2 (25.71 sq mi)
Population (2015)5,438
Density (2015)82 / km2 (212 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 33' North, 120° 31' East (17.5427, 120.5203)
Estimated elevation above sea level33.0 meters (108.2 feet)

San Quintin is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 66.59 square kilometers or 25.71 square miles which constitutes 1.60% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 5,438. This represented 2.25% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.32% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 82 inhabitants per square kilometer or 212 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

San Quintin has 6 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)
Labaan17.89%97388210.32%1.89%
Palang10.37%564589-4.24%-0.82%
Pantoc13.04%7096764.88%0.91%
Poblacion14.18%7717414.05%0.76%
Tangadan26.02%1,4151,3623.89%0.73%
Villa Mercedes18.50%1,0069832.34%0.44%
San Quintin Total5,4385,2333.92%0.73%

Historical population

The population of San Quintin grew from 2,495 in 1960 to 5,438 in 2015, an increase of 2,943 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.73%, or an increase of 205 people, from the previous population of 5,233 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,495
3,2592.65%
3,3740.70%
3,5741.16%
4,2931.85%
4,9992.89%
5,1300.56%
5,3410.56%
5,233-0.74%
5,4380.73%

Location

The municipal center of San Quintin is situated at approximately 17° 33' North, 120° 31' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 33.0 meters or 108.2 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 San Quintin are Vigan, Candon, Batac, Laoag, Tabuk, and San Fernando. The nearest municipalities are Langiden, Pidigan, Nagbukel, Santa, Bangued, and San Isidro. Its distance from the national capital is 330.36 kilometers (205.27 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Langiden, Abra, 5.97 kilometers (3.71 miles) to the Northeast (N50°E)
  • Pidigan, Abra, 7.94 kilometers (4.93 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N67°E)
  • Nagbukel, Ilocos Sur, 10.65 kilometers (6.62 miles) to the South (S3°E)
  • Santa, Ilocos Sur, 11.07 kilometers (6.88 miles) to the Southwest (S55°W)
  • Bangued, Abra, 11.95 kilometers (7.43 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N60°E)
  • San Isidro, Abra, 12.15 kilometers (7.55 miles) to the Southeast (S45°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 330.36 kilometers (205.27 miles) to the South (S9°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 5,438, ranked 1,599 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 25.71 square kilometers, ranked 1,266 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 82 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,395 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.73%, ranked 1,278 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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