|Region||Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)|
|Marine waterbodies||none (landlocked)|
|Area (2007)||66.59 km2 (25.71 sq mi)|
|Density (2015)||82 / km2 (212 / sq mi)|
|Coordinates||17° 33' North, 120° 31' East (17.5427, 120.5203)|
|Estimated elevation above sea level||33.0 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.
San Quintin has 6 barangays as shown in the following table.
Demographic profile of barangays
|Barangay||Population percentage (2015)||Population (2015)||Population (2010)||Change (2010‑2015)||Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)|
|San Quintin Total||5,438||5,233||3.92%||0.73%|
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.
|Census date||Population||Growth rate|
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.
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.
- 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)
- Vigan, Ilocos Sur, 14.57 kilometers (9.05 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N77°W)
- Candon, Ilocos Sur, 39.85 kilometers (24.76 miles) to the South (S11°W)
- Batac, Ilocos Norte, 57.07 kilometers (35.46 miles) to the North (N5°E)
- Laoag, Ilocos Norte, 72.86 kilometers (45.28 miles) to the North (N6°E)
- Tabuk, Kalinga, 99.14 kilometers (61.60 miles) to the East (S82°E)
- San Fernando, La Union, 105.00 kilometers (65.25 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S12°W)
Distance from Manila: 330.36 kilometers (205.27 miles) to the South (S9°E)
- 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
- Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
- Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.