Tubo, Province of Abra

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceAbra
Barangay count10
Postal code2814
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)409.87 km2 (158.25 sq mi)
Population (2015)5,699
Density (2015)14 / km2 (36 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 15' North, 120° 44' East (17.2567, 120.7256)
Estimated elevation above sea level365.6 meters (1,199.3 feet)

Tubo is a municipality in the landlocked province of Abra.

The municipality has a land area of 409.87 square kilometers or 158.25 square miles which constitutes 9.84% of Abra's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 5,699. This represented 2.36% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.33% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 14 inhabitants per square kilometer or 36 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tubo has 10 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)
Alangtin9.69%552650-15.08%-3.06%
Amtuagan8.63%492494-0.40%-0.08%
Dilong14.28%814818-0.49%-0.09%
Kili7.26%414426-2.82%-0.54%
Poblacion10.19%581582-0.17%-0.03%
Supo13.37%7627324.10%0.77%
Tabacda5.07%28924617.48%3.11%
Tiempo14.79%8438005.38%1.00%
Tubtuba7.76%442491-9.98%-1.98%
Wayangan8.95%5104806.25%1.16%
Tubo Total5,6995,719-0.35%-0.07%

Historical population

The population of Tubo grew from 4,198 in 1960 to 5,699 in 2015, an increase of 1,501 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.07%, or a decrease of 20 people, from the previous population of 5,719 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
4,198
4,3860.43%
4,018-1.74%
4,9854.41%
4,589-0.82%
4,344-1.02%
5,0443.26%
5,5881.42%
5,7190.85%
5,699-0.07%

Location

The municipal center of Tubo is situated at approximately 17° 15' North, 120° 44' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 365.6 meters or 1,199.3 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 Tubo are Candon, Vigan, Tabuk, San Fernando, Batac, and Baguio. The nearest municipalities are Luba, Quirino, San Emilio, Boliney, Gregorio del Pilar, and Manabo. Its distance from the national capital is 296.28 kilometers (184.10 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Candon, Ilocos Sur, 30.51 kilometers (18.96 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S76°W)
  • Vigan, Ilocos Sur, 50.21 kilometers (31.20 miles) to the Northwest (N46°W)
  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 78.31 kilometers (48.66 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N77°E)
  • San Fernando, La Union, 83.41 kilometers (51.83 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S31°W)
  • Batac, Ilocos Norte, 90.18 kilometers (56.03 miles) to the North (N11°W)
  • Baguio, 94.54 kilometers (58.74 miles) to the South (S9°W)

Distance from Manila: 296.28 kilometers (184.10 miles) to the South (S5°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 5,699, ranked 1,596 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 158.25 square kilometers, ranked 205 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 14 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,616 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.07%, ranked 1,559 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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