Tubo
Province of Abra

Summary data
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 per km2
(36 per sq. mi)
Coordinates17° 15' North, 120° 44' East
(17.2567 ° N, 120.7256 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
365.6 meters
(1,199.3 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 5,699 representing 2.36% of the total population of Abra province, or 0.33% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 14 inhabitants per square kilometer or 36 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Tubo has 10 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 154,198
1970 May 64,3860.43%
1975 May 14,018-1.74%
1980 May 14,9854.41%
1990 May 14,589-0.82%
1995 Sep 14,344-1.02%
2000 May 15,0443.26%
2007 Aug 15,5881.42%
2010 May 15,7190.85%
2015 Aug 15,699-0.07%
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The town center of Tubo is situated at approximately 17° 15' North, 120° 44' East, which has an elevation 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.

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)

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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