Calanasan
Province of Apayao

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceApayao
Barangay count18
Postal code3814
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)1,256.15 km2
(485.00 sq. mi)
Population (2015)12,604
Density (2015)10 per km2
(26 per sq. mi)
Coordinates18° 15' North, 121° 3' East
(18.2549 ° N, 121.0426 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
286.4 meters
(939.5 feet)
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Calanasan, formerly known as Bayag, is a municipality in the landlocked province of Apayao.

The municipality has a land area of 1,256.15 square kilometers or 485.00 square miles which constitutes 28.46% of Apayao's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 12,604 representing 10.58% of the total population of Apayao province, or 0.73% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 10 inhabitants per square kilometer or 26 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Calanasan has 18 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Butao6.60%83267223.81%4.15%
Cadaclan4.99%62943743.94%7.18%
Don Roque Ablan Sr.1.90%239273-12.45%-2.50%
Eleazar1.10%13912114.88%2.68%
Eva Puzon9.95%1,2541,07216.98%3.03%
Kabugawan4.12%5194847.23%1.34%
Langnao1.82%22916439.63%6.56%
Lubong3.92%494612-19.28%-4.00%
Macalino2.76%34826531.32%5.32%
Naguilian2.63%332389-14.65%-2.97%
Namaltugan7.28%918924-0.65%-0.12%
Poblacion15.93%2,0081,9393.56%0.67%
Sabangan3.60%45437919.79%3.50%
Santa Elena2.32%29222132.13%5.45%
Santa Filomena7.95%1,00285916.65%2.98%
Tanglagan16.01%2,0181,9513.43%0.64%
Tubang3.62%45641110.95%2.00%
Tubongan3.50%44139511.65%2.12%
Calanasan Total12,60411,5688.96%1.65%
Historical population

The population of Calanasan grew from 3,740 in 1960 to 12,604 in 2015, an increase of 8,864 people. Growth rate over this period fluctuated between the range of [-3.81%, 6.77%]. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.65%, or an increase of 1,036 people, from the previous population of 11,568 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 153,740
1970 May 65,2143.30%
1975 May 15,7271.90%
1980 May 15,556-0.60%
1990 May 110,6996.77%
1995 Sep 111,6791.66%
2000 May 112,8061.99%
2007 Aug 19,663-3.81%
2010 May 111,5686.77%
2015 Aug 112,6041.65%
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The town center of Calanasan is situated at approximately 18° 15' North, 121° 3' East, which has an elevation estimated at 286.4 meters or 939.5 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 Calanasan are Laoag, Batac, Tabuk, Tuguegarao, Vigan, and Candon. The nearest municipalities are Carasi, Adams, Kabugao, Santa Praxedes, Solsona, and Pudtol. Its distance from the national capital is 405.56 kilometers (252.00 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 405.56 kilometers (252.00 miles) to the South (S1°W)

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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