Calanasan, Province of Apayao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (26 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 15' North, 121° 3' East (18.2549, 121.0426)
Estimated elevation above sea level286.4 meters (939.5 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 12,604. This represented 10.58% of the total population of Apayao province, or 0.73% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 10 inhabitants per square kilometer or 26 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Calanasan has 18 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)
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. 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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,740
5,2143.30%
5,7271.90%
5,556-0.60%
10,6996.77%
11,6791.66%
12,8061.99%
9,663-3.81%
11,5686.77%
12,6041.65%

Location

The municipal center of Calanasan is situated at approximately 18° 15' North, 121° 3' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 12,604, ranked 1,480 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 485.00 square kilometers, ranked 14 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 10 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,620 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.65%, ranked 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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