Flora
Province of Apayao

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceApayao
Barangay count16
Postal code3810
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)324.40 km2
(125.25 sq. mi)
Population (2015)17,391
Density (2015)54 per km2
(139 per sq. mi)
Coordinates18° 13' North, 121° 25' East
(18.2149 ° N, 121.4189 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
70.1 meters
(230.0 feet)
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Flora is a municipality in the landlocked province of Apayao.

The municipality has a land area of 324.40 square kilometers or 125.25 square miles which constitutes 7.35% of Apayao's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 17,391 representing 14.59% of the total population of Apayao province, or 1.01% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 54 inhabitants per square kilometer or 139 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Flora has 16 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Allig9.40%1,6351,5078.49%1.56%
Anninipan6.02%1,04793012.58%2.28%
Atok3.69%6425849.93%1.82%
Bagutong7.85%1,3651,384-1.37%-0.26%
Balasi1.40%2432382.10%0.40%
Balluyan8.22%1,4291,501-4.80%-0.93%
Malayugan7.44%1,2941,2900.31%0.06%
Mallig3.24%5645384.83%0.90%
Malubibit Norte5.80%1,0081,0050.30%0.06%
Malubibit Sur3.38%58845928.10%4.83%
Poblacion East15.62%2,7172,5984.58%0.86%
Poblacion West11.44%1,9902,120-6.13%-1.20%
San Jose4.11%7146903.48%0.65%
Santa Maria5.74%99881722.15%3.88%
Tamalunog5.30%92183710.04%1.84%
Upper Atok1.36%236245-3.67%-0.71%
Flora Total17,39116,7433.87%0.73%
Historical population

The population of Flora grew from 6,510 in 1970 to 17,391 in 2015, an increase of 10,881 people. Growth rate over this period fluctuated between the range of [-1.28%, 7.60%]. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.73%, or an increase of 648 people, from the previous population of 16,743 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 150
1970 May 66,510
1975 May 19,3807.60%
1980 May 112,2955.56%
1990 May 110,810-1.28%
1995 Sep 112,3102.46%
2000 May 114,8604.12%
2007 Aug 116,0161.04%
2010 May 116,7431.63%
2015 Aug 117,3910.73%
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The town center of Flora is situated at approximately 18° 13' North, 121° 25' East, which has an elevation estimated at 70.1 meters or 230.0 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 Flora are Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Laoag, Batac, Ilagan, and Vigan. The nearest municipalities are Pudtol, Santa Marcela, Luna, Allacapan, Ballesteros, and Abulug. Its distance from the national capital is 403.81 kilometers (250.91 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 403.81 kilometers (250.91 miles) to the South (S7°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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