Flora, Province of Apayao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (139 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 13' North, 121° 25' East (18.2149, 121.4189)
Estimated elevation above sea level70.1 meters (230.0 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 17,391. This represented 14.59% of the total population of Apayao province, or 1.01% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 54 inhabitants per square kilometer or 139 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Flora has 16 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)
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. 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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,510
9,3807.60%
12,2955.56%
10,810-1.28%
12,3102.46%
14,8604.12%
16,0161.04%
16,7431.63%
17,3910.73%

Location

The municipal center of Flora is situated at approximately 18° 13' North, 121° 25' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 17,391, ranked 1,337 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 125.25 square kilometers, ranked 286 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 54 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,501 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.73%, ranked 1,278 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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