Kabugao, Province of Apayao

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceApayao
Barangay count21
Postal code3809
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)935.12 km2 (361.05 sq mi)
Population (2015)15,537
Density (2015)17 / km2 (43 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 1' North, 121° 11' East (18.0229, 121.1841)
Estimated elevation above sea level135.7 meters (445.0 feet)

Kabugao is a municipality in the landlocked province of Apayao. It serves as the provincial capital.

The municipality has a land area of 935.12 square kilometers or 361.05 square miles which constitutes 21.19% of Apayao's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 15,537. This represented 13.04% of the total population of Apayao province, or 0.90% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 17 inhabitants per square kilometer or 43 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kabugao has 21 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)
Badduat6.07%9431,000-5.70%-1.11%
Baliwanan3.09%4804780.42%0.08%
Bulu1.91%297298-0.34%-0.06%
Cabetayan3.95%61355610.25%1.88%
Dagara3.48%54148411.78%2.14%
Dibagat4.53%704797-11.67%-2.33%
Karagawan4.22%655676-3.11%-0.60%
Kumao3.67%5705572.33%0.44%
Laco2.65%4114100.24%0.05%
Lenneng16.35%2,5412,3966.05%1.13%
Lucab3.89%604660-8.48%-1.67%
Luttuacan6.71%1,04278632.57%5.51%
Madatag5.14%7987664.18%0.78%
Madduang3.01%46742310.40%1.90%
Magabta1.31%203215-5.58%-1.09%
Maragat2.92%453503-9.94%-1.97%
Musimut3.91%607822-26.16%-5.61%
Nagbabalayan3.10%482511-5.68%-1.11%
Poblacion16.92%2,6293,217-18.28%-3.77%
Tuyangan1.83%285334-14.67%-2.98%
Waga1.36%212281-24.56%-5.22%
Kabugao Total15,53716,170-3.91%-0.76%

Historical population

The population of Kabugao grew from 5,961 in 1960 to 15,537 in 2015, an increase of 9,576 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.76%, or a decrease of 633 people, from the previous population of 16,170 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,961
7,3582.08%
8,7203.47%
9,6001.94%
11,1981.55%
12,7102.40%
13,9852.07%
14,5290.53%
16,1703.97%
15,537-0.76%

Location

The municipal center of Kabugao is situated at approximately 18° 1' North, 121° 11' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 135.7 meters or 445.0 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 Kabugao are Laoag, Batac, Tabuk, Tuguegarao, Vigan, and Candon. The nearest municipalities are Rizal, Conner, Calanasan, Pudtol, Flora, and Tineg. Its distance from the national capital is 380.45 kilometers (236.40 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Rizal, Cagayan, 26.04 kilometers (16.18 miles) to the Southeast (S41°E)
  • Conner, Apayao, 29.06 kilometers (18.05 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S30°E)
  • Calanasan, Apayao, 29.73 kilometers (18.47 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N30°W)
  • Pudtol, Apayao, 31.09 kilometers (19.32 miles) to the Northeast (N40°E)
  • Flora, Apayao, 32.70 kilometers (20.32 miles) to the Northeast (N49°E)
  • Tineg, Abra, 36.80 kilometers (22.86 miles) to the Southwest (S44°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 380.45 kilometers (236.40 miles) to the South (S3°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 15,537, ranked 1,395 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 361.05 square kilometers, ranked 24 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 17 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,614 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.76%, ranked 1,602 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.
(Back to top)