Kabugao
Province of Apayao

Summary data
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 per km2
(43 per sq. mi)
Coordinates18° 1' North, 121° 11' East
(18.0229 ° N, 121.1841 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
135.7 meters
(445.0 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 15,537 representing 13.04% of the total population of Apayao province, or 0.90% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 17 inhabitants per square kilometer or 43 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Kabugao has 21 barangays as shown in the following table.

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. Growth rate over this period fluctuated between the range of [-0.76%, 3.97%]. 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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 155,961
1970 May 67,3582.08%
1975 May 18,7203.47%
1980 May 19,6001.94%
1990 May 111,1981.55%
1995 Sep 112,7102.40%
2000 May 113,9852.07%
2007 Aug 114,5290.53%
2010 May 116,1703.97%
2015 Aug 115,537-0.76%
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The town center of Kabugao is situated at approximately 18° 1' North, 121° 11' East, which has an elevation 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.

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)

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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