Kalinga

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Kalinga
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Cities1
Municipalities7
Barangays152
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)3,231.25 km2 (1,247.59 sq mi)
Population (2015)212,680
Density (2015)66 / km2 (170 / sq mi)

Kalinga is a province in the Philippines situated in the Cordillera Administrative Region occupying the northern-central section of Luzon. Its capital is the City of Tabuk.

The province has a land area of 3,231.25 square kilometers or 1,247.59 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 212,680. This represented 12.35% of the total population of the Cordillera Administrative Region, 0.37% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 0.21% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 66 inhabitants per square kilometer or 170 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Kalinga is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Apayao, Cagayan, Isabela, Mountain Province, and Abra.

details
Map of the Philippines with Kalinga highlighted in redMap of Kalinga showing its component cities and municipalitiesBalbalanLubuaganPasilPinukpukRizalTabukTanudanTinglayan

Local government units

Kalinga has 7 municipalities and 1 city. The total number of barangays in the province is 152.

details
NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007)Density (2015)Brgy count
Balbalanmunicipality12,19512,0820.18%542.69 km2 (209.53 sq mi)22 / km2 (58 / sq mi)14
Lubuaganmunicipality8,7339,369-1.33%234.20 km2 (90.43 sq mi)37 / km2 (97 / sq mi)9
Pasilmunicipality9,6449,6260.04%189.00 km2 (72.97 sq mi)51 / km2 (132 / sq mi)14
Pinukpukmunicipality32,02629,5961.51%743.56 km2 (287.09 sq mi)43 / km2 (112 / sq mi)23
Rizalmunicipality17,03815,9421.27%231.00 km2 (89.19 sq mi)74 / km2 (191 / sq mi)14
Tabukcity (CC), capital110,642103,9121.20%700.25 km2 (270.37 sq mi)158 / km2 (409 / sq mi)42
Tanudanmunicipality9,5348,5292.14%307.55 km2 (118.75 sq mi)31 / km2 (80 / sq mi)16
Tinglayanmunicipality12,86812,5570.47%283.00 km2 (109.27 sq mi)45 / km2 (118 / sq mi)20
Kalinga Total212,680201,6131.02%3,231.25 km2 (1,247.59 sq mi)66 / km2 (170 / sq mi)152

Historical population

The population of Kalinga grew from 59,927 in 1960 to 212,680 in 2015, an increase of 152,753 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.02%, or an increase of 11,067 people, from the previous population of 201,613 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,660
27,4672.83%
31,3200.66%
36,7771.66%
59,9274.39%
86,5973.67%
102,1103.36%
114,3822.29%
137,0551.83%
154,1452.23%
174,0232.63%
182,3260.64%
201,6133.73%
212,6801.02%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Kalinga as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Kalinga-Cagayan Road (Calanan-Enrile Section)

Secondary Roads

  • Kalinga-Abra Road
  • Mountain Province Boundary-Calanan-Pinukpuk-Abbut Road (Cagaluan-Calanan Section)
  • Mountain Province Boundary-Calanan-Pinukpuk-Abbut Road (Calanan-Pinukpuk Section)
  • Mountain Province Boundary-Calanan-Pinukpuk-Abbut Road (Pinukpuk-Abbut Section)
  • Mountain Province Boundary-Calanan-Pinukpuk-Abbut Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Balbalan-Pinukpuk Road
  • Bulanao-Paracelis Road
  • Bulo National Road (Agbannawag-Bulo-Callagdao Section)
  • Calanan-Enrile Road (Channelization)
  • Lubuagan-Batong Buhay-Abra Boundary Road
  • Malalao National Road (Agbannawag-Malalao-Bulo Section)
  • Nambaran-Isabela Road
  • Rizal National Road (Babalag-Kinama-San Francisco Section)
  • Rizal National Road (Liwan West-Babalag-Macutay Section)
  • Rizal National Road (Liwan West-Macutay Section Channel)
  • Rizal National Road (Romualdez-Santor-Calaocan-San Pascual Section)
  • Tabuk-Banawe via Tanudan-Barlig Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 212,680, ranked 71 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,247.59 square kilometers, ranked 43 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 66 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 78 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.02%, ranked 68 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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