Barlig, Mountain Province

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceMountain Province
Barangay count11
Postal code2623
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)228.64 km2 (88.28 sq mi)
Population (2015)4,819
Density (2015)21 / km2 (55 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 2' North, 121° 6' East (17.0415, 121.0993)
Estimated elevation above sea level1,561.4 meters (5,121.5 feet)

Barlig is a municipality in the landlocked province of Mountain Province.

The municipality has a land area of 228.64 square kilometers or 88.28 square miles which constitutes 10.60% of Mountain Province's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 4,819. This represented 3.12% of the total population of Mountain Province, or 0.28% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 21 inhabitants per square kilometer or 55 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Barlig has 11 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)
Chupac10.33%498642-22.43%-4.72%
Fiangtin10.06%485570-14.91%-3.03%
Gawana12.91%622759-18.05%-3.72%
Kaleo14.05%677796-14.95%-3.04%
Latang8.45%407427-4.68%-0.91%
Lias Kanluran7.28%351501-29.94%-6.55%
Lias Silangan9.15%441464-4.96%-0.96%
Lingoy4.32%208240-13.33%-2.69%
Lunas7.84%378590-35.93%-8.13%
Macalana5.77%278310-10.32%-2.05%
Ogoog9.84%474539-12.06%-2.42%
Barlig Total4,8195,838-17.45%-3.59%

Historical population

The population of Barlig grew from 2,972 in 1960 to 4,819 in 2015, an increase of 1,847 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 3.59%, or a decrease of 1,019 people, from the previous population of 5,838 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,972
4,0533.08%
5,1384.87%
5,2410.40%
6,2731.81%
7,4773.34%
6,351-3.44%
6,168-0.40%
5,838-1.98%
4,819-3.59%

Location

The municipal center of Barlig is situated at approximately 17° 2' North, 121° 6' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 1,561.4 meters or 5,121.5 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 Barlig are Tabuk, Santiago, Candon, Cauayan, Ilagan, and Baguio. The nearest municipalities are Bontoc, Banaue, Mayoyao, Sadanga, Sabangan, and Hingyon. Its distance from the national capital is 271.51 kilometers (168.71 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Tabuk, Kalinga, 55.14 kilometers (34.26 miles) to the Northeast (N41°E)
  • Santiago, Isabela, 61.53 kilometers (38.24 miles) to the Southeast (S50°E)
  • Candon, Ilocos Sur, 71.28 kilometers (44.29 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N77°W)
  • Cauayan, Isabela, 72.05 kilometers (44.77 miles) to the East (S81°E)
  • Ilagan, Isabela, 84.80 kilometers (52.70 miles) to the East (N82°E)
  • Baguio, 88.12 kilometers (54.75 miles) to the Southwest (S38°W)

Distance from Manila: 271.51 kilometers (168.71 miles) to the South (S3°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 4,819, ranked 1,607 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 88.28 square kilometers, ranked 480 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 21 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,602 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -3.59%, ranked 1,631 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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