Sadanga, Mountain Province

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
ProvinceMountain Province
Barangay count8
Postal code2617
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)83.30 km2 (32.16 sq mi)
Population (2015)8,799
Density (2015)106 / km2 (274 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 10' North, 121° 2' East (17.1685, 121.0262)
Estimated elevation above sea level872.4 meters (2,861.6 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 83.30 square kilometers or 32.16 square miles which constitutes 3.86% of Mountain Province's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 8,799. This represented 5.69% of the total population of Mountain Province, or 0.51% of the overall population of the Cordillera Administrative Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 106 inhabitants per square kilometer or 274 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sadanga has 8 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)
Anabel10.34%9108734.24%0.79%
Bekigan6.33%557584-4.62%-0.90%
Belwang10.85%9551,210-21.07%-4.41%
Betwagan26.41%2,3242,2981.13%0.21%
Demang9.69%853904-5.64%-1.10%
Poblacion18.15%1,5971,5473.23%0.61%
Sacasacan7.49%659747-11.78%-2.36%
Saclit10.73%9441,018-7.27%-1.43%
Sadanga Total8,7999,181-4.16%-0.81%

Historical population

The population of Sadanga grew from 5,967 in 1960 to 8,799 in 2015, an increase of 2,832 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.81%, or a decrease of 382 people, from the previous population of 9,181 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,967
5,115-1.50%
5,9092.94%
6,6502.39%
7,3020.94%
8,3732.60%
8,5960.57%
9,7061.69%
9,181-2.00%
8,799-0.81%

Location

The municipal center of Sadanga is situated at approximately 17° 10' North, 121° 2' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 872.4 meters or 2,861.6 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 Sadanga are Tabuk, Candon, Santiago, Vigan, Cauayan, and Tuguegarao. The nearest municipalities are Bontoc, Barlig, Sagada, Tinglayan, Besao, and Sabangan. Its distance from the national capital is 285.31 kilometers (177.28 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 285.31 kilometers (177.28 miles) to the South (S1°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 8,799, ranked 1,550 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 32.16 square kilometers, ranked 1,151 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 106 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,312 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.81%, ranked 1,604 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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