Province of Batanes

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
Barangay count4
Postal code3902
Marine waterbodiesSouth China Sea, Luzon Strait
Area (2007)16.54 km2
(6.39 sq. mi)
Population (2015)1,327
Density (2015)80 per km2
(208 per sq. mi)
Coordinates20° 22' North, 121° 55' East
(20.3711 ° N, 121.9142 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
9.9 meters
(32.4 feet)
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Ivana is a coastal municipality in the island province of Batanes.

The municipality has a land area of 16.54 square kilometers or 6.39 square miles which constitutes 7.55% of Batanes's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 1,327 representing 7.69% of the total population of Batanes province, or 0.04% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 80 inhabitants per square kilometer or 208 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Ivana has 4 barangays as shown in the following table.



Growth Rate
San Vicente19.89%26423014.78%2.66%
Ivana Total1,3271,2496.24%1.16%
Historical population

The population of Ivana grew from 1,039 in 1960 to 1,327 in 2015, an increase of 288 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.16%, or an increase of 78 people, from the previous population of 1,249 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 151,039
1970 May 6989-0.48%
1975 May 1942-0.97%
1980 May 19720.63%
1990 May 11,1902.04%
1995 Sep 11,024-2.78%
2000 May 11,2935.13%
2007 Aug 11,181-1.24%
2010 May 11,2492.06%
2015 Aug 11,3271.16%

The town center of Ivana is situated at approximately 20° 22' North, 121° 55' East, which has an elevation estimated at 9.9 meters or 32.4 feet above mean sea level.


Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Ivana are Laoag, Batac, Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Vigan, and Ilagan. The nearest municipalities are Uyugan, Mahatao, Sabtang, Basco, Itbayat, and Calayan. Its distance from the national capital is 647.40 kilometers (402.28 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Uyugan, Batanes, 3.54 kilometers (2.20 miles) to the Southeast (S48°E)
  • Mahatao, Batanes, 6.07 kilometers (3.77 miles) to the Northeast (N35°E)
  • Sabtang, Batanes, 6.03 kilometers (3.75 miles) to the Southwest (S45°W)
  • Basco, Batanes, 10.55 kilometers (6.55 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N33°E)
  • Itbayat, Batanes, 46.55 kilometers (28.92 miles) to the North (N9°W)
  • Calayan, Cagayan, 131.10 kilometers (81.46 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S20°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 647.40 kilometers (402.28 miles) to the South (S9°W)


  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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