Amulung, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count47
Postal code3505
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)242.20 km2 (93.51 sq mi)
Population (2015)47,860
Density (2015)198 / km2 (512 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 50' North, 121° 43' East (17.8371, 121.7234)
Estimated elevation above sea level23.8 meters (78.2 feet)

Amulung is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Cagayan.

The municipality has a land area of 242.20 square kilometers or 93.51 square miles which constitutes 2.61% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 47,860. This represented 3.99% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 1.39% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 198 inhabitants per square kilometer or 512 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Amulung has 47 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)
Abolo1.66%7937377.60%1.40%
Agguirit0.65%3112955.42%1.01%
Alitungtung0.95%4534402.95%0.56%
Annabuculan1.27%60755110.16%1.86%
Annafatan2.99%1,4331,4310.14%0.03%
Anquiray3.52%1,6841,42917.84%3.18%
Babayuan1.34%6416213.22%0.61%
Baccuit0.95%454465-2.37%-0.45%
Bacring1.28%613673-8.92%-1.76%
Baculud4.07%1,9471,9450.10%0.02%
Balauini1.86%8918840.79%0.15%
Bauan0.65%312403-22.58%-4.76%
Bayabat3.06%1,4631,4431.39%0.26%
Calamagui3.70%1,7691,59011.26%2.05%
Calintaan1.88%8998752.74%0.52%
Caratacat2.76%1,3191,2455.94%1.11%
Casingsingan Norte1.28%6115962.52%0.47%
Casingsingan Sur1.49%712715-0.42%-0.08%
Catarauan1.15%549654-16.06%-3.28%
Centro5.21%2,4952,19213.82%2.50%
Concepcion2.36%1,1311,1002.82%0.53%
Cordova3.26%1,5581,563-0.32%-0.06%
Dadda4.45%2,1281,77220.09%3.55%
Dafunganay0.21%101965.21%0.97%
Dugayung2.86%1,3701,3372.47%0.47%
Estefania5.13%2,4562,3275.54%1.03%
Gabut2.12%1,0161,0051.09%0.21%
Gangauan1.77%84776910.14%1.86%
Goran0.85%40734119.35%3.43%
Jurisdiccion1.59%7637166.56%1.22%
La Suerte2.07%99381921.25%3.74%
Logung1.28%6135678.11%1.50%
Magogod1.95%93476022.89%4.00%
Manalo2.43%1,1621,1342.47%0.47%
Marobbob1.93%92572527.59%4.75%
Masical3.60%1,7221,6216.23%1.16%
Monte Alegre2.53%1,2091,09410.51%1.92%
Nabbialan2.86%1,3701,3174.02%0.75%
Nagsabaran0.78%37131717.03%3.04%
Nangalasauan3.37%1,6141,624-0.62%-0.12%
Nanuccauan1.48%706709-0.42%-0.08%
Pacac‑Grande1.77%849864-1.74%-0.33%
Pacac‑Pequeño1.93%92576021.71%3.81%
Palacu0.40%19016614.46%2.60%
Palayag2.98%1,4241,4051.35%0.26%
Tana0.91%435464-6.25%-1.22%
Unag1.43%6856269.42%1.73%
Amulung Total47,86045,1825.93%1.10%

Historical population

The population of Amulung grew from 18,415 in 1960 to 47,860 in 2015, an increase of 29,445 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.10%, or an increase of 2,678 people, from the previous population of 45,182 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,415
24,2832.74%
25,7321.17%
29,0792.47%
35,1161.90%
37,7441.36%
42,7542.71%
44,3670.51%
45,1820.66%
47,8601.10%

Location

The municipal center of Amulung is situated at approximately 17° 50' North, 121° 43' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 23.8 meters or 78.2 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 Amulung are Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Ilagan, Cauayan, Santiago, and Batac. The nearest municipalities are Iguig, Alcala, Baggao, Santo Niño, Solana, and Peñablanca. Its distance from the national capital is 367.95 kilometers (228.63 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 367.95 kilometers (228.63 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 47,860, ranked 556 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 93.51 square kilometers, ranked 449 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 198 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 987 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.10%, ranked 995 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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