Aparri, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count42
Postal code3515
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBabuyan Channel [South China Sea]
Area (2007)286.64 km2 (110.67 sq mi)
Population (2015)65,649
Density (2015)229 / km2 (593 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 21' North, 121° 38' East (18.3572, 121.6371)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.5 meters (21.2 feet)

Aparri is a coastal municipality in the province of Cagayan.

The municipality has a land area of 286.64 square kilometers or 110.67 square miles which constitutes 3.08% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 65,649. This represented 5.47% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 1.90% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 229 inhabitants per square kilometer or 593 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Aparri has 42 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)
Backiling1.84%1,2081,1941.17%0.22%
Bangag2.61%1,7161,6126.45%1.20%
Binalan3.23%2,1222,1040.86%0.16%
Bisagu2.60%1,7081,51712.59%2.28%
Bukig1.20%788797-1.13%-0.22%
Bulala Norte1.16%763808-5.57%-1.09%
Bulala Sur1.17%765808-5.32%-1.04%
Caagaman2.36%1,5471,4476.91%1.28%
Centro 11.39%911981-7.14%-1.40%
Centro 100.19%125132-5.30%-1.03%
Centro 110.27%176217-18.89%-3.91%
Centro 120.14%95137-30.66%-6.73%
Centro 130.10%68134-49.25%-12.12%
Centro 140.42%273280-2.50%-0.48%
Centro 150.02%12850.00%8.03%
Centro 20.64%4183887.73%1.43%
Centro 30.09%58563.57%0.67%
Centro 40.12%82131-37.40%-8.53%
Centro 50.23%149183-18.58%-3.84%
Centro 60.25%164260-36.92%-8.40%
Centro 70.42%279296-5.74%-1.12%
Centro 80.26%168172-2.33%-0.45%
Centro 91.59%1,0431,044-0.10%-0.02%
Dodan4.11%2,6992,18223.69%4.13%
Fuga Island3.07%2,0151,8846.95%1.29%
Gaddang4.41%2,8931,97646.41%7.53%
Linao2.66%1,7471,53313.96%2.52%
Mabanguc1.43%9421,010-6.73%-1.32%
Macanaya8.47%5,5615,1218.59%1.58%
Maura10.84%7,1156,25613.73%2.48%
Minanga2.93%1,9231,63117.90%3.19%
Navagan1.37%900962-6.44%-1.26%
Paddaya5.74%3,7693,37411.71%2.13%
Paruddun Norte2.25%1,4801,4690.75%0.14%
Paruddun Sur1.71%1,1231,0754.47%0.84%
Plaza1.23%8097862.93%0.55%
Punta7.11%4,6654,4375.14%0.96%
San Antonio5.91%3,8773,8241.39%0.26%
Sanja2.47%1,6201,5534.31%0.81%
Tallungan5.07%3,3293,2851.34%0.25%
Toran5.23%3,4333,1319.65%1.77%
Zinarag1.69%1,1111,00410.66%1.95%
Aparri Total65,64961,1997.27%1.35%

Historical population

The population of Aparri grew from 33,424 in 1960 to 65,649 in 2015, an increase of 32,225 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.35%, or an increase of 4,450 people, from the previous population of 61,199 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
33,424
40,3071.85%
42,4191.03%
45,0701.22%
51,6351.37%
53,6390.72%
59,0462.08%
61,0240.46%
61,1990.10%
65,6491.35%

Location

The municipal center of Aparri is situated at approximately 18° 21' North, 121° 38' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.5 meters or 21.2 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 Aparri are Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Laoag, Batac, Ilagan, and Cauayan. The nearest municipalities are Camalaniugan, Ballesteros, Allacapan, Lal-lo, Abulug, and Buguey. Its distance from the national capital is 422.69 kilometers (262.65 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 422.69 kilometers (262.65 miles) to the South (S10°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 65,649, ranked 357 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 110.67 square kilometers, ranked 348 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 229 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 881 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.35%, ranked 770 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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