Buguey, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count30
Postal code3511
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBabuyan Channel [South China Sea]
Area (2007)164.50 km2 (63.51 sq mi)
Population (2015)30,175
Density (2015)183 / km2 (475 / sq mi)
Coordinates18° 17' North, 121° 50' East (18.2865, 121.8347)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.9 meters (22.7 feet)

Buguey is a coastal municipality in the province of Cagayan.

The municipality has a land area of 164.50 square kilometers or 63.51 square miles which constitutes 1.77% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 30,175. This represented 2.52% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 0.87% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 183 inhabitants per square kilometer or 475 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Buguey has 30 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)
Alucao Weste3.10%93479118.08%3.21%
Antiporda2.07%6245964.70%0.88%
Ballang1.63%4934587.64%1.41%
Balza1.02%3092896.92%1.28%
Cabaritan2.90%8748325.05%0.94%
Calamegatan2.47%74464415.53%2.79%
Centro6.67%2,0121,8379.53%1.75%
Centro West2.24%6756690.90%0.17%
Dalaya2.79%8418370.48%0.09%
Fula2.76%832877-5.13%-1.00%
Leron5.13%1,5491,5291.31%0.25%
Maddalero5.47%1,6521,667-0.90%-0.17%
Mala Este1.26%3793721.88%0.36%
Mala Weste3.33%1,0061,036-2.90%-0.56%
Minanga Este4.55%1,3721,06628.71%4.92%
Minanga Weste5.33%1,6081,40714.29%2.58%
Paddaya Este2.37%714732-2.46%-0.47%
Paddaya Weste3.22%9739581.57%0.30%
Pattao10.92%3,2953,2311.98%0.37%
Quinawegan2.85%8618313.61%0.68%
Remebella2.22%670676-0.89%-0.17%
San Isidro3.22%97176826.43%4.57%
San Juan1.26%380456-16.67%-3.41%
San Vicente4.39%1,3251,09920.56%3.62%
Santa Isabel3.06%924973-5.04%-0.98%
Santa Maria2.21%668768-13.02%-2.62%
Tabbac3.47%1,04673043.29%7.09%
Villa Cielo2.76%8347826.65%1.23%
Villa Gracia2.84%8588017.12%1.32%
Villa Leonora2.49%7527431.21%0.23%
Buguey Total30,17528,4556.04%1.12%

Historical population

The population of Buguey grew from 20,475 in 1960 to 30,175 in 2015, an increase of 9,700 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.12%, or an increase of 1,720 people, from the previous population of 28,455 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,475
17,571-1.49%
19,9262.56%
21,2371.28%
22,8890.75%
25,0581.71%
26,4011.13%
28,1290.88%
28,4550.42%
30,1751.12%

Location

The municipal center of Buguey is situated at approximately 18° 17' North, 121° 50' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.9 meters or 22.7 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 Buguey are Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Ilagan, Laoag, Batac, and Cauayan. The nearest municipalities are Santa Teresita, Camalaniugan, Gonzaga, Lal-lo, Aparri, and Allacapan. Its distance from the national capital is 419.06 kilometers (260.39 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 419.06 kilometers (260.39 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 30,175, ranked 932 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 63.51 square kilometers, ranked 685 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 183 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,041 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.12%, ranked 971 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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