Enrile, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count22
Postal code3501
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)184.50 km2 (71.24 sq mi)
Population (2015)35,834
Density (2015)194 / km2 (503 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 34' North, 121° 41' East (17.5609, 121.6895)
Estimated elevation above sea level17.0 meters (55.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 184.50 square kilometers or 71.24 square miles which constitutes 1.98% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 35,834. This represented 2.99% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 1.04% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 194 inhabitants per square kilometer or 503 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Enrile has 22 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)
Alibago5.67%2,0321,9951.85%0.35%
Barangay I2.84%1,0191,022-0.29%-0.06%
Barangay II7.52%2,6952,5157.16%1.32%
Barangay III7.09%2,5402,30210.34%1.89%
Barangay III‑A7.72%2,7662,08232.85%5.56%
Barangay IV3.11%1,1161,0813.24%0.61%
Batu2.84%1,0189764.30%0.81%
Divisoria6.50%2,3312,2573.28%0.62%
Inga3.33%1,1921,1196.52%1.21%
Lanna5.84%2,0921,9417.78%1.44%
Lemu Norte3.43%1,2301,276-3.61%-0.70%
Lemu Sur2.48%8888514.35%0.81%
Liwan Norte7.50%2,6872,709-0.81%-0.16%
Liwan Sur3.10%1,1111,0466.21%1.15%
Maddarulug Norte3.58%1,2821,1927.55%1.40%
Maddarulug Sur7.64%2,7361,88545.15%7.35%
Magalalag East3.89%1,3931,3661.98%0.37%
Magalalag West3.44%1,23393432.01%5.43%
Maracuru2.42%86876213.91%2.51%
Roma Norte4.33%1,5531,4258.98%1.65%
Roma Sur3.69%1,3211,19810.27%1.88%
San Antonio2.04%73161918.09%3.22%
Enrile Total35,83432,55310.08%1.85%

Historical population

The population of Enrile grew from 16,095 in 1960 to 35,834 in 2015, an increase of 19,739 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.84%, or an increase of 3,281 people, from the previous population of 32,553 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
16,095
19,4311.86%
20,9571.53%
23,4032.23%
25,6080.90%
28,7362.18%
29,0620.24%
29,7190.31%
32,5533.37%
35,8341.84%

Location

The municipal center of Enrile is situated at approximately 17° 34' North, 121° 41' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 17.0 meters or 55.8 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 Enrile are Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Ilagan, Cauayan, Santiago, and Batac. The nearest municipalities are Solana, Santa Maria, Rizal, Peñablanca, Cabagan, and San Pablo. Its distance from the national capital is 337.34 kilometers (209.62 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 337.34 kilometers (209.62 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 35,834, ranked 782 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 71.24 square kilometers, ranked 608 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 194 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 998 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.85%, ranked 443 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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