Iguig, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count23
Postal code3504
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)108.10 km2 (41.74 sq mi)
Population (2015)27,862
Density (2015)258 / km2 (668 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 45' North, 121° 44' East (17.7525, 121.7380)
Estimated elevation above sea level26.5 meters (86.8 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 108.10 square kilometers or 41.74 square miles which constitutes 1.16% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 27,862. This represented 2.32% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 0.81% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 258 inhabitants per square kilometer or 668 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Iguig has 23 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)
Ajat5.02%1,3991,3851.01%0.19%
Atulu4.36%1,2161,1822.88%0.54%
Baculud6.09%1,6961,6025.87%1.09%
Bayo6.23%1,7361,6614.52%0.84%
Campo0.80%22318023.89%4.16%
Dumpao3.41%95182115.83%2.84%
Gammad6.68%1,8601,6939.86%1.81%
Garab1.57%43738413.80%2.49%
Malabbac5.79%1,6121,5285.50%1.02%
Manaoag3.48%96984414.81%2.66%
Minanga Norte3.69%1,0281,0220.59%0.11%
Minanga Sur4.17%1,16295321.93%3.85%
Nattanzan5.56%1,5491,4586.24%1.16%
Redondo4.83%1,3471,18913.29%2.40%
Salamague5.29%1,4731,26216.72%2.99%
San Esteban4.33%1,2071,1187.96%1.47%
San Isidro4.15%1,1561,0995.19%0.97%
San Lorenzo1.44%400425-5.88%-1.15%
San Vicente4.53%1,2611,1559.18%1.69%
Santa Barbara5.39%1,5021,36110.36%1.89%
Santa Rosa2.45%6836564.12%0.77%
Santa Teresa9.92%2,7652,39115.64%2.81%
Santiago0.83%23019021.05%3.70%
Iguig Total27,86225,5599.01%1.66%

Historical population

The population of Iguig grew from 11,263 in 1960 to 27,862 in 2015, an increase of 16,599 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.66%, or an increase of 2,303 people, from the previous population of 25,559 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
11,263
13,6841.92%
14,2860.87%
15,7601.98%
18,5981.67%
19,1000.50%
21,8582.93%
26,0962.47%
25,559-0.75%
27,8621.66%

Location

The municipal center of Iguig is situated at approximately 17° 45' North, 121° 44' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 26.5 meters or 86.8 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 Iguig are Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Ilagan, Cauayan, Santiago, and Batac. The nearest municipalities are Amulung, Solana, Peñablanca, Alcala, Baggao, and Enrile. Its distance from the national capital is 359.16 kilometers (223.17 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Amulung, Cagayan, 9.49 kilometers (5.90 miles) to the North (N9°W)
  • Solana, Cagayan, 12.32 kilometers (7.66 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S24°W)
  • Peñablanca, Cagayan, 14.93 kilometers (9.28 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S20°E)
  • Alcala, Cagayan, 18.70 kilometers (11.62 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)
  • Baggao, Cagayan, 20.54 kilometers (12.76 miles) to the North (N10°E)
  • Enrile, Cagayan, 21.82 kilometers (13.56 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S14°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 359.16 kilometers (223.17 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 27,862, ranked 995 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 41.74 square kilometers, ranked 988 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 258 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 799 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.66%, ranked 554 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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