Rizal, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count29
Postal code3526
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)124.40 km2 (48.03 sq mi)
Population (2015)17,994
Density (2015)145 / km2 (375 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 51' North, 121° 21' East (17.8457, 121.3458)
Estimated elevation above sea level93.7 meters (307.3 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 124.40 square kilometers or 48.03 square miles which constitutes 1.34% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 17,994. This represented 1.50% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 0.52% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 145 inhabitants per square kilometer or 375 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Rizal has 29 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)
Anagguan4.05%7286679.15%1.68%
Anungu0.98%17613728.47%4.89%
Anurturu0.85%15310940.37%6.67%
Balungcanag4.61%8301,021-18.71%-3.87%
Battut2.70%4854585.90%1.10%
Batu3.48%626716-12.57%-2.53%
Bural3.80%68358915.96%2.86%
Cambabangan2.45%440442-0.45%-0.09%
Capacuan2.24%403436-7.57%-1.49%
Dunggan2.52%454543-16.39%-3.35%
Duyun5.94%1,0681,107-3.52%-0.68%
Gaddangao6.09%1,09698411.38%2.07%
Gaggabutan East4.65%8377984.89%0.91%
Gaggabutan West7.13%1,2831,299-1.23%-0.24%
Illuru Norte3.81%685739-7.31%-1.43%
Illuru Sur6.82%1,2281,1992.42%0.46%
Lattut4.26%76763321.17%3.72%
Linno2.72%4894606.30%1.17%
Liwan2.21%3973785.03%0.94%
Mabbang2.83%510601-15.14%-3.08%
Masi3.81%686716-4.19%-0.81%
Mauanan4.95%8911,010-11.78%-2.36%
Minanga0.61%110112-1.79%-0.34%
Nanauatan2.22%400428-6.54%-1.28%
Nanungaran2.96%532632-15.82%-3.23%
Pasingan1.64%296313-5.43%-1.06%
Poblacion3.52%634940-32.55%-7.22%
San Juan3.63%654655-0.15%-0.03%
Sinicking2.52%453470-3.62%-0.70%
Rizal Total17,99418,592-3.22%-0.62%

Historical population

The population of Rizal grew from 7,423 in 1960 to 17,994 in 2015, an increase of 10,571 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a negative growth rate of 0.62%, or a decrease of 598 people, from the previous population of 18,592 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,423
10,4603.41%
11,3621.67%
11,4490.15%
12,4780.86%
13,9012.04%
14,9291.54%
16,7911.63%
18,5923.78%
17,994-0.62%

Location

The municipal center of Rizal is situated at approximately 17° 51' North, 121° 21' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 93.7 meters or 307.3 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 Rizal are Tabuk, Tuguegarao, Batac, Laoag, Ilagan, and Vigan. The nearest municipalities are Conner, Piat, Tuao, Santo Niño, Kabugao, and Pinukpuk. Its distance from the national capital is 362.33 kilometers (225.14 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Conner, Apayao, 5.94 kilometers (3.69 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S24°W)
  • Piat, Cagayan, 15.13 kilometers (9.40 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S67°E)
  • Tuao, Cagayan, 16.90 kilometers (10.50 miles) to the Southeast (S43°E)
  • Santo Niño, Cagayan, 24.05 kilometers (14.94 miles) to the East (N80°E)
  • Kabugao, Apayao, 26.04 kilometers (16.18 miles) to the Northwest (N41°W)
  • Pinukpuk, Kalinga, 30.18 kilometers (18.76 miles) to the South (S4°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 362.33 kilometers (225.14 miles) to the South (S6°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 17,994, ranked 1,319 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 48.03 square kilometers, ranked 878 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 145 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,173 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): -0.62%, ranked 1,596 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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