Nueva Vizcaya

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Nueva Vizcaya
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
Cities0
Municipalities15
Barangays275
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)3,975.67 km2 (1,535.01 sq mi)
Population (2015)452,287
Density (2015)114 / km2 (295 / sq mi)

Nueva Vizcaya is a province in the Philippines situated in the Cagayan Valley region occupying the northeastern section of Luzon. Its capital is the Municipality of Bayombong.

The province has a land area of 3,975.67 square kilometers or 1,535.01 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 452,287. This represented 13.10% of the total population of the Cagayan Valley region, 0.79% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 0.45% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 114 inhabitants per square kilometer or 295 inhabitants per square mile.

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Nueva Vizcaya is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Ifugao, Isabela, Quirino, Aurora, Nueva Ecija, and Pangasinan, Benguet.

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Local government units

Nueva Vizcaya has 15 municipalities. The total number of barangays in the province is 275.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007)Density (2015)Brgy count
Alfonso Castañedamunicipality7,9407,4281.28%375.40 km2 (144.94 sq mi)21 / km2 (55 / sq mi)6
Ambaguiomunicipality15,25013,4522.42%156.26 km2 (60.33 sq mi)98 / km2 (253 / sq mi)8
Aritaomunicipality37,22537,1150.06%265.60 km2 (102.55 sq mi)140 / km2 (363 / sq mi)22
Bagabagmunicipality35,50135,4620.02%183.90 km2 (71.00 sq mi)193 / km2 (500 / sq mi)17
Bambangmunicipality53,43347,6572.20%345.00 km2 (133.21 sq mi)155 / km2 (401 / sq mi)25
Bayombongmunicipality, capital61,51257,4161.32%136.00 km2 (52.51 sq mi)452 / km2 (1,171 / sq mi)25
Diadimunicipality18,12216,4841.82%181.20 km2 (69.96 sq mi)100 / km2 (259 / sq mi)19
Dupax del Nortemunicipality27,51425,6971.31%347.30 km2 (134.09 sq mi)79 / km2 (205 / sq mi)15
Dupax del Surmunicipality19,11118,1460.99%374.70 km2 (144.67 sq mi)51 / km2 (132 / sq mi)19
Kasibumunicipality37,70533,3792.35%318.80 km2 (123.09 sq mi)118 / km2 (306 / sq mi)30
Kayapamunicipality23,71421,4531.93%482.90 km2 (186.45 sq mi)49 / km2 (127 / sq mi)30
Quezonmunicipality21,05619,3851.59%187.50 km2 (72.39 sq mi)112 / km2 (291 / sq mi)12
Santa Femunicipality16,18014,4272.21%399.81 km2 (154.37 sq mi)40 / km2 (105 / sq mi)16
Solanomunicipality59,51756,1341.12%139.80 km2 (53.98 sq mi)426 / km2 (1,103 / sq mi)22
Villaverdemunicipality18,50717,7200.83%81.50 km2 (31.47 sq mi)227 / km2 (588 / sq mi)9
Nueva Vizcaya Total452,287421,3551.36%3,975.67 km2 (1,535.01 sq mi)114 / km2 (295 / sq mi)275

Historical population

The population of Nueva Vizcaya grew from 113,824 in 1960 to 452,287 in 2015, an increase of 338,463 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.36%, or an increase of 30,932 people, from the previous population of 421,355 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
62,541
35,838-3.46%
74,5823.73%
80,1980.75%
113,8243.13%
172,1984.13%
213,1514.37%
241,6902.54%
301,1792.23%
334,9652.01%
366,9621.98%
397,8371.12%
421,3552.11%
452,2871.36%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Nueva Vizcaya as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Daang Maharlika (LZ)

Secondary Roads

  • Nueva Vizcaya-Benguet Road
  • Nueva Vizcaya-Ifugao Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Aritao-Quirino Road
  • Bagabag Diversion Road
  • Bambang-Kasibu-Solano Road
  • Daang Maharlika By-Pass Road
  • DM Junction-Malasin Road
  • Junction National Road-Bitnong-Blance-Nueva Vizcaya Boundary Road
  • Junction Victoria-Maddela-Nagtipunan Road via Alicia (Channelization)
  • Junction Victoria-Maddela-Nagtipunan Road via Alicia
  • Nueva Vizcaya-Pangasinan Road
  • Pantabangan-Canili-Basal-Baler Road
  • Papaya-Malabing-Wangal-Binugawan-Tadji-Runruno Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 452,287, ranked 59 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 1,535.01 square kilometers, ranked 32 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 114 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 65 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.36%, ranked 35 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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