Quirino

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Quirino
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
Cities0
Municipalities6
Barangays132
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)2,323.47 km2 (897.10 sq mi)
Population (2015)188,991
Density (2015)81 / km2 (211 / sq mi)

Quirino is a province in the Philippines situated in the Cagayan Valley region occupying the northeastern section of Luzon. Its capital is the Municipality of Cabarroguis.

The province has a land area of 2,323.47 square kilometers or 897.10 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 188,991. This represented 5.48% of the total population of the Cagayan Valley region, 0.33% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 0.19% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 81 inhabitants per square kilometer or 211 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Quirino is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Isabela, Aurora, and Nueva Vizcaya.

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Map of the Philippines with Quirino highlighted in redMap of Quirino showing its component municipalitiesAglipayCabarroguisDiffunMaddelaNagtipunanSaguday

Local government units

Quirino has 6 municipalities. The total number of barangays in the province is 132.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007)Density (2015)Brgy count
Aglipaymunicipality27,78726,1871.14%161.70 km2 (62.43 sq mi)172 / km2 (445 / sq mi)25
Cabarroguismunicipality, capital30,58229,3950.76%260.20 km2 (100.46 sq mi)118 / km2 (304 / sq mi)17
Diffunmunicipality52,56948,5011.55%320.10 km2 (123.59 sq mi)164 / km2 (425 / sq mi)33
Maddelamunicipality38,49935,6341.48%918.57 km2 (354.66 sq mi)42 / km2 (109 / sq mi)32
Nagtipunanmunicipality23,48422,4730.84%607.40 km2 (234.52 sq mi)39 / km2 (100 / sq mi)16
Sagudaymunicipality16,07014,5961.85%55.50 km2 (21.43 sq mi)290 / km2 (750 / sq mi)9
Quirino Total188,991176,7861.28%2,323.47 km2 (897.10 sq mi)81 / km2 (211 / sq mi)132

Historical population

The population of Quirino grew from 24,266 in 1960 to 188,991 in 2015, an increase of 164,725 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.28%, or an increase of 12,205 people, from the previous population of 176,786 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,923
2,520-4.44%
24,26622.04%
49,7677.28%
65,7635.75%
83,2304.82%
114,1323.21%
131,1192.63%
148,5752.72%
163,6101.34%
176,7862.86%
188,9911.28%

National roads

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

Secondary Roads

  • Cordon-Aurora Boundary Road (Isabela Boundary-Junction Dumabato)
  • Cordon-Aurora Boundary Road (Junction Dumabato-Aurora Boundary)

Tertiary Roads

  • CDMA (Dalemdem-Pinaribad-Palacian) By-Pass Road
  • Dumabato-Balligui Road
  • Echague-Jones-Madella Road (Villa Norte-Panang Section)
  • Junction Abbag-Guingin Boundary Road
  • Junction Mangandingay-Saguday-Isabela Boundary Road
  • Junction Victoria-Maddela-Alicia-Kasibu Boundary Road (Junction Victoria-Kasibu Boundary)
  • NRJ Villa Sur-San Pedro-Cabua-an-Ysmael-Disimungal Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 188,991, ranked 73 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 897.10 square kilometers, ranked 57 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 81 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 71 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.28%, ranked 45 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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