Casiguran, Province of Aurora

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceAurora
Barangay count24
Postal code3204
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Area (2007)715.43 km2 (276.23 sq mi)
Population (2015)24,313
Density (2015)34 / km2 (88 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 12' North, 122° 2' East (16.2041, 122.0400)
Estimated elevation above sea level23.0 meters (75.3 feet)

Casiguran is a coastal municipality in the province of Aurora.

The municipality has a land area of 715.43 square kilometers or 276.23 square miles which constitutes 22.73% of Aurora's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 24,313. This represented 11.34% of the total population of Aurora province, or 0.22% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 34 inhabitants per square kilometer or 88 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Casiguran has 24 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)
Barangay 13.25%790799-1.13%-0.22%
Barangay 22.74%6656650.00%0.00%
Barangay 30.97%235257-8.56%-1.69%
Barangay 41.26%3073021.66%0.31%
Barangay 51.81%4394321.62%0.31%
Barangay 61.34%3253104.84%0.90%
Barangay 71.18%2882783.60%0.68%
Barangay 82.52%6126011.83%0.35%
Bianuan14.16%3,4433,4400.09%0.02%
Calabgan2.68%65249631.45%5.34%
Calangcuasan4.54%1,1041,0990.45%0.09%
Calantas7.88%1,9161,7996.50%1.21%
Cozo6.73%1,6371,6181.17%0.22%
Culat3.19%77663023.17%4.05%
Dibacong8.04%1,9542,374-17.69%-3.64%
Dibet4.00%9739710.21%0.04%
Ditinagyan2.43%5915870.68%0.13%
Esperanza2.06%5024589.61%1.76%
Esteves7.37%1,7931,7860.39%0.07%
Lual6.53%1,5881,4827.15%1.32%
Marikit3.02%73560920.69%3.65%
San Ildefonso4.59%1,1151,1001.36%0.26%
Tabas4.29%1,0431,0073.57%0.67%
Tinib3.41%8307658.50%1.56%
Casiguran Total24,31323,8651.88%0.35%

Historical population

The population of Casiguran grew from 6,900 in 1960 to 24,313 in 2015, an increase of 17,413 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.35%, or an increase of 448 people, from the previous population of 23,865 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
6,900
12,1285.67%
11,670-0.77%
13,9253.60%
18,3752.81%
19,5781.20%
21,4591.99%
22,4030.60%
23,8652.33%
24,3130.35%

Location

The municipal center of Casiguran is situated at approximately 16° 12' North, 122° 2' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 23.0 meters or 75.3 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 Casiguran are Santiago, Cauayan, Ilagan, San Jose, Palayan, and Muñoz. The nearest municipalities are Dinalungan, Dilasag, Dinapigue, Maddela, San Agustin, and Nagtipunan. Its distance from the national capital is 211.72 kilometers (131.56 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 211.72 kilometers (131.56 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S32°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 24,313, ranked 1,120 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 276.23 square kilometers, ranked 58 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 34 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,580 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.35%, ranked 1,462 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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