Dilasag
Province of Aurora

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceAurora
Barangay count11
Postal code3205
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Area (2007)306.25 km2
(118.24 sq. mi)
Population (2015)15,835
Density (2015)52 per km2
(134 per sq. mi)
Coordinates16° 24' North, 122° 13' East
(16.3940 ° N, 122.2111 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
11.9 meters
(39.1 feet)
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Dilasag is a coastal municipality in the province of Aurora.

The municipality has a land area of 306.25 square kilometers or 118.24 square miles which constitutes 9.73% of Aurora's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 15,835 representing 7.39% of the total population of Aurora province, or 0.14% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 52 inhabitants per square kilometer or 134 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Dilasag has 11 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Diagyan15.27%2,4182,537-4.69%-0.91%
Dicabasan4.64%7346778.42%1.55%
Dilaguidi5.78%9151,015-9.85%-1.96%
Dimaseset8.97%1,4201,4080.85%0.16%
Diniog15.69%2,4852,3316.61%1.23%
Esperanza7.99%1,2661,2412.01%0.38%
Lawang3.23%51137934.83%5.85%
Maligaya11.80%1,8691,8013.78%0.71%
Manggitahan11.00%1,7421,760-1.02%-0.20%
Masagana11.63%1,8411,8221.04%0.20%
Ura4.00%634712-10.96%-2.18%
Dilasag Total15,83515,6830.97%0.18%
Historical population

The population of Dilasag grew from 2,481 in 1960 to 15,835 in 2015, an increase of 13,354 people. Growth rate over this period fluctuated between the range of [-9.90%, 13.49%]. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.18%, or an increase of 152 people, from the previous population of 15,683 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 152,481
1970 May 65,9959.01%
1975 May 13,566-9.90%
1980 May 16,71613.49%
1990 May 111,1955.24%
1995 Sep 112,8252.58%
2000 May 114,6762.93%
2007 Aug 114,8330.15%
2010 May 115,6832.05%
2015 Aug 115,8350.18%
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The town center of Dilasag is situated at approximately 16° 24' North, 122° 13' East, which has an elevation estimated at 11.9 meters or 39.1 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 Dilasag are Cauayan, Santiago, Ilagan, Tabuk, Tuguegarao, and San Jose. The nearest municipalities are Dinapigue, Casiguran, Dinalungan, San Agustin, San Guillermo, and Jones. Its distance from the national capital is 239.32 kilometers (148.70 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 239.32 kilometers (148.70 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S34°W)

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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