Dilasag, Province of Aurora

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (134 / sq mi)
Coordinates16° 24' North, 122° 13' East (16.3940, 122.2111)
Estimated elevation above sea level11.9 meters (39.1 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 15,835. This represented 7.39% of the total population of Aurora province, or 0.14% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 52 inhabitants per square kilometer or 134 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Dilasag has 11 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)
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. 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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
2,481
5,9959.01%
3,566-9.90%
6,71613.49%
11,1955.24%
12,8252.58%
14,6762.93%
14,8330.15%
15,6832.05%
15,8350.18%

Location

The municipal center of Dilasag is situated at approximately 16° 24' North, 122° 13' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 15,835, ranked 1,391 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 118.24 square kilometers, ranked 311 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 52 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,512 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.18%, ranked 1,509 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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