Dingalan
Province of Aurora

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceAurora
Barangay count11
Postal code3207
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Area (2007)304.55 km2
(117.59 sq. mi)
Population (2015)25,482
Density (2015)84 per km2
(217 per sq. mi)
Coordinates15° 23' North, 121° 24' East
(15.3894 ° N, 121.3927 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
32.4 meters
(106.3 feet)
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Dingalan is a coastal municipality in the province of Aurora.

The municipality has a land area of 304.55 square kilometers or 117.59 square miles which constitutes 9.68% of Aurora's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 25,482 representing 11.89% of the total population of Aurora province, or 0.23% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 84 inhabitants per square kilometer or 217 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Dingalan 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)
Aplaya7.07%1,8021,61911.30%2.06%
Butas na Bato3.57%90981311.81%2.15%
Cabog13.17%3,3563,0908.61%1.58%
Caragsacan11.74%2,9922,7299.64%1.77%
Davildavilan4.07%1,0369924.44%0.83%
Dikapanikian1.59%4043874.39%0.82%
Ibona14.22%3,6243,18513.78%2.49%
Paltic19.92%5,0755,0290.91%0.17%
Poblacion4.25%1,0841,091-0.64%-0.12%
Tanawan3.22%82065625.00%4.34%
Umiray17.19%4,3803,96310.52%1.92%
Dingalan Total25,48223,5548.19%1.51%
Historical population

The population of Dingalan grew from 3,368 in 1960 to 25,482 in 2015, an increase of 22,114 people. Growth rate over this period, which was continuously positive, fluctuated between the range of [0.91%, 6.83%]. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.51%, or an increase of 1,928 people, from the previous population of 23,554 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 153,368
1970 May 66,6166.83%
1975 May 17,5912.80%
1980 May 18,7022.77%
1990 May 114,4755.22%
1995 Sep 119,3255.56%
2000 May 120,1570.91%
2007 Aug 121,9921.21%
2010 May 123,5542.53%
2015 Aug 125,4821.51%
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The town center of Dingalan is situated at approximately 15° 23' North, 121° 24' East, which has an elevation estimated at 32.4 meters or 106.3 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 Dingalan are Palayan, Cabanatuan, Gapan, San Jose, Muñoz, and San Jose del Monte. The nearest municipalities are Gabaldon, Laur, General Tinio, Bongabon, San Luis, and Peñaranda. Its distance from the national capital is 98.91 kilometers (61.46 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 98.91 kilometers (61.46 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S27°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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