Limay
Province of Bataan

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBataan
Barangay count12
Postal code2103
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesManila Bay [South China Sea]
Area (2007)103.60 km2
(40.00 sq. mi)
Population (2015)68,071
Density (2015)657 per km2
(1,702 per sq. mi)
Coordinates14° 34' North, 120° 36' East
(14.5625 ° N, 120.5949 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
8.7 meters
(28.6 feet)
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Limay is a coastal municipality in the province of Bataan.

The municipality has a land area of 103.60 square kilometers or 40.00 square miles which constitutes 7.55% of Bataan's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 68,071 representing 8.95% of the total population of Bataan province, or 0.61% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 657 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,702 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Limay has 12 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Alangan8.52%5,8034,71623.05%4.03%
Duale10.81%7,3585,06945.16%7.35%
Kitang 2 & Luz7.02%4,7774,5634.69%0.88%
Kitang I2.84%1,9301,7649.41%1.73%
Lamao28.40%19,32916,25618.90%3.35%
Landing4.71%3,2093,393-5.42%-1.06%
Poblacion1.03%701770-8.96%-1.77%
Reformista6.92%4,7114,14913.55%2.45%
Saint Francis II12.66%8,6155,89946.04%7.48%
San Francisco de Asis8.67%5,9005,3989.30%1.71%
Townsite7.61%5,1784,64611.45%2.09%
Wawa0.82%560584-4.11%-0.80%
Limay Total68,07157,20718.99%3.37%
Historical population

The population of Limay grew from 7,126 in 1960 to 68,071 in 2015, an increase of 60,945 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 3.37%, or an increase of 10,864 people, from the previous population of 57,207 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 157,126
1970 May 612,9125.99%
1975 May 118,1827.11%
1980 May 124,2815.95%
1990 May 132,6293.00%
1995 Sep 140,0923.93%
2000 May 146,6203.29%
2007 Aug 154,7822.25%
2010 May 157,2071.59%
2015 Aug 168,0713.37%
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The town center of Limay is situated at approximately 14° 34' North, 120° 36' East, which has an elevation estimated at 8.7 meters or 28.6 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 Limay are Balanga, Cavite City, General Trias, Malolos, Bacoor, and Navotas. The nearest municipalities are Orion, Pilar, Mariveles, Abucay, Bagac, and Samal. Its distance from the national capital is 41.60 kilometers (25.85 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Orion, Bataan, 6.53 kilometers (4.06 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)
  • Pilar, Bataan, 12.41 kilometers (7.71 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N21°W)
  • Mariveles, Bataan, 18.01 kilometers (11.19 miles) to the Southwest (S39°W)
  • Abucay, Bataan, 18.73 kilometers (11.64 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N20°W)
  • Bagac, Bataan, 22.17 kilometers (13.77 miles) to the West (N80°W)
  • Samal, Bataan, 23.58 kilometers (14.65 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N14°W)

Nearest cities

  • Balanga, Bataan, 14.19 kilometers (8.82 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)
  • Cavite City, Cavite, 35.00 kilometers (21.75 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S75°E)
  • General Trias, Cavite, 36.45 kilometers (22.65 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S58°E)
  • Malolos, Bulacan, 38.61 kilometers (23.99 miles) to the Northeast (N37°E)
  • Bacoor, Cavite, 38.92 kilometers (24.18 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S73°E)
  • Navotas, 39.43 kilometers (24.50 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N75°E)

Distance from Manila: 41.60 kilometers (25.85 miles) to the East (N86°E)

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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