Limay, Province of Bataan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (1,702 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 34' North, 120° 36' East (14.5625, 120.5949)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.7 meters (28.6 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 68,071. This represented 8.95% of the total population of Bataan province, or 0.61% of the overall population of the Central Luzon region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 657 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,702 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Limay has 12 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)
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,126
12,9125.99%
18,1827.11%
24,2815.95%
32,6293.00%
40,0923.93%
46,6203.29%
54,7822.25%
57,2071.59%
68,0713.37%

Location

The municipal center of Limay is situated at approximately 14° 34' North, 120° 36' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

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)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 68,071, ranked 332 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 40.00 square kilometers, ranked 1,020 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 657 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 281 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 3.37%, ranked 86 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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