Alfonso, Cavite Profile – PhilAtlas

Alfonso, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count32
Postal code4123
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)66.58 km2 (25.71 sq mi)
Population (2015)51,839
Density (2015)779 / km2 (2,016 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 8' North, 120° 51' East (14.1383, 120.8561)
Estimated elevation above sea level424.6 meters (1,392.6 feet)

Alfonso is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Cavite.

The municipality has a land area of 66.58 square kilometers or 25.71 square miles which constitutes 4.23% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 51,839. This represented 1.41% of the total population of Cavite province, or 0.36% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 779 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,016 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Alfonso has 32 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)
Amuyong3.93%2,0371,84410.47%1.91%
Barangay I1.02%530549-3.46%-0.67%
Barangay II1.20%624669-6.73%-1.32%
Barangay III2.54%1,3171,2961.62%0.31%
Barangay IV2.44%1,2641,323-4.46%-0.86%
Barangay V2.71%1,4061,3742.33%0.44%
Bilog2.04%1,0571,077-1.86%-0.36%
Buck Estate5.17%2,6812,5465.30%0.99%
Esperanza Ibaba2.54%1,3161,10119.53%3.45%
Esperanza Ilaya3.01%1,5621,20030.17%5.15%
Kaysuyo3.45%1,7861,6875.87%1.09%
Kaytitinga I3.56%1,8471,8440.16%0.03%
Kaytitinga II2.81%1,4561,467-0.75%-0.14%
Kaytitinga III2.74%1,4181,442-1.66%-0.32%
Luksuhin8.20%4,2533,40025.09%4.35%
Luksuhin Ilaya3.71%1,9231,63417.69%3.15%
Mangas I4.50%2,3342,1747.36%1.36%
Mangas II2.04%1,05694012.34%2.24%
Marahan I5.21%2,7002,5914.21%0.79%
Marahan II3.49%1,8101,7970.72%0.14%
Matagbak I3.15%1,6311,5972.13%0.40%
Matagbak II2.41%1,2471,1835.41%1.01%
Pajo3.88%2,0131,8856.79%1.26%
Palumlum1.64%851873-2.52%-0.48%
Santa Teresa2.53%1,3141,2604.29%0.80%
Sikat3.39%1,7581,6675.46%1.02%
Sinaliw Malaki2.79%1,4471,3804.86%0.91%
Sinaliw na Munti1.12%57946125.60%4.43%
Sulsugin2.49%1,2901,2532.95%0.56%
Taywanak Ibaba4.01%2,0771,86611.31%2.06%
Taywanak Ilaya2.68%1,3911,3681.68%0.32%
Upli3.60%1,8641,8192.47%0.47%
Alfonso Total51,83948,5676.74%1.25%

Historical population

The population of Alfonso grew from 17,477 in 1960 to 51,839 in 2015, an increase of 34,362 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.25%, or an increase of 3,272 people, from the previous population of 48,567 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
17,477
17,7030.13%
20,6233.11%
21,9801.28%
28,9442.79%
34,6133.41%
39,6742.97%
47,9732.65%
48,5670.45%
51,8391.25%

Location

The municipal center of Alfonso is situated at approximately 14° 8' North, 120° 51' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 424.6 meters or 1,392.6 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 Alfonso are Tagaytay, Trece Martires, Dasmariñas, General Trias, Imus, and San Pedro. The nearest municipalities are Mendez, Indang, Amadeo, General Emilio Aguinaldo, Magallanes, and Laurel. Its distance from the national capital is 51.79 kilometers (32.18 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 51.79 kilometers (32.18 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N15°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 51,839, ranked 509 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 25.71 square kilometers, ranked 1,267 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 779 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 234 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.25%, ranked 856 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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