Magallanes, Cavite Profile – PhilAtlas

Magallanes, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count16
Postal code4113
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)73.07 km2 (28.21 sq mi)
Population (2015)22,727
Density (2015)311 / km2 (806 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 11' North, 120° 45' East (14.1876, 120.7569)
Estimated elevation above sea level170.6 meters (559.7 feet)

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

The municipality has a land area of 73.07 square kilometers or 28.21 square miles which constitutes 4.64% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 22,727. This represented 0.62% of the total population of Cavite province, or 0.16% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 311 inhabitants per square kilometer or 806 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Magallanes has 16 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)
Baliwag6.72%1,5281,38810.09%1.85%
Barangay 14.71%1,0711,0234.69%0.88%
Barangay 21.49%339356-4.78%-0.93%
Barangay 31.23%279330-15.45%-3.15%
Barangay 42.60%5905526.88%1.28%
Barangay 52.67%607659-7.89%-1.55%
Bendita I8.55%1,9441,72013.02%2.36%
Bendita II6.30%1,4321,19419.93%3.52%
Caluangan7.47%1,6981,38023.04%4.03%
Kabulusan8.70%1,9781,67518.09%3.22%
Medina7.79%1,7701,903-6.99%-1.37%
Pacheco8.14%1,8491,7018.70%1.60%
Ramirez7.73%1,7561,7132.51%0.47%
San Agustin7.11%1,6161,5742.67%0.50%
Tua9.15%2,0791,9715.48%1.02%
Urdaneta9.64%2,1912,0924.73%0.88%
Magallanes Total22,72721,2317.05%1.30%

Historical population

The population of Magallanes grew from 5,436 in 1960 to 22,727 in 2015, an increase of 17,291 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.30%, or an increase of 1,496 people, from the previous population of 21,231 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,436
7,2942.92%
9,3305.06%
9,6910.76%
12,5562.62%
17,1155.97%
18,0901.20%
18,8900.60%
21,2314.34%
22,7271.30%

Location

The municipal center of Magallanes is situated at approximately 14° 11' North, 120° 45' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 170.6 meters or 559.7 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 Magallanes are Trece Martires, Tagaytay, Dasmariñas, General Trias, Imus, and Bacoor. The nearest municipalities are General Emilio Aguinaldo, Maragondon, Ternate, Alfonso, Indang, and Naic. Its distance from the national capital is 50.66 kilometers (31.48 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 50.66 kilometers (31.48 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N28°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 22,727, ranked 1,180 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 28.21 square kilometers, ranked 1,219 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 311 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 642 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.30%, ranked 805 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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