Camarines Norte

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Camarines Norte
Typeprovince
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
Cities0
Municipalities12
Barangays282
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Area (2007)2,320.07 km2 (895.78 sq mi)
Population (2015)583,313
Density (2015)251 / km2 (651 / sq mi)

Camarines Norte is a province in the Philippines situated in the Bicol Region occupying the southeastern peninsula of Luzon and the outlying island provinces of Masbate and Catanduanes.. Its capital is the Municipality of Daet.

The province has a land area of 2,320.07 square kilometers or 895.78 square miles. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 583,313. This represented 10.06% of the total population of the Bicol Region, 1.01% of the overall population of the Luzon island group, or 0.58% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 251 inhabitants per square kilometer or 651 inhabitants per square mile.

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Camarines Norte is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Philippine Sea, San Miguel Bay, Camarines Sur, Quezon, and the Lamon Bay.

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Local government units

Camarines Norte has 12 municipalities. The total number of barangays in the province is 282.

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NameTypePopulation (2015)Population (2010)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)Area (2007)Density (2015)Brgy count
Basudmunicipality41,01738,1761.38%260.28 km2 (100.49 sq mi)158 / km2 (408 / sq mi)29
Capalongamunicipality32,21531,2990.55%290.00 km2 (111.97 sq mi)111 / km2 (288 / sq mi)22
Daetmunicipality, capital104,79995,5721.77%46.00 km2 (17.76 sq mi)2,278 / km2 (5,901 / sq mi)25
Jose Panganibanmunicipality59,63955,5571.36%214.44 km2 (82.80 sq mi)278 / km2 (720 / sq mi)27
Labomunicipality101,08292,0411.80%589.36 km2 (227.55 sq mi)172 / km2 (444 / sq mi)52
Mercedesmunicipality50,84147,6741.23%173.69 km2 (67.06 sq mi)293 / km2 (758 / sq mi)26
Paracalemunicipality59,14953,2432.02%197.90 km2 (76.41 sq mi)299 / km2 (774 / sq mi)27
San Lorenzo Ruizmunicipality14,06312,5922.13%119.37 km2 (46.09 sq mi)118 / km2 (305 / sq mi)12
San Vicentemunicipality10,39610,1140.52%57.49 km2 (22.20 sq mi)181 / km2 (468 / sq mi)9
Santa Elenamunicipality40,78640,828-0.02%199.35 km2 (76.97 sq mi)205 / km2 (530 / sq mi)19
Talisaymunicipality25,84123,9041.49%30.76 km2 (11.88 sq mi)840 / km2 (2,175 / sq mi)15
Vinzonsmunicipality43,48541,9150.70%141.43 km2 (54.61 sq mi)307 / km2 (796 / sq mi)19
Camarines Norte Total583,313542,9151.38%2,320.07 km2 (895.78 sq mi)251 / km2 (651 / sq mi)282

Historical population

The population of Camarines Norte grew from 188,091 in 1960 to 583,313 in 2015, an increase of 395,222 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.38%, or an increase of 40,398 people, from the previous population of 542,915 in 2010.

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Census datePopulationGrowth rate
45,503
52,0810.86%
98,3243.23%
103,7020.55%
188,0915.37%
262,2073.30%
288,4061.93%
308,0071.32%
390,9822.41%
439,1512.20%
470,6541.50%
513,7851.22%
542,9152.03%
583,3131.38%

National roads

As of December 2016, the National Roads in Camarines Norte as classified by the Department of Public Works and Highways are:

Primary Roads

  • Daang Maharlika (LZ)
  • Quirino Highway

Secondary Roads

  • Daet Airport Road
  • Tagas-Daet Poblacion-Magang Road
  • Talobatib-Jose Panganiban Poblacion-Port Road

Tertiary Roads

  • Bagong Silang-Capalonga Road
  • Batobalani-Tawig-Tugos-Paracale Road
  • Daet-Mercedes Road
  • Gahonon Road
  • Pres. Cory C. Aquino Boulevard (Bagasbas Boulevard)
  • Santa Elena-Capalonga By Pass Coastal Road

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 583,313, ranked 51 out of 81
  • Land area (2007): 895.78 square kilometers, ranked 58 out of 81
  • Population density (2015): 251 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 32 out of 81
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.38%, ranked 32 out of 81

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
  3. Data on National Roads is from the Department of Public Works and Highways.
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