Capalonga, Province of Camarines Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Norte
Barangay count22
Postal code4607
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Area (2007)290.00 km2 (111.97 sq mi)
Population (2015)32,215
Density (2015)111 / km2 (288 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 20' North, 122° 30' East (14.3317, 122.4938)
Estimated elevation above sea level4.4 meters (14.4 feet)

Capalonga is a coastal municipality in the province of Camarines Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 290.00 square kilometers or 111.97 square miles which constitutes 12.50% of Camarines Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 32,215. This represented 5.52% of the total population of Camarines Norte province, or 0.56% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 111 inhabitants per square kilometer or 288 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Capalonga has 22 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)
Alayao8.81%2,8372,7792.09%0.39%
Binawangan5.30%1,7071,6205.37%1.00%
Calabaca8.92%2,8722,6598.01%1.48%
Camagsaan3.20%1,03189115.71%2.82%
Catabaguangan2.26%72865211.66%2.12%
Catioan10.05%3,2373,2260.34%0.06%
Del Pilar4.97%1,6021,5046.52%1.21%
Itok5.84%1,8821,8690.70%0.13%
Lucbanan1.88%605619-2.26%-0.43%
Mabini1.96%63355613.85%2.50%
Mactang2.52%81172511.86%2.16%
Magsaysay5.76%1,8541,7456.25%1.16%
Mataque3.76%1,2111,1991.00%0.19%
Old Camp4.48%1,4441,486-2.83%-0.54%
Poblacion10.45%3,3663,2992.03%0.38%
San Antonio1.83%591703-15.93%-3.25%
San Isidro0.68%219327-33.03%-7.35%
San Roque2.59%835912-8.44%-1.67%
Tanawan2.71%87271921.28%3.74%
Ubang6.22%2,0032,200-8.95%-1.77%
Villa Aurora3.68%1,1841,05012.76%2.31%
Villa Belen2.14%69155923.61%4.12%
Capalonga Total32,21531,2992.93%0.55%

Historical population

The population of Capalonga grew from 15,505 in 1960 to 32,215 in 2015, an increase of 16,710 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.55%, or an increase of 916 people, from the previous population of 31,299 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
15,505
17,8911.41%
20,9043.17%
21,7180.77%
23,5570.82%
25,3361.37%
26,5771.03%
29,6831.54%
31,2991.95%
32,2150.55%

Location

The municipal center of Capalonga is situated at approximately 14° 20' North, 122° 30' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.4 meters or 14.4 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 Capalonga are Tayabas, Lucena, Naga, San Pablo, Iriga, and Calamba. The nearest municipalities are Santa Elena, Jose Panganiban, Paracale, Tagkawayan, Labo, and Jomalig. Its distance from the national capital is 165.72 kilometers (102.97 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Tayabas, Quezon, 103.07 kilometers (64.04 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S71°W)
  • Lucena, 104.80 kilometers (65.12 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S65°W)
  • Naga, Camarines Sur, 108.20 kilometers (67.23 miles) to the Southeast (S44°E)
  • San Pablo, Laguna, 129.39 kilometers (80.40 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S77°W)
  • Iriga, Camarines Sur, 141.40 kilometers (87.86 miles) to the Southeast (S45°E)
  • Calamba, Laguna, 144.14 kilometers (89.56 miles) to the West (S85°W)

Distance from Manila: 165.72 kilometers (102.97 miles) to the West (N80°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 32,215, ranked 873 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 111.97 square kilometers, ranked 337 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 111 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,296 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.55%, ranked 1,378 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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