Vinzons, Province of Camarines Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Norte
Barangay count19
Postal code4603
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Area (2007)141.43 km2 (54.61 sq mi)
Population (2015)43,485
Density (2015)307 / km2 (796 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 10' North, 122° 55' East (14.1736, 122.9097)
Estimated elevation above sea level6.0 meters (19.8 feet)

Vinzons, formerly known as Indan, is a coastal municipality in the province of Camarines Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 141.43 square kilometers or 54.61 square miles which constitutes 6.10% of Camarines Norte's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 43,485. This represented 7.45% of the total population of Camarines Norte province, or 0.75% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 307 inhabitants per square kilometer or 796 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Vinzons has 19 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)
Aguit‑It3.60%1,5661,4845.53%1.03%
Banocboc8.18%3,5573,735-4.77%-0.93%
Barangay I5.03%2,1882,0964.39%0.82%
Barangay II4.30%1,8701,8600.54%0.10%
Barangay III4.90%2,1322,0533.85%0.72%
Cagbalogo2.27%9879672.07%0.39%
Calangcawan Norte9.44%4,1043,9025.18%0.97%
Calangcawan Sur11.23%4,8824,39611.06%2.02%
Guinacutan6.99%3,0412,9423.37%0.63%
Mangcawayan2.77%1,2031,226-1.88%-0.36%
Mangcayo2.41%1,0501,087-3.40%-0.66%
Manlucugan2.69%1,1701,1462.09%0.40%
Matango3.60%1,5671,616-3.03%-0.58%
Napilihan5.19%2,2592,0738.97%1.65%
Pinagtigasan3.37%1,4661,469-0.20%-0.04%
Sabang8.13%3,5373,3515.55%1.03%
Santo Domingo9.53%4,1453,8477.75%1.43%
Singi2.98%1,2951,13114.50%2.61%
Sula3.37%1,4661,534-4.43%-0.86%
Vinzons Total43,48541,9153.75%0.70%

Historical population

The population of Vinzons grew from 18,196 in 1960 to 43,485 in 2015, an increase of 25,289 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.70%, or an increase of 1,570 people, from the previous population of 41,915 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
18,196
22,8042.23%
24,3611.33%
26,1581.43%
31,7741.96%
33,1820.82%
37,8932.89%
39,6530.63%
41,9152.04%
43,4850.70%

Location

The municipal center of Vinzons is situated at approximately 14° 10' North, 122° 55' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 6.0 meters or 19.8 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 Vinzons are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Lucena, and Legazpi. The nearest municipalities are Talisay, Daet, San Vicente, Labo, Mercedes, and Basud. Its distance from the national capital is 213.19 kilometers (132.47 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Naga, Camarines Sur, 67.70 kilometers (42.06 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S26°E)
  • Iriga, Camarines Sur, 99.36 kilometers (61.74 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S33°E)
  • Ligao, Albay, 123.50 kilometers (76.74 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S33°E)
  • Tabaco, Albay, 126.43 kilometers (78.56 miles) to the Southeast (S44°E)
  • Lucena, 142.58 kilometers (88.60 miles) to the West (S79°W)
  • Legazpi, Albay, 145.14 kilometers (90.19 miles) to the Southeast (S38°E)

Distance from Manila: 213.19 kilometers (132.47 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N77°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 43,485, ranked 622 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 54.61 square kilometers, ranked 787 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 307 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 650 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.70%, ranked 1,299 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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