Naga

Summary data
Typecity (independent component)
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count27
Postal code4400
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)84.48 km2 (32.62 sq mi)
Population (2015)196,003
Density (2015)2,320 / km2 (6,009 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 37' North, 123° 11' East (13.6240, 123.1850)
Estimated elevation above sea level8.0 meters (26.2 feet)

Naga is a landlocked independent component city in the coastal province of Camarines Sur.

The city has a land area of 84.48 square kilometers or 32.62 square miles which constitutes 1.54% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 196,003. This represented 10.04% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 3.38% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 2,320 inhabitants per square kilometer or 6,009 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Naga has 27 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)
Abella2.44%4,7884,4188.37%1.54%
Bagumbayan Norte1.49%2,9112,6699.07%1.67%
Bagumbayan Sur3.55%6,9596,03615.29%2.75%
Balatas5.31%10,4048,33324.85%4.32%
Calauag5.87%11,51311,0224.45%0.83%
Cararayan8.16%15,99812,10832.13%5.45%
Carolina2.98%5,8415,5425.40%1.01%
Concepcion Grande5.68%11,13711,979-7.03%-1.38%
Concepcion Pequeña12.03%23,57721,32610.56%1.93%
Dayangdang2.33%4,5684,635-1.45%-0.28%
Del Rosario4.76%9,3327,05532.27%5.47%
Dinaga0.23%456485-5.98%-1.17%
Igualdad Interior1.72%3,3793,775-10.49%-2.09%
Lerma1.19%2,3372,05613.67%2.47%
Liboton1.57%3,0752,8707.14%1.32%
Mabolo3.88%7,6116,87510.71%1.96%
Pacol5.96%11,6739,98116.95%3.03%
Panicuason1.39%2,7152,03333.55%5.66%
Peñafrancia2.91%5,7125,13911.15%2.03%
Sabang3.57%7,0006,7423.83%0.72%
San Felipe8.90%17,44414,19622.88%4.00%
San Francisco0.48%9479410.64%0.12%
San Isidro1.41%2,7682,30120.30%3.58%
Santa Cruz3.80%7,4426,76110.07%1.84%
Tabuco2.11%4,1294,265-3.19%-0.62%
Tinago1.67%3,2683,403-3.97%-0.77%
Triangulo4.60%9,0197,98512.95%2.35%
Naga Total196,003174,93112.05%2.19%

Historical population

The population of Naga grew from 55,506 in 1960 to 196,003 in 2015, an increase of 140,497 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.19%, or an increase of 21,072 people, from the previous population of 174,931 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
55,506
79,8463.62%
83,3370.86%
90,7121.71%
115,3292.43%
126,9721.82%
137,8101.77%
160,5162.13%
174,9313.18%
196,0032.19%

Location

The city center of Naga is situated at approximately 13° 37' North, 123° 11' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 8.0 meters or 26.2 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 Naga are Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, Sorsogon City, and Masbate City. The nearest municipalities are Camaligan, Milaor, Canaman, Magarao, Minalabac, and Gainza. Its distance from the national capital is 261.02 kilometers (162.19 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 261.02 kilometers (162.19 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 196,003, ranked 69 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 32.62 square kilometers, ranked 1,146 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 2,320 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 75 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.19%, ranked 311 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.
(Back to top)