Pamplona, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count17
Postal code4416
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)80.60 km2 (31.12 sq mi)
Population (2015)36,390
Density (2015)451 / km2 (1,169 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 36' North, 123° 5' East (13.5920, 123.0826)
Estimated elevation above sea level7.1 meters (23.2 feet)

Pamplona is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Camarines Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 80.60 square kilometers or 31.12 square miles which constitutes 1.47% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 36,390. This represented 1.86% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 0.63% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 451 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,169 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Pamplona has 17 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)
Batang5.89%2,1432,0474.69%0.88%
Burabod5.27%1,9181,7927.03%1.30%
Cagbibi1.23%446494-9.72%-1.93%
Cagbunga1.84%670697-3.87%-0.75%
Calawat1.66%604635-4.88%-0.95%
Del Rosario6.67%2,4282,2796.54%1.21%
Patong3.77%1,3721,3174.18%0.78%
Poblacion14.31%5,2095,0772.60%0.49%
Salvacion2.88%1,0471,0400.67%0.13%
San Gabriel10.17%3,7023,3729.79%1.79%
San Isidro6.37%2,3172,2025.22%0.97%
San Rafael0.90%3283231.55%0.29%
San Ramon5.92%2,1542,1191.65%0.31%
San Vicente10.72%3,9013,6068.18%1.51%
Tambo10.79%3,9283,7574.55%0.85%
Tampadong5.31%1,9341,8305.68%1.06%
Veneracion6.29%2,2891,88421.50%3.78%
Pamplona Total36,39034,4715.57%1.04%

Historical population

The population of Pamplona grew from 13,028 in 1960 to 36,390 in 2015, an increase of 23,362 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.04%, or an increase of 1,919 people, from the previous population of 34,471 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,028
15,9221.98%
18,3502.89%
19,6511.38%
24,0972.06%
26,1761.56%
29,1772.35%
31,8951.24%
34,4712.87%
36,3901.04%

Location

The municipal center of Pamplona is situated at approximately 13° 36' North, 123° 5' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 7.1 meters or 23.2 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 Pamplona are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Gainza, San Fernando, Camaligan, Pasacao, Milaor, and Libmanan. Its distance from the national capital is 252.52 kilometers (156.91 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 252.52 kilometers (156.91 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N64°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 36,390, ranked 771 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 31.12 square kilometers, ranked 1,171 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 451 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 433 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.04%, ranked 1,045 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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