Kapai, Province of Lanao del Sur

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceLanao del Sur
Barangay count20
Postal code9709
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)398.50 km2 (153.86 sq mi)
Population (2015)18,894
Density (2015)47 / km2 (123 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 4' North, 124° 22' East (8.0738, 124.3638)
Estimated elevation above sea level575.8 meters (1,888.6 feet)

Kapai is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Lanao del Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 398.50 square kilometers or 153.86 square miles which constitutes 2.95% of Lanao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 18,894. This represented 1.81% of the total population of Lanao del Sur province, or 0.50% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 47 inhabitants per square kilometer or 123 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Kapai has 20 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)
Babayog3.42%64758710.22%1.87%
Cormatan5.79%1,0941,0514.09%0.77%
Dilabayan5.58%1,0559906.57%1.22%
Dilimbayan4.04%7636999.16%1.68%
Dimagaling7.57%1,4311,3754.07%0.76%
Dimunda5.81%1,0971,0821.39%0.26%
Doronan5.39%1,01859770.52%10.70%
Gadongan3.21%60654411.40%2.08%
Kasayanan4.59%8688047.96%1.47%
Kasayanan West5.12%9679096.38%1.18%
Kibolos3.37%6366310.79%0.15%
Kining3.83%72365710.05%1.84%
Lidasan5.02%9488629.98%1.83%
Macadar2.97%56149812.65%2.29%
Malna Proper5.45%1,03090513.81%2.49%
Pagalongan3.38%63957810.55%1.93%
Pantaon7.07%1,3361,2824.21%0.79%
Parao5.01%9478896.52%1.21%
Pindolonan9.49%1,7931,7502.46%0.46%
Poblacion3.89%7356808.09%1.49%
Kapai Total18,89417,3708.77%1.61%

Historical population

The population of Kapai grew from 5,029 in 1960 to 18,894 in 2015, an increase of 13,865 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.61%, or an increase of 1,524 people, from the previous population of 17,370 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,029
3,316-3.99%
6,93815.97%
5,544-4.39%
11,2217.31%
13,3103.25%
16,5644.80%
18,9161.85%
17,370-3.06%
18,8941.61%

Location

The municipal center of Kapai is situated at approximately 8° 4' North, 124° 22' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 575.8 meters or 1,888.6 feet above mean sea level.

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Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Kapai are Marawi, Iligan, Cagayan de Oro, El Salvador, Ozamiz, and Tangub. The nearest municipalities are Tagoloan II, Bubong, Ditsaan-Ramain, Pantar, Saguiaran, and Buadiposo-Buntong. Its distance from the national capital is 809.91 kilometers (503.25 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 809.91 kilometers (503.25 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N27°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 18,894, ranked 1,297 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 153.86 square kilometers, ranked 217 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 47 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,528 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.61%, ranked 582 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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