Agusan del Norte

Summary data
Map of the Philippines highlighting Agusan del Norte
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
CapitalCabadbaran
Total local government units
Highly urbanized cities1
Cities1
Municipalities10
Barangays [note]253
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Area (2007) [note]2,730.24 km2
(1,054.15 sq. mi)
Population (2015) [note]354,503
Density (2015) [note]130 per km2
(336 per sq. mi)
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[note] Figures exclude highly urbanized cities

Agusan del Norte is a province in the Philippines situated in the Caraga region occupying the northeastern section of Mindanao. Its capital is the City of Cabadbaran.

The province has a land area of 2,730.24 square kilometers or 1,054.15 square miles. The 2015 Census records its population as 354,503 representing 13.65% of the total population of the Caraga region, 1.47% of the overall population of the Mindanao island group, or 0.35% of the entire population of the Philippines. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 130 inhabitants per square kilometer or 336 inhabitants per square mile.

Map

Agusan del Norte is bordered, clockwise from the North, by Butuan Bay, Surigao del Norte, Lake Mainit, Surigao del Sur, Agusan del Sur, and Misamis Oriental.

Local government units

Agusan del Norte has 10 municipalities. The total number of barangays in the province is 253. The City of Butuan is commonly grouped with the province, although it is administratively independent due to its distinction as a highly urbanized city.

NameType
Population and
Population
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2010)
Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Area
(2007)
Density
(2015)
Brgy
count
Buenavistamun61,614
(17.38%)
56,1391.79%475.61 km2
(183.63 sq mi)
130 per km2
(336 per sq mi)
25
Butuancity (HUC), regional center337,063
(–)
309,7091.62%816.62 km2
(315.30 sq mi)
413 per km2
(1,069 per sq mi)
86
Cabadbarancity (CC), capital73,639
(20.77%)
69,2411.18%214.44 km2
(82.80 sq mi)
343 per km2
(889 per sq mi)
31
Carmenmun20,839
(5.88%)
19,7811.00%311.02 km2
(120.09 sq mi)
67 per km2
(174 per sq mi)
8
Jabongamun23,184
(6.54%)
23,833-0.52%293.00 km2
(113.13 sq mi)
79 per km2
(205 per sq mi)
15
Kitcharaomun18,659
(5.26%)
17,3771.36%171.92 km2
(66.38 sq mi)
109 per km2
(281 per sq mi)
11
Las Nievesmun28,414
(8.02%)
26,8561.08%582.69 km2
(224.98 sq mi)
49 per km2
(126 per sq mi)
20
Magallanesmun21,007
(5.93%)
21,481-0.42%44.31 km2
(17.11 sq mi)
474 per km2
(1,228 per sq mi)
8
Nasipitmun41,957
(11.84%)
40,6630.60%144.40 km2
(55.75 sq mi)
291 per km2
(753 per sq mi)
19
Remedios T. Romualdezmun16,058
(4.53%)
15,7350.39%79.15 km2
(30.56 sq mi)
203 per km2
(525 per sq mi)
8
Santiagomun24,200
(6.83%)
20,9552.78%275.61 km2
(106.41 sq mi)
88 per km2
(227 per sq mi)
8
Tubaymun24,932
(7.03%)
20,4263.87%138.09 km2
(53.32 sq mi)
181 per km2
(468 per sq mi)
13
Agusan del Norte Total [1]354,503332,4871.23%2,730.24 km2
(1,054.15 sq mi)
130 per km2
(336 per sq mi)
253
  1. [1]Totals exclude the highly urbanized city of Butuan
Historical population

The population of Agusan del Norte grew from 94,848 in 1960 to 354,503 in 2015, an increase of 259,655 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.23%, or an increase of 22,016 people, from the previous population of 332,487 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1903 Mar 25,545
1918 Dec 3113,8545.95%
1939 Jan 145,8266.16%
1948 Oct 157,2892.32%
1960 Feb 1594,8484.53%
1970 May 6146,9594.38%
1975 May 1168,0532.73%
1980 May 1192,9322.80%
1990 May 1237,6292.11%
1995 Sep 1267,4112.24%
2000 May 1285,5701.42%
2007 Aug 1309,3381.11%
2010 May 1332,4872.66%
2015 Aug 1354,5031.23%

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Maps utilize OpenStreetMap data available under the Open Data Commons Open Database License.
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