Nasipit
Province of Agusan del Norte

Summary data
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Norte
Barangay count19
Postal code8602
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesButuan Bay [Bohol Sea]
Area (2007)144.40 km2
(55.75 sq. mi)
Population (2015)41,957
Density (2015)291 per km2
(753 per sq. mi)
Coordinates8° 59' North, 125° 20' East
(8.9884 ° N, 125.3408 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
19.0 meters
(62.2 feet)
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Nasipit is a coastal municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 144.40 square kilometers or 55.75 square miles which constitutes 5.29% of Agusan del Norte's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 41,957 representing 11.84% of the total population of Agusan del Norte province, or 1.62% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 291 inhabitants per square kilometer or 753 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Nasipit has 19 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Aclan5.61%2,3542,2176.18%1.15%
Amontay4.39%1,8401,65810.98%2.00%
Ata‑atahon4.34%1,8201,61412.76%2.31%
Barangay 12.64%1,1081,159-4.40%-0.85%
Barangay 22.85%1,1971,216-1.56%-0.30%
Barangay 32.00%841969-13.21%-2.66%
Barangay 41.74%731822-11.07%-2.21%
Barangay 53.03%1,2701,506-15.67%-3.19%
Barangay 63.14%1,3191,466-10.03%-1.99%
Barangay 74.71%1,9761,63620.78%3.66%
Camagong12.40%5,2044,9175.84%1.09%
Cubi‑cubi3.19%1,3381,2913.64%0.68%
Culit7.24%3,0393,074-1.14%-0.22%
Jaguimitan3.93%1,6471,37419.87%3.51%
Kinabjangan8.85%3,7143,5913.43%0.64%
Punta8.78%3,6853,6131.99%0.38%
Santa Ana5.50%2,3072,1109.34%1.71%
Talisay8.89%3,7293,6681.66%0.31%
Triangulo6.76%2,8382,7622.75%0.52%
Nasipit Total41,95740,6633.18%0.60%
Historical population

The population of Nasipit grew from 14,996 in 1960 to 41,957 in 2015, an increase of 26,961 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.60%, or an increase of 1,294 people, from the previous population of 40,663 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1514,996
1970 May 623,3064.41%
1975 May 125,2891.65%
1980 May 129,9053.41%
1990 May 134,0841.32%
1995 Sep 134,2550.09%
2000 May 135,8170.96%
2007 Aug 138,0960.85%
2010 May 140,6632.40%
2015 Aug 141,9570.60%
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The town center of Nasipit is situated at approximately 8° 59' North, 125° 20' East, which has an elevation estimated at 19.0 meters or 62.2 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 Nasipit are Butuan, Cabadbaran, Gingoog, Bayugan, Surigao City, and Cagayan de Oro. The nearest municipalities are Buenavista, Carmen, Magsaysay, Magallanes, Remedios T. Romualdez, and Tubay. Its distance from the national capital is 780.86 kilometers (485.20 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 780.86 kilometers (485.20 miles) to the Northwest (N37°W)

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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