Remedios T. Romualdez
Province of Agusan del Norte

Summary data
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Norte
Barangay count8
Postal code8611
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)79.15 km2
(30.56 sq. mi)
Population (2015)16,058
Density (2015)203 per km2
(525 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 3' North, 125° 35' East
(9.0518 ° N, 125.5850 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
12.4 meters
(40.7 feet)
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Remedios T. Romualdez is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Agusan del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 79.15 square kilometers or 30.56 square miles which constitutes 2.90% of Agusan del Norte's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 16,058 representing 4.53% of the total population of Agusan del Norte province, or 0.62% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 203 inhabitants per square kilometer or 525 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Remedios T. Romualdez has 8 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Balangbalang15.46%2,4822,3625.08%0.95%
Basilisa13.58%2,1812,0924.25%0.80%
Humilog11.01%1,7681,6755.55%1.03%
Panaytayon6.75%1,0841,0770.65%0.12%
Poblacion I16.26%2,6112,5811.16%0.22%
Poblacion II10.99%1,7642,027-12.97%-2.61%
San Antonio13.21%2,1221,9588.38%1.54%
Tagbongabong12.74%2,0461,9634.23%0.79%
Remedios T. Romualdez Total16,05815,7352.05%0.39%
Historical population

The population of Santiago grew from 5,005 in 1970 to 24,200 in 2015, an increase of 19,195 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.78%, or an increase of 3,245 people, from the previous population of 20,955 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 15
1970 May 65,005
1975 May 16,4705.29%
1980 May 17,6633.44%
1990 May 112,7755.24%
1995 Sep 115,6163.83%
2000 May 117,9253.00%
2007 Aug 118,9310.76%
2010 May 120,9553.77%
2015 Aug 124,2002.78%
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The town center of Remedios T. Romualdez is situated at approximately 9° 3' North, 125° 35' East, which has an elevation estimated at 12.4 meters or 40.7 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 Remedios T. Romualdez are Cabadbaran, Butuan, Bayugan, Gingoog, Tandag, and Surigao City. The nearest municipalities are Magallanes, Tubay, Buenavista, Santiago, Nasipit, and Sibagat. Its distance from the national capital is 791.85 kilometers (492.03 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 791.85 kilometers (492.03 miles) to the Northwest (N39°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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