Remedios T. Romualdez, Province of Agusan del Norte

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (525 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 3' North, 125° 35' East (9.0518, 125.5850)
Estimated elevation above sea level12.4 meters (40.7 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 16,058. This represented 4.53% of the total population of Agusan del Norte province, or 0.62% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 203 inhabitants per square kilometer or 525 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Remedios T. Romualdez has 8 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)
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
5,005
6,4705.29%
7,6633.44%
12,7755.24%
15,6163.83%
17,9253.00%
18,9310.76%
20,9553.77%
24,2002.78%

Location

The municipal center of Remedios T. Romualdez is situated at approximately 9° 3' North, 125° 35' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 16,058, ranked 1,383 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 30.56 square kilometers, ranked 1,180 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 203 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 968 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.39%, ranked 1,440 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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