Tubay
Province of Agusan del Norte

Summary data
Island groupMindanao
RegionCaraga (Region XIII)
ProvinceAgusan del Norte
Barangay count13
Postal code8606
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Area (2007)138.09 km2
(53.32 sq. mi)
Population (2015)24,932
Density (2015)181 per km2
(468 per sq. mi)
Coordinates9° 10' North, 125° 31' East
(9.1650 ° N, 125.5226 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
10.1 meters
(33.0 feet)
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Tubay is a coastal municipality in the province of Agusan del Norte.

The municipality has a land area of 138.09 square kilometers or 53.32 square miles which constitutes 5.06% of Agusan del Norte's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 24,932 representing 7.03% of the total population of Agusan del Norte province, or 0.96% of the overall population of the Caraga region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 181 inhabitants per square kilometer or 468 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Tubay has 13 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Binuangan5.50%1,3721,13920.46%3.61%
Cabayawa5.58%1,3911,3354.19%0.79%
Doña Rosario11.03%2,7502,33117.98%3.20%
Doña Telesfora13.56%3,3802,47036.84%6.15%
La Fraternidad12.77%3,1831,93364.67%9.96%
Lawigan2.67%66652028.08%4.82%
Poblacion 16.92%1,7251,6474.74%0.88%
Poblacion 211.55%2,8792,50115.11%2.72%
Santa Ana12.48%3,1112,50124.39%4.24%
Tagmamarkay7.32%1,8251,845-1.08%-0.21%
Tagpangahoy2.08%51943419.59%3.46%
Tinigbasan4.01%1,00179625.75%4.46%
Victory4.53%1,13097416.02%2.87%
Tubay Total24,93220,42622.06%3.87%
Historical population

The population of Remedios T. Romualdez grew from 10,490 in 1990 to 16,058 in 2015, an increase of 5,568 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.39%, or an increase of 323 people, from the previous population of 15,735 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 15
1970 May 6
1975 May 1
1980 May 1
1990 May 110,490
1995 Sep 112,6213.53%
2000 May 113,3591.23%
2007 Aug 114,9761.59%
2010 May 115,7351.82%
2015 Aug 116,0580.39%
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The town center of Tubay is situated at approximately 9° 10' North, 125° 31' East, which has an elevation estimated at 10.1 meters or 33.0 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 Tubay are Cabadbaran, Butuan, Bayugan, Gingoog, Surigao City, and Tandag. The nearest municipalities are Santiago, Remedios T. Romualdez, Magallanes, Jabonga, Buenavista, and Nasipit. Its distance from the national capital is 777.80 kilometers (483.30 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 777.80 kilometers (483.30 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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