Sapang Dalaga, Province of Misamis Occidental

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceMisamis Occidental
Barangay count28
Postal code7212
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesDipolog Strait
Area (2007)93.93 km2 (36.27 sq mi)
Population (2015)19,983
Density (2015)213 / km2 (551 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 32' North, 123° 34' East (8.5412, 123.5664)
Estimated elevation above sea level109.1 meters (357.9 feet)

Sapang Dalaga is a coastal municipality in the province of Misamis Occidental.

The municipality has a land area of 93.93 square kilometers or 36.27 square miles which constitutes 4.57% of Misamis Occidental's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 19,983. This represented 3.32% of the total population of Misamis Occidental province, or 0.43% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 213 inhabitants per square kilometer or 551 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Sapang Dalaga has 28 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)
Agapito Yap, Sr.3.51%7016429.19%1.69%
Bautista2.13%426439-2.96%-0.57%
Bitibut9.67%1,9331,8782.93%0.55%
Boundary4.05%8097576.87%1.27%
Caluya3.68%7366975.60%1.04%
Capundag2.09%41836315.15%2.72%
Casul4.20%8408360.48%0.09%
Dalumpinas2.65%5304898.38%1.54%
Dasa1.85%369383-3.66%-0.71%
Dioyo2.84%5685591.61%0.30%
Disoy1.18%236251-5.98%-1.17%
El Paraiso2.99%59848623.05%4.03%
Guinabot5.35%1,0691,0254.29%0.80%
Libertad4.08%815891-8.53%-1.68%
Locus3.20%640725-11.72%-2.35%
Macabibo1.71%341353-3.40%-0.66%
Manla3.36%671755-11.13%-2.22%
Masubong1.58%315340-7.35%-1.44%
Medallo3.77%7547421.62%0.31%
Poblacion13.36%2,6702,5793.53%0.66%
Salimpuno2.22%44438615.03%2.70%
San Agustin2.89%5785622.85%0.54%
Sapang Ama3.23%6456253.20%0.60%
Sinaad3.29%6576382.98%0.56%
Sipac5.52%1,1031,0376.36%1.18%
Sixto Velez, Sr.1.94%38732020.94%3.69%
Upper Bautista0.89%178221-19.46%-4.04%
Ventura2.76%55245222.12%3.88%
Sapang Dalaga Total19,98319,4312.84%0.53%

Historical population

The population of Sapang Dalaga grew from 10,538 in 1960 to 19,983 in 2015, an increase of 9,445 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.53%, or an increase of 552 people, from the previous population of 19,431 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,538
13,7042.60%
16,0783.26%
17,5151.73%
17,9450.24%
21,0843.07%
17,794-3.57%
16,567-0.98%
19,4315.98%
19,9830.53%

Location

The municipal center of Sapang Dalaga is situated at approximately 8° 32' North, 123° 34' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 109.1 meters or 357.9 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 Sapang Dalaga are Dapitan, Dipolog, Oroquieta, Ozamiz, Tangub, and Pagadian. The nearest municipalities are Rizal, Calamba, La Libertad, Sibutad, Baliangao, and Concepcion. Its distance from the national capital is 726.16 kilometers (451.22 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 726.16 kilometers (451.22 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N22°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 19,983, ranked 1,268 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 36.27 square kilometers, ranked 1,081 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 213 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 926 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.53%, ranked 1,387 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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