Baggao, Province of Cagayan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCagayan Valley (Region II)
ProvinceCagayan
Barangay count48
Postal code3506
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Area (2007)920.60 km2 (355.45 sq mi)
Population (2015)82,782
Density (2015)90 / km2 (233 / sq mi)
Coordinates17° 56' North, 121° 46' East (17.9352, 121.7718)
Estimated elevation above sea level22.0 meters (72.0 feet)

Baggao is a coastal municipality in the province of Cagayan.

The municipality has a land area of 920.60 square kilometers or 355.45 square miles which constitutes 9.90% of Cagayan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 82,782. This represented 6.90% of the total population of Cagayan province, or 2.40% of the overall population of the Cagayan Valley region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 90 inhabitants per square kilometer or 233 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Baggao has 48 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)
Adaoag1.22%1,01288614.22%2.56%
Agaman1.16%9579016.22%1.15%
Agaman Norte1.94%1,6101,36917.60%3.14%
Agaman Sur1.14%9449083.96%0.74%
Alba2.00%1,6581,6321.59%0.30%
Annayatan1.49%1,2351,1993.00%0.56%
Asassi2.71%2,2452,1832.84%0.53%
Asinga‑Via2.62%2,1682,0973.39%0.64%
Awallan2.80%2,3211,94719.21%3.40%
Bacagan1.38%1,1451,1093.25%0.61%
Bagunot1.50%1,2441,12610.48%1.92%
Barsat East1.52%1,2581,2272.53%0.48%
Barsat West1.28%1,0621,0095.25%0.98%
Bitag Grande3.62%3,0002,9172.85%0.54%
Bitag Pequeño1.96%1,6231,5266.36%1.18%
Bunugan1.56%1,2891,13513.57%2.45%
C. Verzosa0.77%640692-7.51%-1.48%
Canagatan0.58%48441815.79%2.83%
Carupian1.63%1,3531,12320.48%3.61%
Catugay1.06%8778453.79%0.71%
Dabbac Grande0.87%7187071.56%0.29%
Dalin1.41%1,1651,181-1.35%-0.26%
Dalla1.94%1,6021,38515.67%2.81%
Hacienda Intal6.84%5,6615,1659.60%1.76%
Ibulo0.37%3042982.01%0.38%
Imurong4.62%3,8243,46410.39%1.90%
J. Pallagao1.06%8798236.80%1.26%
Lasilat1.55%1,2871,2066.72%1.25%
Mabini1.33%1,10090321.82%3.83%
Masical1.70%1,4081,442-2.36%-0.45%
Mocag3.47%2,8702,6348.96%1.65%
Nangalinan1.95%1,6121,5027.32%1.35%
Poblacion3.98%3,2963,2800.49%0.09%
Remus3.23%2,6712,6162.10%0.40%
San Antonio0.53%442567-22.05%-4.63%
San Francisco2.71%2,2412,1653.51%0.66%
San Isidro1.13%937989-5.26%-1.02%
San Jose5.28%4,3754,0577.84%1.45%
San Miguel1.94%1,6021,43111.95%2.17%
San Vicente0.61%50342717.80%3.17%
Santa Margarita5.87%4,8624,8260.75%0.14%
Santor1.38%1,1401,1380.18%0.03%
Taguing2.65%2,1902,0705.80%1.08%
Taguntungan1.76%1,4581,3785.81%1.08%
Tallang3.76%3,1132,9934.01%0.75%
Taytay1.69%1,4001,3731.97%0.37%
Temblique1.08%8938910.22%0.04%
Tungel1.33%1,1041,0287.39%1.37%
Baggao Total82,78278,1885.88%1.09%

Historical population

The population of Baggao grew from 21,597 in 1960 to 82,782 in 2015, an increase of 61,185 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.09%, or an increase of 4,594 people, from the previous population of 78,188 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
21,597
36,4715.26%
41,0112.38%
44,0811.45%
55,2642.29%
60,0601.57%
66,2642.13%
73,0481.35%
78,1882.51%
82,7821.09%

Location

The municipal center of Baggao is situated at approximately 17° 56' North, 121° 46' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 22.0 meters or 72.0 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 Baggao are Tuguegarao, Tabuk, Ilagan, Cauayan, Laoag, and Batac. The nearest municipalities are Amulung, Alcala, Gattaran, Iguig, Santo Niño, and Lasam. Its distance from the national capital is 379.67 kilometers (235.92 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Amulung, Cagayan, 12.01 kilometers (7.46 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S25°W)
  • Alcala, Cagayan, 12.72 kilometers (7.91 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S73°W)
  • Gattaran, Cagayan, 19.50 kilometers (12.12 miles) to the Northwest (N44°W)
  • Iguig, Cagayan, 20.54 kilometers (12.76 miles) to the South (S10°W)
  • Santo Niño, Cagayan, 22.21 kilometers (13.80 miles) to the West‑Southwest (S75°W)
  • Lasam, Cagayan, 23.02 kilometers (14.31 miles) to the Northwest (N51°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 379.67 kilometers (235.92 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S13°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 82,782, ranked 247 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 355.45 square kilometers, ranked 28 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 90 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,372 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.09%, ranked 1,005 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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