Silang, Province of Cavite

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionCALABARZON (Region IV‑A)
ProvinceCavite
Barangay count64
Postal code4118
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)209.43 km2 (80.86 sq mi)
Population (2015)248,085
Density (2015)1,185 / km2 (3,068 / sq mi)
Coordinates14° 13' North, 120° 58' East (14.2236, 120.9741)
Estimated elevation above sea level316.9 meters (1,039.5 feet)

Silang is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Cavite.

The municipality has a land area of 209.43 square kilometers or 80.86 square miles which constitutes 13.30% of Cavite's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 248,085. This represented 6.74% of the total population of Cavite province, or 1.72% of the overall population of the CALABARZON region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,185 inhabitants per square kilometer or 3,068 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Silang has 64 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)
Acacia3.25%8,0587,8203.04%0.57%
Adlas2.48%6,1414,95623.91%4.17%
Anahaw I1.91%4,7484,5244.95%0.92%
Anahaw II1.39%3,4593,3513.22%0.61%
Balite I0.99%2,4541,83433.81%5.70%
Balite II1.02%2,5342,23913.18%2.38%
Balubad1.44%3,5712,84425.56%4.43%
Banaba2.24%5,5654,76016.91%3.02%
Barangay I0.41%1,0219339.43%1.73%
Barangay II0.32%8027980.50%0.10%
Barangay III0.16%39632820.73%3.65%
Barangay IV0.32%79971212.22%2.22%
Barangay V0.92%2,2741,90019.68%3.48%
Batas1.32%3,2793,1354.59%0.86%
Biga I2.76%6,8485,81117.85%3.18%
Biga II1.22%3,0296,161-50.84%-12.64%
Biluso1.58%3,9193,49712.07%2.19%
Bucal0.67%1,6661,37820.90%3.68%
Buho0.90%2,2441,82722.82%3.99%
Bulihan9.38%23,27521,4538.49%1.56%
Cabangaan0.47%1,1701,0996.46%1.20%
Carmen1.01%2,5061,76841.74%6.87%
Hoyo0.37%92874624.40%4.24%
Hukay0.65%1,6141,41414.14%2.55%
Iba1.99%4,9333,87527.30%4.70%
Inchican2.16%5,3694,28425.33%4.39%
Ipil I1.12%2,7762,6574.48%0.84%
Ipil II1.83%4,5433,95514.87%2.67%
Kalubkob1.30%3,2372,24744.06%7.20%
Kaong3.01%7,4706,76710.39%1.90%
Lalaan I2.07%5,1304,27120.11%3.55%
Lalaan II2.32%5,7665,08913.30%2.41%
Litlit1.32%3,2673,1015.35%1.00%
Lucsuhin1.39%3,4522,92018.22%3.24%
Lumil1.56%3,8793,25819.06%3.38%
Maguyam4.72%11,7178,48238.14%6.34%
Malabag1.44%3,5813,3756.10%1.13%
Malaking Tatyao0.73%1,8081,36532.45%5.50%
Mataas na Burol0.34%8367945.29%0.99%
Munting Ilog1.44%3,5832,99519.63%3.47%
Narra I1.23%3,0502,8228.08%1.49%
Narra II0.92%2,2932,1108.67%1.60%
Narra III1.21%2,9922,9122.75%0.52%
Paligawan0.51%1,2621,1579.08%1.67%
Pasong Langka1.39%3,4552,72226.93%4.64%
Pooc I0.86%2,1421,74322.89%4.00%
Pooc II0.95%2,3521,90023.79%4.15%
Pulong Bunga1.15%2,8472,49714.02%2.53%
Pulong Saging0.62%1,5461,36213.51%2.44%
Puting Kahoy5.50%13,6435,838133.69%17.54%
Sabutan2.11%5,2314,61613.32%2.41%
San Miguel I0.68%1,6961,716-1.17%-0.22%
San Miguel II1.08%2,6793,036-11.76%-2.35%
San Vicente I0.69%1,7131,826-6.19%-1.21%
San Vicente II1.60%3,9683,14326.25%4.54%
Santol0.77%1,9161,47030.34%5.17%
Tartaria5.12%12,69511,7388.15%1.50%
Tibig1.42%3,5133,11912.63%2.29%
Toledo0.73%1,8091,40328.94%4.96%
Tubuan I1.05%2,6002,11822.76%3.98%
Tubuan II0.52%1,29996135.17%5.91%
Tubuan III0.31%7811,018-23.28%-4.92%
Ulat0.99%2,4571,64449.45%7.95%
Yakal2.62%6,4995,89610.23%1.87%
Silang Total248,085213,49016.20%2.90%

Historical population

The population of Silang grew from 28,631 in 1960 to 248,085 in 2015, an increase of 219,454 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.90%, or an increase of 34,595 people, from the previous population of 213,490 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
28,631
38,9993.07%
44,8092.83%
52,3213.15%
93,7906.01%
124,0625.38%
156,1375.05%
199,8253.46%
213,4902.44%
248,0852.90%

Location

The municipal center of Silang is situated at approximately 14° 13' North, 120° 58' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 316.9 meters or 1,039.5 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 Silang are Tagaytay, Dasmariñas, Trece Martires, Biñan, Cabuyao, and San Pedro. The nearest municipalities are Amadeo, General Mariano Alvarez, Indang, Mendez, Carmona, and Talisay. Its distance from the national capital is 40.61 kilometers (25.23 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 40.61 kilometers (25.23 miles) to the North (N1°E)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 248,085, ranked 58 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 80.86 square kilometers, ranked 524 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,185 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 139 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.90%, ranked 132 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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