Bombon, Province of Camarines Sur

Summary data
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCamarines Sur
Barangay count8
Postal code4404
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)28.73 km2 (11.09 sq mi)
Population (2015)16,512
Density (2015)575 / km2 (1,489 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 41' North, 123° 12' East (13.6865, 123.1998)
Estimated elevation above sea level4.0 meters (13.1 feet)

Bombon is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Camarines Sur.

The municipality has a land area of 28.73 square kilometers or 11.09 square miles which constitutes 0.52% of Camarines Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 16,512. This represented 0.85% of the total population of Camarines Sur province, or 0.28% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 575 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,489 inhabitants per square mile.


Bombon 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)
San Antonio25.17%4,1563,77210.18%1.86%
San Francisco13.95%2,3041,94718.34%3.26%
San Isidro7.56%1,2491,2162.71%0.51%
San Jose7.75%1,2801,306-1.99%-0.38%
San Roque15.81%2,6112,636-0.95%-0.18%
Santo Domingo13.28%2,1922,0367.66%1.42%
Bombon Total16,51215,4376.96%1.29%

Historical population

The population of Bombon grew from 5,179 in 1960 to 16,512 in 2015, an increase of 11,333 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.29%, or an increase of 1,075 people, from the previous population of 15,437 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate


The municipal center of Bombon is situated at approximately 13° 41' North, 123° 12' East, in the island of Luzon. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 4.0 meters or 13.1 feet above mean sea level.


Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Bombon are Naga, Iriga, Ligao, Tabaco, Legazpi, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Calabanga, Magarao, Canaman, Camaligan, Milaor, and Cabusao. Its distance from the national capital is 259.71 kilometers (161.38 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 259.71 kilometers (161.38 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N67°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 16,512, ranked 1,369 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 11.09 square kilometers, ranked 1,546 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 575 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 324 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.29%, ranked 813 out of 1,634


  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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