Caramoran, Province of Catanduanes

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupLuzon
RegionBicol Region (Region V)
ProvinceCatanduanes
Barangay count27
Postal code4808
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesPhilippine Sea
Area (2007)263.74 km2 (101.83 sq mi)
Population (2015)30,056
Density (2015)114 / km2 (295 / sq mi)
Coordinates13° 59' North, 124° 8' East (13.9839, 124.1337)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.0 meters (16.4 feet)

Caramoran is a coastal municipality in the island province of Catanduanes.

The municipality has a land area of 263.74 square kilometers or 101.83 square miles which constitutes 17.68% of Catanduanes's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 30,056. This represented 11.52% of the total population of Catanduanes province, or 0.52% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 114 inhabitants per square kilometer or 295 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Caramoran has 27 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)
Baybay2.38%715786-9.03%-1.79%
Bocon1.10%3303154.76%0.89%
Bothoan3.09%928988-6.07%-1.19%
Buenavista2.03%61047827.62%4.75%
Bulalacao1.86%5585266.08%1.13%
Camburo2.27%6816741.04%0.20%
Dariao7.25%2,1801,91214.02%2.53%
Datag East3.43%1,03286818.89%3.35%
Datag West3.17%952963-1.14%-0.22%
Guiamlong2.27%682701-2.71%-0.52%
Hitoma1.95%585613-4.57%-0.89%
Icanbato2.47%7437400.41%0.08%
Inalmasinan2.36%7096823.96%0.74%
Iyao2.23%66960510.58%1.93%
Mabini8.04%2,4152,11114.40%2.59%
Maui1.18%354371-4.58%-0.89%
Maysuran3.63%1,0921,0365.41%1.01%
Milaviga5.79%1,7411,6505.52%1.03%
Obi4.74%1,4251,3624.63%0.86%
Panique4.14%1,2441,1745.96%1.11%
Sabangan4.75%1,4281,21217.82%3.17%
Sabloyon4.17%1,2521,07017.01%3.04%
Salvacion2.08%6256112.29%0.43%
Supang3.21%9661,012-4.55%-0.88%
Toytoy8.76%2,6332,4766.34%1.18%
Tubli9.18%2,7602,46212.10%2.20%
Tucao2.49%74766512.33%2.24%
Caramoran Total30,05628,0637.10%1.31%

Historical population

The population of Caramoran grew from 13,384 in 1960 to 30,056 in 2015, an increase of 16,672 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.31%, or an increase of 1,993 people, from the previous population of 28,063 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
13,384
17,5402.68%
18,0550.58%
19,3861.43%
20,9990.80%
21,9630.84%
23,7901.73%
25,6181.03%
28,0633.37%
30,0561.31%

Location

The municipal center of Caramoran is situated at approximately 13° 59' North, 124° 8' East, in the island of Catanduanes. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.0 meters or 16.4 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 Caramoran are Tabaco, Iriga, Legazpi, Ligao, Naga, and Sorsogon City. The nearest municipalities are Pandan, Bagamanoc, Panganiban, Viga, Gigmoto, and Caramoan. Its distance from the national capital is 346.84 kilometers (215.52 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 346.84 kilometers (215.52 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N78°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 30,056, ranked 936 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 101.83 square kilometers, ranked 388 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 114 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,287 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.31%, ranked 793 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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