Guinsiliban, Province of Camiguin

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionNorthern Mindanao (Region X)
ProvinceCamiguin
Barangay count7
Postal code9102
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesBohol Sea
Area (2007)18.52 km2 (7.15 sq mi)
Population (2015)6,281
Density (2015)339 / km2 (878 / sq mi)
Coordinates9° 6' North, 124° 47' East (9.0980, 124.7854)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.9 meters (19.5 feet)

Guinsiliban is a coastal municipality in the island province of Camiguin.

The municipality has a land area of 18.52 square kilometers or 7.15 square miles which constitutes 7.78% of Camiguin's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 6,281. This represented 7.10% of the total population of Camiguin province, or 0.13% of the overall population of the Northern Mindanao region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 339 inhabitants per square kilometer or 878 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Guinsiliban has 7 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)
Butay6.11%3843567.87%1.45%
Cabuan19.42%1,2201,1298.06%1.49%
Cantaan6.51%4093827.07%1.31%
Liong20.54%1,2901,09218.13%3.22%
Maac15.59%97964452.02%8.30%
North Poblacion18.61%1,1691,1422.36%0.45%
South Poblacion13.21%830835-0.60%-0.11%
Guinsiliban Total6,2815,58012.56%2.28%

Historical population

The population of Guinsiliban grew from 3,499 in 1960 to 6,281 in 2015, an increase of 2,782 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.28%, or an increase of 701 people, from the previous population of 5,580 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
3,499
5,6864.86%
4,057-6.55%
4,2540.95%
4,3410.20%
4,9192.37%
5,0920.74%
5,5591.22%
5,5800.14%
6,2812.28%

Location

The municipal center of Guinsiliban is situated at approximately 9° 6' North, 124° 47' East, in the island of Camiguin. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.9 meters or 19.5 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 Guinsiliban are Gingoog, El Salvador, Cagayan de Oro, Cabadbaran, Butuan, and Surigao City. The nearest municipalities are Mahinog, Sagay, Balingoan, Catarman, Kinoguitan, and Talisayan. Its distance from the national capital is 735.51 kilometers (457.03 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 735.51 kilometers (457.03 miles) to the Northwest (N34°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 6,281, ranked 1,592 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 7.15 square kilometers, ranked 1,601 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 339 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 591 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.28%, ranked 275 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.
(Back to top)