Naga, Province of Cebu

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupVisayas
RegionCentral Visayas (Region VII)
ProvinceCebu
Barangay count28
Postal code6037
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCebu Strait
Area (2007)101.97 km2 (39.37 sq mi)
Population (2015)115,750
Density (2015)1,135 / km2 (2,940 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 13' North, 123° 45' East (10.2093, 123.7567)
Estimated elevation above sea level5.2 meters (17.1 feet)

Naga is a coastal component city in the island province of Cebu.

The city has a land area of 101.97 square kilometers or 39.37 square miles which constitutes 2.06% of Cebu's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 115,750. This represented 3.94% of the total population of Cebu province, or 1.56% of the overall population of the Central Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 1,135 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,940 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Naga has 28 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)
Alfaco3.01%3,4862,92119.34%3.42%
Bairan1.88%2,1731,77222.63%3.96%
Balirong4.11%4,7603,91821.49%3.78%
Cabungahan1.13%1,3061,17611.05%2.02%
Cantao‑an5.09%5,8895,13314.73%2.65%
Central Poblacion0.77%896933-3.97%-0.77%
Cogon3.69%4,2673,58319.09%3.38%
Colon3.86%4,4674,2275.68%1.06%
East Poblacion0.55%63654416.91%3.02%
Inayagan7.21%8,3427,8326.51%1.21%
Inoburan5.23%6,0545,10418.61%3.30%
Jaguimit2.03%2,3442,07113.18%2.39%
Lanas2.50%2,8902,37421.74%3.82%
Langtad5.37%6,2206,900-9.86%-1.96%
Lutac3.98%4,6033,87918.66%3.31%
Mainit2.39%2,7702,6952.78%0.52%
Mayana1.12%1,2991,2950.31%0.06%
Naalad2.54%2,9372,7008.78%1.61%
North Poblacion2.61%3,0192,8665.34%1.00%
Pangdan4.09%4,7304,6431.87%0.35%
Patag1.23%1,4191,16721.59%3.79%
South Poblacion4.90%5,6734,45927.23%4.69%
Tagjaguimit2.00%2,3172,3020.65%0.12%
Tangke4.55%5,2634,65213.13%2.38%
Tinaan6.18%7,1574,12973.33%11.04%
Tuyan9.79%11,33710,7055.90%1.10%
Uling5.35%6,1874,47038.41%6.38%
West Poblacion2.86%3,3093,1216.02%1.12%
Naga Total115,750101,57113.96%2.52%

Historical population

The population of Naga grew from 32,475 in 1960 to 115,750 in 2015, an increase of 83,275 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 2.52%, or an increase of 14,179 people, from the previous population of 101,571 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
32,475
35,0430.75%
38,2421.77%
45,8313.69%
60,4252.80%
69,0102.52%
80,1893.27%
95,1632.39%
101,5712.40%
115,7502.52%

Location

The city center of Naga is situated at approximately 10° 13' North, 123° 45' East, in the island of Cebu. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 5.2 meters or 17.1 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 Naga are Talisay, Carcar, Cebu City, Toledo, Lapu-Lapu, and Mandaue. The nearest municipalities are Minglanilla, San Fernando, Pinamungajan, Cordova, Aloguinsan, and Sibonga. Its distance from the national capital is 571.00 kilometers (354.80 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

  • Talisay, Cebu, 10.67 kilometers (6.63 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N68°E)
  • Carcar, Cebu, 17.31 kilometers (10.76 miles) to the Southwest (S47°W)
  • Cebu City, 18.56 kilometers (11.53 miles) to the Northeast (N53°E)
  • Toledo, Cebu, 22.64 kilometers (14.07 miles) to the Northwest (N36°W)
  • Lapu-Lapu, 23.92 kilometers (14.86 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N62°E)
  • Mandaue, 24.04 kilometers (14.94 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N58°E)

Distance from Manila: 571.00 kilometers (354.80 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N31°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 115,750, ranked 147 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 39.37 square kilometers, ranked 1,031 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 1,135 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 151 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 2.52%, ranked 204 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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