Kabugao, Apayao

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Kabugao
Municipality
Landscape in barangay Dibagat
Landscape in barangay Dibagat
Map of Apayao with Kabugao highlighted
Map of Apayao with Kabugao highlighted
Kabugao is located in Philippines
Kabugao
Kabugao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 17°50′N 121°16′E / 17.83°N 121.27°E / 17.83; 121.27Coordinates: 17°50′N 121°16′E / 17.83°N 121.27°E / 17.83; 121.27
Country  Philippines
Region Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)
Province Apayao
District Lone District
Founded 1950
Barangays 21 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Joseph C. Amid
 • Electorate 9,998 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 935.12 km2 (361.05 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 15,537
 • Density 17/km2 (43/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3809
PSGC 148104000
IDD:area code +63 (0)74
Income class 1st municipal income class

Kabugao, officially the Municipality of Kabugao (Ilocano: Ili ti Kabugao; Filipino: Bayan ng Kabugao), is a municipality in the province of Apayao in the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) of the Philippines, serving as the provincial capital. The population was 15,537 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 9,998 registered voters.[4]

Geography[edit]

Kabugao is located at 17°50′N 121°16′E / 17.83°N 121.27°E / 17.83; 121.27.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 935.12 square kilometres (361.05 sq mi)[2] constituting 21.19% of the 4,413.35-square-kilometre- (1,704.00 sq mi) total area of Apayao.

Barangays[edit]

Kabugao is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.[5]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
148104001 Badduat 6.1% 943 1,000 −1.11%
148104002 Baliwanan 3.1% 480 478 +0.08%
148104004 Bulu 1.9% 297 298 −0.06%
148104007 Cabetayan 3.9% 613 556 +1.88%
148104005 Dagara 3.5% 541 484 +2.14%
148104006 Dibagat 4.5% 704 797 −2.33%
148104008 Karagawan 4.2% 655 676 −0.60%
148104009 Kumao 3.7% 570 557 +0.44%
148104010 Laco 2.6% 411 410 +0.05%
148104011 Lenneng (Liyyeng) 16.4% 2,541 2,396 +1.13%
148104012 Lucab 3.9% 604 660 −1.67%
148104013 Luttuacan 6.7% 1,042 786 +5.51%
148104014 Madatag 5.1% 798 766 +0.78%
148104015 Madduang 3.0% 467 423 +1.90%
148104016 Magabta 1.3% 203 215 −1.09%
148104017 Maragat 2.9% 453 503 −1.97%
148104018 Musimut 3.9% 607 822 −5.61%
148104019 Nagbabalayan 3.1% 482 511 −1.11%
148104020 Poblacion 16.9% 2,629 3,217 −3.77%
148104021 Tuyangan 1.8% 285 334 −2.98%
148104022 Waga 1.4% 212 281 −5.22%
Total 15,537 16,170 −0.76%

Dibagat[edit]

A typical home in Barangay Dibagat

Dibagat is inhabited by the Isnag and the Ilocano.[citation needed] There is a small grass airstrip built by SIL in 1985.[citation needed] Dibagat is accessible only by canoe or by specialized aircraft.[citation needed]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Kabugao
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 11,198 —    
1995 12,710 +2.40%
2000 13,985 +2.07%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 14,529 +0.53%
2010 16,170 +3.97%
2015 15,537 −0.76%

In the 2015 census, Kabugao had a population of 15,537.[3] The population density was 17 inhabitants per square kilometre (44/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 9,998 registered voters.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Apayao". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "Municipal: Kabugao, Apayao". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Province of Apayao". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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