Land Area


The municipality of Virac has a land area of 152.40 square kilometers or 58.84 square miles which constitutes 10.21% of Catanduanes total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 73,650. This represented 28.22% of the total population of Catanduanes province, or 1.27% of the overall population of the Bicol Region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 483 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,252 inhabitants per square mile.

Virac is a coastal municipality in the island province of Catanduanes. It serves as the provincial capital.

It is most populous and fifth largest in land area in Catanduanes.

Barangay

The municipality of Virac has sixty-three (63) barangays.
Barangay Population percentage (2015) Population (2015) Population (2010) Change (2010‑2015) Annual Population Growth Rate (2010-2015)
Antipolo del Norte 0.94% 695 669 3.89% 0.73%
Antipolo del Sur 0.73% 535 531 0.75% 0.14%
Balite 1.03% 761 700 8.71% 1.60%
Batag 0.59% 436 455 -4.18% -0.81%
Bigaa 4.34% 3,193 2,777 14.98% 2.69%
Buenavista 0.54% 397 384 3.39% 0.64%
Buyo 2.16% 1,589 1,376 15.48% 2.78%
Cabihian 0.66% 486 472 2.97% 0.56%
Calabnigan 0.82% 603 551 9.44% 1.73%
Calampong 0.39% 288 304 -5.26% -1.02%
Calatagan Proper 4.18% 3,075 2,742 12.14% 2.21%
Calatagan Tibang 2.94% 2,162 1,909 13.25% 2.40%
Capilihan 1.99% 1,463 1,417 3.25% 0.61%
Casoocan 0.64% 471 440 7.05% 1.30%
Cavinitan 6.13% 4,514 3,484 29.56% 5.06%
Concepcion 1.47% 1,084 1,040 4.23% 0.79%
Constantino 1.18% 866 931 -6.98% -1.37%
Danicop 2.82% 2,074 1,886 9.97% 1.83%
Dugui San Isidro 0.55% 402 357 12.61% 2.29%
Dugui San Vicente 0.99% 726 626 15.97% 2.86%
Dugui Too 1.83% 1,346 1,160 16.03% 2.87%
F. Tacorda Village 0.49% 363 368 -1.36% -0.26%
Francia 2.66% 1,957 1,813 7.94% 1.47%
Gogon Centro 3.00% 2,208 1,900 16.21% 2.90%
Gogon Sirangan 1.33% 979 927 5.61% 1.04%
Hawan Grande 1.20% 887 846 4.85% 0.91%
Hawan Ilaya 0.87% 643 592 8.61% 1.59%
Hicming 1.45% 1,068 974 9.65% 1.77%
Ibong Sapa 1.15% 847 819 3.42% 0.64%
Igang 1.00% 738 783 -5.75% -1.12%
Juan M. Alberto 0.50% 371 339 9.44% 1.73%
Lanao 1.49% 1,094 1,018 7.47% 1.38%
Magnesia del Norte 1.06% 779 776 0.39% 0.07%
Magnesia del Sur 1.03% 757 759 -0.26% -0.05%
Marcelo Alberto 1.17% 863 810 6.54% 1.21%
Marilima 0.46% 338 380 -11.05% -2.21%
Pajo Baguio 0.70% 519 544 -4.60% -0.89%
Pajo San Isidro 1.64% 1,208 1,042 15.93% 2.85%
Palnab del Norte 2.54% 1,870 1,747 7.04% 1.30%
Palnab del Sur 2.43% 1,787 1,601 11.62% 2.11%
Palta Big 0.56% 410 410 0.00% 0.00%
Palta Salvacion 1.60% 1,175 1,186 -0.93% -0.18%
Palta Small 1.15% 844 750 12.53% 2.27%
Rawis 2.74% 2,016 1,871 7.75% 1.43%
Salvacion 0.73% 537 454 18.28% 3.25%
San Isidro Village 6.66% 4,905 4,262 15.09% 2.71%
San Jose 0.17% 122 128 -4.69% -0.91%
San Juan 0.92% 677 668 1.35% 0.26%
San Pablo 1.47% 1,085 1,085 0.00% 0.00%
San Pedro 0.39% 285 271 5.17% 0.96%
San Roque 1.49% 1,101 1,124 -2.05% -0.39%
San Vicente 3.01% 2,214 1,933 14.54% 2.62%
Santa Cruz 1.61% 1,185 1,087 9.02% 1.66%
Santa Elena 1.07% 786 834 -5.76% -1.12%
Santo Cristo 1.46% 1,078 931 15.79% 2.83%
Santo Domingo 1.83% 1,350 1,234 9.40% 1.73%
Santo Niño 1.94% 1,428 1,160 23.10% 4.04%
Simamla 1.15% 848 803 5.60% 1.04%
Sogod‑Simamla 0.39% 286 313 -8.63% -1.70%
Sogod‑Tibgao 2.49% 1,831 1,495 22.47% 3.94%
Talisoy 0.69% 506 544 -6.99% -1.37%
Tubaon 1.28% 942 797 18.19% 3.23%
Valencia 2.17% 1,597 1,362 17.25% 3.08%
Virac Total 73,650 66,951 10.01% 1.83%