Demographic Profile

Demographic Profile

DATE OF CREATION

As full pledge municipality

June 21, 1959

 

LOCATION

Dilasag is the Northernmost municipality of Aurora Province, roughly 145 kms. from Baler, the capital town of the Province. It is bounded on the North by the Municipality of Dinapigue Isabela, on the Northwest by Quirino Province, on the south by Casiguran town and on the east by the great Pacific Ocean.

 

LAND AREA ( Ha ): 42,025

 

TOPOGRAPHY

Dilasag is generally rugged and mountainous about 49% of its total land area is moderately high to a high elevation highlands that exceed 500 meters above sea level. These highlands are sources of rivers, streams and mountain springs that drain towards the Pacific Ocean. The rest of the municipality’s land area is composed of hills, lowlands and coastal areas.

 

CLIMATE

DILASAG is situated in an area where a Type IV climate of the Corona’s Classification System. This classification is an empirical system based on the temporal distribution of rainfall derived  from the north east monsoon ( Nov-Feb.) and the southwest monsoon ( Jul-Sept.) this is the reason why rainfall is more or less evenly distributed throughout the year.

As full pledge municipality

June 21, 1959

Dilasag is the Northernmost municipality of Aurora Province, roughly 145 kms. from Baler, the capital town of the Province. It is bounded on the North by the Municipality of Dinapigue Isabela, on the Northwest by Quirino Province, on the south by Casiguran town and on the east by the great Pacific Ocean.

42,025 ( Ha )

Dilasag is generally rugged and mountainous about 49% of its total land area is moderately high to a high elevation highlands that exceed 500 meters above sea level. These highlands are sources of rivers, streams and mountain springs that drain towards the Pacific Ocean. The rest of the municipality’s land area is composed of hills, lowlands and coastal areas.

DILASAG is situated in an area where a Type IV climate of the Corona’s Classification System. This classification is an empirical system based on the temporal distribution of rainfall derived  from the north east monsoon ( Nov-Feb.) and the southwest monsoon ( Jul-Sept.) this is the reason why rainfall is more or less evenly distributed throughout the year.

Dilasag can be reached from Baler through the national road (Coastal Road) via the municipalities of  DIPACULAO, DINALUNGAN and CASIGURAN. It is also accessible by means of sea transportation by those coming from other coastal municipalities of Aurora and even Palanan Isabela,. Network of barangay roads connect the barangays with the national road, eventually with the Poblacion. The moving land transportation vehicles in the municipality include the following: Buses, tricycles,   hand     tractors    (Kuliglig) and Jeepneys.

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