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Aroroy Barangays

Aroroy is a philippine municipality. It is located in the province Masbate in Region V Bicol Region which is a part of the Luzon group of islands. The municipality Aroroy is seated about 24 km north-west of province capital City Of Masbate and about 347 km south-east of Philippine main capital Manila. The geographic coordinates of Aroroy are 12° 30' 39'' N, 123° 23' 52'' E.

Administratively the Municipality of Aroroy is subdivided into 41 barangays. One forms the center of the city wheras the other 40 are in the outlying areas. Some of them are even several kilometers away from the center of the Municipality.

No. Name PSGC-Code Area
in km²
Urbanisation Population
1 Ambolong 054101001 - urban 3,321
2 Amoroy 054101002 - rural 464
3 Amutag 054101003 - rural 1,620
4 Bagauma 054101004 - urban 2,270
5 Balawing 054101005 - rural 559
6 Balete 054101006 - rural 915
7 Bangon 054101007 - rural 2,089
8 Cabangcalan 054101008 - rural 960
9 Cabas-An 054101009 - rural 1,288
10 Calanay 054101010 - rural 1,130
11 Capsay 054101011 - rural 1,650
12 Concepcion 054101012 - rural 731
13 Dayhagan 054101013 - rural 971
14 Don Pablo Dela Rosa 054101014 - rural 1,197
15 Gumahang 054101015 - rural 1,547
16 Jaboyoan 054101016 - rural 1,812
17 Lanang 054101017 - rural 536
18 Luy-a 054101018 - rural 2,078
19 Macabug 054101019 - rural 818
20 Malubi 054101020 - rural 1,140
21 Managanaga 054101021 - rural 1,042
22 Manamoc 054101022 - rural 722
23 Mariposa 054101023 - rural 1,201
24 Mataba 054101024 - rural 1,957
25 Matalangtalang 054101025 - rural 1,548
26 Matangog 054101026 - rural 1,091
27 Nabongsoran 054101027 - rural 828
28 Pangle 054101028 - rural 562
29 Panique 054101029 - rural 4,779
30 Pinanaan 054101030 - rural 882
31 Poblacion 054101031 - urban 3,494
32 Puro 054101032 - urban 3,719
33 San Agustin 054101033 - rural 1,684
34 San Isidro 054101034 - rural 1,088
35 Sawang 054101035 - rural 1,244
36 Syndicate 054101036 - rural 1,624
37 Talabaan 054101037 - rural 954
38 Talib 054101038 - rural 1,197
39 Tigbao 054101039 - rural 2,394
40 Tinago 054101040 - rural 1,283
41 Tinigban 054101041 - rural 2,246

According to the 2007 census, Aroroy has a population of 62,635 residents and belongs to the 294 emerging cities and municiplities in the Philippines which have more than 50,000 inhabitants but did not reach 100,000 yet. Based on the number of its inhabitants Aroroy is number 307 of the most populous cities of the Philippines and at 175 in Luzon group of islands and at 2 of the most populous cities of province Masbate. With an area of 440.30 km² Aroroy is one of the principal cities in terms of area in region Bicol Region. Based on its urban area, it is 3rd biggest city of the region and is number 2 of the biggest cities of the province of .

According to the Philippine income classification for provinces, cities and municipalities Aroroy is a 1st class municipality. The urbanization status of Aroroy is classified as partly urban.

Among the bigger cities and muni­ci­pa­li­ties in the neigh­bor­hood of Aroroy there are Daraga (Locsin) (Albay) 78 km north-north-east, Iriga City (Camarines Sur) 100 km north, Bulan (Sorsogon) 54 km east-north-east, City Of Ligao (Albay) 79 km north, City Of Sorsogon (Sorsogon) 85 km north-east, Legazpi City (Albay) 78 km north-north-east, Nabua (Camarines Sur) 99 km north, Polangui (Albay) 90 km north, Libon (Albay) 88 km north as well as 23 km south-east of Aroroy the municipality City Of Masbate.



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