Magsingal is a philippine municipality. It is located in the province Ilocos Sur
in Region I Ilocos Region
which is a part of the Luzon group
of islands. The municipality Magsingal is seated about 13 km north-north-east of province capital City Of Vigan
and about 350 km north of Philippine main capital Manila. The geographic coordinates of Magsingal are 17° 40' 59'' N, 120° 25' 29'' E.
Administratively the Municipality of Magsingal is subdivided into 30 barangays. 6 compose the center of the city wheras the other 24 are in the outlying areas. Some of them are even several kilometers away from the center of the Municipality.
According to the 2007 census, Magsingal has a population of 27,615 residents and is part of the big group of 1073 cities and municipalities in the Philippines which have more than 10.000 residents but did not reach 50.000 population yet. Based on the number of its inhabitants Magsingal is number 932 of the most populous cities of the Philippines and at 461 in Luzon group of islands and at 9 of the most populous cities of province Ilocos Sur. With an area of 84.98 km² Magsingal is one of the cities with a smaller urban area. Based on its area area, it ranks only as the 13rd of the smallest cities of the province of Ilocos Sur.
According to the Philippine income classification for provinces, cities and municipalities Magsingal is a 3rd class municipality. The urbanization status of Magsingal is classified as partly urban.
Among the bigger cities and municipalities in the neighborhood of Magsingal there are Laoag City (Ilocos Norte) 58 km north-north-east, City Of Candon 53 km south, Narvacan 30 km south-south-east, City Of Batac (Ilocos Norte) 43 km north-north-east, Bangued (Abra) 22 km east-south-east, City Of Vigan 12 km south-south-west, Tagudin 83 km south, Balaoan (La Union) 96 km south, Dingras (Ilocos Norte) 56 km north-north-east as well as 92 km south of Magsingal the municipality Luna (La Union).
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