Balasan, Iloilo

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Balasan
Municipality
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Map of Iloilo with Balasan highlighted
Map of Iloilo with Balasan highlighted
Balasan is located in Philippines
Balasan
Balasan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°28′N 123°05′E / 11.467°N 123.083°E / 11.467; 123.083Coordinates: 11°28′N 123°05′E / 11.467°N 123.083°E / 11.467; 123.083
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Iloilo
Legislative district 5th district of Iloilo
Barangays 23
Government[1]
 • Mayor Filomeno V. Ganzon
Area[2]
 • Total 54.27 km2 (20.95 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 29,724
 • Density 550/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5018
Dialing code 33

Balasan is a fourth class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 29,724 people.[3]

In 1950, the barrio of Zarragoza was transferred from the town of Batad.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Balasan is politically subdivided into 23 barangays.[2]

  • Aranjuez
  • Bacolod
  • Balanti-an
  • Batuan
  • Cabalic
  • Camambugan
  • Dolores
  • Gimamanay
  • Ipil-Pani An
  • Kinalkalan
  • Lawis
  • Malapoc
  • Mamhut Norte
  • Mamhut Sur
  • Maya
  • Pani-an
  • Poblacion Norte
  • Poblacion Sur
  • Quiasan
  • Salong
  • Salvacion
  • Tingui-an
  • Zaragosa

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Balasan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 22,013 —    
1995 22,949 +0.78%
2000 25,474 +2.26%
2007 27,384 +1.00%
2010 29,724 +3.03%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Iloilo". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 20 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "An act to transfer a certain barrio from the territorial jurisdiction of the municipality of Batad, province of Iloilo to the municipality of Balasan, same province". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 

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