Caluya, Antique

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Caluya
Municipality
Unong Lake
Unong Lake
Map of Antique with Caluya highlighted
Map of Antique with Caluya highlighted
Caluya is located in Philippines
Caluya
Caluya
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°54′N 121°31′E / 11.900°N 121.517°E / 11.900; 121.517Coordinates: 11°54′N 121°31′E / 11.900°N 121.517°E / 11.900; 121.517
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Antique
District Lone district
Barangays 18
Government[1]
 • Mayor Genevive G. Lim
Area[2]
 • Total 132.13 km2 (51.02 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 30,046
 • Density 230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code 5711
Dialing code 36

Caluya is a first class municipality in the province of Antique, Philippines. The municipality consists of three major islands (Semirara, Caluya, and Sibay) as well as several minor islets, namely, Liwagao, Nagubat, Panagatan, Sibato and Sibolo all located in the Tablas Strait between Mindoro and Panay islands. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 30,046 people.[3]

Semirara Island has an area of 55 square kilometres (21 sq mi), and is home to the Panian Mine, a vast open-pit coal mine in operation since 1999, and the Unong Mine (in production from 1984 to 2000).[4]

Barangays[edit]

Caluya is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.[2]

  • Alegria
  • Bacong
  • Banago
  • Bonbon
  • Dawis
  • Dionela
  • Harigue
  • Hininga-an
  • Imba
  • Masanag
  • Poblacion
  • Sabang
  • Salamento
  • Semirara
  • Sibato
  • Sibay
  • Sibolo
  • Tinogboc

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Caluya
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 16,243 —    
1995 17,101 +0.97%
2000 20,049 +3.47%
2007 25,526 +3.39%
2010 30,046 +6.11%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Antique". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 5 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 5 February 2013. 
  4. ^ "About Semirara". Makati City, Philippines: Semirara Mining Corporation. Retrieved 8 February 2013. 

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