Laua-an, Antique

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Laua-an
Municipality
Map of Antique with Laua-an highlighted
Map of Antique with Laua-an highlighted
Laua-an is located in Philippines
Laua-an
Laua-an
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°09′N 122°03′E / 11.150°N 122.050°E / 11.150; 122.050Coordinates: 11°09′N 122°03′E / 11.150°N 122.050°E / 11.150; 122.050
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Antique
District Lone district
Founded January 1, 1915
Barangays 40
Government[1]
 • Mayor Aser S. Baladjay
Area[2]
 • Total 100.72 km2 (38.89 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 25,211
 • Density 250/km2 (650/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code 5705
Dialing code 36

Laua-an is a fourth class municipality in the province of Antique, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 25,211 people.[3] Laua-an celebrates its Pahinis Festival every January. The Pahinis Festival was awarded as one of the best tourism events in the Philippines in 2008.

Barangays[edit]

Laua-an is politically subdivided into 40 barangays.

  • Banban
  • Bongbongan
  • Cabariwan
  • Cadajug
  • Canituan
  • Capnayan
  • Casit-an
  • Guinbanga-an
  • Guiamon
  • Guisijan
  • Igtadiao
  • Intao
  • Jaguiquican
  • Jinalinan
  • Lactudan
  • Latazon
  • Laua-an
  • Leon
  • Liberato
  • Lindero
  • Liya-liya
  • Lugta
  • Lupa-an
  • Magyapo
  • Maria
  • Mauno
  • Maybunga
  • Necesito (Paniatan)
  • Oloc
  • Omlot
  • Pandanan
  • Paningayan
  • Pascuala
  • Poblacion (Centro)
  • San Ramon
  • Santiago
  • Tibacan
  • Tigunhao
  • Virginia
  • Bagongbayan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Laua-an
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 19,865 —    
1995 21,069 +1.11%
2000 23,258 +2.14%
2007 23,808 +0.32%
2010 25,211 +2.11%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 5 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "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. 

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