Leganes, Iloilo

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Leganes
Municipality
Map of Iloilo with Leganes highlighted
Map of Iloilo with Leganes highlighted
Leganes is located in Philippines
Leganes
Leganes
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°47′N 122°35′E / 10.783°N 122.583°E / 10.783; 122.583Coordinates: 10°47′N 122°35′E / 10.783°N 122.583°E / 10.783; 122.583
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Iloilo
Legislative district 2nd district of Iloilo
Established 1858
Barangays 18
Government[1]
 • Mayor Vicente B. Flores Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total 32.20 km2 (12.43 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 29,438
 • Density 910/km2 (2,400/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5003
Dialing code 33
Website www.uswag-leganes.gov.ph

Leganes is a fourth class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. It is located 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) north of the capital Iloilo City. Like most Philippine towns that sprawl outward from the capital, is made up of houses, farms and light agricultural industry. The major thoroughfare runs right through the center of the town. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 29,438 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Leganes is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.[2]

  • M.V. Hechanova (Balagon)
  • Bigke
  • Buntatala
  • Cagamutan Norte
  • Cagamutan Sur
  • Calaboa
  • Camangay
  • Cari Mayor
  • Cari Minor
  • Gua-an
  • Guihaman
  • Guinobatan
  • Guintas
  • Lapayon
  • Nabitasan
  • Napnud
  • Poblacion
  • San Vicente

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Leganes
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 18,505 —    
1995 19,235 +0.78%
2000 23,475 +4.06%
2007 27,357 +2.21%
2010 29,438 +2.47%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 28 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Iloilo". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 28 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 28 February 2013. 

External links[edit]