Makato, Aklan

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Makato
Municipality
Map of Aklan with Makato highlighted
Map of Aklan with Makato highlighted
Makato is located in Philippines
Makato
Makato
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°42′N 122°17′E / 11.700°N 122.283°E / 11.700; 122.283Coordinates: 11°42′N 122°17′E / 11.700°N 122.283°E / 11.700; 122.283
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Aklan
District Lone district
Barangays 18
Government[1]
 • Mayor Abencio Torres
Area[2]
 • Total 64.60 km2 (24.94 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 25,461
 • Density 390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code 5611
Dialing code 36

Makato is a fourth class municipality in the province of Aklan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 25,461 people.[3]

In 1948, the arrabal of Tangalan, comprising the barrios of Tondog, Jawili, Dumatad, Afga, Baybay, Dapdap, Pudyot, Tagas, Tamalagon, Panayakan, Vivo, Lanipga, Napatag and Tamoko, was separated from Makato to form the municipality of Tangalan.

Barangays[edit]

Makato is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.[2]

  • Agbalogo
  • Aglucay
  • Alibagon
  • Bagong Barrio
  • Baybay
  • Cabatanga
  • Cajilo
  • Calangcang
  • Calimbajan
  • Castillo
  • Cayangwan
  • Dumga
  • Libang
  • Mantiguib
  • Poblacion
  • Tibiawan
  • Tina
  • Tugas

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Makato
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 19,230 —    
1995 21,955 +2.51%
2000 22,777 +0.79%
2007 25,043 +1.32%
2010 25,461 +0.60%
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: Aklan". 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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