Tobias Fornier, Antique

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Tobias Fornier
Municipality
Map of Antique with Tobias Fornier highlighted
Map of Antique with Tobias Fornier highlighted
Tobias Fornier is located in Philippines
Tobias Fornier
Tobias Fornier
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°31′N 121°57′E / 10.517°N 121.950°E / 10.517; 121.950Coordinates: 10°31′N 121°57′E / 10.517°N 121.950°E / 10.517; 121.950
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Antique
District Lone district
Barangays 50
Government[1]
 • Mayor José María Fornier
Area[2]
 • Total 112.12 km2 (43.29 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 30,669
 • Density 270/km2 (710/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Zip Code 5716
Dialing code 36

Tobias Fornier is a fourth class municipality in the province of Antique, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 30,669 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Tobias Fornier is politically subdivided into 50 barangays.[2]

  • Abaca
  • Aras-Asan
  • Arobo
  • Atabay
  • Atiotes
  • Bagumbayan
  • Ballescas
  • Balud
  • Barasanan A
  • Barasanan B
  • Barasanan C
  • Bariri
  • Camandagan
  • Cato-ogan
  • Danawan
  • Diclum
  • Fatima
  • Gamad (Igdamacio)
  • Igbalogo
  • Igbangcal-A
  • Igbangcal-B
  • Igbangcal-C
  • Igcabuad
  • Igcado
  • Igcalawagan
  • Igcapuyas
  • Igcasicad (San Pedro)
  • Igdalaguit
  • Igdanlog
  • Igdurarog
  • Igtugas
  • Lawigan
  • Manaling (Cata-an)
  • Masayo
  • Nagsubuan
  • Paciencia
  • Poblacion Norte
  • Poblacion Sur
  • Portillo
  • Quezon
  • Opsan (San Jose)
  • Nasuli-A (San Ramon)
  • Salamague (Santa Maria)
  • Sto. Tomas (Nasuli-B)
  • Tacbuyan
  • Tene
  • Villaflor
  • Ysulat
  • Igcadac
  • Lindero

History[edit]

The municipality was formerly known as Dao until 1978 when it was given its current name.[4] It is named after Tobias Fornier a Congressman in the Province of Antique.[5]

In 1957, a barrio named Barasanan C was renamed to Ballescas.[6] In the same year, barrio Taguimtim was renamed to Pacienca.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tobias Fornier
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 25,816 —    
1995 26,155 +0.24%
2000 27,331 +0.95%
2007 29,772 +1.19%
2010 30,669 +1.09%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 11 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Antique". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 11 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 11 February 2013. 
  4. ^ Batas Pambansa Blg. 10, The Legal Commune, retrieved 2012
  5. ^ History of Antique National School, retrieved 2012
  6. ^ "R.A. No. 1658, An Act Changing the Name of the Barrio of Barasanan (C) in the Municipality of Dao, Province of Antique, to Ballescas". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 
  7. ^ "R.A. No. 2043, An Act Changing the Name of the Barrio of Taguimtim, Municipality of Dao, Province of Antique, to Paciencia". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-13. 

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