Altavas, Aklan

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Altavas
Municipality
Map of Aklan with Altavas highlighted
Map of Aklan with Altavas highlighted
Altavas is located in Philippines
Altavas
Altavas
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°32′N 122°29′E / 11.53°N 122.48°E / 11.53; 122.48Coordinates: 11°32′N 122°29′E / 11.53°N 122.48°E / 11.53; 122.48
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Aklan
District Lone district
Barangays 14
Government[1]
 • Mayor Denny D. Refol
Area[2]
 • Total 109.05 km2 (42.10 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 24,619
 • Density 230/km2 (580/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5616
Dialing code +63 (0)36

Altavas is a fourth class municipality in the province of Aklan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 24,619 people.[3] It is 41 kilometres (25 mi) from Kalibo and 45 kilometres (28 mi) from Roxas City.

Barangays[edit]

Altavas is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.[2]

  • Cabangila
  • Cabugao
  • Catmon
  • Dalipdip
  • Ginictan
  • Linayasan
  • Lumaynay
  • Lupo
  • Man-up
  • Odiong
  • Poblacion
  • Quinasay-an
  • Talon
  • Tibiao

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Altavas
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 20,531 —    
1995 21,475 +0.85%
2000 22,496 +1.00%
2007 23,692 +0.72%
2010 23,919 +0.35%
2015 24,619 +0.55%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4]

The population of Altavas, Aklan, in the 2015 census was 24,619 people,[3] with a density of 230 inhabitants per square kilometre or 600 inhabitants per square mile.

Altavas Underground Cave

Education[edit]

Elementary schools:

  • Altavas Elementary School
  • Cabangila Elementary School
  • Cabugao Elementary School
  • Catmon Elementary School
  • Dalipdip Primary School
  • Dina-ut Primary School
  • Eahog Primary School
  • Ginictan Elementary School
  • Guisi Elementary School
  • Hongoton Primary School
  • Linayasan Elementary School
  • Lumaynay Elementary School
  • Lumaynay Elementary School (Sangay Annex)
  • Lupo Elementary School
  • Odiong Elementary School
  • Quinasayan Primary School
  • Sapa Primary School
  • Talon Elementary School
  • Tibiao Elementary School

Secondary schools:

  • Altavas National School
  • Altavas National School (Lupo Extension)
  • Justicia Morales - Young Memorial national High School
  • Linayasan National High School

College:

  • Altavas College

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 d "Region VI (WESTERN VISAYAS)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Region VI (WESTERN VISAYAS)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 

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