Anini-y, Antique

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Anini-y
Municipality
Anini-y Church
Anini-y Church
Official seal of Anini-y
Seal
Map of Antique with Anini-y highlighted
Location within Antique province
Anini-y is located in Philippines
Anini-y
Anini-y
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°26′N 121°56′E / 10.43°N 121.93°E / 10.43; 121.93Coordinates: 10°26′N 121°56′E / 10.43°N 121.93°E / 10.43; 121.93
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Antique
District Lone district
Barangays 23 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Reynaldo B. Pollicar
Area[2]
 • Total 66.17 km2 (25.55 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 21,201
 • Density 320/km2 (830/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 11,642
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5717
IDD:area code +63 (0)36
Income class 4th class
PSGC 060601000
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/aniniy-antique/

Anini-y, officially the Municipality of Anini-y (Karay-a: Banwa kang Anini-y; Hiligaynon: Banwa sang Anini-y; Filipino: Bayan ng Anini-y), is a municipality in the province of Antique in the Western Visayas (Region VI) of the Philippines. The population was 21,201 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 11,642 registered voters.[4]

Formerly, Anini-y was not considered as a separate town but rather a sitio of Dao, which was recently renamed to Tobias Fornier[5] after the congressman of Antique. The current mayor of the town is Reynaldo Belleza Pollicar, who was a former vice mayor.

Anini-y is the southernmost municipality of the province and is 40 kilometres (25 mi) from the provincial capital, San Jose de Buenavista.

Geography[edit]

Anini-y is located at 10°26′N 121°56′E / 10.43°N 121.93°E / 10.43; 121.93.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 66.17 square kilometres (25.55 sq mi)[2] constituting 2.42% of the 2,729.17-square-kilometre- (1,053.74 sq mi) total area of Antique.

Barangays[edit]

Anini-y is politically subdivided into 23 barangays.[6]

The barrio of San Ramón was formerly the sitio of Igdacoton in the barrio of Magdalena.[7]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[8]
060601001 Bayo Grande 3.2% 670 655 0.43%
060601002 Bayo Pequeño 2.8% 600 574 0.85%
060601004 Butuan 6.4% 1,352 1,347 0.07%
060601005 Casay 5.3% 1,134 1,176 −0.69%
060601006 Casay Viejo 2.0% 421 374 2.28%
060601007 Iba 5.3% 1,119 1,081 0.66%
060601008 Igbarabatuan 1.7% 371 344 1.45%
060601009 Igpalge 2.9% 612 632 −0.61%
060601010 Igtumarom 2.0% 423 417 0.27%
060601011 Lisub A 3.8% 801 868 −1.52%
060601012 Lisub B 5.6% 1,184 896 5.45%
060601013 Mabuyong 6.5% 1,385 1,361 0.33%
060601014 Magdalena 10.2% 2,168 2,127 0.36%
060601015 Nasuli C 3.0% 645 533 3.70%
060601016 Nato 4.7% 999 963 0.70%
060601017 Poblacion 3.7% 789 754 0.87%
060601018 Sagua 5.4% 1,150 1,124 0.44%
060601019 Salvacion 3.5% 750 736 0.36%
060601020 San Francisco 6.5% 1,378 1,363 0.21%
060601021 San Ramon 1.7% 368 337 1.69%
060601022 San Roque 6.0% 1,277 1,137 2.24%
060601023 Tagaytay 1.2% 264 257 0.51%
060601024 Talisayan 6.3% 1,341 1,293 0.70%
Total 21,201 20,349 0.78%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Anini-y
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 4,541 —    
1960 8,792 +1.17%
1970 11,590 +2.80%
1975 11,740 +0.26%
1980 13,480 +2.80%
1990 16,851 +2.26%
1995 18,657 +1.93%
2000 19,623 +1.09%
2007 20,097 +0.33%
2010 20,349 +0.45%
2015 21,201 +0.78%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][8][9][10]

In the 2015 census, Anini-y had a population of 21,201.[3] The population density was 320 inhabitants per square kilometre (830/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 11,642 registered voters.[4]

Attractions[edit]

  • Cresta de Gallo — a mountain
  • Nogas Island — according to local legend, this Island was formed when the two lovers Anini and Nogas had broken their promises with the fairy God Mother. While riding on a boat near the town, their boat where capsized by big waves summoned by the fairy God Mother. After which, at the spot where Nogas and Anini were last seen, a white sand island full of mangroves appeared just near beside the Anini-y town.
  • Siraan Hot Spring and Health Resort — People who reside near Siraan hot spring usually take their time relaxing in a bath tub sized pool early in the morning to feel the warmness and the cool breeze of the ocean as the resort is located just along the seashore.
  • San Juan Nepomuceno Parish Church or Anini-y Church — built during the Spanish era in the 19th century. The church is made of coral reefs carved into thick blocks to form an adobe and were glued using thousands of egg whites/yolks. Early locals/settlers of the town were the prime workers and carpenters of the church. Some stories tell that people of the town were forced to contribute anything such as goods and food for the Spanish priest as well as raising chicken to lay more eggs so that it will be used for building of the church.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Antique". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "Batas Pambansa Blg. 10; An Act Changing the Name of the Municipality of Dao in the Province of Antique to Tobias Fornier". The Corpus Juris. 6 December 1978. Archived from the original on 30 October 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016. 
  6. ^ "Municipal: Anini-y, Antique". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  7. ^ "Republic Act No. 1661; An Act Converting the Sitio of Igdacoton in the Barrio of Magdalena, Municipality of Anini-y, Province of Antique, into a Barrio to be Known as the Barrio of San Ramon". The Corpus Juris. 20 June 1957. Archived from the original on 30 October 2016. Retrieved 30 October 2016. 
  8. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  9. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  10. ^ "Province of Antique". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.