Hamtic, Antique

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Hamtic
Municipality
Municipal hall
Municipal hall
Map of Antique with Hamtic highlighted
Location within Antique province
Hamtic is located in Philippines
Hamtic
Hamtic
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°42′N 121°59′E / 10.7°N 121.98°E / 10.7; 121.98Coordinates: 10°42′N 121°59′E / 10.7°N 121.98°E / 10.7; 121.98
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Antique
District Lone district
Reestablished January 20, 1954
Barangays 47 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Julius Ronald L. Pacificador
Area[2]
 • Total 113.03 km2 (43.64 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 48,592
 • Density 430/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 25,076
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5715
IDD:area code +63 (0)36
Income class 3rd class
PSGC 060608000
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/hamtic-antique/

Hamtic, officially the Municipality of Hamtic (Karay-a: Banwa kang Hamtic; Hiligaynon: Banwa sang Hamtic; Filipino: Bayan ng Hamtic), is a municipality in the province of Antique in the Western Visayas (Region VI) of the Philippines. The population was 48,592 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 25,076 registered voters.[4]

Hamtic was formerly named Antique, after which the province was named. It is the oldest town and the first capital of the province before it was transferred to San Jose de Buenavista in 1802.[5]

Hamtic is 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) from the provincial capital, San Jose de Buenavista.

Geography[edit]

Hamtic is located at 10°42′N 121°59′E / 10.7°N 121.98°E / 10.7; 121.98.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 113.03 square kilometres (43.64 sq mi)[2] constituting 4.14% of the 2,729.17-square-kilometre- (1,053.74 sq mi) total area of Antique.

Barangays[edit]

Hamtic is politically subdivided into 47 barangays.[6]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[7]
060608001 Apdo 1.7% 818 798 0.47%
060608002 Asluman 4.7% 2,296 2,041 2.27%
060608003 Banawon 2.2% 1,069 1,043 0.47%
060608005 Bia-an 2.2% 1,089 1,087 0.04%
060608006 Bongbongan I-II 1.6% 764 790 −0.64%
060608008 Bongbongan III 1.0% 475 425 2.14%
060608009 Botbot 0.9% 449 392 2.62%
060608010 Budbudan 2.2% 1,076 873 4.06%
060608011 Buhang 4.4% 2,159 1,960 1.86%
060608012 Calacja I 1.8% 878 827 1.15%
060608013 Calacja II 1.9% 904 873 0.67%
060608014 Calala 1.7% 802 769 0.80%
060608015 Cantulan 0.4% 180 194 −1.42%
060608016 Caridad 4.2% 2,043 1,940 0.99%
060608017 Caromangay 1.3% 627 622 0.15%
060608018 Casalngan 1.3% 613 589 0.76%
060608019 Dangcalan 0.8% 398 348 2.59%
060608020 Del Pilar 0.6% 277 326 −3.05%
060608021 Fabrica 1.4% 688 678 0.28%
060608022 Funda 4.7% 2,298 2,141 1.36%
060608023 General Fullon (Tina) 1.4% 703 672 0.86%
060608030 Gov. Evelio B. Javier (Lanag) 3.8% 1,844 1,694 1.63%
060608024 Guintas 4.7% 2,264 2,165 0.85%
060608025 Igbical 1.3% 618 583 1.12%
060608026 Igbucagay 1.2% 561 491 2.57%
060608027 Inabasan 1.6% 787 762 0.62%
060608028 Ingwan-Batangan 2.0% 989 964 0.49%
060608029 La Paz 4.1% 2,000 1,791 2.12%
060608031 Linaban 3.2% 1,538 1,414 1.61%
060608033 Malandog 4.0% 1,959 1,941 0.18%
060608034 Mapatag 4.1% 1,979 1,799 1.83%
060608035 Masanag 1.6% 800 716 2.13%
060608036 Nalihawan 0.6% 276 307 −2.01%
060608037 Pamandayan (Botbot) 0.4% 172 152 2.38%
060608038 Pasu-Jungao 0.3% 151 157 −0.74%
060608039 Piape I 3.0% 1,442 1,331 1.54%
060608040 Piape II 1.3% 612 608 0.12%
060608041 Piape III 2.3% 1,101 1,411 −4.61%
060608042 Pili 1, 2, 3 0.7% 337 336 0.06%
060608045 Poblacion 1 2.0% 964 953 0.22%
060608046 Poblacion 2 1.8% 887 862 0.55%
060608047 Poblacion 3 1.4% 658 607 1.55%
060608048 Poblacion 4 2.1% 1,020 1,011 0.17%
060608049 Poblacion 5 3.5% 1,680 1,590 1.05%
060608050 Pu-ao 2.1% 1,040 980 1.14%
060608051 Suloc 0.2% 117 115 0.33%
060608053 Villavert-Jimenez 4.5% 2,190 1,855 3.21%
Total 48,592 45,983 1.06%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Hamtic
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 34,394 —    
1995 36,167 +0.95%
2000 38,230 +1.20%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 42,375 +1.43%
2010 45,983 +3.02%
2015 48,592 +1.06%

In the 2015 census, Hamtic had a population of 48,592.[3] The population density was 430 inhabitants per square kilometre (1,100/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 25,076 registered voters.[4]

Hamtic Cemetery Chapel

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. ^ "Hamtic". Official Antique Website. 2012. Retrieved 11 February 2013. 
  6. ^ "Municipal: Hamtic, Antique". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ "Province of Antique". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 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. 

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