Leganes, Iloilo

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Leganes
Municipality
Facade of San Vicente Ferrer Church in Leganes
Facade of San Vicente Ferrer Church in Leganes
Map of Iloilo with Leganes highlighted
Map of Iloilo with Leganes highlighted
Leganes is located in Philippines
Leganes
Leganes
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°47′N 122°35′E / 10.78°N 122.58°E / 10.78; 122.58Coordinates: 10°47′N 122°35′E / 10.78°N 122.58°E / 10.78; 122.58
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Iloilo
Legislative district 2nd district of Iloilo
Established 1858
Barangays 18
Government[1]
 • Mayor Adolfo E. Jaen
Area[2]
 • Total 32.20 km2 (12.43 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 32,480
 • Density 1,000/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5003
IDD:area code +63 (0)33
Website www.uswag-leganes.gov.ph

Leganes is a fourth class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. It is located 11 kilometres (6.8 mi) north of the capital Iloilo City. Like most Philippine towns that sprawl outward from the capital, is made up of houses, farms and light agricultural industry. The major thoroughfare runs right through the center of the town. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 32,480 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Leganes is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.[2]

  • M.V. Hechanova (Balagon)
  • Bigke
  • Buntatala
  • Cagamutan Norte
  • Cagamutan Sur
  • Calaboa
  • Camangay
  • Cari Mayor
  • Cari Minor
  • Gua-an
  • Guihaman
  • Guinobatan
  • Guintas
  • Lapayon
  • Nabitasan
  • Napnud
  • Poblacion
  • San Vicente

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Leganes
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 18,505 —    
1995 19,235 +0.73%
2000 23,475 +4.36%
2007 27,357 +2.13%
2010 29,438 +2.70%
2015 32,480 +1.89%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4]

In the 2015 census, the population of Leganes, Iloilo, was 32,480 people,[3] with a density of 1,000 inhabitants per square kilometre or 2,600 inhabitants per square mile.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 28 February 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Iloilo". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  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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