Leganes, Iloilo

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Leganes
Municipality
Municipality of Leganes
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
District 2nd district of Iloilo
Founded 1858
Barangays 18 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Adolfo E. Jaen
 • Electorate 20,063 voters (2016)
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
PSGC 063026000
IDD:area code +63 (0)33
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 87,111,715.55 (2016)
Website www.uswag-leganes.gov.ph

Leganes, officially the Municipality of Leganes, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Iloilo, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 32,480 people.[3]

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.

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
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 3,827—    
1948 7,447+1.49%
1960 9,244+1.82%
1970 11,480+2.19%
1975 12,328+1.44%
1980 14,285+2.99%
1990 18,505+2.62%
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][5][6]


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. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Iloilo". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO. 
  6. ^ "Province of Iloilo". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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