Libacao

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Libacao
Municipality of Libacao
Official seal of Libacao
Seal
Map of Aklan with Libacao highlighted
Map of Aklan with Libacao highlighted
Libacao is located in Philippines
Libacao
Libacao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°29′N 122°18′E / 11.48°N 122.3°E / 11.48; 122.3Coordinates: 11°29′N 122°18′E / 11.48°N 122.3°E / 11.48; 122.3
Country Philippines
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAklan
DistrictLone district
Barangays24 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorCharito I. Navarosa
 • Electorate16,856 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total254.98 km2 (98.45 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total28,241
 • Density110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
5602
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)36
Climate typeTropical climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)96.3 million  (2016)
Native languagesAklan language
Capiznon
Tagalog
Websiteelgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/libacao-aklan/

Libacao, officially the Municipality of Libacao, (Aklanon: Banwa it Libacao; Hiligaynon: Banwa sang Libacao; Tagalog: Bayan ng Libacao), is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Aklan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 28,241 people.[3]

In 1948, the arrabal of Madalag was separated from Libacao and constituted as a separate town, with the following barrios: Logohon, Singay, Balactasan, Cabangahan, Cabilawan, Pangitan, San Jose, Talimagao, Talangban, Alaminos, Catabana, Bakyang, Calicia, Mercedes, Maria Cristina, Dit-ana, Guinato-an, Tigbauan, Alas-as, Mamba, Medina, Panikyason, and Paningayan.[4]

Geography[edit]

Libacao is located at 11°29′N 122°18′E / 11.48°N 122.3°E / 11.48; 122.3. It is 31 kilometres (19 mi) from the provincial capital Kalibo.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 254.98 square kilometres (98.45 sq mi)[2] constituting 14.00% of the 1,821.42-square-kilometre- (703.25 sq mi) total area of Aklan.

Barangays[edit]

Libacao is politically subdivided into 24 barangays.[5]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
060409001 Agmailig 2.6% 736 755 −0.48%
060409002 Alfonso XII 4.7% 1,331 1,323 0.11%
060409003 Batobato 1.8% 501 453 1.94%
060409004 Bonza 1.4% 395 333 3.30%
060409005 Calacabian 3.1% 865 932 −1.41%
060409006 Calamcan 2.2% 620 613 0.22%
060409007 Can-Awan 1.7% 487 542 −2.02%
060409008 Casit-an 1.2% 352 342 0.55%
060409009 Dalagsa-an 6.8% 1,908 2,173 −2.45%
060409010 Guadalupe 5.4% 1,529 1,412 1.53%
060409011 Janlud 3.6% 1,011 740 6.12%
060409012 Julita 7.0% 1,971 1,763 2.15%
060409013 Luctoga 5.1% 1,442 1,451 −0.12%
060409014 Magugba 2.1% 600 644 −1.34%
060409015 Manika 7.4% 2,091 2,622 −4.22%
060409016 Ogsip 3.3% 920 1,066 −2.77%
060409017 Ortega 4.4% 1,248 1,309 −0.90%
060409018 Oyang 3.8% 1,068 1,028 0.73%
060409019 Pampango 5.2% 1,455 1,360 1.29%
060409020 Pinonoy 2.6% 727 708 0.51%
060409021 Poblacion 14.2% 4,010 3,661 1.75%
060409022 Rivera 2.3% 648 596 1.61%
060409023 Rosal 5.6% 1,591 1,476 1.44%
060409024 Sibalew 2.6% 735 703 0.85%
Total 28,241 28,005 0.16%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Libacao
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 4,876—    
1918 17,125+8.74%
1939 20,253+0.80%
1948 13,523−4.39%
1960 14,913+0.82%
1970 15,837+0.60%
1975 20,243+5.05%
1980 21,683+1.38%
1990 21,429−0.12%
1995 22,812+1.18%
2000 25,983+2.83%
2007 26,610+0.33%
2010 28,005+1.88%
2015 28,241+0.16%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

In the 2015 census, Libacao had a population of 28,241.[3] The population density was 110 inhabitants per square kilometre (280/sq mi).


Attractions[edit]

Products

  • Coconut - Libacao has a lot of mountains and plains which are suitable for coconuts.
  • Abaca - Abaca fiber is also another product that Libacaonons produce.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Aklan". 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. ^ "Republic Act No. 297; An Act Creating the Municipality of Madalag in the Province of Capiz". The Corpus Juris. 17 June 1948. Archived from the original on 21 October 2016. Retrieved 21 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Municipal: Libacao". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ "Province of Aklan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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