Libacao, Aklan

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Libacao
Municipality
Official seal of Libacao
Seal
Map of Aklan with Libacao highlighted
Location within Aklan province
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
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Aklan
District Lone district
Barangays 24 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Charito I. Navarosa
Area[2]
 • Total 254.98 km2 (98.45 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 28,241
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 16,856
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5602
IDD:area code +63 (0)36
Income class 3rd class
PSGC 060409000
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/libacao-aklan/

Libacao, officially the Municipality of Libacao (Aklanon: Banwa it Libacao; Hiligaynon: Banwa sang Libacao; Filipino: Bayan ng Libacao), is a municipality in the province of Aklan in the Western Visayas (Region VI) of the Philippines. The population was 28,241 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 16,856 registered voters.[4]

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.[5]

Geography[edit]

Libacao is located at 11°29′N 122°18′E / 11.48°N 122.3°E / 11.48; 122.3.

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.[6]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[7]
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
Year Pop. ±% 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][7][8][9]


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

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 16,856 registered voters.[4]

Attractions[edit]

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. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "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. 
  6. ^ "Municipal: Libacao, Aklan". 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. ^ 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. 
  9. ^ "Province of Aklan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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