Patnongon, Antique

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Patnongon
Municipality
Patnongon Church
Patnongon Church
Map of Antique with Patnongon highlighted
Location within Antique province
Patnongon is located in Philippines
Patnongon
Patnongon
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°55′N 121°59′E / 10.92°N 121.98°E / 10.92; 121.98Coordinates: 10°55′N 121°59′E / 10.92°N 121.98°E / 10.92; 121.98
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Antique
District Lone district
Barangays 36 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Johnnyflores S. Bacongallo
Area[2]
 • Total 167.92 km2 (64.83 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 37,176
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 19,248
Demonym(s) Patnonganons
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5702
IDD:area code +63 (0)36
Income class 3rd class
PSGC 060612000
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/patnongon-antique/

Patnongon, officially the Municipality of Patnongon (Karay-a: Banwa kang Patnongon; Hiligaynon: Banwa sang Patnongon; Filipino: Bayan ng Patnongon), is a municipality in the province of Antique in the Western Visayas (Region VI) of the Philippines. The population was 37,176 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 19,248 registered voters.[4]

Geography[edit]

Patnongon is located at 10°55′N 121°59′E / 10.92°N 121.98°E / 10.92; 121.98.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 167.92 square kilometres (64.83 sq mi)[2] constituting 6.15% of the 2,729.17-square-kilometre- (1,053.74 sq mi) total area of Antique.

Barangays[edit]

Patnongon is politically subdivided into 36 barangays.[5]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
060612001 Alvañiz 0.7% 257 212 3.73%
060612002 Amparo 2.0% 725 676 1.34%
060612003 Apgahan 4.5% 1,671 1,573 1.16%
060612004 Aureliana 6.9% 2,551 2,272 2.23%
060612005 Badiangan 2.0% 725 685 1.09%
060612006 Bernaldo A. Julagting (Bitas) 2.1% 786 749 0.92%
060612007 Carit-an 5.4% 2,018 1,912 1.03%
060612008 Cuyapiao 2.8% 1,050 1,020 0.55%
060612010 Gella 1.1% 416 388 1.34%
060612011 Igbarawan 4.2% 1,565 1,418 1.90%
060612012 Igbobon 2.0% 742 597 4.23%
060612013 Igburi 3.4% 1,260 998 4.54%
060612014 La Rioja 6.1% 2,278 2,266 0.10%
060612015 Mabasa 3.1% 1,151 1,032 2.10%
060612016 Macarina 1.9% 689 659 0.85%
060612017 Magarang 1.2% 441 355 4.22%
060612018 Magsaysay 4.1% 1,533 1,457 0.97%
060612019 Padang 4.5% 1,663 1,576 1.03%
060612020 Pandanan 2.6% 953 911 0.86%
060612021 Patlabawon 1.3% 494 453 1.66%
060612022 Poblacion 16.3% 6,044 5,701 1.12%
060612023 Quezon 0.9% 346 314 1.86%
060612024 Salaguiawan 1.4% 539 468 2.73%
060612025 Samalague 2.6% 970 1,541 −8.44%
060612026 San Rafael 2.2% 829 803 0.61%
060612028 Tamayoc 3.6% 1,330 1,304 0.38%
060612029 Tigbalogo 1.5% 570 541 1.00%
060612027 Tobias Fornier 1.2% 441 411 1.35%
060612030 Villa Crespo 1.2% 463 413 2.20%
060612031 Villa Cruz 1.5% 543 446 3.82%
060612009 Villa Elio 1.2% 429 386 2.03%
060612032 Villa Flores 0.5% 191 175 1.68%
060612033 Villa Laua-an 0.9% 340 306 2.03%
060612034 Villa Sal 0.7% 271 236 2.67%
060612035 Villa Salomon 1.1% 423 390 1.56%
060612036 Vista Alegre 1.3% 479 458 0.86%
Total 37,176 35,102 1.10%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Patnongon
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 27,376 —    
1995 29,235 +1.24%
2000 31,555 +1.65%
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 33,694 +0.91%
2010 35,102 +1.50%
2015 37,176 +1.10%

In the 2015 census, Patnongon had a population of 37,176.[3] The population density was 220 inhabitants per square kilometre (570/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 19,248 registered voters.[4]

Attractions[edit]

  • Amihan Beach Resort in La Rioja
  • La Parola Orchids Beach Resort in Brgy. Amparo
  • Igbarawan Garden Resort in Igbarawan
  • Bato-Bugtong Beach and resort in Igbarawan
  • Apgahan Beach Resort / San Ramon Beach Resort
  • Bato Tibi of Tamayoc
  • Villa Alma Beach Resort in Padang
  • Mountain Climbing in small mountains near Padang, Apgahan, Aureliana, La-Rioja and Aureliana where one can find fruit‑bearing wild trees
  • Old Municipal Building Constructed by Spaniards
  • Old Spanish Church Convent now Saint Augustine's Academy of Patnongon, Inc. old building
  • Spelunking in Kuweba Dapa and Kuweba Turu-ong in Brgy. San Rafael
  • Shrine of Rosa Mystica in Tigmanali
  • Linaw-Balud Falls in Brgy. Igburi
  • Lipunto Range in Brgy. Patlabawon

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 "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  5. ^ "Municipal: Patnongon, Antique". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  6. ^ a b "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "Province of Antique". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011.