Patnongon, Antique

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Patnongon
Municipality
Municipality of Patnongon
Patnongon Church
Patnongon Church
Map of Antique with Patnongon highlighted
Map of Antique with Patnongon highlighted
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
 • Electorate 19,248 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 167.92 km2 (64.83 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 37,176
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5702
PSGC 060612000
IDD:area code +63 (0)36
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 103,319,998.35 (2016)
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/patnongon-antique/

Patnongon, officially the Municipality of Patnongon, (Kinaray-a: Banwa kang Patnongon; Hiligaynon: Banwa sang Patnongon; Filipino: Bayan ng Patnongon), is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Antique, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 37,176 people.[3]

Geography[edit]

Patnongon is located at 10°55′N 121°59′E / 10.92°N 121.98°E / 10.92; 121.98. It is 25 kilometres (16 mi) from the provincial capital, San Jose de Buenavista.

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.[4]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
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.
1903 14,319 —    
1918 15,721 +0.62%
1939 20,012 +1.16%
1948 23,145 +1.63%
1960 23,207 +0.02%
1970 22,443 −0.33%
1975 22,643 +0.18%
1980 24,262 +1.39%
1990 27,376 +1.22%
1995 29,235 +1.24%
2000 31,555 +1.65%
2007 33,694 +0.91%
2010 35,102 +1.50%
2015 37,176 +1.10%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

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.[8]

Patnonganons speak Kinaray-a as their main dialect while Hiligaynon is used as their secondary dialect.

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 (It is believed that if it was not bombed by the Americans during World War II, the Patnongon Church would have been the biggest in Antique Province and one of the oldest churches in the Philippines.)
  • 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
  • Ulo Kuliatan and Busay Luhot in Aureliana, Patnongon, Antique
  • Guinobatan Mountain at the boundary of Belison and Aureliana
  • Madlakat Cliff in the Boundary of San Remegio, Sibalom, Patlabawon and Aureliana

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 Census of Population (2015). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Municipal: Patnongon, Antique". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ "Province of Antique". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  8. ^ "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016.