Pontevedra, Capiz

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Pontevedra
Municipality of Pontevedra
Map of Capiz with Pontevedra highlighted
Map of Capiz with Pontevedra highlighted
Pontevedra is located in Philippines
Pontevedra
Pontevedra
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°29′N 122°50′E / 11.48°N 122.83°E / 11.48; 122.83Coordinates: 11°29′N 122°50′E / 11.48°N 122.83°E / 11.48; 122.83
Country Philippines
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
Barangays26 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorEsteban Evan E. Contreras
 • Vice MayorFermin Nemesio M. Oquendo
 • CongressmanEmmanuel A. Billones
 • Electorate30,559 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total130.9 km2 (50.5 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total46,428
 • Density350/km2 (920/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
5802
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)36
Climate typetropical climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)110,533,375.68 (2016)
Native languagesCapiznon
Tagalog

Pontevedra, officially the Municipality of Pontevedra, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Capiz, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 46,428 people.[3]

Pontevedra is 19 kilometres (12 mi) from Roxas City.

Barangays[edit]

Pontevedra is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.[2]

  • Agbanog
  • Agdalipe
  • Ameligan
  • Bailan
  • Banate
  • Bantigue
  • Binuntucan
  • Cabugao
  • Gabuc (Caugiat)
  • Guba
  • Hipona
  • Intungcan
  • Jolongajog
  • Lantangan
  • Linampongan
  • Malag-it
  • Manapao
  • Ilawod (Poblacion)
  • Ilaya (Poblacion)
  • Rizal
  • San Pedro
  • Solo
  • Sublangon
  • Tabuc
  • Tacas
  • Yatingan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pontevedra
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 9,937—    
1918 14,932+2.75%
1939 23,241+2.13%
1948 26,329+1.40%
1960 20,965−1.88%
1970 25,314+1.90%
1975 27,266+1.50%
1980 30,489+2.26%
1990 36,748+1.89%
1995 38,223+0.74%
2000 40,103+1.03%
2007 42,003+0.64%
2010 43,525+1.30%
2015 46,428+1.24%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Pontevedra, Capiz, was 46,428 people,[3] with a density of 350 inhabitants per square kilometre or 910 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: Capiz". 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 Capiz". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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