Sebaste, Antique

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Sebaste
Municipality
Map of Antique with Sebaste highlighted
Location within Antique province
Sebaste is located in Philippines
Sebaste
Sebaste
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°35′N 122°06′E / 11.58°N 122.1°E / 11.58; 122.1Coordinates: 11°35′N 122°06′E / 11.58°N 122.1°E / 11.58; 122.1
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Antique
District Lone district
Barangays 10 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Jose Christopher A. Varona
Area[2]
 • Total 111.64 km2 (43.10 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 17,907
 • Density 160/km2 (420/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 10,849
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 5709
IDD:area code +63 (0)36
Income class 4th class
PSGC 060615000
Website elgu.ncc.gov.ph/ecommunity/sebaste-antique/

Sebaste, officially the Municipality of Sebaste (Karay-a: Banwa kang Sebaste; Hiligaynon: Banwa sang Sebaste; Filipino: Bayan ng Sebaste), is a municipality in the province of Antique in the Western Visayas (Region VI) of the Philippines. The population was 17,907 at the 2015 census.[3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 10,849 registered voters.[4]

Sebaste has 1 private high school (Saint Blaise High School) and 1 public high school (Sebaste High School/Sebaste National High School). Every February 3, people celebrate the annual feast of their patron saint. It is 112 kilometres (70 mi) from the provincial capital, San Jose de Buenavista, and is 70 kilometres (43 mi) from Kalibo, the capital of Aklan.

Geography[edit]

Sebaste is located at 11°35′N 122°06′E / 11.58°N 122.1°E / 11.58; 122.1.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 111.64 square kilometres (43.10 sq mi)[2] constituting 4.09% of the 2,729.17-square-kilometre- (1,053.74 sq mi) total area of Antique.

Barangays[edit]

Sebaste is politically subdivided into 10 barangays.[5]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[6]
060615001 Abiera 15.8% 2,832 2,673 1.11%
060615002 Aguila 8.0% 1,427 1,410 0.23%
060615003 Alegre 3.2% 575 524 1.78%
060615004 Aras-Asan 9.5% 1,693 1,643 0.57%
060615005 Bacalan 13.8% 2,470 2,332 1.10%
060615006 Callan 10.0% 1,797 1,689 1.19%
060615010 Idio 12.4% 2,229 2,198 0.27%
060615007 Nauhon 5.3% 957 899 1.20%
060615008 P. Javier 1.5% 269 248 1.56%
060615009 Poblacion 20.4% 3,658 3,654 0.02%
Total 17,907 17,270 0.69%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sebaste
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 2,923 —    
1970 8,773 +1.65%
1975 9,205 +0.97%
1980 10,369 +2.41%
1990 12,553 +1.93%
1995 12,438 −0.17%
2000 14,973 +4.06%
2007 15,840 +0.78%
2010 17,270 +3.20%
2015 17,907 +0.69%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]


In the 2015 census, Sebaste had a population of 17,907.[3] The population density was 160 inhabitants per square kilometre (410/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 10,849 registered voters.[4]

Kinaray-a is the dominant language of Sebaste while Hiligaynon is used as a secondary language.

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

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