Lezo
Province of Aklan

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAklan
Barangay count12
Postal code5605
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)23.40 km2
(9.03 sq. mi)
Population (2015)15,224
Density (2015)651 per km2
(1,686 per sq. mi)
Coordinates11° 40' North, 122° 20' East
(11.6679 ° N, 122.3286 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
19.6 meters
(64.2 feet)
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Lezo is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Aklan.

The municipality has a land area of 23.40 square kilometers or 9.03 square miles which constitutes 1.28% of Aklan's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 15,224 representing 2.65% of the total population of Aklan province, or 0.20% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 651 inhabitants per square kilometer or 1,686 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Lezo has 12 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

(2015)
Population
(2015)
Population
(2010)
Change
(2010-2015)

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Agcawilan10.28%1,5651,35115.84%2.84%
Bagto6.55%9971,027-2.92%-0.56%
Bugasongan8.09%1,2311,1834.06%0.76%
Carugdog9.38%1,4281,3694.31%0.81%
Cogon6.37%9708938.62%1.59%
Ibao9.28%1,4131,3177.29%1.35%
Mina7.61%1,1581,05210.08%1.84%
Poblacion12.97%1,9752,113-6.53%-1.28%
Santa Cruz8.13%1,2381,1329.36%1.72%
Santa Cruz Bigaa7.13%1,0861,0384.62%0.86%
Silakat‑Nonok6.04%9198567.36%1.36%
Tayhawan8.17%1,2441,1874.80%0.90%
Lezo Total15,22414,5184.86%0.91%
Historical population

The population of Lezo grew from 5,942 in 1960 to 15,224 in 2015, an increase of 9,282 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.91%, or an increase of 706 people, from the previous population of 14,518 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 155,942
1970 May 66,8901.46%
1975 May 18,2243.62%
1980 May 19,6253.19%
1990 May 110,3430.72%
1995 Sep 111,5362.07%
2000 May 112,3931.55%
2007 Aug 113,0770.74%
2010 May 114,5183.88%
2015 Aug 115,2240.91%
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The town center of Lezo is situated at approximately 11° 40' North, 122° 20' East, which has an elevation estimated at 19.6 meters or 64.2 feet above mean sea level.


Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Lezo are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Victorias, Silay, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Banga, Malinao, Numancia, Kalibo, Makato, and New Washington. Its distance from the national capital is 354.87 kilometers (220.50 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 354.87 kilometers (220.50 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
  2. Postal codes are from the Philippine Postal Corporation.
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