Madalag
Province of Aklan

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAklan
Barangay count25
Postal code5603
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)269.60 km2
(104.09 sq. mi)
Population (2015)18,389
Density (2015)68 per km2
(177 per sq. mi)
Coordinates11° 32' North, 122° 18' East
(11.5269 ° N, 122.3063 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
41.9 meters
(137.3 feet)
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Madalag is a landlocked municipality in the coastal province of Aklan.

The municipality has a land area of 269.60 square kilometers or 104.09 square miles which constitutes 14.80% of Aklan's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 18,389 representing 3.20% of the total population of Aklan province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 68 inhabitants per square kilometer or 177 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Madalag has 25 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Alaminos6.84%1,2571,07117.37%3.10%
Alas‑as3.86%7106843.80%0.71%
Bacyang2.77%50943915.95%2.86%
Balactasan4.00%7357221.80%0.34%
Cabangahan2.35%433494-12.35%-2.48%
Cabilawan2.65%487616-20.94%-4.38%
Catabana2.44%448513-12.67%-2.55%
Dit‑Ana2.40%44139511.65%2.12%
Galicia1.97%3633620.28%0.05%
Guinatu‑an2.42%44540410.15%1.86%
Logohon2.74%504523-3.63%-0.70%
Mamba4.51%8307569.79%1.79%
Maria Cristina4.82%887938-5.44%-1.06%
Medina6.01%1,1051,0851.84%0.35%
Mercedes2.97%5465430.55%0.10%
Napnot2.81%517789-34.47%-7.73%
Pang‑Itan4.93%9068931.46%0.28%
Paningayan6.13%1,1271,352-16.64%-3.41%
Panipiason8.07%1,4841,32611.92%2.17%
Poblacion9.65%1,7751,56213.64%2.46%
San Jose5.10%9378638.57%1.58%
Singay2.25%413450-8.22%-1.62%
Talangban2.75%50643715.79%2.83%
Talimagao1.89%3473450.58%0.11%
Tigbawan3.68%67760611.72%2.13%
Madalag Total18,38918,1681.22%0.23%
Historical population

The population of Madalag grew from 10,883 in 1960 to 18,389 in 2015, an increase of 7,506 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 0.23%, or an increase of 221 people, from the previous population of 18,168 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1510,883
1970 May 612,4401.32%
1975 May 114,2092.70%
1980 May 114,128-0.11%
1990 May 115,1660.71%
1995 Sep 116,6591.77%
2000 May 117,4410.99%
2007 Aug 117,8890.35%
2010 May 118,1680.56%
2015 Aug 118,3890.23%
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The town center of Madalag is situated at approximately 11° 32' North, 122° 18' East, which has an elevation estimated at 41.9 meters or 137.3 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 Madalag are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Silay, Victorias, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Libacao, Balete, Banga, Malinao, Lezo, and New Washington. Its distance from the national capital is 368.20 kilometers (228.79 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Libacao, Aklan, 5.14 kilometers (3.19 miles) to the South (S5°W)
  • Balete, Aklan, 8.65 kilometers (5.37 miles) to the East‑Northeast (N68°E)
  • Banga, Aklan, 12.63 kilometers (7.85 miles) to the North‑Northeast (N13°E)
  • Malinao, Aklan, 12.94 kilometers (8.04 miles) to the North (N1°E)
  • Lezo, Aklan, 15.79 kilometers (9.81 miles) to the North (N9°E)
  • New Washington, Aklan, 19.40 kilometers (12.05 miles) to the Northeast (N46°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 368.20 kilometers (228.79 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N23°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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