Madalag, Province of Aklan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
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 / km2 (177 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 32' North, 122° 18' East (11.5269, 122.3063)
Estimated elevation above sea level41.9 meters (137.3 feet)

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. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 18,389. This represented 3.20% of the total population of Aklan province, or 0.24% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 68 inhabitants per square kilometer or 177 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Madalag has 25 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
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.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
10,883
12,4401.32%
14,2092.70%
14,128-0.11%
15,1660.71%
16,6591.77%
17,4410.99%
17,8890.35%
18,1680.56%
18,3890.23%

Location

The municipal center of Madalag is situated at approximately 11° 32' North, 122° 18' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is 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.

great-circle distance

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)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 18,389, ranked 1,309 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 104.09 square kilometers, ranked 381 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 68 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 1,462 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 0.23%, ranked 1,495 out of 1,634

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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