Numancia
Province of Aklan

Summary data
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAklan
Barangay count17
Postal code5604
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Area (2007)28.84 km2
(11.14 sq. mi)
Population (2015)31,934
Density (2015)1,107 per km2
(2,867 per sq. mi)
Coordinates11° 42' North, 122° 20' East
(11.7058 ° N, 122.3280 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
11.8 meters
(38.8 feet)
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Numancia is a coastal municipality in the province of Aklan.

The municipality has a land area of 28.84 square kilometers or 11.14 square miles which constitutes 1.58% of Aklan's total area. The 2015 Census records its population as 31,934 representing 5.56% of the total population of Aklan province, or 0.42% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 1,107 inhabitants per square kilometer or 2,867 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Numancia has 17 barangays as shown in the following table.

BarangayPopulation
percentage

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

Annual
Population
Growth Rate
(2010-2015)
Albasan4.78%1,5261,5031.53%0.29%
Aliputos7.81%2,4932,13216.93%3.02%
Badio4.86%1,5511,4705.51%1.03%
Bubog5.16%1,6471,6390.49%0.09%
Bulwang13.78%4,4014,1705.54%1.03%
Camanci Norte9.02%2,8802,48815.76%2.82%
Camanci Sur3.40%1,08597711.05%2.02%
Dongon East6.00%1,9151,59320.21%3.57%
Dongon West6.84%2,1852,0715.50%1.03%
Joyao‑joyao5.31%1,6961,6095.41%1.01%
Laguinbanua East7.37%2,3542,08113.12%2.37%
Laguinbanua West5.37%1,7141,7080.35%0.07%
Marianos3.29%1,0521,0034.89%0.91%
Navitas4.54%1,4511,465-0.96%-0.18%
Poblacion4.93%1,5731,5362.41%0.45%
Pusiw4.55%1,4541,484-2.02%-0.39%
Tabangka3.00%9579332.57%0.48%
Numancia Total31,93429,8626.94%1.29%
Historical population

The population of Numancia grew from 10,194 in 1960 to 31,934 in 2015, an increase of 21,740 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.29%, or an increase of 2,072 people, from the previous population of 29,862 in 2010.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1510,194
1970 May 612,2851.84%
1975 May 113,7642.31%
1980 May 116,2163.33%
1990 May 119,8992.07%
1995 Sep 122,3562.21%
2000 May 124,6142.08%
2007 Aug 127,5701.58%
2010 May 129,8622.95%
2015 Aug 131,9341.29%
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The town center of Numancia is situated at approximately 11° 42' North, 122° 20' East, which has an elevation estimated at 11.8 meters or 38.8 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 Numancia are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Victorias, Silay, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Makato, Kalibo, Lezo, Malinao, Banga, and Tangalan. Its distance from the national capital is 351.02 kilometers (218.11 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

Nearest towns

  • Makato, Aklan, 3.91 kilometers (2.43 miles) to the West (N80°W)
  • Kalibo, Aklan, 3.94 kilometers (2.45 miles) to the East (N85°E)
  • Lezo, Aklan, 4.19 kilometers (2.61 miles) to the South (S1°E)
  • Malinao, Aklan, 7.20 kilometers (4.47 miles) to the South‑Southwest (S18°W)
  • Banga, Aklan, 7.49 kilometers (4.66 miles) to the South (S3°E)
  • Tangalan, Aklan, 10.55 kilometers (6.55 miles) to the Northwest (N44°W)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 351.02 kilometers (218.11 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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