Tangalan, Province of Aklan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAklan
Barangay count15
Postal code5612
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSibuyan Sea
Area (2007)74.59 km2 (28.80 sq mi)
Population (2015)21,916
Density (2015)294 / km2 (761 / sq mi)
Coordinates11° 46' North, 122° 16' East (11.7740, 122.2604)
Estimated elevation above sea level9.7 meters (31.8 feet)

Tangalan is a coastal municipality in the province of Aklan.

The municipality has a land area of 74.59 square kilometers or 28.80 square miles which constitutes 4.10% of Aklan's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 21,916. This represented 3.81% of the total population of Aklan province, or 0.29% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 294 inhabitants per square kilometer or 761 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Tangalan has 15 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)
Afga7.36%1,6121,4729.51%1.74%
Baybay7.29%1,5971,5820.95%0.18%
Dapdap4.75%1,0429667.87%1.45%
Dumatad5.16%1,1301,0517.52%1.39%
Jawili8.31%1,8221,7325.20%0.97%
Lanipga1.51%3303125.77%1.07%
Napatag1.02%224280-20.00%-4.16%
Panayakan14.22%3,1162,68416.10%2.88%
Poblacion6.92%1,5161,4296.09%1.13%
Pudiot8.34%1,8281,61713.05%2.36%
Tagas10.98%2,4072,01719.34%3.42%
Tamalagon11.90%2,6092,4974.49%0.84%
Tamokoe0.70%154228-32.46%-7.20%
Tondog8.92%1,9551,74512.03%2.19%
Vivo2.62%574665-13.68%-2.76%
Tangalan Total21,91620,2778.08%1.49%

Historical population

The population of Tangalan grew from 7,650 in 1960 to 21,916 in 2015, an increase of 14,266 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.49%, or an increase of 1,639 people, from the previous population of 20,277 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
7,650
9,9872.64%
10,5091.03%
11,1741.23%
14,7732.83%
16,1721.71%
17,6061.84%
19,1211.14%
20,2772.16%
21,9161.49%

Location

The municipal center of Tangalan is situated at approximately 11° 46' North, 122° 16' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 9.7 meters or 31.8 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 Tangalan are Roxas City, Passi, Iloilo City, Victorias, Silay, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Makato, Numancia, Ibajay, Kalibo, Lezo, and Malinao. Its distance from the national capital is 341.12 kilometers (211.96 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

  • Makato, Aklan, 7.74 kilometers (4.81 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S27°E)
  • Numancia, Aklan, 10.55 kilometers (6.55 miles) to the Southeast (S44°E)
  • Ibajay, Aklan, 11.51 kilometers (7.15 miles) to the West‑Northwest (N65°W)
  • Kalibo, Aklan, 13.39 kilometers (8.32 miles) to the East‑Southeast (S57°E)
  • Lezo, Aklan, 13.89 kilometers (8.63 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S32°E)
  • Malinao, Aklan, 15.28 kilometers (9.50 miles) to the South‑Southeast (S20°E)

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 341.12 kilometers (211.96 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N24°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 21,916, ranked 1,210 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 28.80 square kilometers, ranked 1,207 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 294 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 686 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.49%, ranked 665 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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