Tangalan
Province of Aklan

Summary data
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 per km2
(761 per sq. mi)
Coordinates11° 46' North, 122° 16' East
(11.7740 ° N, 122.2604 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
9.7 meters
(31.8 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 21,916 representing 3.81% of the total population of Aklan province, or 0.29% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 294 inhabitants per square kilometer or 761 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Tangalan has 15 barangays as shown in the following table.

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 157,650
1970 May 69,9872.64%
1975 May 110,5091.03%
1980 May 111,1741.23%
1990 May 114,7732.83%
1995 Sep 116,1721.71%
2000 May 117,6061.84%
2007 Aug 119,1211.14%
2010 May 120,2772.16%
2015 Aug 121,9161.49%
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The town center of Tangalan is situated at approximately 11° 46' North, 122° 16' East, which has an elevation 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.

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)

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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