Patnongon, Province of Antique

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupVisayas
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceAntique
Barangay count36
Postal code5702
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesSulu Sea
Area (2007)167.92 km2 (64.83 sq mi)
Population (2015)37,176
Density (2015)221 / km2 (573 / sq mi)
Coordinates10° 55' North, 121° 60' East (10.9133, 121.9950)
Estimated elevation above sea level15.4 meters (50.6 feet)

Patnongon is a coastal municipality in the province of Antique.

The municipality has a land area of 167.92 square kilometers or 64.83 square miles which constitutes 6.15% of Antique's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 37,176. This represented 6.39% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.49% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 221 inhabitants per square kilometer or 573 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Patnongon has 36 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)
Alvañiz0.69%25721221.23%3.73%
Amparo1.95%7256767.25%1.34%
Apgahan4.49%1,6711,5736.23%1.16%
Aureliana6.86%2,5512,27212.28%2.23%
Badiangan1.95%7256855.84%1.09%
Bernaldo A. Julagting2.11%7867494.94%0.92%
Carit‑an5.43%2,0181,9125.54%1.03%
Cuyapiao2.82%1,0501,0202.94%0.55%
Gella1.12%4163887.22%1.34%
Igbarawan4.21%1,5651,41810.37%1.90%
Igbobon2.00%74259724.29%4.23%
Igburi3.39%1,26099826.25%4.54%
La Rioja6.13%2,2782,2660.53%0.10%
Mabasa3.10%1,1511,03211.53%2.10%
Macarina1.85%6896594.55%0.85%
Magarang1.19%44135524.23%4.22%
Magsaysay4.12%1,5331,4575.22%0.97%
Padang4.47%1,6631,5765.52%1.03%
Pandanan2.56%9539114.61%0.86%
Patlabawon1.33%4944539.05%1.66%
Poblacion16.26%6,0445,7016.02%1.12%
Quezon0.93%34631410.19%1.86%
Salaguiawan1.45%53946815.17%2.73%
Samalague2.61%9701,541-37.05%-8.44%
San Rafael2.23%8298033.24%0.61%
Tamayoc3.58%1,3301,3041.99%0.38%
Tigbalogo1.53%5705415.36%1.00%
Tobias Fornier1.19%4414117.30%1.35%
Villa Crespo1.25%46341312.11%2.20%
Villa Cruz1.46%54344621.75%3.82%
Villa Elio1.15%42938611.14%2.03%
Villa Flores0.51%1911759.14%1.68%
Villa Laua‑an0.91%34030611.11%2.03%
Villa Sal0.73%27123614.83%2.67%
Villa Salomon1.14%4233908.46%1.56%
Vista Alegre1.29%4794584.59%0.86%
Patnongon Total37,17635,1025.91%1.10%

Historical population

The population of Patnongon grew from 23,207 in 1960 to 37,176 in 2015, an increase of 13,969 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.10%, or an increase of 2,074 people, from the previous population of 35,102 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
23,207
22,443-0.33%
22,6430.18%
24,2621.39%
27,3761.22%
29,2351.24%
31,5551.65%
33,6940.91%
35,1021.50%
37,1761.10%

Location

The municipal center of Patnongon is situated at approximately 10° 55' North, 121° 60' East, in the island of Panay. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 15.4 meters or 50.6 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 Patnongon are Iloilo City, Passi, Bago, Silay, Bacolod, and Talisay. The nearest municipalities are Belison, San Remigio, Sibalom, Bugasong, Valderrama, and San Jose de Buenavista. Its distance from the national capital is 421.48 kilometers (261.89 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 421.48 kilometers (261.89 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N15°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 37,176, ranked 752 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 64.83 square kilometers, ranked 674 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 221 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 904 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.10%, ranked 995 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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