Patnongon
Province of Antique

Summary data
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 per km2
(573 per sq. mi)
Coordinates10° 55' North, 121° 60' East
(10.9133 ° N, 121.9950 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
15.4 meters
(50.6 feet)
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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. The 2015 Census records its population as 37,176 representing 6.39% of the total population of Antique province, or 0.49% of the overall population of the Western Visayas region. Based on such figures, the population density is computed at 221 inhabitants per square kilometer or 573 inhabitants per square mile.

Demographic profile of barangays

Patnongon has 36 barangays as shown in the following table.

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. Growth rate over this period fluctuated between the range of [-0.33%, 1.65%]. 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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 1523,207
1970 May 622,443-0.33%
1975 May 122,6430.18%
1980 May 124,2621.39%
1990 May 127,3761.22%
1995 Sep 129,2351.24%
2000 May 131,5551.65%
2007 Aug 133,6940.91%
2010 May 135,1021.50%
2015 Aug 137,1761.10%
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The town center of Patnongon is situated at approximately 10° 55' North, 121° 60' East, which has an elevation 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.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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