Tangalan – Wikipedia

Municipality in Western Visayas, Philippines

Tangalan

Municipality of Tangalan
Tangalan seascape

Tangalan seascape

Flag of Tangalan

Flag

Official seal of Tangalan

Seal

Map of Aklan with Tangalan highlighted

Map of Aklan with Tangalan highlighted

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Tangalan is located in Philippines

Tangalan
Coordinates: 11°46′39″N 122°15′37″E / 11.7775°N 122.2603°E / 11.7775; 122.2603Coordinates: 11°46′39″N 122°15′37″E / 11.7775°N 122.2603°E / 11.7775; 122.2603
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas
Province Aklan
District 2nd district
Barangays 15
(see Barangays)
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Gary T. Fuentes
 • Vice Mayor Gene T. Fuentes
 • Representative Teodorico T. Haresco Jr.
 • Municipal Council
 • Electorate 14,399 voters (2019)
 • Total 74.59 km2 (28.80 sq mi)
Elevation 39 m (128 ft)
Highest elevation 876 m (2,874 ft)
Lowest elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 • Total 23,704
 • Density 320/km2 (820/sq mi)
 • Households 4,920
 • Income class 5th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence 15.31% (2018)[4]
 • Revenue ₱104,716,829.51 (2020)
 • Assets ₱282,592,525.11 (2020)
 • Expenditure ₱78,548,840.11 (2020)
 • Liabilities ₱38,249,234.45 (2020)
 • Electricity Aklan Electric Cooperative (AKELCO)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code

5612

PSGC
IDD: area code  +63 (0)36
Native languages Aklan
Hiligaynon
Tagalog
Website www.tangalan.ph

Tangalan, officially the Municipality of Tangalan (Aklanon: Banwa it Tangalan; Hiligaynon: Banwa sang Tangalan; Tagalog: Bayan ng Tangalan), is a 5th class municipality in the province of Aklan, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 23,704 people. [3]

Tangalan was formerly an arrabal of Makato. At the time of its creation, it included the following barrios: Tondog, Jawili, Dumatad, Afga, Baybay, Dapdap, Pudyot, Tagas, Tamalagon, Panayakan, Vivo, Lanipga, Napatag and Tamokoe.[5]

Geography[edit]

Tangalan is located at 11°46′39″N 122°15′37″E / 11.7775°N 122.2603°E / 11.7775; 122.2603. It is 18 kilometres (11 mi) from Kalibo, the provincial capital.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 74.59 square kilometres (28.80 sq mi)[6] constituting 4.10% of the 1,821.42-square-kilometre- (703.25 sq mi) total area of Aklan.

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Tangalan, Aklan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
32
(90)
32
(90)
31
(88)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
28
(82)
30
(85)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
23
(73)
24
(75)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 47
(1.9)
33
(1.3)
39
(1.5)
48
(1.9)
98
(3.9)
150
(5.9)
169
(6.7)
147
(5.8)
163
(6.4)
172
(6.8)
118
(4.6)
80
(3.1)
1,264
(49.8)
Average rainy days 11.4 8.2 9.3 9.7 19.1 25.6 27.4 25.5 25.5 25.2 18.5 14.5 219.9
Source: Meteoblue [7]

Barangays[edit]

Tangalan is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.[8]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2020[3] 2010[9]
060417001 Afga 6.8% 1,612 1,472 0.91%
060417002 Baybay 6.7% 1,597 1,582 0.09%
060417003 Dapdap 4.4% 1,042 966 0.75%
060417004 Dumatad 4.8% 1,130 1,051 0.72%
060417005 Jawili 7.7% 1,822 1,732 0.50%
060417006 Lanipga 1.4% 330 312 0.56%
060417007 Napatag 0.9% 224 280 −2.19%
060417008 Panayakan 13.1% 3,116 2,684 1.49%
060417009 Poblacion 6.4% 1,516 1,429 0.59%
060417010 Pudiot 7.7% 1,828 1,617 1.23%
060417011 Tagas 10.2% 2,407 2,017 1.77%
060417012 Tamalagon 11.0% 2,609 2,497 0.44%
060417013 Tamokoe 0.6% 154 228 −3.82%
060417014 Tondog 8.2% 1,955 1,745 1.13%
060417015 Vivo 2.4% 574 665 −1.45%
Total 23,704 20,277 1.56%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tangalan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 3,009 —    
1948 6,765 +1.82%
1960 7,650 +1.03%
1970 9,987 +2.70%
1975 10,509 +1.03%
1980 11,174 +1.23%
1990 14,773 +2.83%
1995 16,172 +1.71%
2000 17,606 +1.84%
2007 19,121 +1.15%
2010 20,277 +2.16%
2015 21,916 +1.49%
2020 23,704 +1.55%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority [10][9][11][12]

In the 2020 census, Tangalan had a population of 23,704. [3] The population density was 320 inhabitants per square kilometre (830/sq mi).

Economy[edit]

Tourism[edit]

Tourist spots with government support under “Project Bugna” include Jawili Falls, Jawili Beach Resorts, Dumatad Souvenir Shop, and Bughawi Reforestation Project.

The Tangalan Marine Sanctuary covers 375 hectares (930 acres) of marine ecosystem and a 10 hectares (25 acres) coral garden.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Municipality of Tangalan | (DILG)
  2. ^ “2015 Census of Population, Report No. 3 – Population, Land Area, and Population Density” (PDF). Philippine Statistics Authority. Quezon City, Philippines. August 2016. ISSN 0117-1453. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 25, 2021. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2020). “Region VI (Western Visayas)”. Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  4. ^ “PSA Releases the 2018 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates”. Philippine Statistics Authority. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2022.
  5. ^ “Republic Act No. 285; An Act Creating the Municipality of Tangalan in the Province of Capiz”. The Corpus Juris. 16 June 1948. Retrieved 22 October 2016.
  6. ^ “Province: Aklan”. PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  7. ^ “Tangalan: Average Temperatures and Rainfall”. Meteoblue. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  8. ^ “Municipal: Tangalan”. PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  9. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). “Region VI (Western Visayas)”. Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  10. ^ Census of Population (2015). “Region VI (Western Visayas)”. Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  11. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). “Region VI (Western Visayas)”. Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  12. ^ “Province of Aklan”. Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  13. ^ “Poverty incidence (PI):”. Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  14. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/NSCB_LocalPovertyPhilippines_0.pdf; publication date: 29 November 2005; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  15. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2003%20SAE%20of%20poverty%20%28Full%20Report%29_1.pdf; publication date: 23 March 2009; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  16. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2006%20and%202009%20City%20and%20Municipal%20Level%20Poverty%20Estimates_0_1.pdf; publication date: 3 August 2012; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  17. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2012%20Municipal%20and%20City%20Level%20Poverty%20Estima7tes%20Publication%20%281%29.pdf; publication date: 31 May 2016; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  18. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  19. ^ “PSA Releases the 2018 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates”. Philippine Statistics Authority. 15 December 2021. Retrieved 22 January 2022.

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