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Panitan, officially the Municipality of Panitan, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Capiz, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 40,289 people.[3]

Panitan
Municipality of Panitan
Map of Capiz with Panitan highlighted
Map of Capiz with Panitan highlighted
Panitan is located in Philippines
Panitan
Panitan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 11°28′N 122°46′E / 11.47°N 122.77°E / 11.47; 122.77Coordinates: 11°28′N 122°46′E / 11.47°N 122.77°E / 11.47; 122.77
Country Philippines
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceCapiz
District1st district of Capiz
Barangays26 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorKatherine D. Dequiña-Belo
 • Vice MayorByron D. Delfin
 • CongressmanEmmanuel A. Billones
 • Electorate23,933 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total89.88 km2 (34.70 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total40,289
 • Density450/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
5815
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)36
Climate typetropical climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)94.8 million  (2016)
Native languagesCapiznon
Hiligaynon
Tagalog

Pronounced as Panit-an, it is 16 kilometres (9.9 mi) from Roxas City.

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BarangaysEdit

Panitan is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.[2]

  • Agbabadiang
  • Agkilo
  • Agloway
  • Ambilay
  • Bahit
  • Balatucan
  • Banga-an
  • Cabugao
  • Cabangahan
  • Cadio
  • Cala-an
  • Capagao
  • Cogon
  • Conciencia
  • Enseñagan
  • Intampilan
  • Pasugue
  • Poblacion Ilawod
  • Poblacion Ilaya
  • Quios
  • Salocon
  • Tabuc Norte
  • Tabuc Sur
  • Timpas
  • Tincupon
  • Tinigban

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 7,578—    
1918 10,164+1.98%
1939 14,956+1.86%
1948 15,179+0.16%
1960 19,828+2.25%
1970 23,259+1.61%
1975 26,361+2.54%
1980 27,631+0.95%
1990 32,867+1.75%
1995 33,269+0.23%
2000 37,458+2.57%
2007 38,666+0.44%
2010 37,895−0.73%
2015 40,289+1.17%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

In the 2015 census, the population of Panitan was 40,289 people,[3] with a density of 450 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,200 inhabitants per square mile.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Capiz". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "Province of Capiz". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.