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Aklan Province
Brief Description
Aklan known for its pristine beauty which nature has bestowed upon it and its people is in the northwest portion of Panay Island bordering Antique province to the southwest and Capiz province to the east It faces the Sibuyan Sea and Romblon province to the northnAklan is the home to Boracay Island one of the worlds best beaches famous for its sugar fine white sand azure waters magnificent coral reefs and rare sea shells It is also the site of the Ati Atihan Festival the Queen of Philippine Festivals Aklan is considered as the countrys oldest province It is believed to have been established around 1212 1213 by settlers from Borneo
Geography Aklan occupies the northern third of the island of Panay and is bordered by the provinces of Iloilo from the south Capiz from the east and Antique from the southwest It also faces the Sibuyan Sea from the north The province includes the island of Boracay which is located at its northwestern tip The province boasts high geographic diversity ranging from white sandy beaches mangroves and mountainous landscapes It also boasts the river Akean which appears unique due to its boiling or frothing appearance
Region Region VI
Capital Kalibo
Barangay 327
Component Cities
Municipalities Altavas, Balete, Banga, Batan, Buruanga, Lezo, Kalibo, Ibajay, Libacao, Madalag, Makato, Malay, Malinao, Nabas, New Washington, Numancia, Tangalan
Land Area 1,821.42
Population 535,725
Climate Climate Temperature generally range from 77 90F from February or March and increase to the 82 100F for the rest of the year Weather in Aklan is classified into two Dry season from December to May and wet season the rest of the year In December Aklan usually experience Heaviest rainfall
Coordinates 1140N 12220E
Upland (2015)
January - June (mt) 0.00 July - December (mt) 589.00
Lowland rainfed (2015)
January - June (mt) 20,305.00 July - December (mt) 26,317.00
Irrigated (2015)
January - June (mt) 24,185.00 July - December (mt) 34,933.00
All ecosystem (2015)
January - June (mt) 44,490.00 July - December (mt) 61,839.00