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Geographical Location

 


:    Located at the Central Part of Western Visayas.  It lies between 10º50’50” and

11º00’00” North Latitudewithin 122º34’00” North South 122º42’00” East Longitude.  It is 29 kilometers north of Iloilo City.

 

Boundaries

 

North & Northeast

East

South

Southwest

West

Northwest

 

 

 

:    Municipality of Dingle

:    Municipality of Barotac Nuevo

:    Municipality of Zarraga

:    Municipality of New Lucena

:    Municipality of Mina

:    Municipality of Badiangan

 

PostHeaderIcon Land Use Status

 

Land Area

Pototan is the 24th largest municipality in the Province of Iloilo. Based on the data taken from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), it has a total land area of 9, 710.1664 hectares.

 

Land Use / Covers:

  • Agricultural - 7,570.95 hectares

    Irrigated - 6,092.3435 hectares

    Non-Irrigated - 1,478.5965 hectares

  • Residential - 328.3029 hectares

  • Commercial - 44.1376 hectares

  • Institutional - 103.1724 hectares

  • Built-up      -  2,455.08 hectares

  • Agro-Industrial - 42.5625 hectares

  • Parks, Open Space and Buffer Zone - 14.82 hectares

  • Cemeteries  -  4.69 hectares

 

PostHeaderIcon Political Subdivision

 

Income Classification

 

: Second Class

 

The Municipality of Pototan is composed of fifty (50) barangays.

 

Barangays:

1.  Abangay

2.  Amamaros

3.  Bagacay

4.  Barasan

5.  Batuan

6.  Bongco

7.  Cahaguikican

8.  Callan

9.  Cansilayan

10. Casalsagan

11. Cato-ogan

12. Cau-ayan

13. Culob

14. Danao

15. Dapitan

16. Dawis

17.Dongsol

18. Fundacion

19. Guibuangan

20. Guinacas

21. Igang

22. Intaluan

23. Iwa Ilaud

24. Iwa Ilaya

25. Jamabalud

 

 

26. Jebioc

27. Lay-ahan

28. Lumbo

29. Macatol

30. Malusgod

31. Nabitasan

32. Naga

33. Nanga

34. Naslo

35. Pajo

36. Palanguia

37. Pitogo

38. Pulot-an

39. Purog

40. Rumbang

41. Sinuagan

42. Tuburan

43. Tumcon Ilaud

44. Tumcon Ilaya

45. Ubang

46. Zarrague

47. Fernando Parcon Ward

48. Lopez Jaena Ward

49. Primitivo Ledesma Ward

50. San Jose Ward

 

PostHeaderIcon Topography and Slope

The Municipality of Pototan is generally flat while some portions are hilly and rolling with the highest elevation of 30 to 50 meters above sea level. The dominant slope of the area ranges from 0-30% occupying an area of approximately 8,254.066 hectares while 1,456.599 hectares have slope of 3.1-5%.

 
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