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Galicia, Aklan
, officially the (Aklanon language, Aklanon: ''Banwa it Madalag''; Hiligaynon language, Hiligaynon: ''Banwa sang Madalag''; tl, Bayan ng Madalag), is a of the Philippines, in the Philippine Province, province of , . It is Aklan's largest municipality by land area and also the most sparsely populated. According to the , it has a population of people. Madalag was formerly an ''suburb, arrabal'' and part of Libacao, Aklan, Libacao. In 1948, it was separated and constituted as a separate town, with the following ''barrio''s: Logohon, Singay, Balactasan, Cabangahan, Cabilawan, Pangitan, San Jose, Talimagao, Talangban, Alaminos, Catabana, Bakyang, Calicia, Mercedes, Maria Cristina, Dit-ana, Guinato-an, Tigbauan, Alas-as, Mamba, Medina, Panikyason, and Paningayan. Geography According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the has a land area of constituting of the total area of Aklan. Madalag is situated in the south-central section of the province, bounded on the east by B ...
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Aklan River
Aklan River is the longest river in the province of Aklan, Philippines, and third-longest river on Panay island (after the Panay River in Capiz and Jalaur River in Iloilo). Its drainage basin is the third largest in Panay. The river source is located in the Central Panay Mountain Range on Mount Baloy in the western portion of Capiz in the vicinity of Tapaz, Capiz, Tapaz. It flows northwards to the mountainous western portion of Jamindan, Capiz, Jamindan, then northeastward to the town of Libacao, Aklan, Libacao in Aklan province. The river traverses the municipalities of Madalag, Aklan, Madalag, Malinao, Aklan, Malinao, Banga, Aklan, Banga, Lezo, Aklan, Lezo, Numancia, Aklan, Numancia, and Kalibo before emptying to its mouth into Sibuyan Sea. The name of the river is where the term Aklan came from, and is derived from the word ''akae'', which means to boil or to froth. Because of the swiftness of the river current, the water of the Aklan river seems to boil or froth. ''Akean'' ther ...
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