Aklan

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Aklan (Akean) (Aklanon pronunciation: [ak'ɤan]) (Akeanon: Probinsiya it Akean; ; Lalawigan ng Aklan) is a province in the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region.wikipedia
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Western Visayas

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Aklan (Akean) (Aklanon pronunciation: [ak'ɤan]) (Akeanon: Probinsiya it Akean; ; Lalawigan ng Aklan) is a province in the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region.
Western Visayas (Kanlurang Kabisayaan) is an administrative region in the Philippines, numerically designated as Region VI. It consists of six provinces (Aklan, Antique, Capiz, Guimaras, Iloilo and Negros Occidental) and two highly urbanized cities (Bacolod City and Iloilo City).

Panay

Panay IslandCentral Panay Mountain Rangeisland of Panay
The province is situated in the northwest portion of Panay Island, bordering Antique to the southwest, and Capiz to the east.
It is divided into four provinces: Aklan, Antique, Capiz and Iloilo, all in the Western Visayas Region.

Antique (province)

AntiqueAntique ProvinceGovernor of Antique
The province is situated in the northwest portion of Panay Island, bordering Antique to the southwest, and Capiz to the east.
The province is situated in the western section of Panay Island and borders Aklan, Capiz and Iloilo to the east, while facing the Sulu Sea to the west.

Romblon

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Aklan faces the Sibuyan Sea and Romblon province to the north.

Provinces of the Philippines

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Aklan (Akean) (Aklanon pronunciation: [ak'ɤan]) (Akeanon: Probinsiya it Akean; ; Lalawigan ng Aklan) is a province in the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region.
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Kalantiaw

Datu Bendahara KalantiawDatu Bendahara Kalantiaw IIIKalantiaw III
In 1433, Datu Kalantiaw's grandson and successor, Datu Kalantiaw III, was said by Jose Marcos to have formulated a set of laws known today as the Code of Kalantiaw.
The historian Josue Soncuya published a Spanish translation of the code in 1917, and wrote about it in his book Historia Prehispana de Filipinas (Prehispanic History of the Philippines). Soncuya concluded that the Code had been written for Aklan because of the presence of two Aklanon rather than Hiligaynon words in the text, and the words Aklan, Panay Island were added to later versions of Soncuya's translation (viz.

Madja-as

Confederation of Madja-asKedatuan of Madja-asPanay
Aklan then became a part of the Kedatuan of Madja-as.
The original Panayan settlements continued to grow and later split up into three groups: one of which remained in the original district (Irong-irong), while another settled at the mouth of Aklan River in northern Panay.

Capiz

Capiz ProvinceCapiz Province, PhilippinesProvince of Capiz
The province is situated in the northwest portion of Panay Island, bordering Antique to the southwest, and Capiz to the east. The original towns were Altavas, Balete, Batan, Banga, Buruanga, Ibajay, Kalibo, Lezo, Libacao, Madalag, Malay, Makato, Malinao, Nabas, New Washington, Numancia, and Tangalan, then all part of the province of Capiz. Aklan became an independent province through Republic Act No. 1414 signed by Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay on April 25, 1956, separating Aklan from Capiz.
Its capital is the City of Roxas and is located at the northeastern portion of Panay Island, bordering Aklan to the north, Antique to the west, and Iloilo to the south.

Boracay

Island of BoracayBoracay IslandBoracay (Malay)
The province covers a total area of undefined km2, and includes the island of Boracay which is located at its northwestern tip.
The island comprises the barangays of Manoc-Manoc, Balabag, and Yapak in the municipality of Malay, in Aklan Province.

Aklan River

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Aklan River, is the longest river in the province with 71 km ( 44 mi ) long.
Aklan River is the longest river in the province of Aklan, Philippines and the third longest river in Panay Island, with a total length of 71 km. ( 44 mi ), only Panay River in Capiz and Jalaur River in Iloilo has longer.

Code of Kalantiaw

The Code of KalantiawKalantiaw
In 1433, Datu Kalantiaw's grandson and successor, Datu Kalantiaw III, was said by Jose Marcos to have formulated a set of laws known today as the Code of Kalantiaw.
In 1917, the historian Josué Soncuya wrote about the Code of Kalantiaw in his book Historia Prehispana de Filipinas ("Prehispanic History of the Philippines") where he moved the location of the Code's origin from Negros to the Panay province of Aklan because he suspected that it may be related to the Ati-atihan festival.

Aklanon people

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The main inhabitants of the province are the Aklanon, who are part of the Visayan ethnic group.
Aklanon form the majority in the province of Aklan in Panay.

Hiligaynon people

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Other Visayans also present are the Hiligaynon, Karay-a, and Capiznon.

Ibajay, Aklan

Ibajay
The original towns were Altavas, Balete, Batan, Banga, Buruanga, Ibajay, Kalibo, Lezo, Libacao, Madalag, Malay, Makato, Malinao, Nabas, New Washington, Numancia, and Tangalan, then all part of the province of Capiz.

Buruanga, Aklan

Buruanga BuruangaBuruanga Peninsula
The original towns were Altavas, Balete, Batan, Banga, Buruanga, Ibajay, Kalibo, Lezo, Libacao, Madalag, Malay, Makato, Malinao, Nabas, New Washington, Numancia, and Tangalan, then all part of the province of Capiz.
The upland barangay of Tag-Osip contains a portion of the Northwest Panay Peninsula Natural Park which is contained within the municipalities of Buruanga, Malay, and Nabas in Aklan Province and Libertad and Pandan in Antique.

Malay, Aklan

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The original towns were Altavas, Balete, Batan, Banga, Buruanga, Ibajay, Kalibo, Lezo, Libacao, Madalag, Malay, Makato, Malinao, Nabas, New Washington, Numancia, and Tangalan, then all part of the province of Capiz.

List of Philippine laws

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Aklan became an independent province through Republic Act No. 1414 signed by Philippine President Ramon Magsaysay on April 25, 1956, separating Aklan from Capiz.

Aklanon language

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Aklan (Akean) (Aklanon pronunciation: [ak'ɤan]) (Akeanon: Probinsiya it Akean; ; Lalawigan ng Aklan) is a province in the Philippines located in the Western Visayas region.
Aklanon (Akeanon), also known as Aklan, is a regional Visayan language spoken in the province of Aklan on the island of Panay in the Philippines.

Hiligaynon language

HiligaynonIlonggoHiligaynon (Ilonggo)
Hiligaynon
It is also spoken in other neighboring provinces, such as Antique and Aklan (also in Western Visayas), Negros Oriental in Central Visayas, Masbate in Bicol Region, Romblon and Palawan in MIMAROPA.

Godofredo P. Ramos Airport

Caticlan AirportCaticlanCaticlan (Godofredo P. Ramos) Airport
Because of this, there is frequent air travel to the province's airports in Kalibo and Caticlan.
Godofredo P. Ramos Airport (Aklanon: Paeuparan it Godofredo P. Ramos, Hiligaynon: Hulugpaan sang Godofredo P. Ramos, ), also known as Caticlan Airport and recently, Boracay Airport by its developer Transaire, is an airport serving the general area of the municipality of Malay, located in the province of Aklan in the Philippines.

Kalibo International Airport

Kalibo
Because of this, there is frequent air travel to the province's airports in Kalibo and Caticlan.
Kalibo International Airport (Aklanon: Pangkalibutan nga Paeoparan it Kalibo, ) is an international airport that serves the general area of Kalibo, the capital of the province of Aklan in the Philippines, and is one of two airports serving Boracay, the other being Godofredo P. Ramos Airport also known as Caticlan Airport in the town of Malay.

Kalibo

Kalibo, AklanAklanBatan
The original towns were Altavas, Balete, Batan, Banga, Buruanga, Ibajay, Kalibo, Lezo, Libacao, Madalag, Malay, Makato, Malinao, Nabas, New Washington, Numancia, and Tangalan, then all part of the province of Capiz. Its capital is Kalibo.
The design was also adopted in of the rest of Aklan and some parts of northern Antique.

Aklan State University

Aklan State University — Banga (Main)
Its main campus is located in the town of Banga in Aklan, with four other campuses across the province.

PGA-ASU School of Nursing

Provincial Academic Center College of Nursing
Provincial Academic Center College of Nursing
The PGA-ASU School of Nursing is a collaboration between Aklan State University and the Provincial Government of Aklan.