Antique (province)

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Antique (Lalawigan ng Antique) is a province of the Philippines located in the region of Western Visayas.wikipedia
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Western Visayas

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Antique (Lalawigan ng Antique) is a province of the Philippines located in the region of Western Visayas.
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

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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.
It is divided into four provinces: Aklan, Antique, Capiz and Iloilo, all in the Western Visayas Region.

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Antique (Lalawigan ng Antique) is a province of the Philippines located in the region of Western Visayas.
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Aklan

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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.
The province is situated in the northwest portion of Panay Island, bordering Antique to the southwest, and Capiz to the east.

Iloilo

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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.
Iloilo occupies a major southeast portion of the Visayan island of Panay and is bordered by the province of Antique to the west, Capiz to the north, the Jintotolo Channel to the northeast, the Guimaras Strait to the east, and the Iloilo Strait and Panay Gulf to the southwest.

Capiz

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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.
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.

Visayas

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The province is home to the indigenous Iraynun-Bukidnon, speakers of a dialect of the Kiniray-a language, who have crafted the only rice terrace clusters in the Visayas through indigenous knowledge and sheer vernacular capabilities.
As a result, the arrival of Bornean tribal groups in the Visayas is celebrated in the festivals of the Ati-Atihan in Kalibo, Aklan and Binirayan in San Jose de Buenavista, Antique.

Karay-a language

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Hence, they have developed their own distinct language called Kinaray-a.
The Karay-a language, or Kinaray-a (Karay-a + the infix -in-) (ISO: krj), is an Austronesian regional language spoken by the Karay-a people, mainly in Antique in the Philippines as well as Iloilo and other provinces on the island of Panay.

Mount Nangtud

Mount Nangtud, is the second Highest mountain in Antique and Panay island with an elevation of 6,801 ft. (2,073 m) above sea level, located between Antique and Capiz border.
It is located on the border of Barbaza, Antique and Jamindan, Capiz.

Sibalom Natural Park

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Rafflesia, the largest flower in the world, can be found in Sibalom Natural Park.
Sibalom Natural Park is a 5511.47 ha protected area in the Philippines on the island of Panay in the municipality of Sibalom, Antique.

Evelio Javier Airport

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Evelio Javier Airport (Antique Airport) is the only airport serving the province.
Evelio Javier Airport (Kinaray-a: Hurugpaan kang Evelio Javier, Hiligaynon: Hulugpaan sang Evelio Javier, Filipino: Paliparan ng Evelio Javier), also known as Antique Airport and San Jose Airport, is the only airport in the province of Antique in the Philippines.

Alex C. Delos Santos

Alex C. Delos Santos - a Karay-a writer and theater artist based in San Jose, Antique, the Philippines. He completed his Master of Education with an academic excellence award from the University of the Philippines in the Visayas. His research and writing interests are in culture and arts and gay literature.
Alex C. Delos Santos born on September 24, 1967 in San Jose, Antique is a Karay-a writer and theater artist based in San Jose, Antique, the Philippines.

Central Panay Mountain Range

There have been campaigns to nominate the Iraynun-Bukidnon Rice Terraces, along with the Central Panay Mountain Range, into the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The highest point is Mount Madia-as standing at 6,946 ft. (2, 117 m) located on the border of Antique and Aklan.

Nogas Island

Nogas Island, Hurao-Hurao Island and Mararison Island have long stretches of white sand beaches that are ideal for shell-hunting.

Philippine Independent Church

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While the Iglesia Filipina Independiente or the IFI also known as the Aglipayan Church is the second largest religious denomination in the province.
Calixto Zaldivar – former representative, Lone District of Antique (1934–1935), former Governor of Antique (1951–1955) and former Associate Justice of the Supreme Court (1964–1974). Former president of the National Lay Organization of the IFI.

Babaylan

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Babaylans or native priestesses continue to divine the future, heal the sick or conjure spells.
Another dios-dios uprising was led by a shaman named Gregorio Lampinio (better known as "Gregorio Dios", and also known as "Hilario Pablo" or "Papa") in Antique from 1888.

Jerry Navarro Elizalde

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Jerry Navarro Elizalde - Philippine National Artist for Visual Arts - Painting

Alberto A. Villavert

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Alberto A. Villavert - Filipino Politician who led the Philippine Province of Antique between 1937 to 1946 both as an appointed and elected Governor. He was first elected as presidente municipal (town mayor) of Antique’s capital town of San Jose in 1928 and was the youngest presidente municipal in his time at the age of 24 and then became governor of the province in 1937. Villavert became an Antique Representative of the National Assembly from 1943-1944. During World War II, he served in the USAFFE and subsequently appointed as Governor of the Province again from 1946 to 1947 and then elected and served the same post from 1948 – 1951.

Rafflesia lobata

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It is endemic to the Philippine island of Panay, particularly the mountains of Antique and Iloilo provinces.

Evelio Javier

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Started in San Jose in 1974 by governor Evelio Javier, this is a week-long festival that includes colorful street parades, beach shows, plaza concerts, a beauty contest and trade fair.

Philippines

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Antique (Lalawigan ng Antique) is a province of the Philippines located in the region of Western Visayas.

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Antique (Lalawigan ng Antique) is a province of the Philippines located in the region of Western Visayas.

Sulu Sea

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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.

National Commission for Culture and the Arts

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All of the rice terrace clusters have been researched on by the National Commission for Culture and the Arts and various scholars from the University of the Philippines.