Anini-y, Antique

Anini-yAnini-y is a municipality in the province Antique in Region VI, Western Visayas, which be­longs to the Visayas group of islands. The municipality Anini-y is seated about 857 km south of province capital Marcos and about 472 km south-south-east of Philippine main capital Manila. Anini-y protrudes at the southernmost tip of Panay Island facing Sulu Sea, making it ideal for water adventure. Dive into its pristine waters where multi-colored corals and fishes await and be awed with the immense and diverse beauty of marine life, nature’s gift beyond imagination. Take a dip into Sira-an Hotspring, with its unique location overlooking the white sand beach of Nogas Island. Savor the fresh catch from the sea and witness the splendor of twilight as the rays of the sun turn the glowing ripples of the sea into a golden furnace. Walk silently inside Aniniy’s baroque and century-old St. John Nepumuceno Church and feel the pride of Anini-y’s ancestors as they labored and built this place of worship a century ago.

Anini-y is a 4th class municipality. Regarding urbanization Anini-y is classified as partly urban. Anini-y occupies an area of 66.17 km. By the end of 2007 Anini-y was the home of 20,097 residents. Thus by average 303.72 people are living on one km.

Administratively the Municipality of Anini-y is subdivided into 23 barangays. One forms the center of the city wheras the other 22 are in the outlying areas. Some of them are even several kilometers away from the center of the Municipality. The most populous are Tagaytay, Igbarabatuan, San Ramon, Casay Viejo, Igtumarom, Nasuli C, Bayo Pequeño, Bayo Grande, Igpalge, Lisub A, Salvacion, Poblacion, Lisub B, Nato, Sagua.

Among the bigger cities and muni­ci­pa­li­ties in the neigh­bor­hood of Anini-y there are Bago City (Negros Occidental) 96 km east, Iloilo City (Iloilo) 69 km east-north-east, Oton (Iloilo) 62 km east-north-east, Cauayan (Negros Occidental) 90 km south-east, Pototan (Iloilo) 92 km north-east, Hinigaran (Negros Occidental) 100 km east-south-east, Dumangas (Iloilo) 93 km east-north-east, Janiuay (Iloilo) 81 km north-east, Miagao (Iloilo) 37 km north-east as well as 87 km north-east of Anini-y the municipality Lambunao (Iloilo).

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