Manapla, officially the Municipality of Manapla, is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 54,845 people.[3]

Municipality of Manapla
Hacienda Santa Rosalia, Manapla

The Negrosanon Top End
Map of Negros Occidental with Manapla highlighted
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°57′29″N 123°07′23″E
Country Philippines
RegionWestern Visayas (Region VI)
ProvinceNegros Occidental
District2nd district of Negros Occidental
Barangays12 (see Barangays)
  TypeSangguniang Bayan
  MayorManuel M. Escalante III
  Vice MayorEdgar B. Pagayonan
  CongressmanLeo Rafael M. Cueva
  Electorate31,977 voters (2019)
  Total112.86 km2 (43.58 sq mi)
 (2015 census)[3]
  Density490/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
  Income class2nd municipal income class
  Poverty incidence21.86% (2015)[4]
  Revenue (₱)132,206,986.43 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
IDD:area code+63(0)34
Climate typetropical climate
Native languagesHiligaynon

The town is notable for its signature delicacy puto.[5]


Manapla is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.


Population census of Manapla
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 10,123    
1918 10,033−0.06%
1939 19,490+3.21%
1948 35,218+6.79%
1960 46,809+2.40%
1970 31,097−4.00%
1975 38,357+4.30%
1980 40,524+1.10%
1990 40,095−0.11%
1995 44,301+1.89%
2000 49,581+2.44%
2007 52,428+0.77%
2010 52,687+0.18%
2015 54,845+0.77%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]


  1. "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. "Province:". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. Census of Population (2015). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
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  6. Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region VI (Western Visayas)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  8. "Province of". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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