|Region :||Western Visayas|
|Capital :||San Jose de Buenavista|
August 1, 2015 census
|Population density :||213 inhabitants per km²|
|Area :||2,729.17 km²|
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|- provincial cities|
|- electoral districts||1|
|Location of the province in the Philippines|
Coordinates: 11 ° 14 ′ N , 122 ° 6 ′ E Antique is a province on the island of Panay , which belongs to the island nation of the Philippines . Antique has an area of 2,729.17 km² and 582,012 inhabitants (as of August 1, 2015). The capital of the province is San Jose de Buenavista . In the east of the province are the Central Panay Mountains, which rise to over 2,000 meters above sea level.
Hamtikan and Ilonggo is the language in the southern area around the capital San Jose. Kinaray-a is spoken in the north.
In the Antique region, these places are worth visiting: Danawan Cave, Panao Lake, and Pula Waterfalls. In the north of Antiques the Bugang River (one of the cleanest rivers in the Philippines), next to it the white-golden sand beach (Phaidon Beach) in Tingib / Duyong, Pandan. A sunken coral garden (Punta Pucio) is located in Libertad. To the south is the Igpasungaw waterfall (Sebaste), islands for snorkeling and diving are in Mararison , Batbatan , Maniguin and the Caluya Islands . Parts of the Northwest Panay Peninsula Natural Park are in the province.
Antique is divided into 18 independently administered municipalities.
Rice , coconut , wheat and mango are the province's agricultural products.
Marble , coal , chrome and magnetic sand are the existing mineral resources.