|Municipality of Carles|
|Location of Carles in the province of Iloilo|
|Region :||Western Visayas|
|District:||5. District of Iloilo|
|Income class :||3rd income bracket|
May 1, 2000 census
August 1, 2015 census
|Postal code :||5019|
|Mayor :||Arnold A. Betita|
|Geographical location in the Philippines|
Carles is a municipality in the Philippines in the province of Iloilo . It has 68,160 inhabitants (August 1, 2015 census). The community borders on Bancal Bay , which is rich in fish. In front of it are the islands of Gigantes , Binuluangan , Calagnaan and Sicogon , which belong to the administrative area of the municipality. The municipality borders the Jintotolo Canal to the north and the Visayas Sea to the east .
Carles is politically divided into 33 barangays .