Al-Barka, Basilan

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Al-Barka
Municipality
Map of Basilan with Al-Barka highlighted
Map of Basilan with Al-Barka highlighted
Al-Barka is located in Philippines
Al-Barka
Al-Barka
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 06°28′N 122°11′E / 6.467°N 122.183°E / 6.467; 122.183Coordinates: 06°28′N 122°11′E / 6.467°N 122.183°E / 6.467; 122.183
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Basilan
District Lone district of Basilan
Founded May 22, 2006
Barangays 16
Government[1]
 • Mayor Darussalam S. Lajid
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 19,523
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7304
Dialing code 62
Income class 6th class

Al-Barka is a sixth class municipality in the province of Basilan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 19,523 people.[2]

It was created by Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 191, ratified by plebiscite on May 22, 2006. It is composed of 16 barangays that were formerly part of Tipo-Tipo.

Barangays[edit]

Al-Barka is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.[2]

  • Apil-apil
  • Bato-bato
  • Bohe-Piang
  • Bucalao
  • Cambug
  • Danapah
  • Guinanta
  • Kailih
  • Kinukutan
  • Kuhon
  • Kuhon Lennuh
  • Linuan
  • Lookbisaya
  • Macalang
  • Magcawa
  • Sangkahan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Al-Barka
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 26,229 —    
2010 19,523 −10.19%
Source: National Statistics Office[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 

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