Datu Unsay, Maguindanao

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Datu Unsay
Municipality
Map of Maguindanao showing the location of Datu Unsay
Map of Maguindanao showing the location of Datu Unsay
Datu Unsay is located in Philippines
Datu Unsay
Datu Unsay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°55′15″N 124°27′12″E / 6.92083°N 124.45333°E / 6.92083; 124.45333Coordinates: 6°55′15″N 124°27′12″E / 6.92083°N 124.45333°E / 6.92083; 124.45333
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Maguindanao
Barangays
Government[1]
 • Mayor Reshal S. Ampatuan
Area
 • Total 95.39 km2 (36.83 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 12,490
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9608
Dialing code 64
Income class 5th
Population census of
Datu Unsay, Maguindanao
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 52,475 —    
2007 40,522 −1.49%
2010 12,490 −34.84%
Source: National Statistics Office[2]

Datu Unsay is a 5th class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 12,490 people in 6,231 households.

Barangays[edit]

Datu Unsay is politically subdivided into 8 barangays.

  • Bulayan
  • Iganagampong
  • Macalag
  • Maitumaig
  • Meta
  • Panangeti
  • Tuntungan
  • Malangog

History[edit]

Datu Unsay was created under Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 150 on July 1, 2003.[3] It was carved out of the municipality of Shariff Aguak.

On July 30, 2009, upon the ratification of Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Acts No. 225 (as amended by MMAA 252) and MMAA 220, the municipalities of Shariff Saydona Mustapha and Datu Hoffer Ampatuan, respectively, were created from a total of 2 entire barangays and portions of 2 barangays from Datu Unsay, in addition to other barangays from Datu Piang, Datu Saudi-Ampatuan, Mamasapano and Shariff Aguak.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 
  3. ^ National Statistics Office (2008-04-16). "2007 Census of Population: Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao" (PDF). Retrieved 2008-05-19. 

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