General Salipada K. Pendatun, Maguindanao

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General Salipada K. Pendatun
Municipality
Map of Maguindanao showing the location of General Salipada K. Pendatun
Map of Maguindanao showing the location of General Salipada K. Pendatun
S. K. Pendatun is located in Philippines
S. K. Pendatun
S. K. Pendatun
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°47′49″N 124°42′9″E / 6.79694°N 124.70250°E / 6.79694; 124.70250Coordinates: 6°47′49″N 124°42′9″E / 6.79694°N 124.70250°E / 6.79694; 124.70250
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Maguindanao
Barangays 19
Government[1]
 • Mayor Shajid Khan P. Pendatun
Area
 • Total 189.37 km2 (73.12 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 24,004
 • Density 130/km2 (330/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9618
Dialing code 64
Income class 4th

General Salipada K. Pendatun is a 4th class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 24,004 people in 10,176 households. It is named for General Salipada K. Pendatun (1912 – 1985), who is a forerunner Mindanaoan Legislator and General during the Second World War.

Barangays[edit]

General Salipada K. Pendatun is politically subdivided into 19 barangays.[2]

  • Badak
  • Bulod
  • Kaladturan
  • Kulasi
  • Lao-lao
  • Lasangan
  • Lower Idtig
  • Lumabao
  • Makainis
  • Midconding
  • Midpandacan
  • Panosolen
  • Ramcor
  • Tonggol
  • Pidtiguian
  • Quipolot
  • Sadangin
  • Sumakubay
  • Upper Lasangan

History[edit]

On April 7, 1991, Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 3 created the Municipality of Gen. S. K. Pendatun out of the municipality of Buluan,[3] making it the first local government unit created by the ARMM Regional Assembly.[4] The municipality of Paglat was created out of four of its barangays on September 29, 2001.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Gen. S. K. Pendatun
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1995 20,280 —    
2000 28,374 +7.46%
2007 36,038 +3.35%
2010 24,004 −13.75%
Source: National Statistics Office[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ National Statistical Coordination Board. "PSGC Interactive: Municipality/City: GEN. S. K. PENDATUN". Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  3. ^ National Statistics Office (2001-04-23). "Census 2000 Final Counts". Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  4. ^ Institute for Autonomy and Governance. "List of MMA Acts". Retrieved 2008-05-20. 
  5. ^ National Statistics Office (2008-04-16). "2007 Census of Population: Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Retrieved 2008-05-19. 
  6. ^ "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. 

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