Hadji Muhtamad, Basilan

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Hadji Muhtamad
Map of Basilan with Hadji Muhtamad highlighted
Map of Basilan with Hadji Muhtamad highlighted
Hadji Muhtamad is located in Philippines
Hadji Muhtamad
Hadji Muhtamad
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 06°38′N 121°37′E / 6.633°N 121.617°E / 6.633; 121.617Coordinates: 06°38′N 121°37′E / 6.633°N 121.617°E / 6.633; 121.617
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Basilan
District Lone district of Basilan
Founded August 25, 2007
Barangays 10
 • Mayor Jamar A. Mansul
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 12,249, 12,249
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7301
Dialing code 62
Income class 6th

Hadji Muhtamad is a sixth class municipality in the province of Basilan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 12,249, 12,249 people.[2] Its territory includes the Pilas Islands and surrounding islets, west of Basilan Island.

It was created out of the 10 barangays of Lantawan that were not on Basilan Island, by virtue of Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 200, which was subsequently ratified in a plebiscite held on August 25, 2007.


Hadji Muhtamad is politically subdivided into 10 barangays.[2]

  • Baluk-Baluk
  • Dasalan
  • Lubukan
  • Luukbungsod
  • Mananggal
  • Palahangan
  • Panducan
  • Sangbay Big
  • Sangbay Small
  • Tausan


Population census of Hadji Muhtamad
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 20,292 —    
2010 12,249 −16.78%
Source: National Statistics Office[2]


  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" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 

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