Maluso, Basilan

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Maluso
Municipality
Port Holland Maluso
Port Holland Maluso
Map of Basilan with Maluso highlighted
Map of Basilan with Maluso highlighted
Maluso is located in Philippines
Maluso
Maluso
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 06°33′N 121°53′E / 6.550°N 121.883°E / 6.550; 121.883Coordinates: 06°33′N 121°53′E / 6.550°N 121.883°E / 6.550; 121.883
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Basilan
District Lone district of Basilan
Barangays 20
Government[1]
 • Mayor Indanan K. Daud
Area[2]
 • Total 104.14 km2 (40.21 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 33,803
 • Density 320/km2 (840/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7303
Dialing code 62
Income class 4th class

Maluso is a fourth class municipality in the province of Basilan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 33,803 people.[3]

On February 27, 2010, about 70 militants of the extremist Abu Sayyaf group attacked Tubigan village in Maluso, setting fire to homes and killing at least 11 people.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Maluso is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.[3]

  • Abong-Abong
  • Batungal
  • Calang Canas
  • Guanan North (Zone I)
  • Guanan South (Zone II)
  • Limbubong
  • Mahayahay Lower (Zone I)
  • Muslim Area
  • Port Holland Zone I Pob. (Upper)
  • Port Holland Zone II Pob. (Shipyard Main)
  • Port Holland Zone III Pob. (Samal Village)
  • Port Holland Zone IV (Lower)
  • Townsite (Pob.)
  • Taberlongan
  • Fuente Maluso
  • Tamuk
  • Tubigan
  • Mahayahay Upper (Zone II)
  • Port Holland Zone V (Shipyard Tabuk)
  • Upper Garlayan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Maluso
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 18,666 —    
1995 26,844 +7.05%
2000 31,054 +3.17%
2007 48,178 +6.24%
2010 33,803 −12.10%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Land Area". www.basilan.gov.ph. Province of Basilan. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/asia-pacific/8540275.stm

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