Map of Maguindanao showing the location of Mamasapano
|Region||Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)|
|• Mayor||Tahirodin Benzar A. Ampatuan|
|• Total||85.31 km2 (32.94 sq mi)|
|• Density||260/km2 (680/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|Population census of
|Source: National Statistics Office|
Mamasapano is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.
This municipality before was only a mere barangay of the town of Shariff Aguak. However, by virtue of Republic Acts No. 6646/7160 and Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 54 dated April 27, 1997 issued on December 2, 1998, COMELEC Resolution No. 3051/3052 and Plebiscite conducted on October 31, 1998, the Municipality of Mamasapano then became the 11th municipality in the 2nd District of Maguindanao. The newly created municipality has eighteen (18) barangays taken from its mother Municipality of Shariff Aguak.
On July 30, 2009, upon the ratification of Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 225 (as amended by MMAA 252), the municipality of Shariff Saydona Mustapha was created from 4 barangays and a portion of one barangay (Libutan East) from Mamasapano, in addition to other barangays from Datu Piang, Datu Unsay, Datu Saudi-Ampatuan and Shariff Aguak.
- "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013.
- "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.
- MMA Act No. 54 : An Act creating the Municipality of Mamasapano in the Province of Maguindanao
- Philippine Standard Geographic Code
- 2000 Philippine Census Information
- Local Governance Performance Management System