Panglima Sugala, Tawi-Tawi

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Panglima Sugala
Municipality
Map of Tawi-Tawi with Panglima Sugala highlighted
Map of Tawi-Tawi with Panglima Sugala highlighted
Panglima Sugala is located in Philippines
Panglima Sugala
Panglima Sugala
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 05°11′N 120°01′E / 5.183°N 120.017°E / 5.183; 120.017Coordinates: 05°11′N 120°01′E / 5.183°N 120.017°E / 5.183; 120.017
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Tawi-Tawi
District Lone district of Tawi-Tawi
Barangays 17
Government[1]
 • Mayor Rejie Sahali Generale
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 38,704
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7501
Dialing code 68
Income class 3rd

Panglima Sugala (formerly known as Balimbing[3]) is a third class municipality in the province of Tawi-Tawi, Philippines. It is the capital municipality of Tawi-Tawi. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 38,704 people.[2]

The municipality was renamed from Balimbing to Panglima Sugala as per Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 7, enacted on July 4, 1991, and approved by the Regional Governor on September 9, 1991.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Panglima Sugala is politically subdivided into 17 barangays.[2]

  • Balimbing Proper
  • Batu-batu (poblacion)
  • Bauno Garing
  • Belatan Halo
  • Buan
  • Dungon
  • Karaha
  • Kulape
  • Liyaburan
  • Luuk Buntal
  • Magsaggaw
  • Malacca
  • Parangan
  • Sumangday
  • Tabunan
  • Tundon
  • Tungbangkaw

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Panglima Sugala
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 20,767 —    
1995 24,398 +3.07%
2000 33,315 +6.91%
2007 50,504 +5.91%
2010 38,704 −9.23%
Source: National Statistics Office[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  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". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 1 September 2014. 
  3. ^ Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 7, ARMM.gov.ph, retrieved 2012
  4. ^ MMA Act No. 7 : An Act changing the name of the Municipality of Balimbing in the Province of Tawi-Tawi to Municipality of Panglima-Sugala

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