Rajah Buayan, Maguindanao

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Rajah Buayan
Municipality
Map of Maguindanao showing the location of Rajah Buayan
Map of Maguindanao showing the location of Rajah Buayan
Rajah Buayan is located in Philippines
Rajah Buayan
Rajah Buayan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°54′39″N 124°33′3″E / 6.91083°N 124.55083°E / 6.91083; 124.55083Coordinates: 6°54′39″N 124°33′3″E / 6.91083°N 124.55083°E / 6.91083; 124.55083
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Maguindanao
Barangays 15
Government[1]
 • Mayor Zamzamin L. Ampatuan
Area
 • Total 71.98 km2 (27.79 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 17,423
 • Density 240/km2 (630/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9611
Dialing code 64
Income class 6th

Rajah Buayan is a 6th class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 17,423 people in 4,901 households.

The municipality was created under Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 166 dated October 28, 2002 and was ratified through plebiscite on September 4, 2004.[2] It was carved out of the town of Sultan sa Barongis.

Barangays[edit]

Rajah Buayan is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.

  • Baital
  • Bakat
  • Dapantis
  • Gaunan
  • Malibpolok
  • Mileb
  • Panadtaban
  • Pidsandawan
  • Sampao
  • Zapakan (Pob.)
  • Tabungao

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Rajah Buayan
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
2007 24,973 —    
2010 17,423 −11.31%
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. ^ National Statistical Coordination Board (2004-10-25). "2004 Factsheet (August 1-September 30, 2004)". Retrieved 2006-06-24. 
  3. ^ "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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