Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao

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Shariff Aguak
Municipality
Map of Maguindanao showing the location of Shariff Aguak
Map of Maguindanao showing the location of Shariff Aguak
Shariff Aguak is located in Philippines
Shariff Aguak
Shariff Aguak
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°51′53″N 124°26′30″E / 6.86472°N 124.44167°E / 6.86472; 124.44167Coordinates: 6°51′53″N 124°26′30″E / 6.86472°N 124.44167°E / 6.86472; 124.44167
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Maguindanao
Barangays 13
Government[1]
 • Mayor Zahara U. Ampatuan
Area
 • Total 166.00 km2 (64.09 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 34,376
 • Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9608
Dialing code 64
Income class 3rd
Population census of
Shariff Aguak, Maguindanao
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 52,475 —    
1995 36,989 −6.34%
2000 49,531 +6.46%
2007 70,340 +4.96%
2010 34,376 −22.94%
Source: National Statistics Office[2]

Shariff Aguak (formerly Maganoy) is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 34,376 people in 7,323 households. It is the capital municipality of Maguindanao.

On July 30, 2009, upon the ratification of Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Acts No. 225 (as amended by MMAA 252) and MMAA 220, the municipalities of Shariff Saydona Mustapha and Datu Hoffer Ampatuan, respectively, were created from a total of 13 barangays from Shariff Aguak, in addition to other barangays from Datu Piang, Datu Saudi-Ampatuan, Datu Unsay and Mamasapano.[3][4]

Barangays[edit]

Shariff Aguak is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.

  • Bagong
  • Bialong
  • Kuloy
  • Labu-labu
  • Lapok (Lepok)
  • Malingao
  • Poblacion
  • Poblacion I
  • Poblacion II
  • Satan
  • Tapikan
  • Timbangan
  • Tina

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. ^ "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. 
  3. ^ COMELEC Resolution No. 8169
  4. ^ COMELEC Plebiscite Results for 3 new Maguindanao municipalities

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