Sumisip, Basilan

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Sumisip
Municipality
Map of Basilan with Sumisip highlighted
Map of Basilan with Sumisip highlighted
Sumisip is located in Philippines
Sumisip
Sumisip
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 06°25′N 121°59′E / 6.417°N 121.983°E / 6.417; 121.983Coordinates: 06°25′N 121°59′E / 6.417°N 121.983°E / 6.417; 121.983
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Basilan
District Lone district of Basilan
Barangays 29
Government[1]
 • Mayor Gulam S. Salliman-Hataman
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 37,031
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7305
Dialing code 62
Income class 1st class

Sumisip is a first class municipality in the province of Basilan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 37,031 people.[2]

12 barangays that were not on Basilan Island seceded to form the municipality of Tabuan-Lasa by virtue of Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 187, which was subsequently ratified in a plebiscite held on March 29, 2008.

Barangays[edit]

Sumisip is politically subdivided into 29 barangays.[2]

  • Bacung
  • Baiwas
  • Basak
  • Benembengan Lower
  • Benembengan Upper
  • Bohe-languyan
  • Buli-buli
  • Cabcaban
  • Cabengbeng Lower
  • Cabengbeng Upper
  • Ettub-ettub
  • Guiong
  • Kaum-Air
  • Kaumpamatsakem
  • Libug
  • Limbocandis
  • Lukketon
  • Luuk-Bait
  • Mahatalang
  • Manaul
  • Mangal (Pob.)
  • Marang
  • Mebak
  • Sahaya Bohe Bato
  • Sapah Bulak
  • Sumisip Central
  • Tikus
  • Tongsengal
  • Tumahubong

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sumisip
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 33,301 —    
1995 42,003 +4.45%
2000 51,712 +4.56%
2007 71,807 +4.63%
2010 37,031 −21.42%
Source: National Statistics Office[2]

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 20 August 2014. 

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