Tabuan-Lasa, Basilan

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Map of Basilan with Tabuan highlighted-Lasa
Map of Basilan with Tabuan highlighted-Lasa
Tabuan-Lasa is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 06°21′N 121°58′E / 6.350°N 121.967°E / 6.350; 121.967Coordinates: 06°21′N 121°58′E / 6.350°N 121.967°E / 6.350; 121.967
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Basilan
District Lone district of Basilan
Founded March 29, 2008
Barangays 12
 • Mayor Muctar Y. Junaid
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 18,635
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7305
Dialing code 62
Income class 5th class

Tabuan-Lasa is a municipality in the province of Basilan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 18,635 people.[2]

It was created out of the 12 barangays of Sumisip that were not on Basilan Island, by virtue of Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 187, which was subsequently ratified in a plebiscite held on March 29, 2008.


Tabuan-Lasa is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.[2]

  • Babag (Bubuan Island)
  • Balanting
  • Boloh-Boloh (Bubuan Island)
  • Bukut-Umus
  • Kaumpurnah
  • Tong-Umus
  • Lanawan
  • Pisak-Pisak
  • Saluping
  • Suligan (Bubuan Island)
  • Sulloh (Tapiantana)
  • Tambulig Buton


Population census of Tabuan-Lasa
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2010 18,635 —    
Source: National Statistics Office[2]


  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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