Talipao, Sulu

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Talipao
Municipality
Map of Sulu with Talipao highlighted
Map of Sulu with Talipao highlighted
Talipao is located in Philippines
Talipao
Talipao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 05°56′N 121°06′E / 5.933°N 121.100°E / 5.933; 121.100Coordinates: 05°56′N 121°06′E / 5.933°N 121.100°E / 5.933; 121.100
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Sulu
District 1st district of Sulu
Barangays 52
Government[1]
 • Mayor Sitti Raya Tulawie
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 75,173
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7403
Dialing code 68
Income class 1st

Talipao is a first class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 75,173 persons.[2]

Etymology[edit]

The municipality of Talipao derived its name from a certain couple, “Tal” and “Pao”, that of the husband’s and wife’s name respectively.

History[edit]

From the district of Jolo, it was transformed into a full-pledged municipality on July 1, 1957, under the provision of the Department of Mindanao and Sulu Administrative Code.

Geography[edit]

The Municipality of Talipao’s total area coverage is approximately 38,057.00 hectares.[dubious ] This constitute more or less 20.63% of Sulu’s total land area. It is bounded on the north by the municipality of Patikul; on the south by Sulu Sea; on the east by the municipality of Panglima Estino; and by the municipality of Maimbung on its west side.

The municipality of Talipao lies right in the mid portion of Jolo island with its Barangay Poblacion basically situated in the innermost central part of the municipality. From the capital town of Jolo, Talipao is connected with concrete-type national road which is approximately 22.8 kilometres (14.2 mi) away from the Sulu Provincial Capitol Complex.

Barangays[edit]

Talipao is politically subdivided into 52 barangays.[2]

  • Andalan
  • Bagsak
  • Bandang
  • Bilaan (Pob.)
  • Bud Bunga
  • Buntod
  • Buroh
  • Dalih
  • Gata
  • Kabatuhan Bilaan
  • Kabatuhan Tiis
  • Kabungkol
  • Kagay
  • Kahawa
  • Kandaga
  • Kanlibot
  • Kiutaan
  • Kuhaw
  • Kulamboh
  • Kuttong
  • Lagtoh
  • Lambanah
  • Liban
  • Liu-Bud Pantao
  • Lower Binuang
  • Lower Kamuntayan
  • Lower Laus
  • Lower Sinumaan
  • Lower Talipao
  • Lumbayao
  • Lumping Pigih Daho
  • Lungkiaban
  • Mabahay
  • Mahala
  • Mampallam
  • Marsada
  • Mauboh
  • Mungit-mungit
  • Niog-Sangahan
  • Pantao
  • Samak
  • Talipao Proper
  • Tampakan
  • Tiis
  • Tinggah
  • Tubod
  • Tuyang
  • Upper Binuang
  • Upper Kamuntayan
  • Upper Laus
  • Upper Sinumaan
  • Upper Talipao

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Talipao
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 66,261 —    
1995 66,568 +0.09%
2000 73,015 +2.00%
2007 85,920 +2.27%
2010 75,173 −4.75%
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 27 August 2014. 

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