Tipo-Tipo, Basilan

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Tipo-Tipo
Municipality
Map of Basilan with Tipo highlighted-Tipo
Map of Basilan with Tipo highlighted-Tipo
Tipo-Tipo is located in Philippines
Tipo-Tipo
Tipo-Tipo
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 06°32′N 122°10′E / 6.533°N 122.167°E / 6.533; 122.167Coordinates: 06°32′N 122°10′E / 6.533°N 122.167°E / 6.533; 122.167
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Basilan
District Lone district of Basilan
Barangays 11
Government[1]
 • Mayor Ingatun-Lukman G. Istarul
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 16,978
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7304
Dialing code 62
Income class 3rd class

Tipo-tipo is a third class municipality in the province of Basilan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 16,978 people.[2]

In 2006, the municipalities of Al-Barka and Ungkaya Pukan were created from Tipo-Tipo, reducing its number of barangays from 39 to 11.

Tipo-Tipo was the site of the 2007 Basilan beheading incident where Islamic rebels beheaded 14 Philippine Marines.

Barangays[edit]

Tipo-tipo is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.[2]

  • Badja
  • Bohebaca
  • Bohelebung
  • Lagayas
  • Limbo-Upas
  • Tipo-tipo Proper (Pob.)
  • Baguindan
  • Banah
  • Bohe-Tambak
  • Silangkum
  • Bangcuang

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tipo-Tipo
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 33,897 —    
1995 46,866 +6.26%
2000 48,284 +0.64%
2007 26,548 −7.92%
2010 16,978 −15.01%
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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