Wao, Lanao del Sur

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Wao
Municipality
Map of Lanao del Sur with Wao highlighted
Map of Lanao del Sur with Wao highlighted
Wao is located in Philippines
Wao
Wao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°41′N 124°41′E / 7.683°N 124.683°E / 7.683; 124.683Coordinates: 7°41′N 124°41′E / 7.683°N 124.683°E / 7.683; 124.683
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Lanao del Sur
Barangays 26
Government[1]
 • Mayor Elvino Balicao Jr.
Area
 • Total 485.24 km2 (187.35 sq mi)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 40,479
 • Density 83/km2 (220/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9716
Dialing code 63
Income class 2nd

Wao is a second class municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 40,479 people.[2]

Barangays[edit]

Wao is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.

  • Amoyong
  • Balatin
  • Banga
  • Buntongun
  • Bo-ot
  • Cebuano Group
  • Christian Village
  • Eastern Wao
  • Extension Poblacion
  • Gata
  • Kabatangan
  • Kadingilan
  • Katutungan (Pob.)
  • Kilikili East
  • Kilikili West
  • Malaigang
  • Manila Group
  • Milaya
  • Mimbuaya
  • Muslim Village
  • Pagalongan
  • Panang
  • Park Area (Pob.)
  • Pilintangan
  • Serran Village
  • Western Wao (Pob.)

History[edit]

Wao is a native place of Amai Mamco.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Wao
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 22,932 —    
1995 27,503 +3.46%
2000 35,517 +5.63%
2007 42,186 +2.40%
2010 40,479 −1.49%
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 "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 20 June 2014. 

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