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Balabagan
Municipality of Balabagan
Map of Lanao del Sur with Balabagan highlighted
Map of Lanao del Sur with Balabagan highlighted
Balabagan is located in Philippines
Balabagan
Balabagan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°32′N 124°07′E / 7.53°N 124.12°E / 7.53; 124.12Coordinates: 7°32′N 124°07′E / 7.53°N 124.12°E / 7.53; 124.12
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceLanao del Sur
District2nd District
Barangays27 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorEdna O. Benito
 • Vice MayorJover O. Benito
 • CongressmanYasser A. Balindong
 • Electorate15,816 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total230.00 km2 (88.80 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total26,819
 • Density120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Economy
 • Income class4th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence59.73% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)85,073,610.01 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
9302
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)63
Climate typetropical climate
Native languagesMaranao
Tagalog
Websitewww.balabagan-lds.gov.ph

Balabagan, officially the Municipality of Balabagan, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 26,819 people.[3]

Barangays

Balabagan is politically subdivided into 27 barangays.

  • Banago
  • Barorao
  • Batuan
  • Budas
  • Calilangan
  • Igabay
  • Magulaleng Occidental
  • Magulaleng Oriental
  • Molimoc
  • Narra
  • Plasan
  • Purakan
  • Buisan (Bengabeng)
  • Buenavista
  • Lorenzo
  • Lower Itil
  • Macao
  • Poblacion (Sultan Macaraub Masjid)
  • Upper Itil
  • Bagoaingud
  • Ilian
  • Lumbac
  • Matampay
  • Matanog
  • Pindolonan
  • Tataya

Demographics

Population census of Balabagan
YearPop.±% p.a.
1970 24,494—    
1975 22,633−1.57%
1980 12,979−10.52%
1990 18,146+3.41%
1995 21,557+3.28%
2000 24,558+2.83%
2007 33,421+4.34%
2010 25,139−9.84%
2015 26,819+1.24%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

Climate

Climate data for Balabagan, Lanao de Sur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 30
(86)
30
(86)
31
(88)
31
(88)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
Average low °C (°F) 24
(75)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
26
(79)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 236
(9.3)
225
(8.9)
244
(9.6)
235
(9.3)
304
(12.0)
287
(11.3)
200
(7.9)
175
(6.9)
158
(6.2)
200
(7.9)
287
(11.3)
243
(9.6)
2,794
(110.2)
Average rainy days 24.3 22.3 26.0 27.2 28.3 27.2 25.8 24.8 22.2 25.4 27.2 25.8 306.5
Source: Meteoblue [8]

History

Balabagan became a municipality during the Presidency of Ferdinand Marcos. The area of Balabagan was owned and donated by Sultan a Dimasangkay sa Macadar.

References

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Lanao del Sur". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "ARMM – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "ARMM – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "ARMM – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Lanao del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Balabagan, Lanao del Sur : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 19 January 2019.

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