Balabagan, Lanao del Sur

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BANAGO
Municipality
Map of Lanao del Sur with Balabagan highlighted
Map of Lanao del Sur with Balabagan highlighted
BANAGO is located in Philippines
BANAGO
BANAGO
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 07°32′N 124°07′E / 7.533°N 124.117°E / 7.533; 124.117Coordinates: 07°32′N 124°07′E / 7.533°N 124.117°E / 7.533; 124.117
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Lanao del Sur
Barangays 27
Government[2]
 • Mayor Edna Ogka-Benito[1]
Area
 • Total 230.00 km2 (88.80 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 26,819
 • Density 120/km2 (300/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9302
IDD:area code +63 (0)63
Income class 4th municipal income class
PSGC 153602000
Electorate 14,335 voters as of 2016
Website www.balabagan-lds.gov.ph

Balabagan is a sixth 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[edit]

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

History[edit]

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

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Balabagan
Year Pop. ±% 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][4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jacinto, Al (26 February 2016). "VICE MAYOR REFUSES TO STEP DOWN - Tension grips Lanao Sur town hall". The Manila Times. Retrieved 23 March 2016. 
  2. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  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. ^ 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. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 11 November 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Lanao del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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