Banguingui, Sulu

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Banguingui
Municipality
Municipality of Banguingui
Map of Sulu with Banguingui highlighted
Map of Sulu with Banguingui highlighted
Banguingui is located in Philippines
Banguingui
Banguingui
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°04′N 121°47′E / 6.07°N 121.78°E / 6.07; 121.78Coordinates: 6°04′N 121°47′E / 6.07°N 121.78°E / 6.07; 121.78
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Sulu
District 2nd District
Barangays 14 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Whajid Sahidulla
 • Electorate 11,293 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 352.59 km2 (136.14 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 24,161
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 7406
PSGC 156615000
IDD:area code +63 (0)68
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 77,512,300.34 (2016)
Website www.tongkil.gov.ph

Banguingui, officially the Municipality of Banguingui, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 24,161 people.[3]

From its original name Tongkil, it was renamed Banguingui on January 29, 1999 by virtue of Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 71 of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao in honor of the dominant Banguingui tribe of the municipality.[4][5] It was inaugurated only on January 29, 2006.[6]

Barangays[edit]

Tongkil is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.

  • Bakkaan
  • Bangalaw
  • Danao
  • Dungon
  • Kahikukuk
  • Luuk (Poblacion)
  • North Paarol
  • Sigumbal
  • South Paarol
  • Tabialan
  • Tainga-Bakkao
  • Tambun-bun
  • Tattalan
  • Tinutungan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Banguingui
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 1,000—    
1918 8,212+15.07%
1939 2,893−4.85%
1948 3,673+2.69%
1960 5,816+3.90%
1970 9,095+4.57%
1975 14,062+9.13%
1980 15,716+2.25%
1990 10,469−3.98%
1995 12,971+4.10%
2000 15,933+4.51%
2007 22,502+4.88%
2010 17,802−8.17%
2015 24,161+5.99%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Sulu". 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. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 71; An Act Changing the Name of the Municipality of Tongkil in the Province of Sulu to the Municipality of Banguingui" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  5. ^ MMA Act No. 71 : An Act Changing the name of the Municipality of Tongkil in the Province of Sulu to the municipality of Banguingui
  6. ^ Banguingui municipality celebrates 10th anniversary
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ 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. 
  9. ^ "Province of Sulu". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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