Banguingui, Sulu

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Banguingui
Municipality
Location in Sulu
Location in Sulu
Banguingui is located in Philippines
Banguingui
Banguingui
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 06°04′N 121°47′E / 6.067°N 121.783°E / 6.067; 121.783Coordinates: 06°04′N 121°47′E / 6.067°N 121.783°E / 6.067; 121.783
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Sulu
District 2nd district of Sulu
Barangays 14
Government[1]
 • Mayor Whajid Sahidulla
Area
 • Total 352.59 km2 (136.14 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[2]
 • Total 24,161
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7406
IDD:area code +63 (0)68
Income class 4th municipal income class
PSGC 156615000
Electorate 11,293 voters as of 2016
Website www.tongkil.gov.ph

Banguingui (formerly Tongkil) is a 4th class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 24,161 people.[2]

The original name of the municipality was Tongkil, and 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.[3][4] It was inaugurated only on January 29, 2006.[5]

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
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 10,469 —    
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[2][6][7]

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 "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ MMA Act No. 71 : An Act Changing the name of the Municipality of Tongkil in the Province of Sulu to the municipality of Banguingui
  5. ^ Banguingui municipality celebrates 10th anniversary
  6. ^ "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  7. ^ "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 11 November 2011. 

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