Columbio, Sultan Kudarat

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Columbio
Municipality of Columbio
Nicknames: 
  • Bridge to the Cotabatos
  • SK's Last Frontier
Map of Sultan Kudarat with Columbio highlighted
Map of Sultan Kudarat with Columbio highlighted
Columbio is located in Philippines
Columbio
Columbio
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°42′N 124°56′E / 6.7°N 124.93°E / 6.7; 124.93Coordinates: 6°42′N 124°56′E / 6.7°N 124.93°E / 6.7; 124.93
Country Philippines
RegionSoccsksargen (Region XII)
ProvinceSultan Kudarat
District1st District
Barangays16 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAmirh Musali
 • Electorate17,438 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total926.15 km2 (357.59 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total33,258
 • Density36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
9801
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)64
Climate typeTropical climate
Income class1st municipal income class
Revenue (₱)180.9 million  (2016)
Native languagesHiligaynon
Maguindanao language
Kalagan language
Tagalog
Websitewww.columbio.gov.ph

Columbio, officially the Municipality of Columbio, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Sultan Kudarat, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 33,258 people.[3]

History[edit]

The municipality of Columbio was transferred from Cotabato Province to Province of Sultan Kudarat on November 22, 1973 by presidential decree 341 by President Ferdinand E. Marcos.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Columbio is politically subdivided into 16 barangays.

  • Bantangan (Lasak)
  • Datablao
  • Eday
  • Elbebe
  • Lasak
  • Libertad
  • Lomoyon
  • Makat (Sumali Pas)
  • Maligaya
  • Mayo
  • Natividad
  • Poblacion
  • Polomolok
  • Sinapulan
  • Sucob
  • Telafas

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Columbio
YearPop.±% p.a.
1970 20,748—    
1975 6,467−20.85%
1980 7,927+4.15%
1990 17,567+8.28%
1995 21,511+3.87%
2000 21,698+0.19%
2007 23,675+1.21%
2010 27,440+5.52%
2015 33,258+3.73%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

Columbio is inhabited by ethnic groups such as the Ilocanos, Ilonggos, Blaan and Maguindanaon. Ilocanos and Ilonggos are the only inhabitants of the town not native to Mindanao.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Sultan Kudarat". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Presidential Decree No. 341, s. 1973 | GOVPH". Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Sultan Kudarat". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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