Columbio, Sultan Kudarat

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Columbio
Municipality
Municipality of Columbio
Nickname(s):
  • 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
Region Soccsksargen (Region XII)
Province Sultan Kudarat
District 1st District
Barangays 16 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Amirh Musali
 • Electorate 17,438 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 926.15 km2 (357.59 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 33,258
 • Density 36/km2 (93/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9801
PSGC 126502000
IDD:area code +63 (0)64
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 1st municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 180,940,400.68 (2016)
Website www.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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