Datu Blah T. Sinsuat, Maguindanao

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Datu Blah T. Sinsuat
Municipality
Datu Blah T. Sinsuat is located in Philippines
Datu Blah T. Sinsuat
Datu Blah T. Sinsuat
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°55′22″N 123°58′6″E / 6.92278°N 123.96833°E / 6.92278; 123.96833Coordinates: 6°55′22″N 123°58′6″E / 6.92278°N 123.96833°E / 6.92278; 123.96833
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Maguindanao
Established September 16, 2006
Barangays 13
Government[1]
 • Mayor Hadja Bai Raida Tomawis- Sinsuat
Area
 • Total 147.21 km2 (56.84 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[2]
 • Total 25,024
 • Density 170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9602
IDD:area code +63 (0)64
Income class 1st municipal income class
PSGC 153830000
Electorate 9,247 voters as of 2016

Datu Blah T. Sinsuat is a 1st class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 25,024 people.[2]

Formerly a part of the town of Upi, Datu Blah T. Sinsuat became another municipality after a plebiscite on September 16, 2006 and pursuant to the Muslim Mindanao Act No. 198 of the ARMM.[3] On October 28, it became a new municipality of the newly created Shariff Kabunsuan province until its nullification by the Supreme Court in July 2008. The orphaned municipality was absorbed by the province of Maguindanao.

This municipality is named after Datu Blah T. Sinsuat, Maguindanao's delegate to the 1935 Constitutional Convention and Cotabato's Lone District Representative to the 2nd Congress of the Philippines.

Barangays[edit]

Datu Blah T. Sinsuat is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.

  • Kinimi
  • Laguitan
  • Lapaken
  • Matuber
  • Meti
  • Nalkan
  • Penansaran
  • Pura
  • Resa
  • Sedem
  • Sinipak
  • Tambak
  • Tubuan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of
Datu Blah T. Sinsuat
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 22,656 —    
2010 25,400 +4.25%
2015 25,024 −0.28%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[2][4][5][6]

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 Census of Population (2015). "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 198; An Act Creating the Municipality of Datu Blah T. Sinsuat in the Province of Maguindanao, Providing Funds Therefor, and for Other Purposes" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Retrieved 27 January 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 Maguindanao". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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