Datu Blah T. Sinsuat, Maguindanao

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Datu Blah T. Sinsuat
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
 • Mayor Datu Marshall I. Sinsuat
 • Total 147.21 km2 (56.84 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 16,533
 • Density 110/km2 (290/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9602
Dialing code 64
Income class 1st

Datu Blah T. Sinsuat is a 1st class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 16,533 people in 3,325 households.

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. 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.


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

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


Population census of Datu Blah T. Sinsuat
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 22,656 —    
2010 16,533 −10.83%
Source: National Statistics Office[2]


  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 

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