Datu Montawal, Maguindanao

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Datu Montawal
Municipality
Map of Maguindanao showing the location of Pagagawan, now Datu Montawal
Map of Maguindanao showing the location of Pagagawan, now Datu Montawal
Datu Montawal is located in Philippines
Datu Montawal
Datu Montawal
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°6′0″N 124°46′0″E / 7.10000°N 124.76667°E / 7.10000; 124.76667Coordinates: 7°6′0″N 124°46′0″E / 7.10000°N 124.76667°E / 7.10000; 124.76667
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Maguindanao
Established July 18, 2000
Barangays 11
Government[1]
 • Mayor Dragon Montawal
Area
 • Total 461.10 km2 (178.03 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 31,265
 • Density 68/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9610
Dialing code +63 (0)64
Income class 5th

Datu Montawal (formerly Pagagawan) is a 5th class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 31,265 people in 7,212 households.

The municipality, then known as Pagagawan, was created under Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 95 on July 18, 2000, carved out of the municipality of Pagalungan.[2] It was renamed to Datu Montawal under Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 152 on January 7, 2002.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Datu Montawal is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.

  • Balatungkayo (Batungkayo)
  • Bulit
  • Bulod
  • Dungguan
  • Katitisan
  • Limbalud
  • Maridagao
  • Nabundas
  • Pagagawan
  • Talapas
  • Talitay
  • Tunggol

Demographics[edit]

Population census of
Datu Montawal
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1995 23,962 —    
2000 27,010 +2.60%
2007 32,995 +2.80%
2010 31,265 −1.94%
Source: National Statistics Office[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 95; An Act Creating the Municipality of Pagagawan in the Province of Maguindanao, and for Other Purposes" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 152; An Act Changing the Name of Pagagawan in the Province of Maguindanao to Municipality of Datu Montawal" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "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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