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 (2015 census)[2]
 • Total 34,820
 • Density 76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9610
Dialing code +63 (0)64
PSGC 153822000
Electorate 13,638 voters as of 2016
Website www.pagagawan.gov.ph

Datu Montawal (formerly Pagagawan) is a 5th class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 34,820 people.[2]

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.[3] It was renamed to Datu Montawal under Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 152 on January 7, 2002.[4]

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%
2015 34,820 +2.07%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[2][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 "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "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. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 11 November 2011. 

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