Datu Paglas, Maguindanao

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Datu Paglas
Municipality
Municipality of Datu Paglas
Map of Maguindanao with Datu Paglas highlighted
Map of Maguindanao with Datu Paglas highlighted
Datu Paglas is located in Philippines
Datu Paglas
Datu Paglas
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°46′01″N 124°51′00″E / 6.7669°N 124.85°E / 6.7669; 124.85Coordinates: 6°46′01″N 124°51′00″E / 6.7669°N 124.85°E / 6.7669; 124.85
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Maguindanao
District 2nd District
Founded November 22, 1973
Barangays 23 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Mohamad P. Paglas
 • Electorate 16,543 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 132.10 km2 (51.00 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 28,387
 • Density 210/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9617
PSGC 153805000
IDD:area code +63 (0)64
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 71,300,123.13 (2016)

Datu Paglas, officially the Municipality of Datu Paglas, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 28,387 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Datu Paglas is politically subdivided into 23 barangays.[4]

  • Alip (Poblacion)
  • Bonawan
  • Bulod
  • Damalusay
  • Damawato
  • Datang
  • Elbebe
  • Kalumenga (Kalumanga)
  • Katil
  • Lipao
  • Lomoyon
  • Madidis
  • Makat
  • Malala
  • Mangadeg
  • Manindolo
  • Mao
  • Napok
  • Palao sa Buto
  • Poblacion
  • Puya
  • Salendab
  • Sepaka

History[edit]

Datu Paglas was created out of 7 northern barangays of the municipality of Columbio on November 22, 1973, by Presidential Decree No. 340.[5] While Columbio was made part of the province of Sultan Kudarat, Datu Paglas was made part of the province of Maguindanao.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Datu Paglas
YearPop.±% p.a.
1975 6,816—    
1980 8,262+3.92%
1990 13,970+5.39%
1995 15,522+1.99%
2000 20,014+5.60%
2007 29,979+5.73%
2010 20,290−13.24%
2015 28,387+6.60%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Maguindanao". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ National Statistical Coordination Board. "PSGC Interactive: Municipality/City: DATU PAGLAS". Retrieved 2008-05-19. 
  5. ^ Chan Robles Virtual Law Library (1998-07-19). "Presidential Decree No. 340". Retrieved 2008-05-19. 
  6. ^ Chan Robles Virtual Law Library (1998-07-19). "Presidential Decree No. 341". Retrieved 2008-05-18. 
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "ARMM – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO. 
  9. ^ "Province of Maguindanao". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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