Datu Unsay, Maguindanao

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Datu Unsay
Location in Maguindanao
Location in Maguindanao
Datu Unsay is located in Philippines
Datu Unsay
Datu Unsay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°55′15″N 124°27′12″E / 6.92083°N 124.45333°E / 6.92083; 124.45333Coordinates: 6°55′15″N 124°27′12″E / 6.92083°N 124.45333°E / 6.92083; 124.45333
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Maguindanao
Barangays 8
 • Mayor Reshal S. Ampatuan
 • Total 95.39 km2 (36.83 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[2]
 • Total 11,813
 • Density 120/km2 (320/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9608
IDD:area code +63 (0)64
Income class 5th municipal income class
PSGC 153827000
Electorate 5,827 voters as of 2016
Website www.datuunsayampatuan.gov.ph

Datu Unsay is a 5th class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 11,813 people.[2]


Datu Unsay was created under Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 150 on July 1, 2003,[3][4] carved out of the municipality of Shariff Aguak.

On July 30, 2009, upon the ratification of Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Acts No. 225 (as amended by MMAA 252) and MMAA 220, the municipalities of Shariff Saydona Mustapha and Datu Hoffer Ampatuan, respectively, were created from a total of 2 entire barangays and portions of 2 barangays from Datu Unsay, in addition to other barangays from Datu Piang, Datu Saudi-Ampatuan, Mamasapano and Shariff Aguak.


Datu Unsay is politically subdivided into 8 barangays.

  • Bulayan
  • Iganagampong
  • Macalag
  • Maitumaig
  • Malangog
  • Meta
  • Panangeti
  • Tuntungan


Population census of Datu Unsay
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 40,522 —    
2010 12,490 −34.84%
2015 11,813 −1.06%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[2][5][6][7]


  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. 150; An Act Creating the Municipality of Datu Unsay out of the Mother Municipality of Shariff Aguak, Province of Maguindanao, Authorizing the Appropriation Funds Therefor, and for Other Purposes" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  4. ^ Philippine Statistics Authority (2008-04-16). "2007 Census of Population: Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2008-09-05. Retrieved 2008-05-19. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ "Province of Maguindanao". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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