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 (2010)
 • Total 12,490
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9608
Dialing code +63 (0)64
Income class 5th

Datu Unsay is a 5th class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 12,490 people in 6,231 households.


Datu Unsay was created under Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 150 on July 1, 2003,[2][3] 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, Maguindanao
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 52,475 —    
2007 40,522 −1.49%
2010 12,490 −34.84%
Source: National Statistics Office[4]


  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. 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. 
  3. ^ National Statistics Office (2008-04-16). "2007 Census of Population: Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao" (PDF). Retrieved 2008-05-19. 
  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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