Guindulungan, Maguindanao

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Guindulungan
Municipality
Location in Maguindanao
Location in Maguindanao
Guindulungan is located in Philippines
Guindulungan
Guindulungan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°57′57″N 124°20′53″E / 6.96583°N 124.34806°E / 6.96583; 124.34806Coordinates: 6°57′57″N 124°20′53″E / 6.96583°N 124.34806°E / 6.96583; 124.34806
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Maguindanao
Barangays 11
Government[1]
 • Mayor Datu Midpantao M. Midtimbang
Area
 • Total 130.68 km2 (50.46 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[2]
 • Total 19,911
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9612
Dialing code +63 (0)64
PSGC 153825000
Electorate 7,306 voters as of 2016

Guindulungan is a 6th class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 19,911 people.[2]

It was created under Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 139 on March 31, 2003, carved out of the municipality of Talayan.[3]

The first appointed mayor during its creation as a new municipality was Hadji Datu Antao Midtimbang, Sr., a well known religious leader who also served as mayor of Talayan and as vice governor of Maguindanao Province. The municipality is inhabited by 99% Maguindanaons.

Barangays[edit]

Guindulungan is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.

  • Ahan
  • Bagan
  • Datalpandan
  • Kalumamis
  • Kateman
  • Lambayao
  • Macasampen
  • Muslim
  • Muti
  • Sampao
  • Tambunan II

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Guindulungan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 23,777 —    
2010 16,071 −13.29%
2015 19,911 +4.16%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[2][4][5]


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. 139; An Act Creating the Municipality of Guindulungan out of the Mother Municipality of Talayan in the Province of Maguindanao, Appropriating Funds Therefor, and for Other Purposes" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "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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