Hadji Muhtamad, Basilan

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Hadji Muhtamad
Municipality
Map of Basilan showing the location of Hadji Muhtamad
Location within Basilan province
Hadji Muhtamad is located in Philippines
Hadji Muhtamad
Hadji Muhtamad
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°38′N 121°37′E / 6.63°N 121.62°E / 6.63; 121.62Coordinates: 6°38′N 121°37′E / 6.63°N 121.62°E / 6.63; 121.62
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Basilan
District Lone district of Basilan
Founded August 25, 2007
Barangays 10 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Jamar A. Mansul
Population (2015 census)[2]
 • Total 25,085
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7301
Dialing code +63 (0)62
PSGC 150712000
Electorate 8,135 voters as of 2016

Hadji Muhtamad, officially the Municipality of Hadji Muhtamad (Chavacano: Municipalidad de Hadji Muhtamad; Cebuano: Lungsod sa Hadji Muhtamad; Filipino: Bayan ng Hadji Muhtamad), is a municipality in the province of Basilan in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) of the Philippines. The population was 25,085 at the 2015 census.[2] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 8,135 registered voters.[3]

Its territory includes the Pilas Islands and surrounding islets, west of Basilan Island.

Hadji Muhtamad was created out of the 10 barangays of Lantawan that were not on Basilan Island, through Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 200,[4] which was subsequently ratified in a plebiscite held on August 25, 2007.[5]

Barangays[edit]

Hadji Muhtamad is politically subdivided into 10 barangays.[6]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[2] 2010[7]
150712001 Baluk-baluk 6.3% 1,585 1,063 7.90%
150712002 Dasalan 11.8% 2,970 1,518 13.63%
150712003 Lubukan 13.0% 3,260 1,730 12.82%
150712004 Luukbongsod 7.7% 1,928 988 13.58%
150712005 Mananggal 3.2% 800 763 0.91%
150712006 Palahangan 7.7% 1,920 787 18.51%
150712007 Panducan 6.6% 1,652 1,087 8.30%
150712008 Sangbay Big 14.1% 3,549 1,330 20.55%
150712009 Sangbay Small 11.6% 2,900 1,416 14.62%
150712010 Tausan 18.0% 4,521 1,567 22.35%
Total 25,085 12,249 14.62%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Hadji Muhtamad
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 20,292 —    
2010 12,249 −16.78%
2015 25,085 +14.62%
Source: PSA[2][7][8]

In the 2015 census, Hadji Muhtamad had a population of 25,085.[2]

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 8,135 registered voters.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d e "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. ^ a b "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
  4. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 200; An Act Creating the Municipality of Hadji Muhtamad in the Province of Basilan and for Other Purposes" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 February 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  5. ^ "Five (5) New Cities, Two (2) Municipalities and a Barangay created in the Third Quarter of 2007". National Statistical Coordination Board. 13 November 2007. Archived from the original on 24 November 2007. Retrieved 10 November 2016. 
  6. ^ "Municipal: Hadji Muhtamad, Basilan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016. 
  7. ^ a b "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. 
  8. ^ "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.