Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte

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Map of Lanao del Norte with Kauswagan highlighted
Map of Lanao del Norte with Kauswagan highlighted
Kauswagan is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°11′N 124°05′E / 8.183°N 124.083°E / 8.183; 124.083Coordinates: 08°11′N 124°05′E / 8.183°N 124.083°E / 8.183; 124.083
Country Philippines
Region Northern Mindanao (Region X)
Province Lanao del Norte
District 1st district of Lanao del Norte
Founded August 1, 1948
Barangays 13
 • Mayor Rommel C. Arnado
 • Vice-Mayor Matildo B. Jubas, Jr.
 • Total 60.37 km2 (23.31 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 24,006
 • Density 400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9202
Dialing code 63
Income class 5th
Website kauswaganldn.gov.ph

Kauswagan (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Kauswagan, Maranaoan: Monisipiyo san Kauswagan, Filipino: Bayan ng Kauswagan) is a fifth class municipality in the province of Lanao del Norte, Philippines. According to the latest 2010 census, it has a population of 24,006 people.[3]


Kauswagan before was part affiliated municipality of Kolambugan, Lanao del Norte. Kauswagan was the one of the municipalities suffered in Lanao del Norte during Marshall Law and ILAGA war against Moro. On March 2000, former President Joseph Estrada declared All-Out-War against MILF when the outbreak of the conflict of the MILF led by Abdullah "Commander Bravo" Goldiano Macapaar bin Sabbar and the Philippine Army.


Kauswagan is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.[2]

  • Bagumbayan (Pob.)
  • Bara-ason
  • Cayontor
  • Delabayan
  • Inudaran
  • Kawit Occidental
  • Kawit Oriental
  • Libertad
  • Paiton
  • Poblacion
  • Tacub
  • Tingintingin
  • Tugar

6 of the 13 barangays are living and dominated by Moro (Maranao Tribe).

  • Bara-ason
  • Cayontor
  • Delabayan
  • Inudaran
  • Paiton
  • Tingintingin


Population census of Kauswagan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 27,492 —    
1995 18,349 −7.77%
2000 15,364 −3.49%
2007 23,087 +5.99%
2010 24,006 +1.31%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]


Cebuano and Maranao are the major languages in the town. The rest speak Tagalog. The majority of the population can speak and understand Cebuano and Tagalog.


Kauswagan is known as the Coconut industry of the interior areas. It also produce Fishing, Rice, Corns and basic Vagetable.

Bus terminals[edit]

There will be newly build terminal and son to open.

Basic education[edit]

  • Kauswagan Elementary School
  • Delabayan Elementary School


The Port of Kauswagan is located along the northern central coastal area facing the Kauswagan Bay.


  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: LANAO DEL NORTE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 

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