Lugus, Sulu

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Lugus
Municipality of Lugus
Map of Sulu with Lugus highlighted
Map of Sulu with Lugus highlighted
Lugus is located in Philippines
Lugus
Lugus
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 5°42′N 120°49′E / 5.7°N 120.82°E / 5.7; 120.82Coordinates: 5°42′N 120°49′E / 5.7°N 120.82°E / 5.7; 120.82
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceSulu
District2nd District
Barangays17 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorHadar M. Hajiri, Al-haj.
 • Electorate13,213 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total133.04 km2 (51.37 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total21,897
 • Density160/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7411
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)68
Climate typeTropical climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)55.7 million  (2016)
Native languagesTausug
Tagalog
Websitewww.lugus.gov.ph

Lugus, officially the Municipality of Lugus, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 21,897 people.[3]

Barangays

Lugus is politically subdivided into 17 barangays.

  • Alu Bus-Bus
  • Alu-Duyong
  • Bas Lugus
  • Gapas Rugasan
  • Gapas Tubig Tuwak
  • Huwit-huwit Bas Nonok
  • Huwit-huwit Proper
  • Kutah Parang
  • Laha
  • Larap
  • Lugus Proper
  • Mangkallay
  • Mantan
  • Pait
  • Parian Kayawan
  • Sibul
  • Tingkangan

Demographics

Population census of Lugus
YearPop.±% p.a.
1990 14,907—    
1995 16,330+1.72%
2000 18,839+3.11%
2007 21,650+1.94%
2010 19,839−3.13%
2015 21,897+1.90%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

Climate

Climate data for Lugus, Sulu
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
29
(84)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
Average low °C (°F) 27
(81)
26
(79)
27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
27
(81)
28
(81)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 184
(7.2)
143
(5.6)
144
(5.7)
136
(5.4)
240
(9.4)
301
(11.9)
272
(10.7)
253
(10.0)
183
(7.2)
265
(10.4)
246
(9.7)
208
(8.2)
2,575
(101.4)
Average rainy days 18.6 15.8 16.9 15.7 23.3 24.2 24.6 23.2 20.5 23.0 22.2 20.4 248.4
Source: Meteoblue [7]

References

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Sulu". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ 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.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "ARMM – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  6. ^ "Province of Sulu". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Lugus, Sulu : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 31 January 2019.

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