Lugus, Sulu

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Lugus
Municipality
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
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Sulu
District 2nd District
Barangays 17 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Hadar M. Hajiri, Al-haj.
 • Electorate 13,213 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 133.04 km2 (51.37 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 21,897
 • Density 160/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 7411
PSGC 156617000
IDD:area code +63 (0)68
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 55,726,384.00 (2016)
Native languages Tausug
Tagalog
Website www.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[edit]

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[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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.

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