Luuk, Sulu

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Luuk
Municipality
Municipality of Luuk
Map of Sulu with Luuk highlighted
Map of Sulu with Luuk highlighted
Luuk is located in Philippines
Luuk
Luuk
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°00′N 121°21′E / 6°N 121.35°E / 6; 121.35Coordinates: 6°00′N 121°21′E / 6°N 121.35°E / 6; 121.35
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Sulu
District 2nd District
Barangays 12 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Allayon Arbison Jr.
 • Electorate 19,546 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 313.04 km2 (120.87 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 32,162
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 7404
PSGC 156604000
IDD:area code +63 (0)68
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 79,036,741.06 (2016)
Native languages Tausug
Tagalog
Website www.luuksulu.com

Luuk, officially the Municipality of Luuk, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 32,162 people.[3]

On July 14, 2007, 8 of its barangays were constituted into the separate municipality of Omar, Sulu.

Barangays[edit]

Luuk is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.

  • Bual
  • Guimbaun
  • Kan-Bulak
  • Kan-Mindus
  • Lambago
  • Lianutan
  • Lingah
  • Mananti
  • Niog-niog
  • Tandu-Bato
  • Tubig-Puti (Poblacion)
  • Tulayan Island
Political map of Luuk

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Luuk
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 700—    
1918 18,351+24.33%
1939 27,878+2.01%
1948 16,726−5.52%
1960 18,852+1.00%
1970 26,860+3.60%
1975 21,354−4.50%
1980 19,669−1.63%
1990 29,378+4.09%
1995 31,705+1.44%
2000 38,819+4.44%
2007 33,508−2.01%
2010 29,897−4.06%
2015 32,162+1.40%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5]

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.

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