Luuk, Sulu

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Luuk
Municipality
Map of Sulu with Luuk highlighted
Map of Sulu with Luuk highlighted
Luuk is located in Philippines
Luuk
Luuk
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 06°00′N 121°21′E / 6.000°N 121.350°E / 6.000; 121.350Coordinates: 06°00′N 121°21′E / 6.000°N 121.350°E / 6.000; 121.350
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Sulu
District 2nd district of Sulu
Barangays 12
Government[1]
 • Mayor Allayon Arbison Jr.
Area
 • Total 313.04 km2 (120.87 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[2]
 • Total 32,162
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7404
IDD:area code +63 (0)68
Income class 3rd municipal income class
PSGC 156604000
Electorate 19,546 voters as of 2016
Website www.luuksulu.com

Luuk is a fourth class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 32,162 people.[2] 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 (Pob.)
  • Tulayan Island
Political map of Luuk

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Luuk
Year Pop. ±% 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[2][3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ 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. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 11 November 2011. 

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