Masiu, Lanao del Sur
Map of Lanao del Sur with Masiu highlighted
|Region||Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)|
|Province||Lanao del Sur|
|• Mayor||Nesser Pangandaman, Jr.|
|• Total||170.00 km2 (65.64 sq mi)|
|Population (2015 census)|
|• Density||170/km2 (440/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)63|
|Income class||5th municipal income class|
|Electorate||13,057 voters as of 2016|
Masiu is politically subdivided into 35 barangays.
- Abdullah Buisan
- Alim Raya Caramian
- Alip Lalabuan Sarip Batua
- Alumpang Paino Mimbalay
- Amai Ditimbang Balindong
- Amai Sindaolan Dansalan
- Buntalis Maranat
- Dalog Balut
- Gindolongan Alabat
- Gondarangin Asa Adigao
- Labay Moriatao-Bai
- Laila Lumbac Bangon
- Langco Dimapatoy
- Langi Talub
- Lomigis Sugod
- Macabangun Imbaba
- Macadaag Talaguian (Sultan Panimbang)
- Macalupang Lumbac Caramian
- Magayo Bagoaingud
- Magompara Apa Mimbalay
- Manalocon Talub
- Marandacan Putad
- Matao Araza
- Mohammad Tangul
- Pangandaman Pantao
- Sambowang Atawa
- Tamboro Cormatan
- Towano Arangca
- Tomambiling Lumbacaingud
- Unda Dayawan
- Mangondato Kalilangan
- Casim Lumbacaingud
- Maca-alin Lumbacaingud
The oldest name of Pangampong a Masiu was Maganding Daorogen a Maorintang Anonen (Zainun di komlaz see at Encarta map), given by Bataraan di kilaten, Darangen narrated that Rajah Indarapatra of Komara Mantapoli found Potre Raina laot at the cave of Masiu’s river, Raina Laot and Indarapatra got married and bore the twins, now the darangen start sung from the twins,
Bataraan di kilaten is a noble of Bembaran, he was the son of Pazandalan a Morog, his brothers were, Dimaampao, Domalandalan, and Botawanen, the 4 brothers agreed to build their own kingdom in Kiaranda now "Ranaw" after the kingdom of Bembaran was totally destroyed, Dimaapao found "Marogong" now Unayan, Domalandalan settled in "Mimbisa" now Baloi, Botawanen stayed in "Dagodob" now Bayabao and Bataraan choose "Maganding" now eastern Masiu, Bataraan di Kilaten was married to Nomonao sa Ragiray, one of the 4 native princesses of Kiaranda a Ragat a tiongcop a layagen (Ranaw), the lovely couple settles in the area and name the place Maganding, now the people of the Pangampong a Masiu claimed descent from Bataraan di kilaten of Masiu (Zainun), According to the Taritib (traditional order) of pangampong a Ranaw, Masiu is the Largest and most documented royal sultanate of Ranao, co-equal in royal power and prestige with the other principalities of Bayabao, Unayan, and Baloi, three sections (soko) on the east and west of lake Lanao, Poona Masiu, comprise the municipality of Masiu alone, Lumba a Masiu, comprises the lowland of Molondo, Taraka and Tamparan, the last section is the sedepan a Masiu (real maganding in sultan gumander) comprises the upland of Wato Balindong, Tugaya, Bacolod, Kalawi, and Madalum. These are the traditional Inged Township of settlements upon which "Municipalities" have been superimposed by the modern provincial government. The Masiu Pangampong total territory is relatively smaller than either one of the territory of its sister principalities, but it is no less populous, fertile and productive with strategic advantages on the lake shorelines where the early Maranao ancestors founded and nourished their ancient civilization.
Taraka is the branch and source of the Pangampong a Masiu, the principal seat of power of the Sultan of Masiu is maintain by the royal houses Torogan of Maruhom Rahmatullah and Maruhom Dialaloddin (grandparents of Bae sa Macadar, Sultan Mardan, Sultan a Dimasangcay and Radia Muda sa Macadar) on the banks of the Taraka’s river, These royal houses have the exclusive right to assume, the title of thrones of Sultan of Masiu and Cabugatan of Masiu as had been vested upon their family lines by the great ancestor Sarikran Balindong.
Maruhom Dialaloddin is the parents of Panimbang (former sultan of Talagian) begots Maco and Mengguel. Maco elder son of Sultan sa Talagian, "Panimbang" is a grandfathers of "Daporan" (Bae sa Macadar), Hadji Sulayman former "Diranggaren" (Sultan Mardan sa Macadar) grandfathers of Sultan sa Gandamatu, "Macaraub" Sultan a Dimasangcay sa Macadar, "Maningcal" Sultan a Radiamuda sa Macadar among Patka Apo sa Macadar the Children of Kalangit and his wife Bae sa Kalawaan of Unayan.
|Population census of Masiu|
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
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