Paglat, Maguindanao

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Location in Maguindanao
Location in Maguindanao
Paglat is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°42′0″N 124°47′0″E / 6.70000°N 124.78333°E / 6.70000; 124.78333Coordinates: 6°42′0″N 124°47′0″E / 6.70000°N 124.78333°E / 6.70000; 124.78333
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Maguindanao
Established July 19, 2001
Barangays 8
 • Mayor Zulaika Pendatun Langkuno
 • Total 177.74 km2 (68.63 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 11,207
 • Density 63/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9618
Dialing code 64
Income class 5th

Paglat is a 5th class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 11,207 people in 5,543 households.

It was created under Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 112 on July 19, 2001, carved out of the municipality of General S.K. Pendatun.[2]

The first appointed mayor was Bai Zulaika Pendatun-Langkuno, however, her appointment was recalled by then ARMM Governor Nur Misuari to give way for her cousin Datu Conte Mangelen, son of the then Congressman Datu Luminog Mangelen of Cotabato Province.


Paglat is politically subdivided into 8 barangays.

  • Campo
  • Damakling
  • Damalusay
  • Kakal
  • Paglat
  • Salam
  • Tual
  • Upper Idtig


Population census of
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 23,432 —    
2010 11,207 −23.54%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]


  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 112; An Act Creating Municipality of Paglat in the Province of Maguindanao, Authorizing the Municipality of Gen. S. K. Pendatun and Province of Maguindanao to Appropriate Funds Therefor" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 

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