Paglat, Maguindanao

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Municipality of Paglat
Map of Maguindanao with Paglat highlighted
Map of Maguindanao with Paglat highlighted
Paglat is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°42′N 124°47′E / 6.7°N 124.78°E / 6.7; 124.78Coordinates: 6°42′N 124°47′E / 6.7°N 124.78°E / 6.7; 124.78
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Maguindanao
District 2nd District
Founded July 19, 2001
Barangays 8 (see Barangays)
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Zulaika Pendatun Langkuno
 • Electorate 8,386 voters (2016)
 • Total 177.74 km2 (68.63 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 15,920
 • Density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9618
PSGC 153823000
IDD:area code +63 (0)64
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 6th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 48,298,800.63 (2016)

Paglat, officially the Municipality of Paglat, is a 6th class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 15,920 people.[3]

It was created under Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 112 on July 19, 2001, carved out of the municipality of General S.K. Pendatun.[4]

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
  • poblacion
  • Salam
  • Tual
  • Upper Idtig


Population census of Paglat
YearPop.±% p.a.
2007 23,432—    
2010 11,207−23.54%
2015 15,920+6.91%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]


  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Maguindanao". 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. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 112; An Act Creating Municipality of Paglas 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. 
  5. ^ 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. 
  6. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ "Province of Maguindanao". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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