Panglima Sugala, Tawi-Tawi

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Panglima Sugala
Balimbing
Municipality
Map of Tawi-Tawi with Panglima Sugala highlighted
Map of Tawi-Tawi with Panglima Sugala highlighted
Panglima Sugala is located in Philippines
Panglima Sugala
Panglima Sugala
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 05°11′N 120°01′E / 5.183°N 120.017°E / 5.183; 120.017Coordinates: 05°11′N 120°01′E / 5.183°N 120.017°E / 5.183; 120.017
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Tawi-Tawi
District Lone district of Tawi-Tawi
Barangays 17
Government[1]
 • Mayor Rejie Sahali Generale
Area
 • Total 416.66 km2 (160.87 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[2]
 • Total 44,184
 • Density 110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7501
IDD:area code +63 (0)68
Income class 3rd municipal income class
PSGC 157001000
Electorate 17,747 voters as of 2016
Website www.panglimasugala.gov.ph

Panglima Sugala (formerly known as Balimbing[3]) is a third income class municipality in the province of Tawi-Tawi, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 44,184 people.[2]

The municipality's barangay Batu-batu was once the provincial capital of Tawi-Tawi until it was transferred in the municipality of Bongao in 1979.

The municipality was renamed from Balimbing to Panglima Sugala as per Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 7, enacted on July 4, 1991, and approved by the Regional Governor on September 9, 1991.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Panglima Sugala is politically subdivided into 17 barangays.

  • Balimbing Proper
  • Batu-batu (Bato-Bato) (poblacion)
  • Bauno Garing
  • Belatan Halo
  • Buan
  • Dungon
  • Karaha
  • Kulape
  • Liyaburan
  • Luuk Buntal
  • Magsaggaw
  • Malacca
  • Parangan
  • Sumangday
  • Tabunan
  • Tundon
  • Tungbangkaw

Demographics[edit]

Population census of
Panglima Sugala
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 169 —    
1918 4,783 +24.96%
1939 3,222 −1.86%
1948 3,616 +1.29%
1960 5,753 +3.94%
1970 10,556 +6.25%
1975 17,290 +10.40%
1980 22,189 +5.11%
1990 20,767 −0.66%
1995 24,398 +3.07%
2000 33,315 +6.91%
2007 50,504 +5.91%
2010 38,704 −9.23%
2015 44,184 +2.55%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[2][5][6][7]

See also[edit]

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. ^ Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 7, ARMM.gov.ph, retrieved 2012
  4. ^ MMA Act No. 7 : An Act changing the name of the Municipality of Balimbing in the Province of Tawi-Tawi to Municipality of Panglima-Sugala
  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. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ "Province of Tawi‑tawi". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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