Pantar, Lanao del Norte

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Pantar
Municipality
Map of Lanao del Norte with Pantar highlighted
Map of Lanao del Norte with Pantar highlighted
Pantar is located in Philippines
Pantar
Pantar
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°04′N 124°16′E / 8.067°N 124.267°E / 8.067; 124.267Coordinates: 08°04′N 124°16′E / 8.067°N 124.267°E / 8.067; 124.267
Country Philippines
Region Northern Mindanao (Region X)
Province Lanao del Norte
District 1st district of Lanao del Norte
Founded June 11, 1978
Barangays 21
Government[1]
 • Mayor Hadji Rakim Alingan
 • Vice Mayor Macauyag A. Palagawad
Area[2]
 • Total 300.8 km2 (116.1 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 21,773
 • Density 72/km2 (190/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9218
IDD:area code +63 (0)63
Income class 5th municipal income class
PSGC 103523000
Electorate 9,133 voters as of 2016
Website www.pantarldn.gov.ph

Pantar is a fifth class municipality in the province of Lanao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 21,773 people.[3]

History[edit]

PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 1551, 11 June 1968:
"...Barangays Pantar Poblacion, Pantaon, Talontona, West Pantar, Pindoloan, Pantar East, Campong, Bobong, Raya, Kalanganan East, Kalanganan Lower, Tambo, Cadayonan, Tawaan, Domakias, Pitubo, Bobong-Madaya, Cabasaran, Bangcal, Pantao-Marug, Punod, Bowi, Poona-Punod, Pantao-Ranao, Sundiga-Punud, Bogowan-Ingud, Cawi-Ompara, River Side, Kalilangan and Dibarosan, all in the Municipality of Baloi, Province of Lanao del Norte, are hereby detached and separated therefrom to form and constitute into a distinct and independent municipality which is created to be known as the Municipality of Pantar without affecting in any manner the legal existence of the mother municipality of Baloi. The seat of government of the newly-created municipality shall be in Barangay Pantar Poblacion..."

Barangays[edit]

Pantar is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.[2] {{columns-list|2|

  • Bangcal
  • Bubong Madaya
  • Bowi
  • Cabasaran
  • Cadayonan
  • Campong
  • Dibarosan
  • Kalanganan East
  • Kalanganan Lower
  • Kalilangan
  • Lumba-Punod
  • Pantao-Marug
  • Pantao-Ranao
  • Pantar East
  • Poblacion
  • Pitubo
  • Poona-Punod
  • Punod
  • Sundiga-Punod
  • Tawanan
  • West Pantar

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pantar
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 12,530 —    
1995 11,704 −1.27%
2000 12,826 +1.98%
2007 15,720 +2.85%
2010 18,440 +5.98%
2015 21,773 +3.21%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5]

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 "Province: LANAO DEL NORTE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 7 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region X (Northern Mindanao)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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