Map of Maguindanao showing the location of Parang
|Region||Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)|
|Founded||August 18, 1947|
|• Mayor||Ibrahim P. Ibay|
|• Total||850.78 km2 (328.49 sq mi)|
|Population (2015 census)|
|• Density||100/km2 (270/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)64|
|Income class||1st municipal income class|
|Electorate||39,982 voters as of 2016|
The town was part of the province of Shariff Kabunsuan from October 2006 until its nullification by the Supreme Court in July 2008.
Parang is politically subdivided into 25 barangays.
- Bongo Island (Litayen)
- Campo Islam
- Datu Macarimbang Biruar
- Guiday T. Biruar
- Gumagadong Calawag
- Landasan (Sarmiento)
- Moro Point
- Poblacion II
|Population census of Parang|
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
A cultural festival is held every August 18 in commemoration of the founding anniversary of Parang. Events are organized by the municipal government with the participation of various stakeholders
Tourist attractions in Parang include:
- Golf course in Camp S.K Pendatun
- Zone Beach
- Punta Beach
- White Sand Beach in Limbayan, Bonggo Island
- Molina-Munoz Farm Resort
- Fruit Bats Sanctuary
- Bacolod street
- Simento white camp
Major sea cargo vessels connect Polloc Port to Manila and other Philippine cities.
Tricycles are the main modes of public transport in the municipality. Several shuttle vans and PUJs provide regular trips to Cotabato City and other municipalities.
- 1 District Hospital
- 1 Rural Health Unit
- 1 Private Hospital
- 1 Medical/Dental Hospital(PNP)
- 1 Medical Diagnostic Laboratory
Magelco (Maguindanao Electric Cooperative, Inc.) provides electric power to the locality. Inland barangays use solar power as installed by our donor agencies.
- Tertiary: 3 private schools
- Secondary: 5 public schools;3 private schools
- Elementary: 14 public schools;4 private schools
- Primary: 14 public schools
- Pre-School: 2 public schools;5 private schools
- "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013.
- Census of Population (2015). "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
- 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.
- 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.
- "Province of Maguindanao". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
- Philippine Standard Geographic Code
- Philippine Census Information
- Local Governance Performance Management System
||Matanog / Barira||Buldon|
|Sultan Mastura / Sultan Kudarat||Pigcawayan, Cotabato|