Parang, Sulu

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Parang
Municipality
Map of Sulu with Parang highlighted
Map of Sulu with Parang highlighted
Parang is located in Philippines
Parang
Parang
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 05°55′N 120°55′E / 5.917°N 120.917°E / 5.917; 120.917Coordinates: 05°55′N 120°55′E / 5.917°N 120.917°E / 5.917; 120.917
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Sulu
District 1st district of Sulu
Barangays 40
Government[1]
 • Mayor Madzhar Loong
Area
 • Total 258.00 km2 (99.61 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[2]
 • Total 62,172
 • Density 240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7408
IDD:area code +63 (0)68
Income class 2nd municipal income class
PSGC 156609000
Electorate 23,361 voters as of 2016

Parang is a second class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 62,172 people.[2]

Barangays[edit]

Parang is politically subdivided into 40 barangays.

  • Alu Layag-Layag
  • Alu Pangkoh
  • Bagsak
  • Bawisan
  • Biid
  • Bukid
  • Buli Bawang
  • Buton
  • Buton Mahablo
  • Danapa
  • Duyan Kabao
  • Gimba Lagasan
  • Kaha
  • Kahoy Sinah
  • Kanaway
  • Kutah Sairap
  • Lagasan Higad
  • Lanao Dakula
  • Laum Buwahan
  • Laum Suwah
  • Liang
  • Linuho
  • Lipunos
  • Lower Sampunay
  • Lumbaan Mahaba
  • Lungan Gitong
  • Lupa Abu
  • Nonokan
  • Paugan
  • Payuhan
  • Piyahan
  • Poblacion (Parang)
  • Saldang
  • Sampunay
  • Silangkan
  • Taingting
  • Tikong
  • Tukay
  • Tumangas
  • Wanni Piyanjihan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Parang
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1918 20,051 —    
1939 22,572 +0.57%
1948 18,309 −2.30%
1960 24,768 +2.55%
1970 21,115 −1.58%
1975 12,360 −10.18%
1980 22,304 +12.53%
1990 43,273 +6.85%
1995 48,124 +2.01%
2000 54,994 +2.90%
2007 65,019 +2.34%
2010 58,028 −4.06%
2015 62,172 +1.32%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[2][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 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. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ 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. 
  5. ^ "Province of Sulu". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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