Patikul, Sulu

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Patikul
Municipality of Patikul
Map of Sulu with Patikul highlighted
Map of Sulu with Patikul highlighted
Patikul is located in Philippines
Patikul
Patikul
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°04′N 121°06′E / 6.07°N 121.1°E / 6.07; 121.1Coordinates: 6°04′N 121°06′E / 6.07°N 121.1°E / 6.07; 121.1
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceSulu
District1st District
Barangays30 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorKabir Hayudini
 • Electorate29,047 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total330.04 km2 (127.43 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total62,287
 • Density190/km2 (490/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7401
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)68
Climate typeTropical climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)101.8 million  (2016)
Native languagesTausug
Tagalog

Patikul, officially the Municipality of Patikul, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 62,287 people.[3]

The municipality is known for being a stronghold of the Abu Sayyaf insurgent group.

Barangays[edit]

Patikul is politically subdivided into 30 barangays.

  • Anuling
  • Bakong
  • Bangkal
  • Bonbon
  • Buhanginan (Darayan)
  • Bungkaung
  • Danag
  • Gandasuli
  • Igasan
  • Kabbon Takas
  • Kadday Mampallam
  • Kan Ague
  • Kaunayan
  • Langhub
  • Latih
  • Liang
  • Maligay
  • Mauboh
  • Pangdanon
  • Panglayahan
  • Pansul
  • Patikul Higad
  • Sandah
  • Taglibi (Poblacion)
  • Tandu-Bagua
  • Tanum
  • Taung
  • Timpok
  • Tugas
  • Umangay

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Patikul
YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 14,594—    
1939 17,469+0.86%
1948 16,353−0.73%
1960 20,912+2.07%
1970 22,577+0.77%
1975 12,187−11.63%
1980 26,208+16.54%
1990 30,455+1.51%
1995 30,699+0.15%
2000 34,396+2.47%
2007 56,805+7.16%
2010 42,036−10.38%
2015 62,287+7.77%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Patikul, Sulu
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
Average low °C (°F) 27
(81)
26
(79)
27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
27
(81)
28
(81)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 170
(6.7)
130
(5.1)
125
(4.9)
122
(4.8)
229
(9.0)
286
(11.3)
254
(10.0)
248
(9.8)
182
(7.2)
257
(10.1)
233
(9.2)
188
(7.4)
2,424
(95.5)
Average rainy days 18.3 15.3 15.2 14.6 22.8 24.0 24.3 23.3 20.5 22.6 21.9 19.3 242.1
Source: Meteoblue[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Sulu". 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. ^ 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.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "Province of Sulu". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Patikul, Sulu : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 31 January 2019.

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