Poona Piagapo, Lanao del Norte

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Poona Piagapo
Municipality
Municipality of Poona Piagapo
Map of Lanao del Norte with Poona Piagapo highlighted
Map of Lanao del Norte with Poona Piagapo highlighted
Poona Piagapo is located in Philippines
Poona Piagapo
Poona Piagapo
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°05′N 124°05′E / 8.08°N 124.08°E / 8.08; 124.08Coordinates: 8°05′N 124°05′E / 8.08°N 124.08°E / 8.08; 124.08
Country  Philippines
Region Northern Mindanao (Region X)
Province Lanao del Norte
District 2nd District
Founded March 31, 1976
Barangays 26 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Farhana R. Palawan
 • Vice Mayor Imelda T. Polayagan
 • Electorate 10,493 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 260.07 km2 (100.41 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 27,018
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9204
PSGC 103517000
IDD:area code +63 (0)63
Climate type tropical climate
Income class 4th municipal income class
Website www.poonapiagapoldn.gov.ph

Poona Piagapo, officially the Municipality of Poona Piagapo, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Lanao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 27,018 people.[3]

History[edit]

Under Presidential Decree No. 916, 31 March 1976, the town of Poona Piagapo was created from the following:

  • The barangays of Tangklao, Piangamanganan, Kadayonan, Lupitan, Punud, Kabasaran, Pantau-Raya, Kablanga, Pantaon, Nunungen, Lumbaka-Ingud, and Tadoken in the municipality of Pantau-Ragat,
  • the barangays of Lumbaka-Ingud, Pened, Domiorog, Daramba, Nunang, Sulo, Caromatan, Tagoranao, Madamba, Lumbatan, Madaya, Bobong-Dinaig, Linindingan, Maliwanag, Dinaig, Timbangalan, Pindolonan, and Alowin in the municipality of Matungao,

all in the province of Lanao del Norte, are hereby separated from said municipalities and constituted into a distinct and independent municipality to be known as the municipality of Poona-Piagapo in the province of Lanao del Norte. The seat of the new municipality shall be located at the barangay of Poona-Piagapo to be established within the proximity of Barangay Lumbaka-Ingud.

Barangays[edit]

Poona Piagapo is politically subdivided into 26 barangays.

  • Alowin
  • Bubong-Dinaig
  • Cormatan
  • Daramba
  • Dinaig
  • Cabasaran
  • Kablangan
  • Cadayonan
  • Linindingan
  • Lumbatan
  • Lupitan
  • Madamba
  • Madaya
  • Maliwanag
  • Nunang
  • Nunungan
  • Pantao Raya
  • Pantaon
  • Pened
  • Piangamangaan
  • Pendolonan
  • Poblacion (Lumbacaingud)
  • Sulo
  • Tagoranao
  • Tangclao
  • Timbangalan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Poona Piagapo
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1980 6,026 —    
1990 13,356 +8.29%
1995 14,161 +1.10%
2000 16,092 +2.78%
2007 19,818 +2.91%
2010 23,451 +6.32%
2015 27,018 +2.73%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ "Province: Lanao del Norte". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  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. 
  6. ^ "Province of Lanao del Norte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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