Pualas, Lanao del Sur

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Pualas
Municipality
Municipal Hall and the Masjid at Talambo, Pualas
Municipal Hall and the Masjid at Talambo, Pualas
Official seal of Pualas
Seal
Map of Lanao del Sur with Bacolod-Kalawi highlighted
Map of Lanao del Sur with Bacolod-Kalawi highlighted
Pualas is located in Philippines
Pualas
Pualas
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 07°49′N 124°04′E / 7.817°N 124.067°E / 7.817; 124.067Coordinates: 07°49′N 124°04′E / 7.817°N 124.067°E / 7.817; 124.067
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Lanao del Sur
Barangays 23
Government[1]
 • Mayor Shariefullah Adiong Tanog
 • Vice Mayor Tony S. Tanog
Area
 • Total 182.89 km2 (70.61 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[2]
 • Total 12,866
 • Density 70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9313
IDD:area code +63 (0)63
Income class 5th municipal income class
PSGC 153623000
Electorate 5,977 voters as of 2016

Pualas is a fifth class municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 12,866 people.[2]

Barangays[edit]

Pualas is politically subdivided into 23 barangays.

  • Badak
  • Bantayan
  • Basagad
  • Bolinsong
  • Boring
  • Bualan
  • Danugan
  • Dapao
  • Diamla
  • Gadongan
  • Ingud
  • Linuk
  • Lumbac
  • Maligo
  • Masao
  • Notong
  • Porug
  • Romagondong
  • Talambo (Pob.)
  • Tamlang
  • Tuka
  • Tomarompong
  • Yaran

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pualas
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 7,177 —    
1995 8,259 +2.67%
2000 7,887 −0.98%
2007 17,962 +12.02%
2010 11,163 −15.89%
2015 12,866 +2.74%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[2][3][4]

Language[edit]

Maranao is widely spoken in Pualas, which has a predominantly Muslim population. However, most of the inhabitants can speak Filipino, Cebuana, and English.

Culture[edit]

Pualas has a predominantly Muslim populace wherein selling and distribution of alcoholic drinks, illegal drugs, and gambling is forbidden.

Gallery[edit]

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 "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  3. ^ "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 11 November 2011. 

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