Rajah Buayan, Maguindanao

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Rajah Buayan
Municipality
Location in Maguindanao
Location in Maguindanao
Rajah Buayan is located in Philippines
Rajah Buayan
Rajah Buayan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°54′39″N 124°33′3″E / 6.91083°N 124.55083°E / 6.91083; 124.55083Coordinates: 6°54′39″N 124°33′3″E / 6.91083°N 124.55083°E / 6.91083; 124.55083
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Maguindanao
Barangays 15
Government[1]
 • Mayor Zamzamin L. Ampatuan
Area
 • Total 71.98 km2 (27.79 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[2]
 • Total 23,652
 • Density 330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9611
IDD:area code +63 (0)64
PSGC 153829000
Electorate 9,269, 9,857 voters as of 2016

Rajah Buayan is a 6th class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 23,652 people.[2]

The municipality was created under Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 166 dated October 28, 2002 and was ratified through plebiscite on September 4, 2004.[3][4] It was carved out of the town of Sultan sa Barongis.

Barangays[edit]

Rajah Buayan is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.

  • Baital
  • Bakat
  • Dapantis
  • Gaunan
  • Malibpolok
  • Mileb
  • Panadtaban
  • Pidsandawan
  • Sampao
  • Tabungao
  • Zapakan (Poblacion)


Demographics[edit]

Population census of Rajah Buayan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 24,973 —    
2010 17,423 −12.28%
2015 23,652 +5.99%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[2][5][6]

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. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 166; An Act Creating the Municipality of Rajah Buayan in the Province of Maguindanao, Appropriating Funds Therefor, and for Other Purposes" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  4. ^ National Statistical Coordination Board (2004-10-25). "2004 Factsheet (August 1-September 30, 2004)". Retrieved 2006-06-24. 
  5. ^ "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. 
  6. ^ "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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