Sultan Mastura, Maguindanao

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Sultan Mastura
Municipality
Location in Maguindanao
Location in Maguindanao
Sultan Mastura is located in Philippines
Sultan Mastura
Sultan Mastura
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 07°17′N 124°18′E / 7.283°N 124.300°E / 7.283; 124.300Coordinates: 07°17′N 124°18′E / 7.283°N 124.300°E / 7.283; 124.300
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Maguindanao
Founded April 28, 2003
Barangays 13
Government[1]
 • Mayor Rauf Mastura
Area
 • Total 242.07 km2 (93.46 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 21,712
 • Density 90/km2 (230/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9605
Dialing code 64
Income class 5th
Website www.sultanmastura.com

Sultan Mastura is a 5th class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 21,712 people in 4,859 households.

It was created by virtue of the Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 89, carved from the municipality of Sultan Kudarat.[2] The law was submitted on September 13, 1999 and lapsed into law on November 13, 1999. It was ratified by the people of Sultan Mastura through plebiscite on March 15, 2003. Its corporate existence started on April 28, 2003.

It was part of the province of Shariff Kabunsuan from October 2006 until its nullification by the Supreme Court in July 2008.

Barangays[edit]

Sultan Mastura is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.

  • Balut
  • Boliok
  • Bungabong
  • Dagurongan
  • Kirkir
  • Macabico (Macabiso)
  • Namuken
  • Simuay/Seashore
  • Solon
  • Tambo
  • Tapayan
  • Tariken
  • Tuka

Demographics[edit]

Population census of
Sultan Mastura
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
2007 25,741 —    
2010 21,712 −6.01%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 89; An Act Creating the Municipality of Sultan Mastura in the Province of Maguindanao, Authorizing the Appropriation of Funds therefor, and for Other Purposes" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Retrieved 27 January 2016. 
  3. ^ "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 

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