Sultan Mastura, Maguindanao

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Sultan Mastura
Municipality
Municipality of Sultan Mastura
Map of Maguindanao with Sultan Mastura highlighted
Map of Maguindanao with Sultan Mastura highlighted
Sultan Mastura is located in Philippines
Sultan Mastura
Sultan Mastura
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°17′00″N 124°18′00″E / 7.2833°N 124.3°E / 7.2833; 124.3Coordinates: 7°17′00″N 124°18′00″E / 7.2833°N 124.3°E / 7.2833; 124.3
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Maguindanao
District 1st District
Founded April 28, 2003
Barangays 13 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Rauf Mastura
 • Electorate 12,899 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 242.07 km2 (93.46 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 22,261
 • Density 92/km2 (240/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 9605
PSGC 153824000
IDD:area code +63 (0)64
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 70,870,742.53 (2016)

Sultan Mastura, officially the Municipality of Sultan Mastura, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 22,261 people.[3]

It was created by virtue of the Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 89, carved from the municipality of Sultan Kudarat.[4] 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
YearPop.±% p.a.
2007 25,741—    
2010 21,712−6.01%
2015 22,261+0.48%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

References[edit]

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

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