Rajah Buayan, Maguindanao

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Rajah Buayan
Municipality
Municipality of Rajah Buayan
Map of Maguindanao with Rajah Buayan highlighted
Map of Maguindanao with Rajah Buayan highlighted
Rajah Buayan is located in Philippines
Rajah Buayan
Rajah Buayan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°54′39″N 124°33′03″E / 6.91083°N 124.55083°E / 6.91083; 124.55083Coordinates: 6°54′39″N 124°33′03″E / 6.91083°N 124.55083°E / 6.91083; 124.55083
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Maguindanao
District 2nd District
Barangays 15 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Zamzamin L. Ampatuan
 • Electorate 9,269 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 71.98 km2 (27.79 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 23,652
 • Density 330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9611
PSGC 153829000
IDD:area code +63 (0)64
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 6th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 55,887,205.54 (2016)

Rajah Buayan, officially the Municipality of 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.[3]

The municipality was created under Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 166 dated October 28, 2002 and was ratified through plebiscite on September 4, 2004.[4][5] 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[3][6][7][8]

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. 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. 
  5. ^ National Statistical Coordination Board (2004-10-25). "2004 Factsheet (August 1-September 30, 2004)". Archived from the original on September 16, 2006. Retrieved 2006-06-24. 
  6. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ 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. 
  8. ^ "Province of Maguindanao". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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