Tantangan, South Cotabato

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Tantangan
Municipality of Tantangan
Map of South Cotabato with Tantangan highlighted
Map of South Cotabato with Tantangan highlighted
Tantangan is located in Philippines
Tantangan
Tantangan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°37′N 124°45′E / 6.62°N 124.75°E / 6.62; 124.75Coordinates: 6°37′N 124°45′E / 6.62°N 124.75°E / 6.62; 124.75
Country Philippines
RegionSoccsksargen (Region XII)
ProvinceSouth Cotabato
District2nd District
Barangays13 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorBenjamin V. Figueroa
 • Electorate22,494 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total113.10 km2 (43.67 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total43,245
 • Density380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
9510
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)83
Climate typeTropical rainforest climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)99.7 million  (2016)
Native languagesHiligaynon
Cebuano
Maguindanao language
Blaan language
Tagalog
Websitewww.tantanganscot.gov.ph

Tantangan, officially the Municipality of Tantangan, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of South Cotabato, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 43,245 people.[3]

Barangays

Tantangan is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.

  • Bukay Pait
  • Cabuling
  • Dumadalig
  • Libas
  • Magon Baguilan
  • Maibo
  • Mangilala
  • New Cuyapo
  • New Iloilo
  • New Lambunao
  • Poblacion
  • San Felipe
  • Tinongcop

Demographics

Population census of Tantangan
YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 12,644—    
1970 15,943+2.34%
1975 17,147+1.47%
1980 22,207+5.31%
1990 25,526+1.40%
1995 30,044+3.10%
2000 32,636+1.79%
2007 35,825+1.29%
2010 40,461+4.53%
2015 43,245+1.28%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5]

References

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: South Cotabato". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.

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