Tapul, Sulu

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Tapul
Municipality
Map of Sulu with Tapul highlighted
Map of Sulu with Tapul highlighted
Tapul is located in Philippines
Tapul
Tapul
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 05°43′N 120°54′E / 5.717°N 120.900°E / 5.717; 120.900Coordinates: 05°43′N 120°54′E / 5.717°N 120.900°E / 5.717; 120.900
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Sulu
District 2nd district of Sulu
Barangays 15
Government[1]
 • Mayor Nasser Daud
Area
 • Total 89.17 km2 (34.43 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[2]
 • Total 18,197
 • Density 200/km2 (530/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7410
IDD:area code +63 (0)68
Income class 5th municipal income class
PSGC 156614000
Electorate 7,905 voters as of 2016
Website www.tapul.gov.ph

Tapul is a fifth class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 18,197 people.[2]

Barangays[edit]

Tapul is politically subdivided into 15 barangays.

  • Alu-Kabingaan
  • Banting
  • Hawan
  • Kalang (Pob.)
  • Kamaunggi
  • Kanaway
  • Kanmangon
  • Kaumpang
  • Pagatpat
  • Pangdan
  • Puok
  • Sayli
  • Sumambat
  • Tangkapaan
  • Tulakan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tapul
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 7,440 —    
1918 7,358 −0.07%
1939 18,496 +4.49%
1948 16,601 −1.19%
1960 18,577 +0.94%
1970 20,694 +1.08%
1975 28,340 +6.51%
1980 23,472 −3.70%
1990 10,111 −8.08%
1995 12,392 +3.89%
2000 14,881 +4.00%
2007 17,430 +2.20%
2010 16,370 −2.26%
2015 18,197 +2.03%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[2][3][4]

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 Census of Population (2015). "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "ARMM - Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 11 November 2011. 

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