Taraka, Lanao del Sur

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Taraka
Municipality
Map of Lanao del Sur with Taraka highlighted
Map of Lanao del Sur with Taraka highlighted
Taraka is located in Philippines
Taraka
Taraka
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 07°54′N 124°21′E / 7.900°N 124.350°E / 7.900; 124.350Coordinates: 07°54′N 124°21′E / 7.900°N 124.350°E / 7.900; 124.350
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Lanao del Sur
Barangays 43
Government[1]
 • Mayor Nashiba G. Sumagayan
Area
 • Total 435.40 km2 (168.11 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[2]
 • Total 23,644
 • Density 54/km2 (140/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 9712
IDD:area code +63 (0)63
Income class 4th municipal income class
PSGC 153627000
Electorate 10,102 voters as of 2016
Website www.taraka-lds.gov.ph

Taraka is a fourth class municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 23,644 people.[2] The oldest mosque built in Lanao del Sur was located in the town.

Barangays[edit]

Taraka is politically subdivided into 43 barangays.

  • Bandera Buisan
  • Boriongan
  • Borowa
  • Buadi Dingun
  • Buadi Amao
  • Buadi Amunta
  • Buadi Arorao
  • Buadi Atopa
  • Buadi Dayomangga
  • Buadi Ongcalo
  • Bucalan
  • Cadayonan Bagumbayan
  • Caramat
  • Carandangan Calopaan
  • Datu Ma-as
  • Dilabayan
  • Dimayon
  • Gapao Balindong
  • Ilian
  • Lumasa
  • Lumbac Bagoaingud
  • Lumbac Bubong Maindang
  • Lumbac Pitakus
  • Malungun
  • Maruhom
  • Masolun
  • Moriatao Loksa Datu
  • Pagalamatan
  • Pindolonan
  • Pitakus
  • Ririk
  • Salipongan
  • Lumasa Proper (Salvador Conch
  • Sambolawan
  • Samporna Salamatollah
  • Somiorang Bandingun
  • Sigayan Proper
  • Sunggod
  • Sundig
  • Supangan
  • Tupa-an Buadiatupa
  • Buadi Amunud
  • Mangayao

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Taraka
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1918 3,471 —    
1939 4,996 +1.75%
1948 9,124 +6.92%
1960 15,381 +4.45%
1970 10,644 −3.61%
1975 13,788 +5.33%
1980 13,567 −0.32%
1990 14,765 +0.85%
1995 16,505 +2.11%
2000 18,832 +2.87%
2007 28,196 +5.72%
2010 20,881 −10.35%
2015 23,644 +2.39%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[2][3][4][5]

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. 
  5. ^ "Province of Lanao del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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