Tuburan, Basilan

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Tuburan
Municipality of Tuburan
Map of Basilan with Tuburan highlighted
Map of Basilan with Tuburan highlighted
Tuburan is located in Philippines
Tuburan
Tuburan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°36′N 122°12′E / 6.6°N 122.2°E / 6.6; 122.2Coordinates: 6°36′N 122°12′E / 6.6°N 122.2°E / 6.6; 122.2
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
DistrictLone District
Barangays10 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorDurie S. Kallahal
 • Electorate5,287 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total546.00 km2 (210.81 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total20,207
 • Density37/km2 (96/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7306
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)62
Climate typeTropical climate
Income class2nd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)110.6 million  (2016)
Native languagesYakan
Chavacano
Tagalog

Tuburan, officially the Municipality of Tuburan, (Tausūg: Lupah Tuburan; Chavacano: Municipalidad de Tuburan; Tagalog: Bayan ng Tuburan), is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Basilan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 20,207 people.[3]

In 2006, the municipalities of Akbar and Hadji Mohammad Ajul were created from Tuburan,[4][5] reducing its number of barangays from 30 to 10.

Barangays[edit]

Tuburan is politically subdivided into 10 barangays.[6]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[7]
150707016 Bohetambis 6.4% 1,290 1,108 2.94%
150707034 Calut 20.5% 4,146 4,254 −0.49%
150707021 Duga-a 14.5% 2,934 2,433 3.63%
150707040 Katipunan 7.0% 1,405 1,340 0.91%
150707005 Lahi-lahi 11.1% 2,239 1,877 3.41%
150707028 Lower Sinangkapan 13.1% 2,652 2,333 2.47%
150707041 Lower Tablas 3.5% 704 919 −4.95%
150707025 Mahawid 9.8% 1,975 2,175 −1.82%
150707010 Sinulatan 4.9% 983 829 3.30%
150707033 Tablas Usew 9.3% 1,879 1,720 1.70%
Total 20,207 18,988 1.19%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tuburan
YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 16,800—    
1970 19,349+1.42%
1975 17,237−2.29%
1980 17,328+0.11%
1990 27,800+4.84%
1995 31,249+2.22%
2000 42,550+6.84%
2007 26,498−6.32%
2010 18,988−11.42%
2015 20,207+1.19%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]


In the 2015 census, Tuburan had a population of 20,207.[3]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Tuburan, Basilan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
27
(81)
28
(82)
Average low °C (°F) 26
(79)
26
(79)
26
(79)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 106
(4.2)
77
(3.0)
91
(3.6)
104
(4.1)
236
(9.3)
321
(12.6)
325
(12.8)
306
(12.0)
227
(8.9)
271
(10.7)
204
(8.0)
115
(4.5)
2,383
(93.7)
Average rainy days 15.3 13.8 17.7 15.5 23.1 24.5 24.3 24.6 21.1 22.9 20.1 16.6 239.5
Source: Meteoblue [10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Basilan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e 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. 193; An Act Creating the Municipality of Akbar in the Province of Basilan and for Other Purposes" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 February 2016. Retrieved 21 April 2019.
  5. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 192; An Act Creating the Municipality of Hadji Mohammad Ajul in the Province of Basilan and for Other Purposes" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 February 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  6. ^ "Municipal: Tuburan, Basilan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  7. ^ a b 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.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ "Province of Basilan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  10. ^ "Tuburan, Basilan : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 29 January 2019.