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Bagumbayan, officially the Municipality of Bagumbayan, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Sultan Kudarat, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 67,061 people.[3]

Bagumbayan
Municipality of Bagumbayan
Official seal of Bagumbayan
Seal
Map of Sultan Kudarat with Bagumbayan highlighted
Map of Sultan Kudarat with Bagumbayan highlighted
Bagumbayan is located in Philippines
Bagumbayan
Bagumbayan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°32′02″N 124°33′48″E / 6.533878°N 124.563264°E / 6.533878; 124.563264Coordinates: 6°32′02″N 124°33′48″E / 6.533878°N 124.563264°E / 6.533878; 124.563264
Country Philippines
RegionSoccsksargen (Region XII)
ProvinceSultan Kudarat
District2nd District
Barangays19 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorJonalette E. De Pedro
 • Vice MayorErnesto M. Segura Sr.
 • CongressmanHoracio P. Suansing Jr.
 • Electorate43,867 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total672.06 km2 (259.48 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total67,061
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Economy
 • Income class1st municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence40.19% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)197,686,238.12 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
9810
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)64
Climate typetropical climate
Native languagesHiligaynon
Maguindanao language
Tboli
Tagalog
Websitewww.bagumbayan.gov.ph

HistoryEdit

The municipality of Bagumbayan was transferred from Cotabato Province to Province of Sultan Kudarat on November 22, 1973 by presidential decree 341 by President Ferdinand E. Marcos.[5]

BarangaysEdit

Bagumbayan is politically subdivided into 19 barangays.

  • Bai Saripinang
  • Biwang
  • Busok
  • Chua
  • Daguma(Mt.Daguma Gunting)
  • Daluga
  • Kabulanan
  • Kanulay
  • Kapaya
  • Kinayao
  • Masiag
  • Monteverde
  • Poblacion
  • Santo Niño
  • Sison
  • South Sepaka (Shariff Galmak)
  • Sumilil
  • Titulok
  • Tuka

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1970 26,231—    
1975 19,083−6.18%
1980 26,855+7.07%
1990 36,524+3.12%
1995 45,584+4.24%
2000 53,444+3.47%
2007 57,133+0.92%
2010 63,700+4.04%
2015 67,061+0.98%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

EconomyEdit

Known for its gold and copper deposits, Bagumbayan is Central Mindanao’s new source for export-quality banana and pineapple. Super Green Agricultural Developers Corp. (Sugadco) and SUMIFRU Inc. developed 256 hectares (630 acres) of banana and pineapple plantations in Barangay Kinayao, Bagumbayan town, starting May, 2008. 5 other barangays in the town will later be developed for banana, namely: Bai Saripinang, Daguma, Kapaya, Tuka, Poblacion and Busok.[9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Sultan Kudarat". 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. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Presidential Decree No. 341, s. 1973 | GOVPH". Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines. Retrieved 9 September 2017.
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  8. ^ "Province of Sultan Kudarat". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  9. ^ GMA NEWS.TV, Sultan Kudarat town to be newest source of banana exports

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