Banguingui, Sulu

Banguingui, officially the Municipality of Banguingui (Tausūg: Kawman sin Banguingui; Tagalog: Bayan ng Banguingui), is a 4th class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2020 census, it has a population of 35,616 people. [3]

Banguingui
Tongkil
Municipality of Banguingui
Flag of Banguingui
Official seal of Banguingui
Map of Sulu with Banguingui highlighted
Map of Sulu with Banguingui highlighted
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Banguingui is located in Philippines
Banguingui
Banguingui
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°04′N 121°47′E / 6.07°N 121.78°E / 6.07; 121.78Coordinates: 6°04′N 121°47′E / 6.07°N 121.78°E / 6.07; 121.78
CountryPhilippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
ProvinceSulu
District 2nd district
Barangays14 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorWhajid I. Sahidulla
 • Vice MayorDenrasher A. Abdilla
 • RepresentativeMunir M. Arbison
 • Municipal Council
Members
 • Electorate12,573 voters (2019)
Area
 • Total352.59 km2 (136.14 sq mi)
Elevation
3.0 m (9.8 ft)
Highest elevation
386 m (1,266 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2020 census) [3]
 • Total35,616
 • Density100/km2 (260/sq mi)
 • Households
4,184
Economy
 • Income class4th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence51.26% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱138,971,173.74 (2020)
 • Assets₱257,566,924.69 (2020)
 • Expenditure₱108,387,782.21 (2020)
 • Liabilities₱46,849,518.75 (2020)
Service provider
 • ElectricitySulu Electric Cooperative (SULECO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7406
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)68
Native languagesTausug
Tagalog
Websitewww.tongkil.gov.ph

From its original name Tongkil, it was renamed Banguingui on January 29, 1999, by virtue of Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 71 of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao in honor of the dominant Banguingui tribe of the municipality.[5][6] It was inaugurated only on January 29, 2006.[7]

BarangaysEdit

Tongkil is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.

  • Bakkaan
  • Bangalaw
  • Danao
  • Dungon
  • Kahikukuk
  • Luuk (Poblacion)
  • North Paarol
  • Sigumbal
  • South Paarol
  • Tabialan
  • Tainga-Bakkao
  • Tambun-bun
  • Tattalan
  • Tinutungan

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Banguingui, Sulu
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
27
(81)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
Average low °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 precipitation mm (inches) 148
(5.8)
110
(4.3)
116
(4.6)
127
(5.0)
241
(9.5)
318
(12.5)
304
(12.0)
281
(11.1)
202
(8.0)
262
(10.3)
227
(8.9)
164
(6.5)
2,500
(98.5)
Average rainy days 17.0 14.6 15.5 15.8 23.3 24.4 24.8 24.0 20.2 22.5 21.0 18.7 241.8
Source: Meteoblue (modeled/calculated data, not measured locally)[8]

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Banguingui
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 1,000—    
1918 8,212+15.07%
1939 2,893−4.85%
1948 3,673+2.69%
1960 5,816+3.90%
1970 9,095+4.57%
1975 14,062+9.13%
1980 15,716+2.25%
1990 10,469−3.98%
1995 12,971+4.10%
2000 15,933+4.51%
2007 22,502+4.88%
2010 17,802−8.17%
2015 24,161+5.99%
2020 35,616+7.93%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[9][10][11][12]

EconomyEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Banguingui | (DILG)
  2. ^ "2015 Census of Population, Report No. 3 – Population, Land Area, and Population Density" (PDF). Philippine Statistics Authority. Quezon City, Philippines. August 2016. ISSN 0117-1453. Archived (PDF) from the original on May 25, 2021. Retrieved July 16, 2021.
  3. ^ a b Census of Population (2020). "BARMM". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  4. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  5. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 71; An Act Changing the Name of the Municipality of Tongkil in the Province of Sulu to the Municipality of Banguingui" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  6. ^ "MMA Act No. 71 : An Act Changing the name of the Municipality of Tongkil in the Province of Sulu to the municipality of Banguingui" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2014-09-03. Retrieved 2013-10-06.
  7. ^ Banguingui municipality celebrates 10th anniversary[permanent dead link]
  8. ^ "Banguingui, Sulu : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 31 January 2019.
  9. ^ Census of Population (2015). "ARMM – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  10. ^ 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.
  11. ^ 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.
  12. ^ "Province of Sulu". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  13. ^ "Poverty incidence (PI):". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 28 December 2020.
  14. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/NSCB_LocalPovertyPhilippines_0.pdf; publication date: 29 November 2005; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  15. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2003%20SAE%20of%20poverty%20%28Full%20Report%29_1.pdf; publication date: 23 March 2009; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  16. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2006%20and%202009%20City%20and%20Municipal%20Level%20Poverty%20Estimates_0_1.pdf; publication date: 3 August 2012; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  17. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2012%20Municipal%20and%20City%20Level%20Poverty%20Estima7tes%20Publication%20%281%29.pdf; publication date: 31 May 2016; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  18. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.

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