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Lantawan, officially the Municipality of Lantawan, (Tausūg: Lupah Lantawan; Chavacano: Municipalidad de Lantawan; Tagalog: Bayan ng Lantawan), is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Basilan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 24,594 people.[3]

Lantawan
Municipality of Lantawan
Map of Basilan with Lantawan highlighted
Map of Basilan with Lantawan highlighted
Lantawan is located in Philippines
Lantawan
Lantawan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°39′N 121°52′E / 6.65°N 121.87°E / 6.65; 121.87Coordinates: 6°39′N 121°52′E / 6.65°N 121.87°E / 6.65; 121.87
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
DistrictLone District
Barangays25 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorNursiya I. Ismael
 • Vice MayorNasser A. Abubakar
 • CongressmanMujiv S. Hataman
 • Electorate12,011 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total405.04 km2 (156.39 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total24,594
 • Density61/km2 (160/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7301
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)62
Climate typetropical climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)91.7 million  (2016)
Native languagesChavacano
Yakan
Tagalog
Websitewww.lantawan.gov.ph

On August 25, 2007, 10 of its barangays were separated and constituted into the new municipality of Hadji Muhtamad.[4][5] The municipality now only consists of 25 barangays found on Basilan Island.

Contents

BarangaysEdit

Lantawan is politically subdivided into 25 barangays.[6]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[7]
150703001 Atong-atong 9.6% 2,368 1,155 14.65%
150703018 Bagbagon 3.4% 829 793 0.85%
150703003 Baungis 2.1% 524 515 0.33%
150703019 Bulan-bulan 5.9% 1,463 1,333 1.79%
150703004 Bulanza 3.1% 771 605 4.72%
150703037 Calayan 2.1% 507 452 2.21%
150703026 Calugusan 3.5% 870 796 1.71%
150703027 Canibungan 7.5% 1,847 1,472 4.42%
150703029 Landugan 1.8% 452 390 2.85%
150703007 Lantawan Proper (Poblacion) 3.7% 919 943 −0.49%
150703031 Lawi-lawi 4.0% 994 681 7.47%
150703030 Lawila 2.6% 643 467 6.28%
150703024 Lower Bañas 2.4% 599 550 1.64%
150703008 Lower Manggas 4.2% 1,025 598 10.80%
150703036 Luuk-Maluha 2.0% 498 491 0.27%
150703011 Matarling 3.8% 929 1,337 −6.70%
150703012 Matikang 3.7% 918 857 1.32%
150703033 Pamucalin 5.0% 1,228 1,143 1.38%
150703035 Paniongan 2.5% 612 524 3.00%
150703038 Parian-Baunoh 4.1% 1,001 843 3.32%
150703021 Suba-an (Pangasahan) 3.6% 895 516 11.06%
150703034 Switch Yakal 4.3% 1,056 944 2.16%
150703016 Tairan 8.6% 2,104 1,562 5.84%
150703025 Upper Bañas 2.3% 571 466 3.94%
150703017 Upper Manggas 3.9% 971 654 7.82%
Total 24,594 20,087 3.93%

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 27,493—    
1970 8,528−11.03%
1975 14,081+10.58%
1980 17,733+4.72%
1990 19,340+0.87%
1995 25,613+5.40%
2000 27,487+1.53%
2007 28,978+0.73%
2010 20,087−12.49%
2015 24,594+3.93%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]

In the 2015 census, Lantawan had a population of 24,594.[3]

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Lantawan, 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)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
Average low °C (°F) 26
(79)
26
(79)
27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 104
(4.1)
71
(2.8)
87
(3.4)
96
(3.8)
206
(8.1)
262
(10.3)
272
(10.7)
264
(10.4)
181
(7.1)
240
(9.4)
192
(7.6)
109
(4.3)
2,084
(82)
Average rainy days 14.3 12.8 14.3 14.2 21.8 23.3 24.1 24.0 19.7 21.8 19.4 15.4 225.1
Source: Meteoblue [10]


Notable peopleEdit

ReferencesEdit

  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. 200; An Act Creating the Municipality of Hadji Muhtamad 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.
  5. ^ "Five (5) New Cities, Two (2) Municipalities and a Barangay created in the Third Quarter of 2007". National Statistical Coordination Board. 13 November 2007. Archived from the original on 24 November 2007. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Municipal: Lantawan". 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. ^ "Lantawan, Basilan : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 29 January 2019.