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Datu Montawal, officially the Municipality of Datu Montawal, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 34,820 people.[3]

Datu Montawal
Municipality of Datu Montawal
Map of Maguindanao with Datu Montawal highlighted
Map of Maguindanao with Datu Montawal highlighted
Datu Montawal is located in Philippines
Datu Montawal
Datu Montawal
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°06′N 124°46′E / 7.1°N 124.77°E / 7.1; 124.77Coordinates: 7°06′N 124°46′E / 7.1°N 124.77°E / 7.1; 124.77
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceMaguindanao
District2nd District
FoundedJuly 18, 2000
Barangays11 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorDragon Montawal
 • Electorate13,638 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total461.10 km2 (178.03 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total34,820
 • Density76/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
9610
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)64
Climate typeTropical climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)178.8 million  (2016)
Native languagesMaguindanao language
Ilianen language
Tagalog

The municipality, then known as Pagagawan, was created under Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 95 on July 18, 2000, carved out of the municipality of Pagalungan.[4] It was renamed to Datu Montawal under Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 152 on June 9, 2003.[5]

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BarangaysEdit

Datu Montawal is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.

  • Balatungkayo (Batungkayo)
  • Bulit
  • Bulod
  • Dungguan
  • Limbalud
  • Maridagao
  • Nabundas
  • Pagagawan
  • Talapas
  • Talitay
  • Tunggol

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1995 23,962—    
2000 27,010+2.60%
2007 32,995+2.80%
2010 31,265−1.94%
2015 34,820+2.07%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Datu Montawal, Maguindanao
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 32
(90)
32
(90)
33
(91)
33
(91)
32
(90)
31
(88)
30
(86)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
32
(89)
Average low °C (°F) 21
(70)
21
(70)
21
(70)
22
(72)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
22
(72)
22
(72)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 19
(0.7)
14
(0.6)
15
(0.6)
18
(0.7)
33
(1.3)
42
(1.7)
44
(1.7)
42
(1.7)
30
(1.2)
31
(1.2)
28
(1.1)
17
(0.7)
333
(13.2)
Average rainy days 6.9 5.6 6.9 8.1 15.1 17.5 17.8 18.5 14.9 14.9 12.4 8.0 146.6
Source: Meteoblue [9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Maguindanao". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ 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.
  4. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 95; An Act Creating the Municipality of Pagagawan in the Province of Maguindanao, and for Other Purposes" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  5. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 152; An Act Changing the Name of Pagagawan in the Province of Maguindanao to Municipality of Datu Montawal" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ "Province of Maguindanao". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Datu Montawal, Maguindanao : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 19 January 2019.

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