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Panglima Sugala, officially the Municipality of Panglima Sugala, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Tawi-Tawi, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 44,184 people.[3]

Panglima Sugala
Municipality of Panglima Sugala
Map of Tawi-Tawi with Panglima Sugala highlighted
Map of Tawi-Tawi with Panglima Sugala highlighted
Panglima Sugala is located in Philippines
Panglima Sugala
Panglima Sugala
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 5°11′N 120°01′E / 5.18°N 120.02°E / 5.18; 120.02Coordinates: 5°11′N 120°01′E / 5.18°N 120.02°E / 5.18; 120.02
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceTawi-Tawi
DistrictLone District
Barangays17 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorNurbert M. Sahali
 • Vice MayorNagdar S. Salih
 • CongressmanRashidin H. Matba
 • Electorate17,747 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total416.66 km2 (160.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total44,184
 • Density110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7501
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)68
Climate typetropical climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)125.4 million  (2016)
Native languagesSama language
Tagalog
Sabah Malay
Websitewww.panglimasugala.gov.ph

It is formerly known as Balimbing[4].

The municipality's barangay Batu-batu was once the provincial capital of Tawi-Tawi until it was transferred in the municipality of Bongao in 1979.

The municipality was renamed from Balimbing to Panglima Sugala as per Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 7, enacted on July 4, 1991, and approved by the Regional Governor on September 9, 1991.[5]

BarangaysEdit

Panglima Sugala is politically subdivided into 17 barangays.

  • Balimbing Proper
  • Batu-batu (Bato-Bato) (poblacion)
  • Bauno Garing
  • Belatan Halo
  • Buan
  • Dungon
  • Karaha
  • Kulape
  • Liyaburan
  • Luuk Buntal
  • Magsaggaw
  • Malacca
  • Parangan
  • Sumangday
  • Tabunan
  • Tundon
  • Tungbangkaw

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 169—    
1918 4,783+24.96%
1939 3,222−1.86%
1948 3,616+1.29%
1960 5,753+3.94%
1970 10,556+6.25%
1975 17,290+10.40%
1980 22,189+5.11%
1990 20,767−0.66%
1995 24,398+3.07%
2000 33,315+6.91%
2007 50,504+5.91%
2010 38,704−9.23%
2015 44,184+2.55%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Panglima Sugala, Tawi-Tawi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(85)
Average low °C (°F) 25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 157
(6.2)
115
(4.5)
123
(4.8)
96
(3.8)
136
(5.4)
120
(4.7)
104
(4.1)
89
(3.5)
86
(3.4)
131
(5.2)
151
(5.9)
159
(6.3)
1,467
(57.8)
Average rainy days 20.4 17.5 20.4 21.1 26.7 25.7 26.0 24.5 24.0 27.7 26.3 24.7 285
Source: Meteoblue [9]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Tawi-tawi". 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. 7, ARMM.gov.ph, retrieved 2012
  5. ^ MMA Act No. 7 : An Act changing the name of the Municipality of Balimbing in the Province of Tawi-Tawi to Municipality of Panglima-Sugala Archived 2014-09-07 at the Wayback Machine
  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 Tawi‑tawi". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Panglima Sugala, Tawi-Tawi : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 30 January 2019.

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