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Parang, officially the Municipality of Parang, is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 62,172 people.[3]

Parang
Municipality of Parang
Map of Sulu with Parang highlighted
Map of Sulu with Parang highlighted
Parang is located in Philippines
Parang
Parang
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 5°55′N 120°55′E / 5.92°N 120.92°E / 5.92; 120.92Coordinates: 5°55′N 120°55′E / 5.92°N 120.92°E / 5.92; 120.92
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceSulu
District1st District
Barangays40 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorOmar Muktar Rizal A. Tingkahan
 • Vice MayorYusop P. Abdulla
 • CongressmanSamier A. Tan
 • Electorate23,361 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total258.00 km2 (99.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total62,172
 • Density240/km2 (620/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7408
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)68
Climate typetropical climate
Income class2nd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)119.4 million  (2016)
Native languagesTausug
Tagalog

BarangaysEdit

Parang is politically subdivided into 40 barangays.

  • Alu Layag-Layag
  • Alu Pangkoh
  • Bagsak
  • Bawisan
  • Biid
  • Bukid
  • Buli Bawang
  • Buton
  • Buton Mahablo
  • Danapa
  • Duyan Kabao
  • Gimba Lagasan
  • Kaha
  • Kahoy Sinah
  • Kanaway
  • Kutah Sairap
  • Lagasan Higad
  • Lanao Dakula
  • Laum Buwahan
  • Laum Suwah
  • Liang
  • Linuho
  • Lipunos
  • Lower Sampunay
  • Lumbaan Mahaba
  • Lungan Gitong
  • Lupa Abu
  • Nonokan
  • Paugan
  • Payuhan
  • Piyahan
  • Poblacion (Parang)
  • Saldang
  • Sampunay
  • Silangkan
  • Taingting
  • Tikong
  • Tukay
  • Tumangas
  • Wanni Piyanjihan

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 20,051—    
1939 22,572+0.57%
1948 18,309−2.30%
1960 24,768+2.55%
1970 21,115−1.58%
1975 12,360−10.18%
1980 22,304+12.53%
1990 43,273+6.85%
1995 48,124+2.01%
2000 54,994+2.90%
2007 65,019+2.34%
2010 58,028−4.06%
2015 62,172+1.32%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Parang, Sulu
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) 27
(81)
26
(79)
27
(81)
27
(81)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
27
(81)
28
(81)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 170
(6.7)
130
(5.1)
125
(4.9)
122
(4.8)
229
(9.0)
286
(11.3)
254
(10.0)
248
(9.8)
182
(7.2)
257
(10.1)
233
(9.2)
188
(7.4)
2,424
(95.5)
Average rainy days 18.3 15.3 15.2 14.6 22.8 24.0 24.3 23.3 20.5 22.6 21.9 19.3 242.1
Source: Meteoblue [7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Sulu". 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. ^ 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.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "Province of Sulu". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Parang, Sulu : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 31 January 2019.

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