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Senator Ninoy Aquino, Sultan Kudarat

Senator Ninoy Aquino, officially the Municipality of Senator Ninoy Aquino, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Sultan Kudarat, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 46,882 people.[3]

Senator Ninoy Aquino
Municipality of Senator Ninoy Aquino
Map of Sultan Kudarat with Senator Ninoy Aquino highlighted
Map of Sultan Kudarat with Senator Ninoy Aquino highlighted
Senator Ninoy Aquino is located in Philippines
Senator Ninoy Aquino
Senator Ninoy Aquino
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°28′N 124°20′E / 6.47°N 124.33°E / 6.47; 124.33Coordinates: 6°28′N 124°20′E / 6.47°N 124.33°E / 6.47; 124.33
Country Philippines
RegionSoccsksargen (Region XII)
ProvinceSultan Kudarat
District2nd District
FoundedFebruary 17, 1989
Barangays20 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorRandy L. Ecija
 • Vice MayorRafael George L. Flauta III
 • CongressmanHoracio P. Suansing Jr.
 • Electorate27,030 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total320.00 km2 (123.55 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total46,882
 • Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
9811
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)64
Climate typetropical climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)117.9 million  (2016)
Native languagesHiligaynon
Maguindanao language
Cotabato Manobo
Tagalog

HistoryEdit

The municipality was created by virtue of Republic Act No. 06712 on February 17, 1989,[4] and is named after senator Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino Jr.

It brought Barangays Buenaflores, Bugso, Kiadsam, Kadi, Kulaman, Malegdeg and Sewod in the Municipality of Kalamansig and Langgal in the Municipality of Bagumbayan to constitute into an independent municipality. The seat of government of the municipality is situated in Barangay Kulaman.

BarangaysEdit

Senator Ninoy Aquino is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.

  • Banali
  • Basag
  • Buenaflores
  • Bugso
  • Buklod
  • Gapok
  • Kadi
  • Kapatagan
  • Kiadsam
  • Kuden
  • Kulaman
  • Lagubang
  • Langgal
  • Limuhay
  • Malegdeg
  • Midtungok
  • Nati
  • Sewod
  • Tacupis
  • Tinalon

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1990 20,879—    
1995 28,768+6.19%
2000 30,222+1.06%
2007 35,168+2.11%
2010 43,508+8.05%
2015 46,882+1.43%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Sultan Kudarat". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ "Republic Act No. 06712; An Act Creating the Municipality of Senator Ninoy Aquino in the Province of Sultan Kudarat" (PDF). House of Representatives of the Philippines. 17 February 1989. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region XII (Soccsksargen)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Sultan Kudarat". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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