Siasi, Sulu

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Siasi, officially the Municipality of Siasi, is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 67,705 people.[3]

Siasi
Municipality of Siasi
Map of Sulu with Siasi highlighted
Map of Sulu with Siasi highlighted
Siasi is located in Philippines
Siasi
Siasi
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 5°33′N 120°49′E / 5.55°N 120.82°E / 5.55; 120.82Coordinates: 5°33′N 120°49′E / 5.55°N 120.82°E / 5.55; 120.82
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceSulu
District2nd District
Barangays50 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorBen-Sayeed M. Muksan
 • Vice MayorArnashrif M. Muksan
 • CongressmanMunir M. Arbison
 • Electorate28,850 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total192.87 km2 (74.47 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total67,705
 • Density350/km2 (910/sq mi)
Economy
 • Income class2nd municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence46.09% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)122,826,922.49 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7412
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)68
Climate typetropical climate
Native languagesTausug
Tagalog
Websitewww.siasi.gov.ph

BarangaysEdit

Siasi is politically subdivided into 50 barangays.

  • Bakud
  • Buan
  • Bulansing Tara
  • Bulihkullul
  • Campo Islam
  • Duggo
  • Duhol Tara
  • East Kungtad
  • East Sisangat
  • Ipil
  • Jambangan
  • Kabubu
  • Kong-Kong Laminusa
  • Kud-kud
  • Kungtad West
  • Latung
  • Luuk Laminusa
  • Luuk Tara
  • Manta
  • Minapan
  • Nipa-nipa
  • North Laud
  • North Manta
  • North Musu Laud
  • North Silumpak
  • Pislong
  • Poblacion (Campo Baro)
  • Punungan
  • Puukan Laminusa
  • Ratag
  • Sablay
  • Sarukot
  • Siburi
  • Singko
  • Siokalan
  • Showing
  • Sipanding
  • Sisangat
  • Siundoh
  • South Musu Laud
  • South Silumpak
  • Southwestern Bulikullul
  • Subah Buaya
  • Tampakan Laminusa
  • Tengah Laminusa
  • Tong Laminusa
  • Tong-tong
  • Tonglabah
  • Tubig Kutah
  • Tulling

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 17,102—    
1918 4,809−8.11%
1939 29,259+8.98%
1948 29,836+0.22%
1960 39,279+2.32%
1970 51,425+2.73%
1975 28,077−11.43%
1980 50,336+12.38%
1990 46,468−0.80%
1995 50,655+1.63%
2000 59,069+3.35%
2007 63,518+1.01%
2010 64,229+0.41%
2015 67,705+1.01%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Siasi, 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)
29
(84)
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) 184
(7.2)
143
(5.6)
144
(5.7)
136
(5.4)
240
(9.4)
301
(11.9)
272
(10.7)
253
(10.0)
183
(7.2)
265
(10.4)
246
(9.7)
208
(8.2)
2,575
(101.4)
Average rainy days 18.6 15.8 16.9 15.7 23.3 24.2 24.6 23.2 20.5 23.0 22.2 20.4 248.4
Source: Meteoblue[8]

Notable peopleEdit

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. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ "Province of Sulu". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Siasi, Sulu: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 31 January 2019.

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