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Talipao, officially the Municipality of Talipao, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 80,255 people.[3]

Talipao
Municipality of Talipao
The Hadja Sitti Raya Mosque
The Hadja Sitti Raya Mosque
Map of Sulu with Talipao highlighted
Map of Sulu with Talipao highlighted
Talipao is located in Philippines
Talipao
Talipao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 5°56′N 121°06′E / 5.93°N 121.1°E / 5.93; 121.1Coordinates: 5°56′N 121°06′E / 5.93°N 121.1°E / 5.93; 121.1
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceSulu
District1st District
Barangays52 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorNivocadnezar I. Tulawie
 • Vice MayorZulficar T. Tulawie
 • CongressmanSamier A. Tan
 • Electorate21,017 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total380.57 km2 (146.94 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total80,255
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7403
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)68
Climate typetropical climate
Income class1st municipal income class
Revenue (₱)158.3 million  (2016)
Native languagesTausug
Tagalog
Websitewww.talipao.gov.ph

EtymologyEdit

The municipality of Talipao derived its name from a certain couple, “Tal” and “Pao”, that of the husband’s and wife’s name respectively.

HistoryEdit

From the district of Jolo, it was transformed into a full-pledged municipality on July 1, 1957, under the provision of the Department of Mindanao and Sulu Administrative Code.

GeographyEdit

The Municipality of Talipao’s total area coverage is approximately 38,057.00 hectares.[dubious ] This constitute more or less 20.63% of Sulu’s total land area. It is bounded on the north by the municipality of Patikul; on the south by Sulu Sea; on the east by the municipality of Panglima Estino; and by the municipality of Maimbung on its west side.

The municipality of Talipao lies right in the mid portion of Jolo island with its Barangay Poblacion basically situated in the innermost central part of the municipality. From the capital town of Jolo, Talipao is connected with concrete-type national road which is approximately 22.8 kilometres (14.2 mi) away from the Sulu Provincial Capitol Complex.

BarangaysEdit

Talipao is politically subdivided into 52 barangays.

  • Andalan
  • Bagsak
  • Bandang
  • Bilaan (Poblacion)
  • Bud Bunga
  • Buntod
  • Buroh
  • Dalih
  • Gata
  • Kabatuhan Bilaan
  • Kabatuhan Tiis
  • Kabungkol
  • Kagay
  • Kahawa
  • Kandaga
  • Kanlibot
  • Kiutaan
  • Kuhaw
  • Kulamboh
  • Kuttong
  • Lagtoh
  • Lambanah
  • Liban
  • Liu-Bud Pantao
  • Lower Binuang
  • Lower Kamuntayan
  • Lower Laus
  • Lower Sinumaan
  • Lower Talipao
  • Lumbayao
  • Lumping Pigih Daho
  • Lungkiaban
  • Mabahay
  • Mahala
  • Mampallam
  • Marsada
  • Mauboh
  • Mungit-mungit
  • Niog-Sangahan
  • Pantao
  • Samak
  • Talipao Proper
  • Tampakan
  • Tiis
  • Tinggah
  • Tubod
  • Tuyang
  • Upper Binuang
  • Upper Kamuntayan
  • Upper Laus
  • Upper Sinumaan
  • Upper Talipao

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 5,871—    
1939 11,064+3.06%
1948 8,650−2.70%
1960 18,553+6.56%
1970 32,111+5.63%
1975 15,612−13.47%
1980 25,853+10.61%
1990 66,261+9.87%
1995 66,568+0.09%
2000 73,015+2.00%
2007 85,920+2.27%
2010 75,173−4.75%
2015 80,255+1.25%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Talipao, 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)
27
(81)
28
(82)
Average low °C (°F) 26
(79)
26
(79)
26
(79)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(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. ^ "Talipao, Sulu : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 31 January 2019.

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