Ungkaya Pukan

Ungkaya Pukan, officially the Municipality of Ungkaya Pukan (Tausūg: Lupah Ungkaya Pukan; Chavacano: Municipalidad de Ungkaya Pukan; Tagalog: Bayan ng Ungkaya Pukan), is a municipality in the province of Basilan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 18,441 people. [3]

Ungkaya Pukan
Municipality of Ungkaya Pukan
Outreach program in Barangay Materling in 2009
Outreach program in Barangay Materling in 2009
Official seal of Ungkaya Pukan
Seal
Map of Basilan with Ungkaya Pukan highlighted
Map of Basilan with Ungkaya Pukan highlighted
OpenStreetMap
Ungkaya Pukan is located in Philippines
Ungkaya Pukan
Ungkaya Pukan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°30′N 122°07′E / 6.5°N 122.12°E / 6.5; 122.12Coordinates: 6°30′N 122°07′E / 6.5°N 122.12°E / 6.5; 122.12
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao
ProvinceBasilan
District Lone district
FoundedMay 22, 2006
Barangays12 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorLutfurrahman M. Maturan
 • Vice MayorJomar M. Maturan
 • RepresentativeMujiv S. Hataman
 • Electorate10,442 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total96.13 km2 (37.12 sq mi)
Elevation
123 m (404 ft)
Highest elevation
996 m (3,268 ft)
Lowest elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Population
 (2015 census) [3]
 • Total18,441
 • Density190/km2 (500/sq mi)
 • Households
3,060
Economy
 • Poverty incidence53.48% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue₱58,392,640.57 (2016)
Service provider
 • ElectricityBasilan Electric Cooperative (BASELCO)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7304
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)62
Climate typeTropical climate
Native languagesYakan
Chavacano
Tagalog

Named after Orang Kaya[5][circular reference] (nobleman) Pukan, a Yakan chieftain that fought valiantly against Pedro Javier Cuevas aka Datu Kalun[6] and his Christianized Yakan warriors backed by the Spaniards.[7][circular reference]

Ungkaya Pukan was created by Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 190,[8] ratified by plebiscite on May 22, 2006. It is composed of 12 barangays that were formerly part of Tipo-Tipo.

BarangaysEdit

Ungkaya Pukan is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.[9]

PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[10]
150711001 Amaloy 6.1% 1,129 980 2.73%
150711002 Bohe-Pahuh 7.8% 1,437 1,499 −0.80%
150711003 Bohe-Suyak 15.2% 2,804 2,128 5.39%
150711004 Cabangalan 5.5% 1,010 1,136 −2.21%
150711005 Danit 4.4% 818 824 −0.14%
150711006 Kamamburingan 5.5% 1,018 1,223 −3.43%
150711007 Matata 6.3% 1,170 1,041 2.25%
150711008 Materling 12.5% 2,296 2,268 0.23%
150711009 Pipil 12.9% 2,375 2,069 2.66%
150711010 Sungkayut 5.0% 931 1,040 −2.09%
150711011 Tongbato 7.8% 1,446 1,371 1.02%
150711012 Ulitan 10.9% 2,007 2,122 −1.06%
Total 18,441 17,701 0.78%

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Ungkaya Pukan, Basilan
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °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 low °C (°F) 26
(79)
26
(79)
26
(79)
26
(79)
27
(81)
27
(81)
26
(79)
26
(79)
26
(79)
27
(81)
26
(79)
26
(79)
26
(80)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 130
(5.1)
91
(3.6)
100
(3.9)
114
(4.5)
242
(9.5)
329
(13.0)
347
(13.7)
321
(12.6)
223
(8.8)
273
(10.7)
239
(9.4)
140
(5.5)
2,549
(100.3)
Average rainy days 16.5 14.3 14.9 15.5 23.8 25.3 25.3 25.3 21.5 23.0 21.1 17.5 244
Source: Meteoblue (modeled/calculated data, not measured locally)[11]

DemographicsEdit

Population census of Ungkaya Pukan
YearPop.±% p.a.
2007 30,472—    
2010 17,701−17.94%
2015 18,441+0.78%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][10][12][13]

In the 2015 census, Ungkaya Pukan had a population of 18,441. [3] The population density was 190 inhabitants per square kilometre (490/sq mi).

EconomyEdit


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Municipality of Ungkaya Pukan | (DILG)
  2. ^ "Province: Basilan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "ARMM – Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.
  4. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  5. ^ Orang Kaya Indera Pahlawan
  6. ^ http://www.art-foundry-philippines.com/Pedro-Javier-Cuevas.html
  7. ^ History of Basilan
  8. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 190; An Act Creating the Municipality of Ungkaya Pukan in the Province of Basilan and for Other Purposes" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Archived from the original (PDF) on 4 February 2016. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  9. ^ "Municipal: Ungkaya Pukan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  10. ^ a b 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.
  11. ^ "Ungkaya Pukan, Basilan : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 29 January 2019.
  12. ^ 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.
  13. ^ "Province of Basilan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  14. ^ "Poverty incidence (PI):". Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 28 December 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  15. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2006%20and%202009%20City%20and%20Municipal%20Level%20Poverty%20Estimates_0_1.pdf; publication date: 3 August 2012; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  16. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/2012%20Municipal%20and%20City%20Level%20Poverty%20Estima7tes%20Publication%20%281%29.pdf; publication date: 31 May 2016; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.
  17. ^ https://psa.gov.ph/sites/default/files/City%20and%20Municipal-level%20Small%20Area%20Poverty%20Estimates_%202009%2C%202012%20and%202015_0.xlsx; publication date: 10 July 2019; publisher: Philippine Statistics Authority.

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