Datu Blah T. Sinsuat, Maguindanao

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Datu Blah T. Sinsuat
Municipality of Datu Blah T. Sinsuat
Map of Maguindanao with Datu Blah T. Sinsuat highlighted
Map of Maguindanao with Datu Blah T. Sinsuat highlighted
Datu Blah T. Sinsuat is located in Philippines
Datu Blah T. Sinsuat
Datu Blah T. Sinsuat
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°55′22″N 123°58′06″E / 6.92278°N 123.96833°E / 6.92278; 123.96833Coordinates: 6°55′22″N 123°58′06″E / 6.92278°N 123.96833°E / 6.92278; 123.96833
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceMaguindanao
District1st District
FoundedSeptember 16, 2006
Barangays13 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorDatu Marsshall I. Sinsuat
 • Vice MayorRaida T. Sinsuat
 • CongressmanDatu Roonie Q. Sinsuat Sr.
 • Electorate9,247 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total147.21 km2 (56.84 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total25,024
 • Density170/km2 (440/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
9602
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)64
Climate typetropical climate
Income classno value
Revenue (₱)3.1 million  (2016)
Native languagesMaguindanao language
Tiruray
Tagalog

Datu Blah T. Sinsuat, officially the Municipality of Datu Blah T. Sinsuat, is a — municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 25,024 people.[3]

Formerly a part of the town of Upi, Datu Blah T. Sinsuat became another municipality after a plebiscite on September 16, 2006 and pursuant to the Muslim Mindanao Act No. 198 of the ARMM.[4] On October 28, it became a new municipality of the newly created Shariff Kabunsuan province until its nullification by the Supreme Court in July 2008. The orphaned municipality was absorbed by the province of Maguindanao.

This municipality is named after Datu Blah T. Sinsuat, Maguindanao's delegate to the 1935 Constitutional Convention and Cotabato's Lone District Representative to the 2nd Congress of the Philippines.

Barangays[edit]

Datu Blah T. Sinsuat is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.

  • Kinimi
  • Laguitan
  • Lapaken
  • Matuber
  • Meti
  • Nalkan
  • Penansaran
  • Pura
  • Resa
  • Sedem
  • Sinipak
  • Tambak
  • Tubuan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of
Datu Blah T. Sinsuat
YearPop.±% p.a.
2007 22,656—    
2010 16,533−10.83%
2015 25,024+8.21%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Datu Blah T. Sinsuat, Maguindanao
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 31
(88)
31
(88)
32
(90)
31
(88)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
31
(88)
30
(87)
Average low °C (°F) 23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 119
(4.7)
99
(3.9)
132
(5.2)
147
(5.8)
256
(10.1)
291
(11.5)
287
(11.3)
286
(11.3)
228
(9.0)
227
(8.9)
208
(8.2)
135
(5.3)
2,415
(95.2)
Average rainy days 19.2 17.9 20.9 24.6 29.4 29.1 29.7 28.9 27.2 28.5 27.2 22.5 305.1
Source: Meteoblue [8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Maguindanao". 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. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 198; An Act Creating the Municipality of Datu Blah T. Sinsuat in the Province of Maguindanao, Providing Funds Therefor, and for Other Purposes" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  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 Maguindanao". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  8. ^ "Datu Blah T. Sinsuat, Maguindanao : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 19 January 2019.

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