Hadji Muhtamad

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Hadji Muhtamad
Municipality of Hadji Muhtamad
Map of Basilan with Hadji Muhtamad highlighted
Map of Basilan with Hadji Muhtamad highlighted
Hadji Muhtamad is located in Philippines
Hadji Muhtamad
Hadji Muhtamad
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°38′N 121°37′E / 6.63°N 121.62°E / 6.63; 121.62Coordinates: 6°38′N 121°37′E / 6.63°N 121.62°E / 6.63; 121.62
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
DistrictLone District
FoundedAugust 25, 2007
Barangays10 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorNerwelyn L. Mansul
 • Vice MayorAbdulmannan H. Bayro
 • CongressmanMujiv S. Hataman
 • Electorate8,135 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total173.22 km2 (66.88 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total25,085
 • Density140/km2 (380/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7301
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)62
Climate typetropical climate
Income classno value
Revenue (₱)7.6 million  (2016)
Native languagesYakan
Chavacano
Tagalog

Hadji Muhtamad, officially the Municipality of Hadji Muhtamad, (Tausūg: Lupah Hadji Muhtamad; Chavacano: Municipalidad de Hadji Muhtamad; Tagalog: Bayan ng Hadji Muhtamad), is a — municipality in the province of Basilan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 25,085 people.[3]

Its territory includes the Pilas Islands and surrounding islets, west of Basilan Island.

Hadji Muhtamad was created out of the 10 barangays of Lantawan that were not on Basilan Island, through Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 200,[4] which was subsequently ratified in a plebiscite held on August 25, 2007.[5]

Barangays[edit]

Hadji Muhtamad is politically subdivided into 10 barangays.[6]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[7]
150712001 Baluk-baluk 6.3% 1,585 1,063 7.90%
150712002 Dasalan 11.8% 2,970 1,518 13.63%
150712003 Lubukan 13.0% 3,260 1,730 12.82%
150712004 Luukbongsod 7.7% 1,928 988 13.58%
150712005 Mananggal 3.2% 800 763 0.91%
150712006 Palahangan 7.7% 1,920 787 18.51%
150712007 Panducan 6.6% 1,652 1,087 8.30%
150712008 Sangbay Big 14.1% 3,549 1,330 20.55%
150712009 Sangbay Small 11.6% 2,900 1,416 14.62%
150712010 Tausan 18.0% 4,521 1,567 22.35%
Total 25,085 12,249 14.62%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Hadji Muhtamad
YearPop.±% p.a.
2007 20,292—    
2010 12,249−16.78%
2015 25,085+14.62%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]

In the 2015 census, Hadji Muhtamad had a population of 25,085.[3]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Hadji Muhtamad, Basilan
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)
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) 129
(5.1)
91
(3.6)
102
(4.0)
106
(4.2)
228
(9.0)
280
(11.0)
282
(11.1)
278
(10.9)
202
(8.0)
281
(11.1)
229
(9.0)
141
(5.6)
2,349
(92.6)
Average rainy days 15.7 13.4 14.8 14.3 22.9 24.4 24.7 24.6 21.1 23.4 20.7 17.5 237.5
Source: Meteoblue [10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  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. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 200; An Act Creating the Municipality of Hadji Muhtamad 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.
  5. ^ "Five (5) New Cities, Two (2) Municipalities and a Barangay created in the Third Quarter of 2007". National Statistical Coordination Board. 13 November 2007. Archived from the original on 24 November 2007. Retrieved 10 November 2016.
  6. ^ "Municipal: Hadji Muhtamad". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ 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.
  9. ^ "Province of Basilan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  10. ^ "Hadji Muhtamad, Basilan : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 29 January 2019.