Indanan, Sulu

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Indanan
Municipality of Indanan
Official seal of Indanan
Seal
Map of Sulu with Indanan highlighted
Map of Sulu with Indanan highlighted
Indanan is located in Philippines
Indanan
Indanan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°00′N 120°58′E / 6°N 120.97°E / 6; 120.97Coordinates: 6°00′N 120°58′E / 6°N 120.97°E / 6; 120.97
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceSulu
District1st District
Barangays34 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorHermot D. Jikiri
 • Vice MayorVladimir I. Nahudan
 • CongressmanSamier A. Tan
 • Electorate31,011 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total170.72 km2 (65.92 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total80,883
 • Density470/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7407
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)68
Climate typetropical climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)122.9 million  (2016)
Native languagesTausug
Tagalog
Websitewww.indanan.gov.ph

Indanan, officially the Municipality of Indanan, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 80,883 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Indanan is politically subdivided into 34 barangays.

  • Adjid
  • Bangalan
  • Bato-bato
  • Buanza
  • Bud-Taran
  • Bunut
  • Jati-Tunggal
  • Kabbon Maas
  • Kagay
  • Kajatian
  • Kan Islam
  • Kandang Tukay
  • Karawan
  • Katian
  • Kuppong
  • Lambayong
  • Langpas
  • Licup
  • Malimbaya
  • Manggis
  • Manilop
  • Paligue
  • Panabuan
  • Panglima Misuari (Sasak)
  • Pasil
  • Poblacion (Indanan)
  • Sapah Malaum
  • Sawaki
  • Sionogan
  • Tagbak
  • Timbangan
  • Tubig Dakulah
  • Tubig Parang
  • Tumantangis

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Indanan
YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 7,076—    
1939 18,959+4.81%
1948 17,722−0.75%
1960 23,381+2.34%
1970 26,380+1.21%
1975 6,234−25.12%
1980 32,074+38.75%
1990 41,969+2.73%
1995 46,140+1.79%
2000 53,425+3.19%
2007 85,220+6.65%
2010 65,858−8.95%
2015 80,883+3.99%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Indanan, Sulu
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 26
(79)
25
(77)
26
(79)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(80)
Average low °C (°F) 26
(79)
25
(77)
26
(79)
26
(79)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
26
(79)
26
(79)
26
(80)
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]

References[edit]

  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. ^ "Indanan, Sulu : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 31 January 2019.

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