Languyan, Tawi-Tawi

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Languyan
Municipality of Languyan
Map of Tawi-Tawi with Languyan highlighted
Map of Tawi-Tawi with Languyan highlighted
Languyan is located in Philippines
Languyan
Languyan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 5°16′00″N 120°05′00″E / 5.2666667°N 120.0833333°E / 5.2666667; 120.0833333Coordinates: 5°16′00″N 120°05′00″E / 5.2666667°N 120.0833333°E / 5.2666667; 120.0833333
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceTawi-Tawi
DistrictLone District
Barangays20 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAbduhasan I. Sali
 • Vice MayorAbubashar S. Matba
 • CongressmanRashidin H. Matba
 • Electorate15,541 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total581.20 km2 (224.40 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total33,494
 • Density58/km2 (150/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7509
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)68
Climate typetropical climate
Income class1st municipal income class
Revenue (₱)291.1 million  (2016)
Native languagesSama language
Tagalog
Websitewww.languyan.gov.ph

Languyan, officially the Municipality of Languyan, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Tawi-Tawi, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 33,494 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Languyan is politically subdivided into 20 barangays.

  • Bakong
  • Bas-bas Proper
  • Basnunuk
  • Darussalam
  • Languyan Proper (Poblacion)
  • Maraning
  • Simalak
  • Tuhog-Tuhog
  • Tumahubong
  • Tumbagaan
  • Parang Pantay
  • Adnin
  • Bakaw-bakaw
  • BasLikud
  • Jakarta (Lookan Latuan)
  • Kalupag
  • Kiniktal
  • Marang-marang
  • Sikullis
  • Tubig Dakula (Bohe Mahiya)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Languyan
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 16,269—    
1990 31,984+6.99%
1995 32,738+0.44%
2000 42,040+5.51%
2007 51,377+2.80%
2010 42,690−6.52%
2015 33,494−4.51%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Languyan, Tawi-Tawi
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 28
(82)
28
(82)
29
(84)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
30
(86)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(76)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 157
(6.2)
115
(4.5)
123
(4.8)
96
(3.8)
136
(5.4)
120
(4.7)
104
(4.1)
89
(3.5)
86
(3.4)
131
(5.2)
151
(5.9)
159
(6.3)
1,467
(57.8)
Average rainy days 20.4 17.5 20.4 21.1 26.7 25.7 26.0 24.5 24.0 27.7 26.3 24.7 285
Source: Meteoblue [7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Tawi-tawi". 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 Tawi‑tawi". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Languyan, Tawi-Tawi : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 30 January 2019.

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