Luuk, Sulu

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Luuk
Municipality of Luuk
Map of Sulu with Luuk highlighted
Map of Sulu with Luuk highlighted
Luuk is located in Philippines
Luuk
Luuk
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°00′N 121°21′E / 6°N 121.35°E / 6; 121.35Coordinates: 6°00′N 121°21′E / 6°N 121.35°E / 6; 121.35
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceSulu
District2nd District
Barangays12 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorMaryam N. Arbison
 • Vice MayorAllayon M. Arbison Jr.
 • CongressmanMunir M. Arbison
 • Electorate19,546 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total313.04 km2 (120.87 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total32,162
 • Density100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7404
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)68
Climate typetropical climate
Income class3rd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)79 million  (2016)
Native languagesTausug
Tagalog
Websitewww.luuksulu.com

Luuk, officially the Municipality of Luuk, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 32,162 people.[3]

On July 14, 2007, 8 of its barangays were constituted into the separate municipality of Omar, Sulu.

Barangays[edit]

Luuk is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.

  • Bual
  • Guimbaun
  • Kan-Bulak
  • Kan-Mindus
  • Lambago
  • Lianutan
  • Lingah
  • Mananti
  • Niog-niog
  • Tandu-Bato
  • Tubig-Puti (Poblacion)
  • Tulayan Island
Political map of Luuk

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Luuk
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 700—    
1918 18,351+24.33%
1939 27,878+2.01%
1948 16,726−5.52%
1960 18,852+1.00%
1970 26,860+3.60%
1975 21,354−4.50%
1980 19,669−1.63%
1990 29,378+4.09%
1995 31,705+1.44%
2000 38,819+4.44%
2007 33,508−2.01%
2010 29,897−4.06%
2015 32,162+1.40%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Luuk, Sulu
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)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
27
(81)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 152
(6.0)
120
(4.7)
125
(4.9)
132
(5.2)
239
(9.4)
301
(11.9)
281
(11.1)
268
(10.6)
190
(7.5)
263
(10.4)
234
(9.2)
179
(7.0)
2,484
(97.9)
Average rainy days 17.4 14.9 15.8 15.4 22.7 24.4 25.0 23.5 20.5 22.7 21.2 18.7 242.2
Source: Meteoblue [6]

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

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