Pualas, Lanao del Sur

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Pualas
Municipality of Pualas
Municipal Hall and the Masjid at Talambo, Pualas
Municipal Hall and the Masjid at Talambo, Pualas
Official seal of Pualas
Seal
Map of Lanao del Sur with Pualas highlighted
Map of Lanao del Sur with Pualas highlighted
Pualas is located in Philippines
Pualas
Pualas
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°49′N 124°04′E / 7.82°N 124.07°E / 7.82; 124.07Coordinates: 7°49′N 124°04′E / 7.82°N 124.07°E / 7.82; 124.07
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceLanao del Sur
District2nd District
Barangays23 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorShariefullah Adiong Tanog
 • Vice MayorTony S. Tanog
 • Electorate5,977 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total182.89 km2 (70.61 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total12,866
 • Density70/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
9313
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)63
Climate typetropical climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)68.1 million  (2016)
Native languagesMaranao
Tagalog

Pualas, officially the Municipality of Pualas, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Lanao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 12,866 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Pualas is politically subdivided into 23 barangays.

  • Badak
  • Bantayan
  • Basagad
  • Bolinsong
  • Boring
  • Bualan
  • Danugan
  • Dapao
  • Diamla
  • Gadongan
  • Ingud
  • Linuk
  • Lumbac
  • Maligo
  • Masao
  • Notong
  • Porug
  • Romagondong
  • Talambo (Poblacion)
  • Tamlang
  • Tuka
  • Tomarompong
  • Yaran

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Pualas
YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 3,307—    
1939 4,708+1.70%
1948 6,704+4.01%
1960 8,242+1.74%
1970 7,705−0.67%
1975 11,776+8.88%
1980 6,284−11.80%
1990 7,177+1.34%
1995 8,259+2.67%
2000 7,887−0.98%
2007 17,962+12.02%
2010 11,163−15.89%
2015 12,866+2.74%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Pualas, Lanao del Sur
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 25
(77)
25
(77)
25
(77)
26
(79)
25
(77)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
24
(75)
25
(77)
25
(76)
Average low °C (°F) 19
(66)
19
(66)
19
(66)
20
(68)
20
(68)
20
(68)
19
(66)
19
(66)
19
(66)
20
(68)
20
(68)
19
(66)
19
(67)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 236
(9.3)
225
(8.9)
244
(9.6)
235
(9.3)
304
(12.0)
287
(11.3)
200
(7.9)
175
(6.9)
158
(6.2)
200
(7.9)
287
(11.3)
243
(9.6)
2,794
(110.2)
Average rainy days 24.3 22.3 26.0 27.2 28.3 27.2 25.8 24.8 22.2 25.4 27.2 25.8 306.5
Source: Meteoblue [7]

History[edit]

On June 21, 1953 by the virtue of Executive Order No. 1516 Pualas was created with 39 barangay. By December 14, 1985 by the issuance of executive order no. 108 Only 23 were retained.[8]

Local Government[edit]

Pualas is governed primarily by the mayor, the vice mayor and the SB Members

Language[edit]

Maranao is the native language of Pualas. However, most of the inhabitants can speak Filipino, Cebuana, and English.

Religion[edit]

Pualas, which has a predominantly Muslim population.

Education[edit]

Pualas National High School is a public High School Located at Barangay Talambo. It was founded on 1969. It offers education for junior and senior high school.[9]

Culture[edit]

Pualas has a predominantly Muslim populace wherein selling and distribution of alcoholic drinks, illegal drugs, and gambling is forbidden.

Gallery[edit]

See Also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Lanao del Sur". 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 Lanao del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  7. ^ "Ganassi, Lanao del Sur : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 24 January 2019.
  8. ^ http://lgu-profile.dilg-armm.ph/municipality/eyJpdiI6IjZOUnRuNkdNeDgrR09aWHp1Z0wwZ1E9PSIsInZhbHVlIjoidStXQnJMWElIdHRJT3IxYkpOdVU2UT09IiwibWFjIjoiODlhMDNjMjk2NmU2MDRmNjRhMzBkZTQ5NGExZjRjOWI1YTllYTVkMWMyYjFkYzIyZmMzN2Q1YWJiZjM3MWI3ZSJ9/eyJpdiI6IkpleXZrTk40VW1LZUducUhRQ1RGMXc9PSIsInZhbHVlIjoiekYycjZ3eFJrbzIzNklsTEhXOFRoZz09IiwibWFjIjoiM2I3YTllNmI4MzI0ODUzNTAzNzg5MTY1YmI3MmU0NjRiM2Y2YzYwNzRiNzk3YWYxNGExOTYwMDYxY2FmMTU4NyJ9
  9. ^ https://www.edukasyon.ph/schools/pualas-national-high-school

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