Rajah Buayan, Maguindanao

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Rajah Buayan
Municipality of Rajah Buayan
Map of Maguindanao with Rajah Buayan highlighted
Map of Maguindanao with Rajah Buayan highlighted
Rajah Buayan is located in Philippines
Rajah Buayan
Rajah Buayan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°54′39″N 124°33′03″E / 6.91083°N 124.55083°E / 6.91083; 124.55083Coordinates: 6°54′39″N 124°33′03″E / 6.91083°N 124.55083°E / 6.91083; 124.55083
Country Philippines
RegionBangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM)
ProvinceMaguindanao
District2nd District
Barangays15 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorZamzamin L. Ampatuan
 • Electorate9,269 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total71.98 km2 (27.79 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total23,652
 • Density330/km2 (850/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
9611
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)64
Climate typetropical climate
Income classno value
Revenue (₱)55.8 million  (2016)
Native languagesMaguindanao language
Tagalog

Rajah Buayan, officially the Municipality of Rajah Buayan, is a — municipality in the province of Maguindanao, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 23,652 people.[3]

The municipality was created under Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 166 dated October 28, 2002 and was ratified through plebiscite on September 4, 2004.[4][5] It was carved out of the town of Sultan sa Barongis.

Barangays[edit]

Rajah Buayan is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.

  • Baital
  • Bakat
  • Dapantis
  • Gaunan
  • Malibpolok
  • Mileb
  • Panadtaban
  • Pidsandawan
  • Sampao
  • Tabungao
  • Zapakan (Poblacion)


Demographics[edit]

Population census of Rajah Buayan
YearPop.±% p.a.
2007 24,973—    
2010 17,423−12.28%
2015 23,652+5.99%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

Climate[edit]

Climate data for Rajah Buayan, Maguindanao
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 32
(90)
32
(90)
33
(91)
33
(91)
32
(90)
31
(88)
30
(86)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
31
(88)
32
(89)
Average low °C (°F) 21
(70)
21
(70)
21
(70)
22
(72)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
22
(72)
22
(72)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 19
(0.7)
14
(0.6)
15
(0.6)
18
(0.7)
33
(1.3)
42
(1.7)
44
(1.7)
42
(1.7)
30
(1.2)
31
(1.2)
28
(1.1)
17
(0.7)
333
(13.2)
Average rainy days 6.9 5.6 6.9 8.1 15.1 17.5 17.8 18.5 14.9 14.9 12.4 8.0 146.6
Source: Meteoblue [9]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Maguindanao". 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. ^ "Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 166; An Act Creating the Municipality of Rajah Buayan in the Province of Maguindanao, Appropriating Funds Therefor, and for Other Purposes" (PDF). Regional Legislative Assembly, Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Retrieved 27 January 2016.
  5. ^ National Statistical Coordination Board (2004-10-25). "2004 Factsheet (August 1-September 30, 2004)". Archived from the original on September 16, 2006. Retrieved 2006-06-24.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ "Province of Maguindanao". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.
  9. ^ "Rajah Buayan, Maguindanao : Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 19 January 2019.

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