Hadji Muhtamad, Province of Basilan

Summary data
Typemunicipality
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceBasilan
Barangay count10
Coastal/Landlockedcoastal
Marine waterbodiesCelebes Sea
Population (2015)25,085
Coordinates6° 40' North, 121° 35' East (6.6620, 121.5870)
Estimated elevation above sea level0.0 meters (0.0 feet)

Hadji Muhtamad is a coastal municipality in the island province of Basilan.

Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 25,085. This represented 7.24% of the total population of Basilan province, or 0.66% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

Barangays

Hadji Muhtamad has 10 barangays as shown in the following table.

Demographic profile of barangays
BarangayPopulation percentage (2015)Population (2015)Population (2010)Change (2010‑2015)Annual Population Growth Rate (2010‑2015)
Baluk‑baluk6.32%1,5851,06349.11%7.90%
Dasalan11.84%2,9701,51895.65%13.63%
Lubukan13.00%3,2601,73088.44%12.82%
Luukbongsod7.69%1,92898895.14%13.57%
Mananggal3.19%8007634.85%0.91%
Palahangan7.65%1,920787143.96%18.51%
Panducan6.59%1,6521,08751.98%8.30%
Sangbay Big14.15%3,5491,330166.84%20.55%
Sangbay Small11.56%2,9001,416104.80%14.62%
Tausan18.02%4,5211,567188.51%22.35%
Hadji Muhtamad Total25,08512,249104.79%14.62%

Historical population

The population of Hadji Muhtamad grew from 20,292 in 2007 to 25,085 in 2015, an increase of 4,793 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 14.62%, or an increase of 12,836 people, from the previous population of 12,249 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
20,292
12,249-16.78%
25,08514.62%

Location

The municipal center of Hadji Muhtamad is situated at approximately 6° 40' North, 121° 35' East, in the island of Pilas. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 0.0 meters or 0.0 feet above mean sea level.

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Distances

Based on the great-circle distance (the shortest distance between two points over the surface of the Earth), the cities closest to Hadji Muhtamad are Isabela City, Zamboanga City, Lamitan, Pagadian, Tangub, and Dipolog. The nearest municipalities are Lantawan, Maluso, Sumisip, Tabuan-Lasa, Ungkaya Pukan, and Tipo-Tipo. Its distance from the national capital is 879.52 kilometers (546.51 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 879.52 kilometers (546.51 miles) to the North (N4°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 25,085, ranked 1,091 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 14.62%, ranked 2 out of 1,634

Notes

  1. Unless otherwise specified, population count (excluding percentages) and land area figures are derived from the Philippine Statistics Authority.
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