Hadji Muhtamad
Province of Basilan

Summary data
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 ° N, 121.5870 ° E)
Estimated elevation
above sea level
0.0 meters
(0.0 feet)
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Hadji Muhtamad is a coastal municipality in the island province of Basilan.

The 2015 Census records its population as 25,085 representing 7.24% of the total population of Basilan province, or 0.66% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao.

Demographic profile of barangays

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

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.

Census datePopulationGrowth rate
1960 Feb 15
1970 May 6
1975 May 1
1980 May 1
1990 May 1
1995 Sep 1
2000 May 1
2007 Aug 120,292
2010 May 112,249-16.78%
2015 Aug 125,08514.62%
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The town center of Hadji Muhtamad is situated at approximately 6° 40' North, 121° 35' East, which has an elevation estimated at 0.0 meters or 0.0 feet above mean sea level.


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.

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

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

Notes

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