Marawi, Province of Lanao del Sur

Summary data
Typecity (component)
Island groupMindanao
RegionAutonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
ProvinceLanao del Sur
Barangay count96
Postal code9700
Coastal/Landlockedlandlocked
Marine waterbodiesnone (landlocked)
Area (2007)87.55 km2 (33.80 sq mi)
Population (2015)201,785
Density (2015)2,305 / km2 (5,970 / sq mi)
Coordinates8° 0' North, 124° 17' East (8.0034, 124.2866)
Estimated elevation above sea level716.1 meters (2,348.8 feet)

Marawi, formerly known as Dansalan, is a landlocked component city in the coastal province of Lanao del Sur. It serves as the provincial capital.

The city has a land area of 87.55 square kilometers or 33.80 square miles which constitutes 0.65% of Lanao del Sur's total area. Its population as determined by the 2015 Census was 201,785. This represented 19.30% of the total population of Lanao del Sur province, or 5.34% of the overall population of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao. Based on these figures, the population density is computed at 2,305 inhabitants per square kilometer or 5,970 inhabitants per square mile.

Barangays

Marawi has 96 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)
Ambolong0.54%1,08592317.55%3.13%
Amito Marantao0.61%1,224591107.11%14.87%
Bacolod Chico Proper0.53%1,0751,092-1.56%-0.30%
Banga0.58%1,1641,1124.68%0.87%
Bangco0.82%1,6531,12646.80%7.58%
Banggolo Poblacion1.65%3,3213,2482.25%0.42%
Bangon1.07%2,1651,9719.84%1.80%
Basak Malutlut1.40%2,8271,69167.18%10.28%
Beyaba‑Damag1.08%2,1731,87316.02%2.87%
Bito Buadi Itowa0.45%902905-0.33%-0.06%
Bito Buadi Parba0.66%1,3231,01330.60%5.21%
Boganga0.72%1,4531,11130.78%5.24%
Boto Ambolong0.89%1,8012,473-27.17%-5.86%
Buadi Sacayo1.50%3,0203,027-0.23%-0.04%
Bubong Lumbac0.28%5635139.75%1.79%
Bubonga Cadayonan0.39%78867117.44%3.11%
Bubonga Lilod Madaya1.34%2,6992,11127.85%4.79%
Bubonga Marawi0.95%1,9201,7648.84%1.63%
Bubonga Pagalamatan0.46%9221,430-35.52%-8.02%
Bubonga Punod0.32%649652-0.46%-0.09%
Cabasaran1.36%2,7362,32817.53%3.12%
Cabingan2.09%4,2223,52119.91%3.52%
Cadayonan1.60%3,2253,0087.21%1.34%
Cadayonan I0.60%1,2171,278-4.77%-0.93%
Calocan East0.67%1,34277174.06%11.13%
Calocan West0.58%1,1641,482-21.46%-4.49%
Daguduban3.42%6,8966,06713.66%2.47%
Dansalan1.36%2,7512,42313.54%2.45%
Datu Naga1.16%2,3412,948-20.59%-4.29%
Datu sa Dansalan1.82%3,6753,981-7.69%-1.51%
Dayawan0.36%7297191.39%0.26%
Dimaluna3.23%6,5166,549-0.50%-0.10%
Dulay0.83%1,6841,29330.24%5.16%
Dulay West0.41%8317816.40%1.19%
East Basak0.80%1,6131,26527.51%4.74%
Emie Punud0.89%1,80296387.12%12.67%
Fort0.83%1,6711,5309.22%1.69%
Gadongan0.81%1,6401,5565.40%1.01%
Gadongan Mapantao0.70%1,4121,520-7.11%-1.39%
Guimba0.98%1,9801,73614.06%2.54%
Kapantaran1.21%2,4382,4220.66%0.13%
Kilala0.63%1,2771,2770.00%0.00%
Kormatan Matampay0.69%1,3941,408-0.99%-0.19%
Lilod Madaya1.52%3,0663,285-6.67%-1.31%
Lilod Saduc1.93%3,9043,936-0.81%-0.16%
Lomidong2.71%5,4705,4260.81%0.15%
Lumbac Marinaut0.63%1,2771,2303.82%0.72%
Lumbaca Madaya1.16%2,3432,3320.47%0.09%
Lumbaca Toros0.29%5815741.22%0.23%
Malimono1.34%2,7112,6920.71%0.13%
Marawi Poblacion1.98%4,0022,60853.45%8.49%
Marinaut East0.64%1,2911,05921.91%3.84%
Marinaut West0.96%1,9321,69114.25%2.57%
Matampay1.74%3,5083,05614.79%2.66%
Mipaga Proper0.94%1,8961,72210.10%1.85%
Moncado Colony1.77%3,5733,3656.18%1.15%
Moncado Kadingilan2.72%5,4835,3961.61%0.30%
Moriatao Loksadato1.04%2,0991,89410.82%1.98%
Navarro1.69%3,4153,08810.59%1.93%
Norhaya Village1.59%3,2062,91010.17%1.86%
Olawa Ambolong0.38%772779-0.90%-0.17%
Pagalamatan Gambai0.66%1,3341,358-1.77%-0.34%
Pagayawan0.52%1,0439499.91%1.81%
Panggao Saduc1.99%4,0254,0090.40%0.08%
Pantaon0.34%6961,017-31.56%-6.97%
Papandayan0.92%1,8621,06574.84%11.22%
Papandayan Caniogan1.00%2,0271,82311.19%2.04%
Paridi0.43%862912-5.48%-1.07%
Patani0.75%1,5171,26819.64%3.47%
Pindolonan0.52%1,0539876.69%1.24%
Poona Marantao0.59%1,19780548.70%7.85%
Pugaan0.77%1,5622,082-24.98%-5.32%
Rapasun MSU1.67%3,3652,39040.79%6.73%
Raya Madaya I1.13%2,2721,68335.00%5.88%
Raya Madaya II0.63%1,2811,00427.59%4.75%
Raya Saduc1.27%2,5582,578-0.78%-0.15%
Rorogagus East0.79%1,5871,767-10.19%-2.02%
Rorogagus Proper2.35%4,7514,14614.59%2.63%
Sabala Manao1.36%2,7452,776-1.12%-0.21%
Sabala Manao Proper1.16%2,3311,92421.15%3.72%
Saduc Proper1.27%2,5692,584-0.58%-0.11%
Sagonsongan0.25%5004980.40%0.08%
Sangcay Dansalan1.23%2,4843,324-25.27%-5.40%
Somiorang0.27%539540-0.19%-0.04%
South Madaya Proper0.69%1,3961,714-18.55%-3.83%
Sugod Proper1.44%2,9012,8621.36%0.26%
Tampilong0.85%1,7251,26336.58%6.12%
Timbangalan0.70%1,4221,24014.68%2.64%
Tolali1.43%2,8792,899-0.69%-0.13%
Tongantongan‑Tuca Timbangalan0.22%44534130.50%5.20%
Toros0.58%1,17394224.52%4.26%
Tuca0.40%81066921.08%3.71%
Tuca Ambolong0.64%1,30195436.37%6.08%
Tuca Marinaut0.67%1,3471,18313.86%2.50%
Wawalayan Calocan1.08%2,1852,217-1.44%-0.28%
Wawalayan Marinaut1.10%2,2292,1672.86%0.54%
Marawi Total201,785187,1067.85%1.45%

Historical population

The population of Marawi grew from 27,049 in 1960 to 201,785 in 2015, an increase of 174,736 people. The latest census figures in 2015 denote a positive growth rate of 1.45%, or an increase of 14,679 people, from the previous population of 187,106 in 2010.

details
Census datePopulationGrowth rate
27,049
55,7087.32%
63,3322.61%
53,812-3.20%
91,9015.50%
114,3894.19%
131,0902.97%
177,3914.26%
187,1061.96%
201,7851.45%

Location

The city center of Marawi is situated at approximately 8° 0' North, 124° 17' East, in the island of Mindanao. Elevation at these coordinates is estimated at 716.1 meters or 2,348.8 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 Marawi are Iligan, Ozamiz, Tangub, Cagayan de Oro, El Salvador, and Oroquieta. The nearest municipalities are Saguiaran, Pantar, Ditsaan-Ramain, Marantao, Bubong, and Buadiposo-Buntong. Its distance from the national capital is 813.09 kilometers (505.23 miles). The following list delineates such distance measurements.

great-circle distance

Nearest towns

Nearest cities

Distance from Manila: 813.09 kilometers (505.23 miles) to the North‑Northwest (N26°W)

National rankings

  • Population (2015): 201,785, ranked 66 out of 1,634
  • Land area (2007): 33.80 square kilometers, ranked 1,117 out of 1,634
  • Population density (2015): 2,305 inhabitants per square kilometer, ranked 76 out of 1,634
  • Annual population growth rate (2010 to 2015): 1.45%, ranked 701 out of 1,634

Notes

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