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Akbar, Basilan

Akbar
Municipality
Coordinates:
Country
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province
District Lone district of Basilan
Founded December 20, 2005
Barangays 9
Government[1]
 • Mayor Alih A. Sali
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Income class 6th

Akbar is a sixth class municipality in the province of Basilan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of people.[2]

Akbar Municipality created through Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 193 dated December 20, 2005.

It is composed of 9 barangays that were formerly part of Tuburan, including one island barangay. It has an area of 18.02 square kilometres (6.96 sq mi).

The place is named after Imam Akbar Marani, a known Islamic preacher/propagator and descendant of Kuddarat, who landed in Taguime (now part of the municipality of Moh’d Ajul) in 17th century and later migrated to central Mindanao. In his older age, Imam Akbar transferred from Sinangkapan, Akbar, to Lantawan based in Kanibungan and he was buried there.

Contents

  • Barangays 1
  • Demographics 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Barangays

Akbar is politically subdivided into 9 barangays.[2]

  • Caddayan
  • Linungan (Coco Island)
  • Lower Bato-Bato
  • Mangalut
  • Manggusu
  • Paguengan
  • Semmut
  • Upper Bato-Bato
  • Upper Sinangkapan

Demographics

Akbar Municipality created through Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 193 dated December 20, 2005

References

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c

External links

  • MMA Act No. 193 : An Act Creating the Municipality of Akbar in the Province of Basilan
  • Philippine Standard Geographic Code
  • Philippine Census Information
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