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Banguingui, Sulu



Map of showing the location of Banguingui

Location within the

Coordinates: 6°4′0″N 121°47′0″E / 6.06667°N 121.78333°E / 6.06667; 121.78333Coordinates: 6°4′0″N 121°47′0″E / 6.06667°N 121.78333°E / 6.06667; 121.78333

Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province ]]
Barangays 14
 • Mayor Whajid Sahidulla
 • Total 352.59 km2 (136.14 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 17,802
 • Density 50/km2 (130/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code
Dialing code
Income class 4th

"Tonquil" redirects here. For the stimulant drug, see Clofenciclan.

Banguingui (formerly Tongkil) is a 4th class municipality in the province of Sulu, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 17,802 people in 5,300 households.

The original name of the municipality was Tongkil, and was renamed Banguingui on January 29, 1999 by virtue of Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 71 of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao in honor of the dominant Banguingui tribe of the municipality. It was inaugurated only on January 29, 2006.[2]


Tongkil is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.

  • Bakkaan
  • Bangalaw
  • Danao
  • Dungon
  • Kahikukuk
  • Luuk (Pob.)
  • North Paarol
  • Sigumbal
  • South Paarol
  • Tabialan
  • Tainga-Bakkao or (Talinga-bakau)
  • Tambun-bubu
  • Tattalan
  • Tinutungan


External links

  • MMA Act No. 71 : An Act Changing the name of the Municipality of Tongkil in the Province of Sulu to the municipality of Banguingui
  • Philippine Standard Geographic Code
  • 1995 Philippine Census Information
  • 2000 Philippine Census Information
  • 2007 Philippine Census Information (1)
  • 2007 Philippine Census Information (2)
  • Local Governance Performance Management System
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