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Tabuan-Lasa, Basilan



Map of showing the location of Tabuan-Lasa

Location within the

Coordinates: 6°20′53″N 121°58′18″E / 6.34806°N 121.97167°E / 6.34806; 121.97167Coordinates: 6°20′53″N 121°58′18″E / 6.34806°N 121.97167°E / 6.34806; 121.97167

Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province ]]
Founded March 29, 2008
Barangays 12
 • Mayor Muctar Y. Junaid
 • Total 88.98 km2 (34.36 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 18,635
 • Density 210/km2 (540/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code
Dialing code
Income class 5th

Tabuan-Lasa is a municipality in the province of Basilan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 18,635 people in 2,553 households.

It was created out of the 12 barangays of Sumisip that were not on Basilan Island, by virtue of Muslim Mindanao Autonomy Act No. 187, which was subsequently ratified in a plebiscite held on March 29, 2008.


Tabuan-Lasa is politically subdivided into 12 barangays.

  • Babag (Bubuan Island)
  • Balanting
  • Boloh-Boloh (Bubuan Island)
  • Bukut-Umus
  • Kaumpurnah
  • Tong-Umus
  • Lanawan
  • Pisak-Pisak
  • Saluping
  • Suligan (Bubuan Island)
  • Sulloh (Tapiantana)
  • Tambulig Buton


External links

  • Philippine Standard Geographic Code
  • 2007 Census Population Figures for Basilan
  • One Municipality created in the First Quarter of 2008
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