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MAGUINDANAO MASSACRE_____________________KIRK
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SONA: Tatlong kampo ng BIFF sa dalawang bayan sa Maguindanao, nakubkob ng militar
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The Maguindanao Massacre Part 2 of 2
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We witnessed the Maguindanao wedding of Mikoy and Rohannie
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Maguindanao massacre Video PART 1 [must 18+]
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Pink mosque to open in Maguindanao
Pink mosque to open in Maguindanao
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The Maguindanao Massacre Part 1 of 2
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Maguindanao Massacre
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ANGKAN, INC., a PCIJ documentary on the clans of Maguindanao
ANGKAN, INC., a PCIJ documentary on the clans of Maguindanao
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Maguindanao Moro Songs
Maguindanao Moro Songs
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Yansumi - (A song for) Maguindanao Massacre
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BP: Mahigit 1,000 residente ng Maguindanao, inilikas dahil sa bakbakan ng militar at BIFF
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24 Oras: Exclusive: Backhoe operator, idiniin ang ilang Ampatuan sa Maguindanao massacre
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BP: Kampo ng BIFF sa Brgy. Ganta sa Datu Piang, Maguindanao, nakubkob na ng militar
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AFP: Sagupaan ng militar at BIFF sa Maguindanao, walang kinalaman sa Bangsamoro..1/27/14
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WOTL: Holiday in Maguindanao
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moro song-kung para sa yo (maguindanao version)
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This article is about the Philippine province. For other uses, see Maguindanao (disambiguation).
Maguindanao
Province
Flag of Maguindanao
Flag
Official seal of Maguindanao
Seal
Map of the Philippines with Maguindanao highlighted
Map of the Philippines with Maguindanao highlighted
Coordinates: 07°08′N 124°18′E / 7.133°N 124.300°E / 7.133; 124.300Coordinates: 07°08′N 124°18′E / 7.133°N 124.300°E / 7.133; 124.300
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Founded November 22, 1973
Capital Shariff Aguak
Government
 • Governor Esmael Mangudadatu (Liberal Party)
 • Vice Governor Lester Sinsuat (Liberal Party)
Area[1]
 • Total 5,970.53 km2 (2,305.23 sq mi)
Area rank 11th out of 81
  Excluding Cotabato City
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 944,718
 • Rank 26th out of 81
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
 • Density rank 52nd out of 81
  Excluding Cotabato City
Divisions[3]
 • Independent cities 1
 • Component cities 0
 • Municipalities 36
 • Barangays 508
including independent cities: 545
 • Districts 1st and 2nd districts of Maguindanao (shared with Cotabato City)
Time zone PHT (UTC+8)
Dialing code 64
ISO 3166 code PH-MAG
Spoken languages Bahasa Maguindanao
Website www.maguindanao.gov.ph

Maguindanao is a province of the Philippines located in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). Its capital is Shariff Aguak. It borders Lanao del Sur to the north, Cotabato to the east, and Sultan Kudarat to the south.

Geography[edit]

Maguindanao is composed of 36 municipalities, which are further subdivided into 508 barangays. Cotabato City is often grouped with Maguindanao for historical, geographical, and statistical purposes, but it is actually independent from the province and not part of the ARMM as Maguindanao is.

The province is divided into two congressional districts. In October 2006, the first congressional district was split off into a new province, Shariff Kabunsuan. However, the ARMM's Act creating the province was nullified by the Supreme Court in July 2008, on the basis that creation of a province is a function of the Philippine legislature. The area has since reverted to the province of Maguindanao.

Subdivisions[edit]

Political Map of Maguindanao as of 2011
Municipality No. of
Barangays
Population
(2010)[4]
Area
(km²)
Pop. density
(per km²)
Ampatuan
11
17,800
Barira
14
19,686
Buldon
15
33,729
Buluan
  7
38,106
Datu Abdullah Sangki
10
17,079
Datu Anggal Midtimbang
  7
13,339
Datu Blah T. Sinsuat
13
16,533
Datu Hoffer Ampatuan
11[n 1]
16,295
Datu Odin Sinsuat
34
76,332
Datu Paglas
23
20,290
Datu Piang (Dulawan)
16[n 2]
28,492
Datu Salibo
17[n 3]
15,062
Datu Saudi-Ampatuan
8[n 4]
20,330
Datu Unsay
8[n 5]
12,490
Gen. S. K. Pendatun
19
24,004
Guindulungan
11
16,071
Kabuntalan
17
16,794
Mamasapano
14[n 6]
22,354[n 6]
Mangudadatu
  8
14,862
Matanog
  8
23,269
Northern Kabuntalan
11
14,251
Pagagawan (Datu Montawal)
11
31,265
Pagalungan
12
31,891
Paglat
  8
11,207
Pandag
  8
13,795
Parang
25
73,328
Rajah Buayan
11
17,423
Shariff Aguak (Maganoy)
13
31,451[n 7]
Shariff Saydona Mustapha
16[n 8]
16,442[n 8]
South Upi
11
35,990
Sultan Kudarat (Nuling)
39
82,758
Sultan Mastura
13
25,741
Sultan sa Barongis (Lambayong)
12
22,547
Sultan Sumagka (Talitay)
  9
13,328
Talayan
15
16,042
Upi
  23
45,444

History[edit]

Shariff Mohammed Kabungsuwan of Johore introduced Islam in the area at the end of the 15th century. He subsequently married a local princess from the Maranao Tribe of Malabang and Maguindanao Province, and established the Sultanate of Maguindanao. The Cotabato Valley formed the sultanate's heartland but its influence extended from the Zamboanga Peninsula to Sarangani Bay and Davao.

The Spaniards launched expeditions to subdue the area throughout the colonial era but they never gained control of the region until the middle of the 19th century.

During the American period, Cotabato became a district of the Moro Province created in 1903 and a province of the Department of Mindanao and Sulu in 1914.

In 1942, the Japanese Imperial forces entered what is now Maguindanao.

In 1945, Maguindanao was liberated by allied Philippine Commonwealth troops and Maguindanaoan guerrilla units after defeating the Japanese Imperial forces in the Battle of Maguindanao during the Second World War.

The old province of Cotabato was divided in 1966 into Cotabato and South Cotabato. In 1973, the successor province of Cotabato was split into the provinces of Maguindanao, (North) Cotabato and Sultan Kudarat.

Maguindanao is the only Muslim-majority province of the four created out of the original Cotabato Province. In 1989, majority of its voters opted to join the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao but Cotabato City did not, which, ironically, has since served as the provisional capital of the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM).

On October 31, 2006, Maguindanao voters approved the creation of a new province to be composed of 10 towns from the province. Of more than 500,000 voters registered, 285,372 favored the creation of the province, and 8,802 voted against it. The new province, Shariff Kabunsuan, became the country's 80th province and the 6th in the ARMM. It was composed of the towns of Datu Odin Sinsuat, Kabuntalan, Upi, Sultan Kudarat, Datu Blah T. Sinsuat, Sultan Mastura, Parang, Buldon, Matanog and Barira. However, in July 2008, the Supreme Court nullified the province's creation, restoring its municipalities to Maguindanao.

2009 election violence[edit]

Further information: Maguindanao massacre
Maguindanao guerillas in 1999

On November 23, 2009, a 2010 gubernatorial election caravan supporting Esmael Mangudadatu, vice mayor of Buluan, was attacked.[5] Fifty-seven people were killed, including Mangudadatu's wife and sisters, supporters, local journalists, and bystanders.[6] On December 4, 2009 a number of homes belonging to the Ampatuan political family were raided in connection with the massacre.[7]

President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo officially declared martial law in the province of Maguindanao on December 5, 2009, Saturday morning.[8]

In a press conference past 7 am, Executive Secretary Eduardo Ermita announced Proclamation No. 1959 declaring a state of martial law and suspending the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus in the province of Maguindanao, except for certain areas identified as bailiwicks of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) separatists.

The declaration of martial law will lead to the "arrests without warrants" of other members of the Ampatuan clan who have been linked to the November 23 massacre of 58 civilians.[9]

Last August 15, 2011, Provincial Governor Esmael Mangudadatu and his convoy were ambushed in a form of bombing as they were on their way to his birthday celebration.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Maguindanao
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 630,674 —    
2000 801,102 +2.42%
2010 944,718 +1.66%
Excluding Cotabato City
Source: National Statistics Office[2]

Government[edit]

Maguindanao is divided into two congressional districts, which elect members to the House of Representatives. For the brief period that the province of Shariff Kabunsuan existed, Maguindanao became a lone-district province. Since the appointment of a new set of provincial officials for the reunified province of Maguindanao by the ARMM Governor in January 2009, the provincial government has reverted to the Sangguniang Panlalawigan setup (coterminous with the restored 1st and 2nd Congressional districts of Maguindanao) from before Shariff Kabunsuan was created.

Having elected to join the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM), Maguindanao also sends six representatives (three per district) to the ARMM Regional Legislative Assembly that convenes in Cotabato City.

Musical heritage[edit]

The largest and smallest brass gong of the Philippine kulintang used as a main melodic instrument in the kulintang ensemble

The native Maguindanaon culture revolves around kulintang music, a specific type of gong music, found among both Muslim and non-Muslim groups of the Southern Philippines.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ The number of barangays includes two barangays (Macalag and Tuntungan) that have been divided between this municipality and Datu Unsay. However, the population count does not include inhabitants from these divided barangays.
  2. ^ The number of barangays includes ten barangays (Alonganan, Balakanan, Buayan, Dado, Damabalas, Duaminanga, Kalipapa, Liong, Magaslong and Masigay) that have been divided between this municipality and Datu Salibo.
  3. ^ The number of barangays includes ten barangays (Alonganan, Balakanan, Buayan, Dado, Damabalas, Duaminanga, Kalipapa, Liong, Magaslong and Masigay) that have been divided between this municipality and Datu Piang, and one barangay (Pagatin) that have been divided between this municipality and Datu Saudi-Ampatuan.
  4. ^ The number of barangays includes one barangay (Pagatin) that has been divided between Datu Salibo and Shariff Saydona Mustapha, and possibly this municipality too (as legislation is unclear as to whether any portion of Brgy. Pagatin actually remains with Datu Saudi-Ampatuan). However, the population count does not include inhabitants from this barangay.
  5. ^ The number of barangays includes two barangays (Macalag and Tuntungan) that have been divided between this municipality and Datu Hoffer Ampatuan. However, the population count does not include inhabitants from these divided barangays.
  6. ^ a b The number of barangays includes one barangay (Libutan) that has been divided between this municipality and Shariff Saydona Mustapha.
  7. ^ The population count does not include inhabitants from two barangays (Lapok and Tapikan), because at the time of the 2007 Census these two barangays still included the population of recently created Brgys. Datu Bakal and Datu Kilay, now part of Shariff Saydona Mustapha.
  8. ^ a b The number of barangays includes one barangay (Pagatin) that has been divided between this municipality and Datu Salibo, and another barangay (Libutan) that has been divided between this municipality and Mamasapano. However, the population count does not include inhabitants from these divided barangays.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Brief Profile". Provincial Government of Maguindanao. Retrieved 30 May 2014.  (There seems to be major discrepancies among authoritative sources: 972,904 ha (NSCB); 6,565 km² (Historical Dictionary of the Philippines); 5,176.1 km² (NAMRIA))
  2. ^ a b "Population and Annual Growth Rates for The Philippines and Its Regions, Provinces, and Highly Urbanized Cities". 2010 Census and Housing Population. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  3. ^ "Provincial Summary - Number of Provinces, Cities, Municipalities and Barangays, by Region, as of December 31, 2013". PSGC Interactive. National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 30 May 2014. 
  5. ^ Conde, Carlos H. (November 23, 2009). "21 Reported Dead and 22 Missing in Mass Kidnapping Linked to Philippine Election". The New York Times. Retrieved November 27, 2009. 
  6. ^ Conde, Carlos H. (November 27, 2009). "Philippine Official Says Victims Were Sexually Mutilated". The New York Times. Retrieved November 27, 2009. 
  7. ^ RFI.fr
  8. ^ "Martial law in Philippines province after massacre". BBC News. 5 December 2009. 
  9. ^ "Arroyo proclaims martial law in Maguindanao". ABS-CBN News. 5 December 2009. 

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