Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 153800000

Maguindanao del Norte: A New Horizon in the Heart of Mindanao

The recent geographical and political developments in the Philippines have seen the rise of a new administrative region—Maguindanao del Norte, with the independent city of Cotabato and its provincial capital being the municipality of Datu Odin Sinsuat (Dinaig).

The province of Maguindanao was split into to two new provinces on September 17, 2022: Maguindanao del Norte and Maguindanao del Sur.

As part of the island of Mindanao, Maguindanao del Norte was carved out as a separate province, bringing with it the promise of renewed governance and an emphasis on cultural richness, peace, and progress.

Maguindanao del Norte aims to invigorate the local economy by leveraging its agricultural abundance and tapping into the entrepreneurial spirit of its people. The province is blessed with fertile lands, which are ideal for cultivating rice, corn, bananas, and a variety of other crops that sustain its economy and provide livelihood for the majority of its populace.

Aside from its agricultural prowess, Maguindanao del Norte is steeped in cultural heritage. The province is home to several indigenous groups, including the Maguindanaon and other Lumad tribes. These groups add a tapestry of cultural diversity through their traditions, languages, and art forms—a testament to the province’s rich history and identity.

In recent years, the local government has been focused on bolstering infrastructure projects to boost connectivity and support sustainable development. Improving road networks, expanding access to healthcare and education, and investing in public services are pivotal to the province’s growth strategy.

Maguindanao del Norte is also mindful of maintaining peace and security—a pivotal aspect for the holistic development of any region. Efforts are continuously being poured into achieving harmony among its diverse communities, reinforcing the commitment to a peaceful coexistence that benefits all its inhabitants.

Tourism is another sector where Maguindanao del Norte sees potential. With untapped natural attractions, historical landmarks, and vibrant festivals, the province is working on developing its tourism industry to showcase its unique offerings to the world.

As Maguindanao del Norte navigates the path of development and governance, it holds onto hope and resilience. The people of this region embrace change while respecting their time-honored traditions, creating a balance that promises a brighter future for the generations to come.

Maguindanao del Norte is a coastal province on the west portion of the Island of Mindanao and is composed of:

Independent City (1):Municipalities:Barangay (of which are Island Barangays):
Cotabato City **12231 (5)

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Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 1908703000

2020 Population: 325,079

New PSGC #PSGC #Bry #Barangay Name:Rural/Urban:Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :Hectares sq:Población/Non-Población:Coastal/Inland:
1908703001129804001 Bagua ProperUrban19,98718,137 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703006129804006 Bagua IUrban10,0509,206 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703007129804007 Bagua IIUrban19,99819,720 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703008129804008 Bagua IIIUrban7,0066,847 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703002129804002 Kalanganan ProperUrban16,36615,019 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703009129804009 Kalanganan IUrban6,5465,808 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703010129804010 Kalanganan IIUrban6,5785,999 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703003129804003 Población ProperUrban21,57920,734 PoblaciónInland
1908703011129804011 Población IRural6,0745,677 PoblaciónInland
1908703012129804012 Población IIUrban6,7886,302 PoblaciónInland
1908703013129804013 Población IIIRural3,4452,985 PoblaciónCoastal-Sea
1908703014129804014 Población IVUrban6,9476,456 PoblaciónInland
1908703015129804015 Población VUrban3,3753,070 PoblaciónCoastal-Sea
1908703016129804016 Población VIUrban5,2885,151 PoblaciónInland
1908703017129804017 Población VIIUrban16,29315,712 PoblaciónCoastal-Sea
1908703018129804018 Población VIIIUrban9,0778,786 PoblaciónInland
1908703019129804019 Población IXUrban7,0625,998 PoblaciónInland
1908703004129804004 Rosary Heights ProperUrban15,10713,943 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703020129804020 Rosary Heights IRural4,3533,931 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703021129804021 Rosary Heights IIUrban4,4005,006 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703022129804022 Rosary Heights IIIUrban12,12710,786 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703023129804023 Rosary Heights IVRural4,6274,377 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703024129804024 Rosary Heights VUrban6,0735,870 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703025129804025 Rosary Heights VIUrban7,5396,846 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703026129804026 Rosary Heights VIIUrban10,1469,257 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703027129804027 Rosary Heights VIIIUrban9,9478,524 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703028129804028 Rosary Heights IXUrban8,4627,802 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703029129804029 Rosary Heights XUrban16,59715,732 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703030129804030 Rosary Heights XIUrban8,6137,864 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703031129804031 Rosary Heights XIIRural5,0924,664 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703032129804032 Rosary Heights XIIIUrban5,6144,947 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703005129804005 Tamontaka ProperUrban14,09912,027 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703033129804033 Tamontaka IRural4,8484,423 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703034129804034 Tamontaka IIRural5,9804,184 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703035129804035 Tamontaka IIIRural3,1912,730 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703036129804036 Tamontaka IVRural4,2103,741 Non-PoblaciónInland
1908703037129804037 Tamontaka VRural1,5951,177 Non-PoblaciónInland
Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :
325,079299,438

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 1908701000

2020 Population: 36,143

New PSGC #PSGC #Bry #Barangay Name:Rural/Urban:Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :Hectares sq:Landlocked:
1908701001153818001 Barira (Pob.)Rural6,5775,688 Landlocked:
1908701002153818002 BualanRural1,5881,306 Landlocked:
1908701003153818003 GadungRural1,5671,031 Landlocked:
1908701004153818012 KorosoyanRural2,0691,942 Landlocked:
1908701005153818013 LaminRural2,1852,062 Landlocked:
1908701006153818004 LiongRural2,6642,252 Landlocked:
1908701007153818005 LipaRural1,9621,847 Landlocked:
1908701008153818006 LipawanRural3,1552,370 Landlocked:
1908701009153818007 MarangRural2,0891,429 Landlocked:
1908701010153818011 MinabayRural2,0901,855 Landlocked:
1908701011153818008 NabalawagRural3,2522,836 Landlocked:
1908701012153818014 PanggaoRural1,3731,190 Landlocked:
1908701013153818009 RominimbangRural2,2881,762 Landlocked:
1908701014153818010 TogaigRural3,2842,434 Landlocked:
Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :
36,14330,004

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 1908702000

2020 Population: 39,684

New PSGC #PSGC #Bry #Barangay Name:Rural/Urban:Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :Hectares sq:Landlocked:
1908702001153802001 AmpuanRural1,2281,099 Landlocked:
1908702002153802002 AratucRural1,2581,079 Landlocked:
1908702003153802005 CabayuanRural2,5572,314 Landlocked:
1908702004153802007 Calaan (Pob.)Rural5,0093,998 Landlocked:
1908702005153802009 DinganenRural4,5463,966 Landlocked:
1908702006153802011 Edcor (Gallego Edcor)Rural2,8852,555 Landlocked:
1908702007153802008 KarimRural3,8133,803 Landlocked:
1908702008153802012 KulimpangRural2,4102,277 Landlocked:
1908702009153802017 MatayaRural3,2912,925 Landlocked:
1908702010153802018 MinabayRural2,3792,134 Landlocked:
1908702011153802020 NuyoRural2,9472,279 Landlocked:
1908702012153802021 OringRural2,0981,819 Landlocked:
1908702013153802022 PantawanRural1,8261,782 Landlocked:
1908702014153802023 PiersRural1,4251,278 Landlocked:
1908702015153802025 RumidasRural2,0121,974 Landlocked:
Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :
39,68435,282
New PSGC #PSGC #Bry #Barangay Name:Rural/Urban:Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :Hectares sq:Coastal/Inland:
1908704001153830001 KinimiRural2,6542,121 Inland
1908704002153830002 LaguitanRural1,6101,569 Inland
1908704003153830003 LapakenRural1,3961,148 Inland
1908704004153830004 MatuberRural3,3953,088 Inland
1908704005153830005 MetiRural1,9761,703 Coastal-Sea
1908704006153830006 NalkanRural2,3302,139 Inland
1908704007153830007 PenansaranRural3,2283,048 Inland
1908704008153830013 PuraRural2,4781,663 Inland
1908704009153830008 ResaRural2,1502,007 Coastal-Sea
1908704010153830009 SedemRural1,3451,226 Inland
1908704011153830010 SinipakRural1,4881,382 Inland
1908704012153830011 TambakRural1,2921,124 Inland
1908704013153830012 TubuanRural2,9012,806 Inland
Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :
28,24325,024

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 1908705000

2020 Population: 116,768

New PSGC #PSGC #Bry #Barangay Name:Rural/Urban:Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :Hectares sq:Coastal/Inland:
1908705001153807001 AmbolodtoRural1,4551,392 Inland
1908705002153807002 AwangUrban13,59511,897 Inland
1908705003153807003 BadakRural2,0911,722 Coastal-Sea
1908705004153807004 BagoengedRural2,0992,056 Inland
1908705005153807005 BakaRural3,0732,775 Inland
1908705006153807006 BenolenRural2,0841,720 Inland
1908705007153807007 BituRural1,4751,285 Inland
1908705008153807008 BonguedRural1,8531,838 Inland
1908705009153807009 BugawasRural2,6831,942 Inland
1908705010153807010 CapitonRural3,6502,897 Inland
1908705011153807011 DadosRural2,4892,087 Inland
1908705012153807013 Dalican PoblaciónUrban17,04114,094 Población-Inland
1908705013153807014 Dinaig ProperRural4,3263,947 Inland
1908705014153807015 DulanganRural1,056950 Inland
1908705015153807017 KakarRural953491 Inland
1908705016153807018 KenebekaRural1,5351,262 Inland
1908705017153807019 KurintemRural3,4463,229 Inland
1908705018153807020 KusiongRural1,7821,499 Coastal-Sea
1908705019153807021 LabunganRural3,1802,712 Inland
1908705020153807022 LinekRural2,0561,929 Inland
1908705021153807023 MakirRural5,1813,974 Inland
1908705022153807024 MarguesRural1,7241,678 Inland
1908705023153807026 MompongRural2,1141,494 Coastal-Sea
1908705024153807025 NekitanRural1,5951,885 Inland
1908705025153807027 SapalanRural1,8201,321 Inland
1908705026153807028 SembaRural7,5215,988 Inland
1908705027153807029 SibutoRural1,4061,310 Inland
1908705028153807030 Sifaren (Sifaran)Rural1,3961,239 Inland
1908705029153807031 TambakRural1,100893 Inland
1908705030153807032 TamontakaRural12,50810,058 Inland
1908705031153807033 TanuelRural1,8231,637 Inland
1908705032153807034 TapianRural2,7332,167 Coastal-Sea
1908705033153807035 TaviranRural2,7252,650 Inland
1908705034153807036 TenonggosRural1,2001,192 Inland
Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :
116,76899,210

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 1908706000

2020 Population: 25,439

New PSGC #PSGC #Bry #Barangay Name:Rural/Urban:Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :Hectares sq:Landlocked:
1908706001153814001 BagumbayanRural1,170969 Landlocked:
1908706002153814026 ButerinRural1,431916 Landlocked:
1908706003153814003 Dadtumog (Dadtumeg)Rural2,0471,228 Landlocked:
1908706004153814005 GambarRural2,2821,545 Landlocked:
1908706005153814006 GantaRural1,3311,056 Landlocked:
1908706006153814008 KatidtuanRural1,319798 Landlocked:
1908706007153814009 LangebanRural1,690945 Landlocked:
1908706008153814011 LiongRural1,541836 Landlocked:
1908706010153814012 MaitongRural1,7651,424 Landlocked:
1908706011153814013 MatilakRural1,186748 Landlocked:
1908706012153814014 PagalunganRural1,124842 Landlocked:
1908706013153814015 PayanRural671416 Landlocked:
1908706014153814017 PedtadRural1,480665 Landlocked:
1908706015153814016 PenedRural8121,161 Landlocked:
1908706016153814018 PoblaciónRural1,285932 Landlocked:
1908706009153814028 Taviran LowerRural2,2321,007 Landlocked:
1908706017153814019 Taviran Upper Rural2,0731,788 Landlocked:
Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :
25,43917,276

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 1908707000

2020 Population: 36,024

New PSGC #PSGC #Bry #Barangay Name:Rural/Urban:Pop. (2020):Pop. (2015):Hectares sq:Coastal/Inland:
1908707001153809001 Bayanga NorteRural4,2032,306 Inland
1908707002153809002 Bayanga SurRural4,5153,645 Inland
1908707003153809003 Bugasan NorteRural4,7064,088 Inland
1908707004153809004 Bugasan Sur (Pob.)Urban7,6996,412 Inland
1908707005153809005 KidamaRural2,2141,931 Inland
1908707006153809008 LangcoRural2,6712,485 Coastal-Sea
1908707007153809009 LangkongRural3,0032,862 Inland
1908707008153809007 SapadRural7,0236,041 Inland
Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :
36,03429,770

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 1908708000

2020 Population: 26,277

New PSGC #PSGC #Bry #Barangay Name:Rural/Urban:Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :Hectares sq:Landlocked:
1908708001153834001 Balong Rural1,5781,557 Landlocked:
1908708002153834002 Damatog Rural1,9301,831 Landlocked:
1908708003153834003 Gayonga Rural3,1703,019 Landlocked:
1908708004153834004 GuiawaRural1,7911,658 Landlocked:
1908708005153834005 IndatuanRural2,0541,982 Landlocked:
1908708006153834006 KapimpilanRural1,5561,470 Landlocked:
1908708007153834007 LibunganRural1,3961,249 Landlocked:
1908708008153834008 Montay Rural2,1782,092 Landlocked:
1908708009153834009 Paulino LabioRural4,7394,693 Landlocked:
1908708010153834010 Sabaken Rural2,6102,548 Landlocked:
1908708011153834011 Tumaguinting Rural3,2753,133 Landlocked:
Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :
26,27725,232

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 1908709000

2020 Population: 102,914

New PSGC #PSGC #Bry #Barangay Name:Rural/Urban:Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :Hectares sq:Coastal/Inland:Mainland/Island:
1908709001153811014 Bongo Island (Litayen)Rural4,0003,421 Coastal-SeaBongo Island 
1908709002153811031 Campo IslamRural2,2531,837 Coastal-SeaMainland
1908709003153811027 CotonganRural1,8561,537 Coastal-SeaBongo Island 
1908709004153811032 Datu Macarimbang BiruarRural1,7721,406 InlandMainland
1908709005153811008 GadunganRural1,8321,547 InlandMainland
1908709006153811033 GadunganpedpandaranRural991521 InlandMainland
1908709007153811010 Guiday T. BiruarRural3,7653,515 InlandMainland
1908709008153811009 Gumagadong CalawagRural2,0781,513 InlandMainland
1908709009153811030 KabuanRural1,5951,278 InlandMainland
1908709010153811012 Landasan (Sarmiento)Urban17,59616,971 InlandMainland
1908709011153811013 LimbayanRural2,4052,233 Coastal-SeaBongo Island 
1908709012153811026 MacasandagRural2,1491,837 Coastal-SeaMainland
1908709013153811015 MagsaysayRural6,0464,393 InlandMainland
1908709014153811016 MakingUrban8,0835,989 Coastal-SeaMainland
1908709015153811025 ManionRural2,4741,941 InlandMainland
1908709016153811034 Moro PointRural907767 InlandMainland
1908709017153811017 NituanRural4,5813,764 InlandMainland
1908709018153811018 OrandangRural1,5261,330 InlandMainland
1908709019153811019 PinantaoRural2,3472,081 InlandMainland
1908709020153811020 PoblaciónUrban12,54011,980 Población-Coastal-SeaMainland
1908709021153811028 Población IIUrban10,3979,835 Población-InlandMainland
1908709022153811021 PollocRural6,0935,161 Coastal-SeaMainland
1908709023153811029 SamberenRural1,043668 InlandMainland
1908709024153811023 TagudtonganRural2,3381,738 Coastal-SeaBongo Island 
1908709025153811024 Tuca-MarorRural2,2471,931 Coastal-SeaBongo Island 
Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :
102,91489,194

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 1908710000

2020 Population: 105,121

New PSGC #PSGC #Bry #Barangay Name:Rural/Urban:Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :Hectares sq:Coastal/Inland:
1908710001153812001 AlamadaRural1,6521,584 Inland
1908710002153812003 BanatinRural1,9161,886 Inland
1908710003153812004 BanuboRural2,2491,614 Inland
1908710004153812006 BulaloRural7,8617,503 Inland
1908710005153812007 BulibodRural1,6891,577 Inland
1908710006153812009 CalsadaRural5,8265,732 Inland
1908710007153812010 Crossing SimuayRural6,0935,510 Inland
1908710008153812012 Dalumangcob (Pob.)Urban7,1256,800 Población-Inland
1908710009153812052 DamaniogRural1,4901,003 Inland
1908710010153812013 DarapananRural2,4411,787 Inland
1908710011153812014 GangRural3,9473,547 Inland
1908710012153812015 InawanRural678593 Coastal-Sea
1908710013153812016 KabuntalanRural928678 Inland
1908710014153812017 KakarRural1,8941,534 Inland
1908710015153812018 KapimpilanRural1,9781,880 Inland
1908710016153812028 Katamlangan (Matampay)Rural1,4001,386 Inland
1908710017153812019 KatidtuanRural3,3073,291 Inland
1908710018153812020 KatuliUrban5,0344,752 Inland
1908710019153812023 LadiaRural1,4631,200 Inland
1908710020153812024 LimboRural5,9195,292 Inland
1908710021153812026 MaidapaRural1,6611,554 Inland
1908710022153812027 MakaguilingRural2,8152,596 Inland
1908710023153812029 MatengenRural2,6452,465 Inland
1908710024153812030 MulaugRural1,084833 Inland
1908710025153812031 NalinanRural1,077949 Inland
1908710026153812053 NaraRural1,7901,593 Inland
1908710027153812033 NekitanRural831700 Inland
1908710028153812034 OlasRural1,010943 Inland
1908710029153812035 PanatanRural2,5732,446 Inland
1908710030153812036 PigcalaganRural3,0032,816 Inland
1908710031153812037 Pigkelegan (Ibotegen)Rural2,9372,713 Inland
1908710032153812038 PinaringRural2,8942,429 Inland
1908710033153812039 PingpingRural1,1791,027 Inland
1908710034153812040 RaguisiRural2,2922,031 Inland
1908710035153812041 RebukenRural2,6692,365 Inland
1908710036153812042 SalimbaoRural5,1004,694 Inland
1908710037153812043 SambolawanRural1,2971,081 Coastal-Sea
1908710038153812044 SenditanRural785532 Inland
1908710039153812051 UngapRural2,5892,285 Inland
Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :
105,12195,201

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 1908711000

2020 Population: 25,331

New PSGC #PSGC #Bry #Barangay Name:Rural/Urban:Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :Hectares sq:Coastal/Inland:
1908711001153824001 BalutRural2,2952,134 Inland
1908711002153824002 BoliokRural2,1961,944 Coastal-Sea
1908711003153824003 BungabongRural1,2841,167 Inland
1908711004153824004 DaguronganRural1,052849 Inland
1908711005153824005 KirkirRural1,039952 Coastal-Sea
1908711006153824006 Macabico (Macabiso)Rural4,0513,379 Inland
1908711007153824007 NamukenRural1,127958 Inland
1908711008153824008 Simuay/SeashoreRural2,0561,866 Coastal-Sea
1908711009153824009 SolonRural2,2202,089 Inland
1908711010153824010 TamboRural1,295893 Inland
1908711011153824011 TapayanRural4,5634,259 Inland
1908711012153824012 TarikenRural1,099941 Inland
1908711013153824013 TukaRural1,054830 Inland
Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :
25,33122,261

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 1908712000

2020 Population: 17,463

New PSGC #PSGC #Bry #Barangay Name:Rural/Urban:Pop. (2020) :Hectares sq:Landlocked:
1908712001153821002 BintanRural1,832 Landlocked:
1908712002153821003 GadunganRural1,656 Landlocked:
1908712003153821004 KiladapRural1,523 Landlocked:
1908712004153821005 KilalanRural2,059 Landlocked:
1908712005153821006 KudenRural2,082 Landlocked:
1908712006153821007 MakadayonRural1,262 Landlocked:
1908712007153821008 ManggayRural1,261 Landlocked:
1908712008153821011 PagedaRural1,977 Landlocked:
1908712009153821012 TalitayRural3,811 Landlocked:
Pop. (2020) :
17,463

Philippine Standard Geographical Code # 1908713000

2020 Population: 59,004

New PSGC #PSGC #Bry #Barangay Name:Rural/Urban:Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :Hectares sq:Coastal/Inland:
1908713001153815028 BantekRural1,4771,420 Inland
1908713002153815003 BayabasRural1,4021,202 Inland
1908713003153815004 BlensongRural4,5404,178 Inland
1908713004153815002 BorongotanRural4,0743,529 Inland
1908713005153815005 BugabunganRural2,3192,164 Inland
1908713006153815006 BungcogRural2,4262,252 Inland
1908713007153815008 DarugaoRural3,2722,979 Inland
1908713008153815009 GanasiRural1,5801,341 Inland
1908713009153815010 KabakabaRural2,1141,839 Inland
1908713010153815012 KiblegRural2,4542,147 Inland
1908713011153815013 KibucayRural1,7631,678 Inland
1908713012153815014 KigaRural1,5591,472 Inland
1908713013153815017 Kinitan (Kinitaan)Rural1,3771,184 Inland
1908713014153815022 MirabRural2,3161,842 Inland
1908713015153815023 NangiRural3,9093,684 Inland
1908713016153815025 Nuro (Pob.) Urban8,3897,507 Población-Inland
1908713017153815029 Ranao PilayanRural1,088898 Inland
1908713018153815030 RempesRural5,0294,857 Coastal-Sea
1908713019153815031 RenedeRural1,2321,174 Coastal-Sea
1908713020153815032 RentiRural1,2661,197 Inland
1908713021153815034 RifaoRural1,2081,114 Inland
1908713022153815036 SefegefenRural1,5441,459 Inland
1908713023153815042 TinungkaanRural2,6662,466 Inland
Pop. (2020) :Pop. (2015) :
59,00453,583
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