Lanao del Sur Province, Philippines
List of 39 Municipalities in the Lanao del Sur province within Region XV - ARMM in the Republic of The Philippines
Bacolod-Kalawi || Balabagan || Balindong || Bayang || Binidayan || Buadiposo-Buntong || Bubong || Butig || Bumbaran || Calanogas || Ditsaan-Ramain || Ganassi || Kapai || Kapatagan || Lumba-Bayabao || Lumbaca-Unayan || Lumbatan || Lumbayanague || Madalum || Madamba || Maguing || Malabang || Marantao || Marogong || Masiu || Mulondo || Pagayawan || Piagapo || Picong || Poona Bayabao || Pualas || Saguiaran || Sultan Dumalondong || Tagoloan II || Tamparan || Taraka || Tubaran || Tugaya || Wao
Cities in the Province of Lanao del Sur: Marawi City (Capital)
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Lanao del Sur Province, Philippines
- Marawi City is the capital of Lanao del Sur
- Lanao del Sur has a total of 1,159 barangays, 39 municipalites, and 1 city
- Divided into two congressional districts
- Registered Voters of Lanao del Sur as of (2010) = 275,572
- Population of Lanao del Sur (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 1,138,544
- The province of Lanao del Sur is within Region XV-ARMM(Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao)
- As of 2009 Lanao del Sur is classified as a First Class province.
Location of Lanao del Sur, Philippines
- 7.9167° N, 124.3333° E - Lanao del Sur, Coordinates
- The province of Lanao del Sur is within Region XV-ARMM(Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao)
History of Lanao del Sur, Philippines
- Source: Lanao del Sur LGU
Lanao del Sur has a long and colorful history to share. The Darangen epic, famous among the Maranao, relates about the events and people and gives description to the old towns during pre-colonial times. Lanao is the home of the Maranao Sultanate known today as the four principalities or Pat a Pangampong sa Ranao, namely Masiu, Unayan, Balo-i and Bayabao.
The Sultanate governs independently through an unwritten code referred to as Igma Ago Taritib (literally: Order and Consensus). Its political power and domain is equally recognized by the state like those in Sulu and Maguindanao. In the heyday of colonialism, Lanao is proud to have resisted the succeeding foray of Spanish, American and Japanese intrusions.
The saga of Maranao heroes who fought bravely in the so-called Moro Wars during the Spanish colonization along with their Tausug and Maguindanao brothers are living proofs. The legendary battles of Bayang, Sultan Gumander, Ganassi and Tugaya records Maranao fighters armed with kris, spear, bow and arrow faced the canons and rifles of the Americans, exhibiting Maranao assertion for freedom and distinct political identity. The Japanese likewise failed following the fate of its predecessors.
The creation of Lanao del Sur is dated during the height of the Commonwealth government campaign for settlement in Mindanao. The undivided Lanao was administratively part and a political unit of the Moro province by virtue of Philippine Commission Act No. 787. Thereafter, in May 27, 1959 by virtue of Republic Act No. 2228, the unified Lanao was divided into two distinct provinces, namely Lanao del Sur and Lanao del Norte. Lanao del Sur was officially chartered on July 4, 1959.
Lanao del Sur went through phases of political changes. As a result of the negotiated settlement with the MNLF (Tripoli Agreement) during the Martial Law years, President Marcos issued P.D. No. 742 which included Lanao del Sur in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM). The constituents of Lanao del Sur affirmed the province inclusion in ARMM during the plebiscite on February 19, 1989. Although Marawi City refused to join first, it reconsidered its position later in 2001.
People of Lanao del Sur, Philippines
- Registered Voters (2010): 515,485
Maranao is the most commonly spoken language in the province. Also spoken are Tagalog and Cebuano, as well as English and Arabic language|Arabic.
- Elected officials of Lanao del Sur for the term of 2013-2016
- Provincial Governor of Lanao del Sur: Mamintal Alonto Adiong Jr. - LIBERAL PARTY
- Provincial Vice-Governor of Lanao del Sur: Arsad Alawi, Aniego, Ampaso Marahombsar - LIBERAL PARTY
- House Representative of Lanao del Sur:
- 1st District: ADIONG, ANSARUDDIN - LIBERAL PARTY
- 2nd District:Pangalian Macaorao Balindong - LIBERAL PARTY
- First District Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board Members):
- Macarambon, Rolan Abdul Rashid Ambol
- Diron, Ashari Sumndad
- Salic, Jeraham Dagalangit
- Lucman, Omar Hassan Dianalan
- Ganda, Nasser Jr. Dacula
- Second District Sangguniang Panlalawigan (Provincial Board Members):
- Balindong, Amir-Oden Sarip
- Macacua, Adbulharris Balindong
- Mindalano, Macapandi Sumang
- Macapodi, Taha Pandapatan
- Abdullatif, Alibasher Imam
- Elected officials of Lanao del Sur for the term of 2010-2013
- Provincial Governor of Lanao del Sur: Mamintal Alonto Adiong Jr.
- Provincial Vice-Governor of Lanao del Sur: Arsad Alawi, Aniego, Ampaso Marahombsar
- House Representative of Lanao del Sur:
- Provincial Board Members:
- Elected officials of Lanao del Sur for the term of 2007-2010
- Governor of Lanao del Sur for the term of 2007-2010
- Member(s) of the House of Representatives of Lanao del Sur for the term of 2007-2010
Elected Barangay Officials within the Lanao del Sur Province
Businesses in Lanao del Sur, Philippines
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- DOST - Website
- UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
- DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website
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- Gas Stations, Water Stations, Propane Stations
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Lanao del Sur, Philippines
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Schools in Lanao del Sur, Philippines
School year 2015-2016 starts Monday, June 1, 2015 and ends Friday, April 1, 2016, for public elementary and secondary schools. The SY will consist of 201 school days, inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training (INSET) break. The different school events and activities, including the number of school days per quarter, are contained in Enclosure No. 1. Source: Department of Education
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Economy of Lanao del Sur, Philippines
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- The great Maria Christina Falls (Lanao Lake) generates electricity for over 50% of the of the island of Mindanao.
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Natural Resources of Lanao del Sur, Philippines
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It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.
Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
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Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.
The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.
To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.
Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More
We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.
This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.
- Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
- Read this article about the great Ancient Lanao Lake. You will begin to understand why as a nation we have to save it.
We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.
Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.
Tourists Attractions of Lanao del Sur, Philippines
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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Lanao del Sur, Philippines
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Lanao del Sur Zip Codes
- Source: Philippine Postal Corporation
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|9300||Malabang||Lanao del Sur|
|9301||Sultan Gumander||Lanao del Sur|
|9302||Balabagan||Lanao del Sur|
|9303||Maragong||Lanao del Sur|
|9304||Tubaran||Lanao del Sur|
|9305||Butig||Lanao del Sur|
|9306||Lumbayanague||Lanao del Sur|
|9307||Lumbatan||Lanao del Sur|
|9308||Macador Andong||Lanao del Sur|
|9309||Bayang||Lanao del Sur|
|9310||Binidayan||Lanao del Sur|
|9311||Ganassi||Lanao del Sur|
|9312||Pagayawan||Lanao del Sur|
|9313||Pualas||Lanao del Sur|
|9314||Madamba||Lanao del Sur|
|9315||Madalum||Lanao del Sur|
|9316||Bacolod Grande||Lanao del Sur|
|9317||Tugaya||Lanao del Sur|
|9318||Balindong||Lanao del Sur|
|9319||Calanogas||Lanao del Sur|
|9320||Bumbaran||Lanao del Sur|
|9321||Tagoloan – II||Lanao del Sur|
|9700||Marawi City||Lanao del Sur|
|9701||Saguiaran||Lanao del Sur|
|9702||Mulondo||Lanao del Sur|
|9703||Lumba Bayabao||Lanao del Sur|
|9704||Tamparan||Lanao del Sur|
|9705||Poona Bayabao||Lanao del Sur|
|9706||Masiu||Lanao del Sur|
|9708||Bubong||Lanao del Sur|
|9709||Kapai||Lanao del Sur|
|9710||Piagapo||Lanao del Sur|
|9711||Marantao||Lanao del Sur|
|9712||Taraka||Lanao del Sur|
|9713||Ramain-Ditsaan||Lanao del Sur|
|9714||Buadiposo Buntong||Lanao del Sur|
|9715||Maguing||Lanao del Sur|
|9716||Wao||Lanao del Sur|
- PH GDP grew 5.6% in Q2
- Thursday, August 27, 2015 10:38 am
- The Philippine economy grew 5.6 percent in the second quarter.
- The Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) and the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) reported on Thursday that during the April to June period, the gross domestic product (GDP) expanded faster than the 5-percent growth posted in the first quarter ........ Full Story»
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- Wednesday, August 26, 2015 3:56 pm
- MANILA, Philippines – Philippines and Japan on Tuesday signed two loan projects worth P13 billion.
- The two projects were the Metro Manila Priority Bridges Seismic Improvement Project and the Davao City Bypass Construction Project (South and Center Sections) which were signed and noted by Philippine Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert del Rosario and Japanese Ambassador to the Philippines Kazuhide Ishikawa ........ Full Story»
- Cobra-PAL dragon boat team targets world crown
- Thursday, August 27, 2015 12:00 am
- MANILA, Philippines - With a complete lineup, the Cobra-PAL Philippine Dragon Boat Federation (PDBF) team believes it can beat the world’s best when the World Dragon Boat Cup is held in Fushan, China next year.
- “We finished second last year so we’re now going for first place in the World Cup,” said PDBF president Marcia Cristobal in yesterday’s briefing at the Philippine Airlines’ office along Macapagal Ave. in Pasay ................................ Full Story»
Lanao del Sur and Marawi City farmers, fisherfolk receive agri-fishery aid
- Source: http://pia.gov.ph/news/index.php?menu=2&webregion=R12&article=1661336708030
- By: PIA
- Friday, May 11, 2012
The Department of Agriculture (DA) has distributed agri-fishery equipment and inputs to 23 cooperatives and four local government units in Marawi City and Lanao del Sur to enhance government’s thrusts on food sufficiency and security.
Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala together with DAF-ARMM regional secretary Sangkula Tindick, assistant regional secretary Pendatun Disimban, BFAR –ARMM director Janice Musali graced the Farmers and Fishermen forum held May 8, 2012 at the provincial capitol in Lanao del Sur.
DAF-ARMM regional information division chief Dhigs Abdullah said, Alcala assisted by Lanao del Sur provincial governor Mamintal Adiong, jr., turned-over certificates to recipient farmers and fisherfolk cooperatives and local officials.
The farm equipment and inputs worth P620,000 include a total of 330 bags of certified rice seeds distributed at 20 bags each to Kamapian sa Ranao Center, Peace Center Incorporated and Unity and Coop Foundation of Lanao del Sur, Inc. all of Marawi City; Liliotun Farmers Assocation and Al-Isla People Economic Multipurpose Coop in Balindog, Tadman Farmers Assocation, Golden Multipurpose Coop, and United Bubong Multipurpose Coop all in the town of Bubong, Shanglan Islamic Development Mulitpurpose Coop, Ditsaan-Ramain, Ompongan o Tanbasok sa Ranao in Marantao, OISCA Farm Development Coop in Poona Bayabao and Al Fallah Multipurpose Coop in Taraka. The Shakba Federation of Irrigators Association of Bubong received 50 bags of certified rice seeds and organic fertilizer while Bubong Kamapian Farmers Association received 40 bags of organic fertilizer and one unit each of abaca stripping machine, wheat and rice thresher and shallow tube well were given to Mindanao Farmers Producer Cooperative of marogong, Tapukan Farmers Multipurpose Coop in Piagapo and Supangan Farmer Producer Coop in Taraka all in the province of Lanao del Sur.
Twelve (12) units motorized banca and eight (8) units fish aggregate devices worth P1.3 million were turned-over to fishermen cooperatives and local government units. Recipients of the motorized fishing banca with two units per cooperative include Sugodian Farmers and Fisherfolks Multipurpose Coop and Ranao Fishermen Islamic Development Multipurpose Coop both of Marawi City; Lakeside Fisher Multipurpose Coop of Balindog, Bairan Farmers and Fishermen Association of Bayang, Siapko Paglas Multipurpose Coop of Buadiposo and Raya Gadongan Fishermen and Farmers Marketing Coop of Ditsaan-Ramain while beneficiaries of the two units each fish aggregate device are the towns of Balabagan, Kapatagan, Malabang and Picong.
In his message, Secretary Alcala stressed the importance of cooperation and partnership in pushing for economic growth that would improve people’s quality of life assuring more livelihood assistance.
“I believe, with our partnership and with the cooperation of the local chief executives, we will be able to hasten the development of the lives of the residents of Lanao del Sur," Alcala said.
In response, Governor Adiong expressed belief that the assistance they received would boost the agriculture and fishery sectors in the province adding that low production due to insufficient support, facility and irrigation system has been the primary problem of the local farmer
As this developed, Secretary Alcala has ordered Administrator Antonio Nangel of the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) to allocate additional funds for the rehabilitation of Kamanga dam which he earlier visited that could irrigate more than 3,000 hectares of farmlands in the towns of Ramain, Buadiposo and Bubong, and also instructed BFAR-ARMM director Musali to conduct a study on the feasibility of establishing a hatchery project near Lanao Lake.
Abdullah also said that Secretary Alcala commits to provide three (3) units of corn mill and twenty (20) heads of carabao with plow and harrow for corn-producing towns in the province and that the agency will likewise coordinate the Lanao del Sur provincial government for the possible inclusion of the area in the Greening Program with rubber, coffee and cacao among the priority commodities.
Lanao del Sur, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling
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Cycling Activity to Participate In
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The oldest living man or woman in Lanao del Sur, Philippines
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