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Banisilan

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banisilan logoAccording to a reliable information from prominent Datus and Sultans Banisilan accidentally acquired its name from fresh water shell called Banisil which are then abundant in the area.

Before Banisilan was created as separate municipality from Carmen, its mother town, the late President Ramon Magsaysay signed Proclamation No. 317 dated July 17, 1956 reserving an area of 100,018 hestares of land for resettlement project whish is under the general administration (NARRA), now know as the Department of Agrarian reform.

This resettlement project covers three (3) municipalities and part of these is the North Cotabato Resettlement Project No. 1. as years passed, hundreds of landless and qualified coming from almost all parts of the country were resettled in the area. On March 19, 1959 the first batch of settlers from Panay called SAKADA headed by the late Jesus T. Alisasis who become the first vice-mayor, set foot Banisilan and in the succeeding months, other tribes from Luzon followed.

Geography
Located at the Northern quadrant of Cotabato Province bounded on the north by the municipality of Wao, Lanao del Sur, on the east to northeast by the municipality of Carmen and Bukidnon, on the west by Alamada, On the South by the municipality of Pikit.

Natural Resources
Predominantly an agricultural area devoted to agri-production like corn, palay, rubber sugar cane and fruit trees.

MUNICIPALITY OF BANISILAN

Date of Creation: December 11, 1981

Land Area (Has): 22,190 (NAMRIA)

Income Classification:    2nd Class

Population:  39,914 (2010 NSO Survey)

Population Density (2010): 179.87 (Persons/sq.km.)

Registered Voters (2010): 22,846

No. of Barangays: 20

 

Hon. Betty A. Allado
Municipal Mayor
Hon. Jesus F. Alisasis
Vice Mayor

                                MUNICIPAL COUNCILORS

 

Hon. Abel M. Abas                                               Hon.  John Raymund P. Allado

Hon. Allan D. Macasarte                                      Hon. Allan M. Falle

Hon.  Julier D. Caranay                                       Hon. Mary Ann G. Aniero

Hon. Aivy R. Lustan                                             Hon. Adonis B. Palmes

BARANGAYBARANGAYÿCAPTAINNSO POPULATION (2010)
1. BUSAONPANANTAON R. MANTITAYAN2,312
2. CAPAYANGANEDWIN C. CHAVEZ1,367
3. CARUGMANANNELLY B. MONTOYA1,241
4. GASTAVVIRGILIO C. CALVA2,126
5. KALAWAIGNIEL D. GATCHALIAN594
6. KIARINGJEREMIAS G. QUIRITAN1,528
7. MALAGAPCARLOS B. BENEDICTO2,347
8. MALINAOMELVIN A. SALVADOR4,180
9. MIGUEL MACASARTEROBERTO A. ASONG1,194
10. PANTARSANNY M. KADIL1,044
11. PARADISEBILLY S. BALEROSO2,007
12. PINAMULAANJOVANNY S. RICAZA1,858
13. POBLACION IAUDIE D. MACASARTE4,785
14. POBLACION IIJOYCELYN P. ALLADO2,671
15. PUTING BATOBUENAVENTURA B. ENTERA1,273
16. SALAMADATU TUNGCO T. SALAMA3,583
17. THAILANDVERGILIO B. JANCUA, JR. 1,733
18. TINIMBACANDATU ADREG S. TALIB1,260
19. TUMBAO-CAMALIGARMANDO G. DELOS REYES934
20. WADYAREYNALDO G. PIONAN1,877


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