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Kabacan new logoThe municipality of Kabacan was a barrio of Pikit before its creation as a district political body. It was created as a regular municipality by virtue of Executive Order No. 82 dated August 18, 1947, issued by President Manuel Roxas of the Republic of the Philippines

Gradual was the growth of the area under the domain of Datu Mantawil and that influx of settlers from Luzon and Visayas arrived in 1930’s. This was made so when the Mclareen family sold its hacienda to Messer. Jose Yulo Alano, Rafael Alunan and party who organize a company under the cooperate name of Rio Grande Estate. The company be came the people’s place of business and social center. Recognizing his immense power and leadership over the area, the Provincial Governor of Cotabato organizes the Kabacan into a Municipal District with Datu Mantawil as its first mayor in 1935.

Geography
Kabacan is centrally located in Cotabato Province. It is bounded on the North by the Municipality of Pres. Roxas, on the east by the Mun. of Matalam,  M’lang on the south and on the west by the Municipalities of Carmen and  Datu Montawal, Maguindanao. Approximately 94 kilometers away to Cotabato airport and 194 kilometers to Davao airport.

Natural Resources
Primarily agricultural crops like corn, rice, soybeans, peanut, mongo, cassava and other field crops This town is popularly known as the “Rice Production Center”, the “Rice Granary of the Province of Cotabato”. Its populace could vouch in favor of what it has been known for since it has devoted mostly its fertile domain to rice production. Corn is the secondary crop of this town.

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MUNICIPALITY OF KABACAN

Date of Creation: August 18, 1947

Land Area (Has): 23,680 (NAMRIA)

Income Classification:    1st Class

Population:  81,282 (2010 NSO Survey)

Population Density (2010): 343.25 (Persons/sq.km.)

Registered Voters (2010): 39,591

No. of Barangays:  24

 

Hon. Herlo P. Guzman, Jr.
Municipal Mayor

Hon. Myra D. Bade
Vice Mayor

                                      MUNICIPAL COUNCILORS
Hon. Jonathan M. Tabara                                       Hon. Herlo C. Guzman

Hon. George E. Manuel                                         Hon. Ayesha J. Quilban

Hon. Reyman L. Saldivar                                       Hon. Glendale J. Tan

Hon. Datu Masla P. Mantawil                                  Hon. Rhosman S. Mamaluba

 
BARANGAYBARANGAYÿCAPTAINNSO POPULATION (2010)
1. ARINGAYJERRY C. MANALO3,401
2. BANGILANNARCISO C. ARELLANO1,531
3. BANNAWAGGERSON L. LAOAGAN3,210
4. BULUANZACARIAS S. TADO850
5. CUYAPONERNESTO B. BIGSANG, SR.2,859
6. DAGUPANRAYMUNDO B. GRACIA2,550
7. KATIDTUANBIENVENIDO M. TICBE, JR.4,664
8. KAYAGABONG M. BACANA9,973
9. KILAGASANMELCHOR F. MANUEL, SR.4,088
10. LOWER PAATANTONY M. MAGANAKA3,538
11. MAGATOSREX U. PEDTAMANAN2,936
12. MALAMOTEALBINO Q. LACEA, JR.1,950
13. MALANDUAGUESAMUEL C. GARCIA1,492
14. NANGAANMATOG A. LUMAMBAS2,847
15. OSIASFLORDELINO M. PASCUA3,456
16. PEDTADROMEO G. MANTAWIL2,690
17. PISANARMANDO T. PERALTA2,529
18. POBLACIONDOMINADOR U. REMULTA17,910
19. SALAPUNGANALADIN P. MANTAWIL925
20. SANGGADONGMALAMBEG A. MACALIPAT710
21. SIMBUHAYTONICKS S. ENALANG1,685
22. SIMONEUNDUNGAN B. SUDANG1,732
23. TAMPEDDANIEL B. SALILING1,742
24. UPPER PAATANANITA J. RIOGELON2,014

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