Kalingalan Caluang is a 5th class coastal municipality of Sulu Province in Bangsamoro Autonomous Region, Philippines.
Profile of Kalingalan Caluang Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Eastern part of Jolo Island, West of Mindanao Island (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Old Panamao (northwest) and Luuk (northeast)
Area –> 166.50 km2 (64.29 sq mi)
Population –> 31,567 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 66,869,430.30
Barangays –> 9
Terrain –> Coastal plain with hills and mountains
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tausug, Sama, Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Congressman –> Abdulmunir Arbison
Mayor –> Nurshamier A. Halun
Vice Mayor –> Al-Razhmie A. Halun
History of Kalingalan Caluang
On December 6, 1975, the town of Kalingalan Caluang was created by virtue of Presidential Decree No. 838 from the barangays of Luuk, Sulu.
Economy of Kalingalan Caluang
Kalingalan Caluang is an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the major products.
Tourist Spots in Kalingalan Caluang
Festivals in Kalingalan Caluang
Map of Kalingalan Caluang Municipality in Sulu