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Map of Basilan with Tipo highlighted-Tipo
Map of Basilan with Tipo highlighted-Tipo
Tipo-Tipo is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 06°32′N 122°10′E / 6.533°N 122.167°E / 6.533; 122.167Coordinates: 06°32′N 122°10′E / 6.533°N 122.167°E / 6.533; 122.167
Country Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Basilan
District Lone district of Basilan
Barangays 11
 • Mayor Ingatun-Lukman G. Istarul
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 16,978
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7304
Dialing code 62
Income class 3rd class

Tipo-tipo is a third class municipality in the province of Basilan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 16,978 people.[2]

In 2006, the municipalities of Al-Barka and Ungkaya Pukan were created from Tipo-Tipo, reducing its number of barangays from 39 to 11.

Tipo-Tipo was the site of the 2007 Basilan beheading incident where Islamic rebels beheaded 14 Philippine Marines.


Tipo-tipo is politically subdivided into 11 barangays.[2]

  • Badja
  • Bohebaca
  • Bohelebung
  • Lagayas
  • Limbo-Upas
  • Tipo-tipo Proper (Pob.)
  • Baguindan
  • Banah
  • Bohe-Tambak
  • Silangkum
  • Bangcuang


Population census of Tipo-Tipo
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 33,897 —    
1995 46,866 +6.26%
2000 48,284 +0.64%
2007 26,548 −7.92%
2010 16,978 −15.01%
Source: National Statistics Office[2]


  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ a b c d "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 20 August 2014. 

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38 news items

Tue, 18 Feb 2014 04:28:40 -0800

FOUR fishermen were killed while another was wounded in an ambush in the hinterlands of Basilan province, the police reported Tuesday. The incident happened around 3:15 p.m. Monday in Barangay Bohelebbung, Tipo-Tipo town. Senior Police Officer 1 ...
Minda News
Thu, 04 Dec 2014 01:04:51 -0800

Rowena Muyuela, Western Mindanao Command information officer, said the clash took place around 6:55 a.m. Thursday in Tipo-Tipo, Basilan. Muyuela said the clash ensued as the troops chanced upon a group of suspected Abu Sayyaf bandits while ...


Tue, 11 Nov 2014 00:14:54 -0800

MANILA, Philippines -- Government troops captured what the military called an improvised explosive device “factory” of the Abu Sayyaf in Tipo-Tipo, Basilan late Monday night. Colonel Rolando Bautista, commander of the 104th Infantry Brigade, said the ...

Philippine Star

Thu, 13 Nov 2014 21:33:40 -0800

MANILA, Philippines -- A band of Abu Sayyaf fighters under Basilan-based sub-leader Furuji Indama was responsible for the twin bombings in Zamboanga City on November 9, one of which wounded a police bomb expert and his sniffer dog, authorities said ...

Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (blog)

Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism (blog)
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 19:00:00 -0800

THE CLASH between rebels and policemen that led to the deaths of more than 60 members of the elite Special Action Force in Mindanao has once again drawn attention to the southern Philippine island. Questions are now also being raised if the incident, ...

Philippine Star

Thu, 10 Apr 2014 22:26:33 -0700

Rowena Muyuela, spokesperson of the Armed Forces' Western Mindanao Command (Wesmincom), said the injured soldiers were airlifted to Camp Navarro General Hospital in Zamboanga. Tipo-tipo, Basilan Police Chief Inspector Munib Musa said they have ...
Sun, 08 Feb 2015 20:00:59 -0800

DAVAO CITY – Army troopers and Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) fighters joined forces in battling Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) bandits in Pamatsaken, Sumisip, Basilan, at around 10 a.m., Saturday. Col. Rolando Joselito Bautista, commander of 104th ...
Minda News
Sat, 15 Nov 2014 02:40:27 -0800

Casimiro said two of the four are twins and all are from Barangay Baguindan, Tipo-Tipo, Basilan. One of them was identified as a certain Yaser. The police official described Yaser as more or less 22 years old, 5'6” in height, around 55 kilograms, small ...

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