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Map of Basilan showing the location of Tipo-Tipo
Map of Basilan showing the location of Tipo-Tipo
Tipo-Tipo is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°28′1.56″N 122°11′5.28″E / 6.4671000°N 122.1848000°E / 6.4671000; 122.1848000Coordinates: 6°28′1.56″N 122°11′5.28″E / 6.4671000°N 122.1848000°E / 6.4671000; 122.1848000
Country  Philippines
Region Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM)
Province Basilan
Barangays 11
 • Mayor Ingatun-Lukman G. Istarul
 • Total 217.00 km2 (83.78 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 16,978
 • Density 78/km2 (200/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7304
Dialing code 62
Income class 3rd
Population census of Tipo-Tipo, Basilan
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 33,897 —    
1995 46,866 +6.69%
2000 48,284 +0.60%
2007 26,548 −8.19%
2010 16,978 −13.84%
Source: National Statistics Office[2]

Tipo-tipo is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Basilan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 16,978 people in 3,781 households.

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.

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


  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 1 July 2013. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  2. ^ "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 6 October 2013. 

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