Municipality of Pantar

Pantar is a fifth class municipality in the province of Lanao del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 21,773 people.

History

PRESIDENTIAL DECREE No. 1551, 11 June 1968:
“…Barangays Pantar Poblacion, Pantaon, Talontona, West Pantar, Pindoloan, Pantar East, Campong, Bobong, Raya, Kalanganan East, Kalanganan Lower, Tambo, Cadayonan, Tawaan, Domakias, Pitubo, Bobong-Madaya, Cabasaran, Bangcal, Pantao-Marug, Punod, Bowi, Poona-Punod, Pantao-Ranao, Sundiga-Punud, Bogowan-Ingud, Cawi-Ompara, River Side, Kalilangan and Dibarosan, all in the Municipality of Baloi, Province of Lanao del Norte, are hereby detached and separated therefrom to form and constitute into a distinct and independent municipality which is created to be known as the Municipality of Pantar without affecting in any manner the legal existence of the mother municipality of Baloi. The seat of government of the newly-created municipality shall be in Barangay Pantar Poblacion…”

Barangays

Pantar is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.

  • Bangcal
  • Bubong Madaya
  • Bowi
  • Cabasaran
  • Cadayonan
  • Campong
  • Dibarosan
  • Kalanganan East
  • Kalanganan Lower
  • Kalilangan
  • Lumba-Punod
  • Pantao-Marug
  • Pantao-Ranao
  • Pantar East
  • Poblacion
  • Pitubo
  • Poona-Punod
  • Punod
  • Sundiga-Punod
  • Tawanan
  • West Pantar