Towns and Cities

Butig, the cradle of Maranao civilization, belongs to the Confederation of Sultans of Lanao

Places to See
  • The 68-hectare Lake Butig National Park, about 500 m. above sea level, is a swimming resort with a invigorating climate, It is home to a 5.1401-sq. km. lake surrounded by mountains and covered with thick commercial forest. A wildlife sanctuary, it is home to four species of birds: hornbills, parrots, woodpeckers and wild ducks. Fauna includes Philippine monkeys, Philippine deer and wild pigs.
  • Butig Falls
  • Malaig River
  • Palao a Magatoring (Makaturing Volcano)
  • Sumpitan Spring
Brief History
  • Butig was converted into a regular municipality on June 25, 1963 by virtue of Exec. Order No. 42
General Information
  • Area (sq. kms.): 272.1
  • Population (2000): 16,283
  • No. of Barangays: 16
  • Income Class: Sixth
  • District: Second
  • Zip Code: 9305
  • Area Code: 063
How to Get There

Distances (Butig to:)

  • Islamic City of Marawi: 49 kms.



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