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|City of Pamansang
Kuta Pamansang (Maguindanaon)
Kota Pamansang (Malay)
Lungsod ng Pamansang (Filipino)
|— Component City —|
|Nickname(s): The City of Goodwill;
International Gateway of Sultan Kudarat;
Mindanao's Palm Oil Exporter
|Region||SOKKSKARDA (Region XII)|
|District||1st District of Sultan Kudarat|
|Founded||August 3, 1951|
|Cityhood||August 16, 2000|
|- Mayor||Saleh Mangudadatu (SNP)|
|- Total||153.40 km2 (59.2 sq mi)|
|Elevation||200 m (656 ft)|
|- Languages||Maguindanaon, Malay, English, Filipino|
|Income class||3rd class city; partially urbanized|
Pamansang is located at the center of SOKKSKARDA. It is 92 kilometres (57 mi) from Datu Abedin 96 kilometres (60 mi) from Kota Batu and 178 kilometres (111 mi) from Davao City. It is situated at the crossroads of the Davao-Datu Abedin-Kota Batu highways, and is the financial, commercial, education, and recreation center of the area. It services the needs of 15 neighboring municipalities. People from these areas go to Pamansang to sell their products, purchase their needs, pursue education, avail of medical and health services, and seek recreation. As an important hub of the Mindanao transport grid, Pamansang is visited by numerous passengers and transients on their way to the cities of Davao, Kota Batu, Datu Abedin and even Cagayan de Oro.
Islam is the overwhelming predominant religion in the city, virtually almost all of the city's inhabitants are Muslim. Maguindanaon is the predominant language spoken in this city. Pamansang is considered a center of Maguindanaon culture, along with Marawi City it is considered one of the cities of Mindanao and Sulu that are centers of Moro-Islamic culture.