Dimataling, Zamboanga del Sur

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Dimataling
Municipality
Map of Zamboanga del Sur with Dimataling highlighted
Map of Zamboanga del Sur with Dimataling highlighted
Dimataling is located in Philippines
Dimataling
Dimataling
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 07°32′N 123°22′E / 7.533°N 123.367°E / 7.533; 123.367Coordinates: 07°32′N 123°22′E / 7.533°N 123.367°E / 7.533; 123.367
Country Philippines
Region Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Province Zamboanga del Sur
District 2nd district of Zamboanga del Sur
Founded June 17, 1950
Barangays 24
Government[1]
 • Mayor Haniel C. Baya (Independent)
Area[2]
 • Total 141.80 km2 (54.75 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 27,715
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7032
Dialing code 62
Income class 4th class

Dimataling is a fourth class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 27,715 people.[3]

Dimataling was created in 1950 from the barrios of Dinas, Legarda, Mirapao, Migpulao, Kalipapa, Pisaan, Bubway, Tiniguangan, Tabina and Dimataling from Pagadian City (not yet at city at that time) and the barrios of Punta Flecha, Pitogo, Qugbay, Balong-balong, Libertad and Dumanguilas from Margosatubig.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Dimataling is administratively subdivided into 24 barangays.[2]

  • Bacayawan
  • Baha
  • Balanagan
  • Baluno
  • Binuay
  • Buburay
  • Grap
  • Josefina
  • Kagawasan
  • Lalab
  • Libertad
  • Magahis
  • Mahayag
  • Mercedes
  • Poblacion
  • Saloagan
  • San Roque
  • Sugbay Uno
  • Sumbato
  • Sumpot
  • Tinggabulong
  • Tiniguangan
  • Tipangi
  • Upper Ludiong

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Dimataling
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 20,365 —    
1995 23,116 +2.57%
2000 25,843 +2.26%
2007 26,902 +0.58%
2010 27,715 +1.00%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 12 May 2014. Retrieved 17 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 16 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 16 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "An act to create the municipality of Dimataling in the province of Zamboanga". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 

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