Guipos, Zamboanga del Sur

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Guipos
Municipality
Map of Zamboanga del Sur with Guipos highlighted
Map of Zamboanga del Sur with Guipos highlighted
Guipos is located in Philippines
Guipos
Guipos
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 07°44′N 123°19′E / 7.733°N 123.317°E / 7.733; 123.317Coordinates: 07°44′N 123°19′E / 7.733°N 123.317°E / 7.733; 123.317
Country Philippines
Region Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Province Zamboanga del Sur
District 2nd district of Zamboanga del Sur
Founded October 17, 1991
Barangays 17
Government[1]
 • Mayor Junevell O. Balandra
Area[2]
 • Total 90.53 km2 (34.95 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 19,771
 • Density 220/km2 (570/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7042
Dialing code 62
Income class 4th class

Guipos is a fourth class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 19,771 people.[3]

The town was officially established on October 7, 1991, by virtue of Republic Act No. 7159, signed by President Corazon C. Aquino. It was formed from barangays Guipos, Katipunan, Bagong Oroquieta, and Dalapang of the Municipality of San Miguel; barangays Datagan, Dagohoy, Balongating, Baguitan, Magting, Sikatuna, Dacsol, Guling, and Canunan of the Municipality of Dumalinao; barangays Lintum, Singclot and Litan of the Municipality of Dinas; and barangay Regla of the Municipality of San Pablo.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Guipos is politically subdivided into 17 barangays.[2]

  • Bagong Oroquieta
  • Baguitan
  • Balongating
  • Canunan
  • Dacsol
  • Dagohoy
  • Dalapang
  • Datagan
  • Guling
  • Katipunan
  • Lintum
  • Litan
  • Magting
  • Poblacion (Guipos)
  • Regla
  • Sikatuna
  • Singclot

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Guipos
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1995 16,399 —    
2000 18,172 +2.23%
2007 19,616 +1.06%
2010 19,771 +0.29%
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. ^ "Republic Act No. 7159: An Act Creating the Municipality of Guipos in the Province of Zamboanga del Sur". The Lawphil Project. Arellano Law Foundation, Inc. October 7, 1991. Retrieved 21 July 2014. 

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