Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur

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Labangan
Municipality
Map of Zamboanga del Sur with Labangan highlighted
Map of Zamboanga del Sur with Labangan highlighted
Labangan is located in Philippines
Labangan
Labangan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 07°52′N 123°31′E / 7.867°N 123.517°E / 7.867; 123.517Coordinates: 07°52′N 123°31′E / 7.867°N 123.517°E / 7.867; 123.517
Country Philippines
Region Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Province Zamboanga del Sur
District 2nd district of Zamboanga del Sur
Founded July 20, 1949
Barangays 30
Government[1]
 • Mayor Ukol T. Talumpa (NPC)
 • Vice mayor Marlon Valenzuela
Area[2]
 • Total 157.90 km2 (60.97 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 39,168
 • Density 250/km2 (640/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7017
Dialing code 62
Income class 3rd class

Labangan is a third class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 39,168 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Labangan is politically subdivided into 25 barangays.[2]

  • Bagalupa
  • Balimbingan (West Luya)
  • Binayan
  • Bokong
  • Bulanit
  • Cogonan
  • Combo
  • Dalapang
  • Dimasangca
  • Dipaya
  • Langapod
  • Lantian
  • Lower Campo Islam (Pob.)
  • Lower Pulacan
  • Lower Sang-an
  • New Labangan
  • Noboran
  • Old Labangan
  • San Isidro
  • Santa Cruz
  • Tapodoc
  • Tawagan Norte
  • Upper Campo Islam (Pob.)
  • Upper Pulacan
  • Upper Sang-an

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Labangan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 29,229 —    
1995 32,264 +1.87%
2000 34,530 +1.47%
2007 37,598 +1.18%
2010 39,168 +1.50%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Attractions[edit]

  • Pulacan Falls - 12 km. from Pagadian City, and covering an area of 400 square meters. It is the source of water for the Labangan irrigation system. Two kilometers from the area is the 134-hectare Home Defense Center. The falls can be reached easily by any motor vehicle. With the opening of the PADAP road, Pulacan Falls became a beautiful camping and picnic site. It now has a permanent Boy and Girl Scout site with facilities and has been the location of regional and provincial jamborees.
  • Army Site - The new division site of 1st Infantry (TABAK) Division, Philippine Army, is located on the top of the Hill of Kuta Major Cesar L Sang-an.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 21 July 2014. Retrieved 4 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. 

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