Titay, Zamboanga Sibugay

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Titay
Municipality
Motto: the central Axis of Zampen
Map of Zamboanga Sibugay with Titay highlighted
Map of Zamboanga Sibugay with Titay highlighted
Titay is located in Philippines
Titay
Titay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 07°51′N 122°33′E / 7.850°N 122.550°E / 7.850; 122.550Coordinates: 07°51′N 122°33′E / 7.850°N 122.550°E / 7.850; 122.550
Country Philippines
Region Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Province Zamboanga Sibugay
District 2nd District of Zamboanga Sibugay
Established May 24, 1959
Barangays 29
Government[1]
 • Mayor Mec D. Rillera
Area[2]
 • Total 350.44 km2 (135.31 sq mi)
Elevation 100 m (300 ft)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 46,456
 • Density 130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Demonym Titayanon
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7003
Dialing code 62
Income class 2nd class
Website titaysibugay.url.ph

Titay is a second class municipality in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 46,456 people.[3]

It was declared as a separate municipality on May 24, 1959, by virtue of Executive Order No. 395.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Titay is politically subdivided into 30 barangays.[2]

  • Achasol
  • Azusano
  • Bangco
  • Camanga
  • Culasian
  • Dalangin
  • Dalangin Muslim
  • Dalisay
  • Gomotoc
  • Imelda (Upper Camanga)
  • Kipit
  • Kitabog
  • La Libertad
  • Longilog
  • Mabini
  • Malagandis
  • Mate
  • Moalboal
  • Namnama
  • New Canaan
  • Palomoc
  • Poblacion (Titay)
  • Poblacion Muslim
  • Pulidan
  • San Antonio
  • San Isidro
  • Santa Fe
  • Supit
  • Tugop
  • Tugop Muslim

History[edit]

Titay got its name from Cristita Mariano, a favorite cousin of the first Ilocano settler of the place. The Mariano families were among the first batch of Ilocanos who came from Luzon.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Titay
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 31,994 —    
1995 35,065 +1.73%
2000 39,730 +2.71%
2007 43,723 +1.33%
2010 46,456 +2.23%
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 5 August 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: ZAMBOANGA SIBUGAY". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 5 August 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 5 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Executive Order No. 395: Creating the Municipalities of Tungawan and Titay in the Province of Zamboanga Del Sur". Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines. Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office. May 24, 1959. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 

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