Leon B. Postigo, Zamboanga del Norte

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Leon B. Postigo
(Bacungan)
Municipality
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Leon B highlighted Postigo
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Leon B highlighted Postigo
Leon B. Postigo is located in Philippines
Leon B. Postigo
Leon B. Postigo
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°05′N 122°56′E / 8.083°N 122.933°E / 8.083; 122.933Coordinates: 08°05′N 122°56′E / 8.083°N 122.933°E / 8.083; 122.933
Country Philippines
Region Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Province Zamboanga del Norte
District 3rd district of Zamboanga del Norte
Established March 25, 1982
Barangays 18
Government[1]
 • Mayor Rolando V. Tablezo
Area[2]
 • Total 255.50 km2 (98.65 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 26,221
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7125
IDD:area code +63 (0)65
Income class 4th municipal income class
PSGC 097226000
Electorate 15,456 voters as of 2016
Website leonpostigo.zamboangadelnorte.com

Leon B. Postigo is a fourth class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 26,221 people.[3]

The municipality, originally named Bacungan, was formed by virtue of Batas Pambansa No. 204 on March 25, 1982.[4] It was renamed to its current name by virtue of Republic Act No. 6830 on December 30, 1989,[5] in honor of Leon Bayot Postigo, a Philippine Constabulary corporal whose 10-hectare lot in the town was donated by his heirs to the local government.[6]

Barangays[edit]

Leon B. Postigo is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.[2]

  • Bacungan (poblacion)
  • Bogabongan
  • Delusom
  • Mangop
  • Manil
  • Mawal
  • Midatag
  • Morob
  • Nasibac
  • Rizon
  • Santa Maria
  • Sipacong
  • Talinga
  • Tinaplan
  • Tiniguiban
  • Tinuyop
  • Tiogan
  • Titik

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Leon B. Postigo
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 14,618 —    
1995 20,728 +6.76%
2000 19,550 −1.25%
2007 21,195 +1.12%
2010 24,643 +5.64%
2015 26,221 +1.19%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 12 May 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 11 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c Census of Population (2015). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ http://www.chanrobles.com/bataspambansa/bataspambansablg204.html
  5. ^ http://www.chanrobles.com/republicacts/republicactno6830.html
  6. ^ http://leonbpostigo.gov.ph/creation-of-leon-b-postigo/
  7. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  8. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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