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 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 30,081
 • Density 210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7032
IDD:area code +63 (0)62
Income class 4th municipal income class
PSGC 097305000
Electorate 18,325 voters as of 2016
Website www.zds-dimataling.gov.ph


Dimataling is a fourth class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 30,081 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.
1960 30,632 —    
1970 28,341 −0.77%
1975 20,883 −5.94%
1980 16,497 −4.60%
1990 20,365 +2.13%
1995 23,116 +2.40%
2000 25,843 +2.42%
2007 26,902 +0.56%
2010 27,715 +1.09%
2015 30,081 +1.57%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

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. Archived from the original on 15 October 2007. Retrieved 16 July 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. ^ "An act to create the municipality of Dimataling in the province of Zamboanga". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-09. 
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ 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. 
  7. ^ "Province of Zamboanga del Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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