Imelda, Zamboanga Sibugay

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Imelda
Municipality of Imelda
Official seal of Imelda
Seal
Map of Zamboanga Sibugay with Imelda highlighted
Map of Zamboanga Sibugay with Imelda highlighted
Imelda is located in Philippines
Imelda
Imelda
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°38′34″N 122°56′05″E / 7.64275°N 122.9347°E / 7.64275; 122.9347Coordinates: 7°38′34″N 122°56′05″E / 7.64275°N 122.9347°E / 7.64275; 122.9347
Country Philippines
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
District1st District
Barangays18 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorRoselyn V. Silva
 • Vice MayorRuth E. Roble
 • CongressmanWilter W. Palma II
 • Electorate16,264 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total255.51 km2 (98.65 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total28,018
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Economy
 • Income class4th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence37.79% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)89,304,937.61 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7007
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)62
Climate typetropical climate
Native languagesSubanon language
Cebuano
Chavacano
Tagalog

Imelda, officially the Municipality of Imelda, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 28,018 people.[3]

The municipality, formerly known as Santa Fe, is named in honor of then First Lady Imelda Marcos. It is the least populous municipality in the province and the third smallest in area.

Barangays[edit]

Imelda is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.

  • Balugo
  • Bolungisan
  • Baluyan
  • Cana-an
  • Dumpoc
  • Gandiangan
  • Israel (Balian Israel)
  • Lower Baluran
  • La Victoria
  • Little Baguio
  • Lumbog
  • Lumpanac
  • Mali Little Baguio
  • Poblacion (Santa Fe)
  • Pulawan (Mountain View)
  • San Jose
  • Santa Barbara
  • Upper Baluran

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Imelda
YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 5,678—    
1990 16,231+11.08%
1995 22,760+6.54%
2000 21,534−1.18%
2007 24,787+1.96%
2010 27,903+4.40%
2015 28,018+0.08%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Zamboanga Sibugay". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  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. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  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. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Zamboanga Sibugay". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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