Kalawit

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Kalawit
Municipality of Kalawit
Nickname(s): 
Carabao Capital of Mindanao
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Kalawit highlighted
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Kalawit highlighted
Kalawit is located in Philippines
Kalawit
Kalawit
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°54′18″N 122°31′41″E / 7.905092°N 122.527947°E / 7.905092; 122.527947Coordinates: 7°54′18″N 122°31′41″E / 7.905092°N 122.527947°E / 7.905092; 122.527947
Country Philippines
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Norte
District3rd District
Barangays14 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorSalvador P. Antojado Jr.
 • Vice MayorMerly C. Masugbo
 • CongressmanIsagani S. Amatong
 • Electorate16,407 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total217.89 km2 (84.13 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total23,633
 • Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Economy
 • Income class4th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence61.91% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)80,287,057.44 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7124
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)65
Climate typetropical climate
Native languagesSubanon language
Cebuano
Chavacano
Tagalog
Websitekalawit.zamboangadelnorte.com

Kalawit, officially the Municipality of Kalawit, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 23,633 people.[3]

It was created by virtue of Republic Act No. 6851 on February 10, 1990.[5]

Barangays[edit]

Kalawit is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.

  • Batayan
  • Botong
  • Concepcion
  • Daniel Maing (Dominolog)
  • Fatima (Lacsutan)
  • Gatas
  • Kalawit (Poblacion)
  • Marcelo
  • New Calamba
  • Palalian
  • Paraiso
  • Pianon
  • San Jose
  • Tugop


Demographics[edit]

Population census of Kalawit
YearPop.±% p.a.
1990 12,079—    
1995 17,352+7.02%
2000 21,372+4.57%
2007 21,758+0.25%
2010 22,157+0.66%
2015 23,633+1.24%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Zamboanga del Norte". 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. ^ "Republic Act No. 6851 - An Act Creating the Municipality of Kalawit in the Province of Zamboanga del Norte". Chan Robles Virtual Law Library. 10 February 1990. Retrieved 28 January 2016.
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ "Province of Zamboanga del Norte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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