Kalawit, Zamboanga del Norte

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Kalawit
Municipality
Nickname(s): Carabao Capital of Mindanao
Location in Zamboanga del Norte
Location in Zamboanga del Norte
Kalawit is located in Philippines
Kalawit
Kalawit
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 07°56′N 122°32′E / 7.933°N 122.533°E / 7.933; 122.533Coordinates: 07°56′N 122°32′E / 7.933°N 122.533°E / 7.933; 122.533
Country Philippines
Region Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Province Zamboanga del Norte
District 3rd district of Zamboanga del Norte
Barangays 14
Government[1]
 • Mayor Eugenio B. Baliling Sr.
Area[2]
 • Total 217.89 km2 (84.13 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 23,633
 • Density 110/km2 (280/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7124
Dialing code +63 (0)65
Income class 4th municipal income class
PSGC 097227000
Electorate 14,102 voters as of 2016
Website kalawit.zamboangadelnorte.com


Kalawit is a fourth class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 23,633 people.[3] The town was created by virtue of Republic Act No. 6851 on February 10, 1990.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Kalawit is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.[2]

  • 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
Year Pop. ±% 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][5][6]

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 "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "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. 
  5. ^ "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  6. ^ "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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