Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur
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|Municipality of Labangan|
Map of Zamboanga del Sur with Labangan highlighted
|Region||Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)|
|Province||Zamboanga del Sur|
|Founded||July 20, 1949|
|Barangays||30 (see Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Bayan|
|• Mayor||Eduardo D. Relacion|
|• Vice Mayor||Marlon B. Valenzuela|
|• Congressman||Divina Grace C. Yu|
|• Electorate||29,339 voters (2019)|
|• Total||157.90 km2 (60.97 sq mi)|
|• Density||260/km2 (690/sq mi)|
|• Income class||3rd municipal income class|
|• Poverty incidence||33.64% (2015)|
|• Revenue (₱)||105,629,646.74 (2016)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (PST)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)62|
|Climate type||tropical climate|
|Native languages||Subanon language|
Labangan, officially the Municipality of Labangan, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 41,790 people.
Labangan is politically subdivided into 25 barangays.
- Balimbingan (West Luya)
- Lower Campo Islam (Poblacion)
- Lower Pulacan
- Lower Sang-an
- New Labangan
- Old Labangan
- San Isidro
- Santa Cruz
- Tawagan Norte
- Upper Campo Islam (Poblacion)
- Upper Pulacan
- Upper Sang-an
|Population census of Labangan|
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
- Pulacan Falls - 12 km. from Pagadian City, and covering an area of 400 square meters. It is the source of water for the Labangan irrigation system. Two kilometers from the area is the 134-hectare Home Defense Center. The falls can be reached easily by any motor vehicle. With the opening of the PADAP road, Pulacan Falls became a beautiful camping and picnic site. It now has a permanent Boy and Girl Scout site with facilities and has been the location of regional and provincial jamborees.
- Army Site - The new division site of 1st Infantry (TABAK) Division, Philippine Army, is located on the top of the Hill of Kuta Major Cesar L Sang-an.
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