Leon B. Postigo, Zamboanga del Norte

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Leon B. Postigo
Municipality
Municipality of Leon B. Postigo
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Leon B. Postigo highlighted
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Leon B. Postigo highlighted
Leon B. Postigo is located in Philippines
Leon B. Postigo
Leon B. Postigo
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°05′N 122°56′E / 8.08°N 122.93°E / 8.08; 122.93Coordinates: 8°05′N 122°56′E / 8.08°N 122.93°E / 8.08; 122.93
Country  Philippines
Region Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Province Zamboanga del Norte
District 3rd District
Founded March 25, 1982
Renamed December 30, 1989
Barangays 18 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Hermogenes Cordova
 • Electorate 15,456 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 255.50 km2 (98.65 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 26,221
 • Density 100/km2 (270/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 7112
PSGC 097226000
IDD:area code +63 (0)65
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 110,060,684.25 (2016)
Website leonpostigo.zamboangadelnorte.com

Leon B. Postigo, officially the Municipality of Leon B. Postigo, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 26,221 people.[3]

The municipality, originally named Bacungan, was formed by virtue of Batas Pambansa No. 204 on March 25, 1982.[4] It was renamed to its current name by virtue of Republic Act No. 6830 on December 30, 1989,[5] in honor of Leon Bayot Postigo, a Philippine Constabulary corporal whose 10-hectare lot in the town was donated by his heirs to the local government.[6]

Barangays[edit]

Leon B. Postigo is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.

  • Bacungan (Poblacion)
  • Bogabongan
  • Delusom
  • Mangop
  • Manil
  • Mawal
  • Midatag
  • Morob
  • Nasibac
  • Palandok (Rizon)
  • Santa Maria
  • Sipacong
  • Talinga
  • Tinaplan
  • Tiniguiban
  • Tinuyop
  • Tiogan
  • Titik

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Leon B. Postigo
YearPop.±% p.a.
1990 14,618—    
1995 20,728+6.76%
2000 19,550−1.25%
2007 21,195+1.12%
2010 24,643+5.64%
2015 26,221+1.19%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][7][8][9]

See also[edit]

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. ^ http://www.chanrobles.com/bataspambansa/bataspambansablg204.html
  5. ^ http://www.chanrobles.com/republicacts/republicactno6830.html
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-07-26. Retrieved 2012-04-15. 
  7. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  8. ^ 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. 
  9. ^ "Province of Zamboanga del Norte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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