Manalipa

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Manalipa
Island Barangay
Manalipa is located in Philippines
Manalipa
Manalipa
Location of Manalipa Island in the Philippines
Coordinates: 6°53′8″N 122°16′55″E / 6.88556°N 122.28194°E / 6.88556; 122.28194Coordinates: 6°53′8″N 122°16′55″E / 6.88556°N 122.28194°E / 6.88556; 122.28194
CountryPhilippines
RegionZamboanga Peninsula
CityZamboanga City
BarangayManalipa
Population
 (August 1, 2007)[1]
 • Total1,674

Manalipa (also known as Malanipa[2][3]) is one of the 28[4] offshore islands of the City of Zamboanga in southern Philippines. Located about 0.5 kilometres (0.31 mi) east of the southern tip of the island is Little Manalipa Island (also known as Little Malanipa Island).

Location[edit]

The island is located about 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of downtown Zamboanga City, and 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) southeast of Sacol Island, on the beautiful Moro Gulf.[2]

Communities[edit]

The barangay of Manalipa, the lone community on the island, has population of 1,674 (as of August 1, 2007).[1]

Features[edit]

Scuba diving is very good around the island.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Zamboanga City" Archived 2011-11-14 at the Wayback Machine. PSGC Interactive. Retrieved on 2011-08-28.
  2. ^ a b c "Islands of Zamboanga City". Zamboanga.com. Retrieved on 2011-08-25.
  3. ^ "Zamboanga City Map". University of Texas in Austin Library. Retrieved on 2011-08-28.
  4. ^ "Zamboanga City Profile". National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved on 2011-08-28.