Piñan, Zamboanga del Norte

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Piñan
Municipality
Municipality of Piñan
Nickname(s):
  • Pineapple Capital of Zamboanga Peninsula
  • Inland Resort Capital of Zamboanga del Norte
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Piñan highlighted
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Piñan highlighted
Piñan is located in Philippines
Piñan
Piñan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°24′N 123°26′E / 8.4°N 123.43°E / 8.4; 123.43Coordinates: 8°24′N 123°26′E / 8.4°N 123.43°E / 8.4; 123.43
Country  Philippines
Region Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Province Zamboanga del Norte
District 1st District
Founded August 22, 1951
Barangays 22 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Jose I. Belleno
 • Electorate 12,465 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 93.75 km2 (36.20 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 20,161
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 7105
PSGC 097209000
IDD:area code +63 (0)65
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 4th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 71,939,596.89 (2016)
Native languages Subanon language
Cebuano
Chavacano
Tagalog
Website pinan.zamboangadelnorte.com

Piñan, officially the Municipality of Piñan, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 20,161 people.[3]

It is also known as New Piñan.

Barangays[edit]

Piñan is politically subdivided into 22 barangays.

  • Bacuyong
  • Bagong Silang
  • Calican
  • Del Pilar
  • Desin
  • Dilawa
  • Dionum
  • Lapu-lapu
  • Lower Gumay
  • Luzvilla
  • Poblacion North
  • Poblacion South
  • Santa Fe
  • Segabe
  • Sikitan
  • Silano
  • Teresita
  • Tinaytayan
  • Ubay (Daan Tipan)
  • Upper Gumay
  • Villarico

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Piñan
YearPop.±% p.a.
1960 24,699—    
1970 12,335−6.70%
1975 13,121+1.25%
1980 14,373+1.84%
1990 15,419+0.71%
1995 19,447+4.44%
2000 17,950−1.70%
2007 18,669+0.54%
2010 20,088+2.70%
2015 20,161+0.07%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

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. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "Province of Zamboanga del Norte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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