Sirawai

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Sirawai
Municipality of Sirawai
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Sirawai highlighted
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Sirawai highlighted
Sirawai is located in Philippines
Sirawai
Sirawai
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°35′17″N 122°08′33″E / 7.588111°N 122.142364°E / 7.588111; 122.142364Coordinates: 7°35′17″N 122°08′33″E / 7.588111°N 122.142364°E / 7.588111; 122.142364
Country Philippines
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Norte
District3rd District
Barangays34 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorGamar A. Janihim
 • Vice MayorPulman M. Darquez
 • CongressmanIsagani S. Amatong
 • Electorate22,153 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total222.50 km2 (85.91 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total28,799
 • Density130/km2 (340/sq mi)
Economy
 • Income class4th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence54.37% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)87,605,543.25 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7121
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)65
Climate typetropical climate
Native languagesSubanon language
Chavacano
Tagalog
Websitesirawai.zamboangadelnorte.com

Sirawai, officially the Municipality of Sirawai, is a 4th class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 28,799 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Sirawai is politically subdivided into 34 barangays.

  • Balatakan
  • Balonkan
  • Balubuan
  • Bitugan
  • Bongon
  • Catuyan
  • Culasian
  • Danganon
  • Doña Cecilia
  • Guban
  • Lagundi
  • Libucon
  • Lubok
  • Macuyon
  • Minanga
  • Motong
  • Napulan
  • Panabutan
  • Piacan
  • Pisa Itom
  • Pisa Puti
  • Piña
  • Pugos
  • Pula Bato
  • Pulang Lupa
  • Saint Mary (Poblacion)
  • San Nicolas (Poblacion)
  • San Roque (Poblacion)
  • San Vicente (Poblacion)
  • Sipakit
  • Sipawa
  • Sirawai Proper (Poblacion)
  • Talabiga
  • Tapanayan

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sirawai
YearPop.±% p.a.
1918 2,289—    
1970 9,050+2.68%
1975 9,293+0.53%
1980 10,662+2.79%
1990 19,911+6.45%
1995 22,093+1.97%
2000 16,534−6.02%
2007 20,112+2.74%
2010 24,583+7.58%
2015 28,799+3.06%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

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. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ "Province of Zamboanga del Norte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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