Sominot, Zamboanga del Sur

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Sominot
Municipality of Sominot
Map of Zamboanga del Sur with Sominot highlighted
Map of Zamboanga del Sur with Sominot highlighted
Sominot is located in Philippines
Sominot
Sominot
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°02′30″N 123°23′05″E / 8.041547°N 123.384644°E / 8.041547; 123.384644Coordinates: 8°02′30″N 123°23′05″E / 8.041547°N 123.384644°E / 8.041547; 123.384644
Country Philippines
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Sur
District1st District
FoundedMarch 27, 1980
Barangays18 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorJohnriel D. Melo
 • Vice MayorProceso S. Estrada
 • CongressmanDivina Grace C. Yu
 • Electorate10,410 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total111.52 km2 (43.06 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total18,537
 • Density170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Economy
 • Income class5th municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence49.41% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)64,088,800.67 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7022
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)62
Climate typetropical climate
Native languagesSubanon language
Cebuano
Chavacano
Tagalog
Websitewww.zds-sominot.gov.ph

Sominot is a fifth class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 18,537 people.[3]

The town was formerly known as Don Mariano Marcos, named after President Ferdinand Marcos' father, until it was renamed on September 12, 1988.

Barangays[edit]

Sominot is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.

  • Bag-ong Baroy
  • New Oroquieta
  • Barubuhan
  • Bulanay
  • Datagan
  • Eastern Poblacion
  • Lantawan
  • Libertad
  • Lumangoy
  • New Carmen
  • Picturan
  • Poblacion
  • Rizal
  • San Miguel
  • Santo Niño
  • Sawa
  • Tungawan
  • Upper Sicpao

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Sominot
YearPop.±% p.a.
1990 12,653—    
1995 13,344+1.00%
2000 14,815+2.27%
2007 16,367+1.38%
2010 16,652+0.63%
2015 18,537+2.06%
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 Sur". 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 Sur". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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