Sominot, Zamboanga del Sur

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Sominot
Municipality
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: 08°01′N 123°22′E / 8.017°N 123.367°E / 8.017; 123.367Coordinates: 08°01′N 123°22′E / 8.017°N 123.367°E / 8.017; 123.367
Country Philippines
Region Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Province Zamboanga del Sur
District 1st district of Zamboanga del Sur
Founded March 27, 1980
Government[1]
 • Mayor Stephen C. Acosta
Area[2]
 • Total 111.52 km2 (43.06 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 18,537
 • Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7022
Dialing code +63 (0)62
Income class 5th municipal income class
PSGC 097340000
Electorate 8,634 voters as of 2016
Website www.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.[2]

  • 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
Year Pop. ±% 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][4][5]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 12 May 2014. Retrieved 22 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: ZAMBOANGA DEL SUR". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 16 July 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Census of Population (2015): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Census of Population and Housing (2010): Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay (Report). NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007): Total Population by Province, City and Municipality (Report). NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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