Sominot, Zamboanga del Sur

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Sominot
Municipality
Map of Zamboanga del Sur showing the location of Sominot
Map of Zamboanga del Sur showing the location of Sominot
Sominot is located in Philippines
Sominot
Sominot
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°01′N 123°22′E / 8.017°N 123.367°E / 8.017; 123.367Coordinates: 8°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
Area
 • Total 111.52 km2 (43.06 sq mi)
Population (2010)
 • Total 16,652
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
Income class 5th class town

Sominot is a 5th class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 16,652[1] people in 3,005 households. The town was formerly known as Don Mariano Marcos named after President Ferdinand Marcos' father until it was renamed in 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, Zamboanga del Sur
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 12,653 —    
1995 13,344 +1.07%
2000 14,815 +2.11%
2007 16,367 +1.43%
2010 16,652 +0.58%
Source: National Statistics Office[2]

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