Tigbao, Zamboanga del Sur

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Tigbao
Municipality
Municipality of Tigbao
Map of Zamboanga del Sur with Tigbao highlighted
Map of Zamboanga del Sur with Tigbao highlighted
Tigbao is located in Philippines
Tigbao
Tigbao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°49′00″N 123°17′00″E / 7.81666667°N 123.28333333°E / 7.81666667; 123.28333333Coordinates: 7°49′00″N 123°17′00″E / 7.81666667°N 123.28333333°E / 7.81666667; 123.28333333
Country  Philippines
Region Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Province Zamboanga del Sur
District 2nd District
Founded November 8, 1991
Barangays 18 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Danilo E. Dalid
 • Electorate 11,197 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 120.69 km2 (46.60 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 20,979
 • Density 170/km2 (450/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code 7043
PSGC 097344000
IDD:area code +63 (0)62
Climate type Tropical climate
Income class 5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 69,045,717.36 (2016)
Website www.zds-tigbao.gov.ph

Tigbao, officially the Municipality of Tigbao, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 20,979 people.[3]

It was created by virtue of Republic Act No. 7162 on November 8, 1991.[4]

Mount Timolan, the highest peak in Zamboanga del Sur, overlooks the town.

Barangays[edit]

Tigbao is politically subdivided into 18 barangays.

  • Begong
  • Busol
  • Caluma
  • Diana Countryside
  • Guinlin
  • Lacarayan
  • Lacupayan
  • Libayoy
  • Limas
  • Longmot
  • Maragang
  • Mati
  • Nangan-nangan
  • New Tuburan
  • Nilo
  • Tigbao
  • Timolan
  • Upper Nilo

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Tigbao
YearPop.±% p.a.
1995 15,915—    
2000 16,914+1.31%
2007 18,598+1.32%
2010 19,300+1.36%
2015 20,979+1.60%
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. ^ "Republic Act No. 7162; An Act Creating the Municipality of Tigbao in the Province of Zamboanga del Sur". Chan Robles Virtual Law Library. 8 November 1991. Retrieved 28 January 2016. 
  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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