Tigbao, Zamboanga del Sur

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Tigbao
Municipality
Location in Zamboanga del Sur
Location in Zamboanga del Sur
Tigbao is located in Philippines
Tigbao
Tigbao
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 07°49′N 123°17′E / 7.817°N 123.283°E / 7.817; 123.283Coordinates: 07°49′N 123°17′E / 7.817°N 123.283°E / 7.817; 123.283
Country Philippines
Region Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Province Zamboanga del Sur
District 2nd district of Zamboanga del Sur
Founded November 8, 1991
Barangays 18
Government[1]
 • Mayor Danilo E. Dalid
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 PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7043
IDD:area code +63 (0)62
Income class 5th municipal income class
PSGC 097344000
Electorate 11,197 voters as of 2016
Website www.zds-tigbao.gov.ph

Tigbao is a fifth class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 20,979 people.[3] The town 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.[2]

  • 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
Year Pop. ±% 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]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 12 May 2014. Retrieved 17 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 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. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 

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