Titay, Zamboanga Sibugay

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Titay
Municipality
Municipality of Titay
Map of Zamboanga Sibugay with Titay highlighted
Map of Zamboanga Sibugay with Titay highlighted
Titay is located in Philippines
Titay
Titay
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°51′N 122°33′E / 7.85°N 122.55°E / 7.85; 122.55Coordinates: 7°51′N 122°33′E / 7.85°N 122.55°E / 7.85; 122.55
Country  Philippines
Region Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Province Zamboanga Sibugay
District 2nd District
Founded May 24, 1959
Barangays 29 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Mec D. Rillera
 • Electorate 30,281 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 350.44 km2 (135.31 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 49,673
 • Density 140/km2 (370/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7003
PSGC 098315000
IDD:area code +63 (0)62
Climate type tropical climate
Income class 2nd municipal income class
Revenue (₱) 11,031,168.39 (2016)
Website titaysibugay.url.ph

Titay, officially the Municipality of Titay, is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 49,673 people.[3]

It was declared as a separate municipality on May 24, 1959, by virtue of Executive Order No. 395.[4]

Barangays[edit]

Titay is politically subdivided into 30 barangays.

  • Achasol
  • Azusano
  • Bangco
  • Camanga
  • Culasian
  • Dalangin
  • Dalangin Muslim
  • Dalisay
  • Gomotoc
  • Imelda (Upper Camanga)
  • Kipit
  • Kitabog
  • La Libertad
  • Longilog
  • Mabini
  • Malagandis
  • Mate
  • Moalboal
  • Namnama
  • New Canaan
  • Palomoc
  • Poblacion (Titay)
  • Poblacion Muslim
  • Pulidan
  • San Antonio
  • San Isidro
  • Santa Fe
  • Supit
  • Tugop
  • Tugop Muslim

History[edit]

In 1933 Custodio P. Mariano Sr.the first Ilocano settler, discovered a small place in the center of the poblacion and registered the name of the place in honor of his favorite cousin back in Luzon who is Cristita Mariano nicknamed "Titay" knowing that a woman's name would bring good luck to the place. The Mariano families were among the first batch of Ilocanos who came from Luzon.Followed by the Dar families who are cousins of the Marianos.

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Titay
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1970 19,008 —    
1975 20,005 +1.03%
1980 24,983 +4.54%
1990 31,994 +2.50%
1995 35,065 +1.73%
2000 39,730 +2.71%
2007 43,723 +1.33%
2010 46,456 +2.23%
2015 49,673 +1.28%
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 Sibugay". 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. ^ "Executive Order No. 395: Creating the Municipalities of Tungawan and Titay in the Province of Zamboanga Del Sur". Official Gazette of the Republic of the Philippines. Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office. May 24, 1959. Retrieved 6 August 2014. 
  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. 
  7. ^ "Province of Zamboanga Sibugay". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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