Vitali Island

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Vitali Island
Island with 3 Barangays
Vitali Island is located in Philippines
Vitali Island
Vitali Island
Map of the Philippines showing the location of Vitali Island
Coordinates: 7°21′31″N 122°20′54″E / 7.35861°N 122.34833°E / 7.35861; 122.34833Coordinates: 7°21′31″N 122°20′54″E / 7.35861°N 122.34833°E / 7.35861; 122.34833
Country Philippines
Region Region IX
City Zamboanga City
District District II
Barangays Limaong and Tumitus
Representative Hon. Lilia Macrohon-Nuño
Government
 • Mayor Beng Climaco
Area
 • Total 96 km2 (37 sq mi)
Population (2007 Census)
 • Total 6,618
 • Density 69/km2 (180/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7000
Dialing code 62

Vitali Island is the largest of the 28 offshore islands that constitute the city of Zamboanga in the Republic of the Philippines.

Geography[edit]

The island is located on the beautiful Moro Gulf about 56 kilometres (35 mi) NNE of the city downtown, 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) from the border of the province of Zamboanga del Sur, and 1.5 kilometres (0.93 mi) east of the mainland Barangay of Mangusu of Zamboanga City.[1] At its longest, the island is about 11.8 kilometres (7.3 mi) long, and at its widest, about 5 kilometres (3.1 mi).

Barangays[edit]

The island is made up of two barangays:[2][3]

  • Limaong
  • Tumitus

Schools[edit]

  • Limaong Elementary School
  • Tumitus Elementary School

Transportation[edit]

Vitali Island is accessible by vinta from Brgy Mangusu.

Activities[edit]

  • Scuba Diving
  • Fishing

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Islands of Zamboanga City". Zamboanga.com. Retrieved on 2011-08-25.
  2. ^ "Poverty map of Zamboanga". Retrieved on 2011-08-29.
  3. ^ "City of Zamboanga Map". Zamboanga, City of Flowers. Retrieved on 2011-08-29.