Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines

Zamboanga Sibugay was created on February 24, 2001 during the term of Congressman George T. Hofer by Republic Act 8973. Zamboanga Sibugay has 16 Municipalities, and 389 Barangays. Ipil is the Capital of Zamboanga Sibugay

Zamboanga Sibugay Province, Philippines

  • Zamboanga Sibugay has 16 Municipalities, and 389 Barangays. Z-Wiki has a webpage for all the municipalities and barangays. 406 webpages for Zamboanga Sibugay! As of May of 2010 no-one else can claim this.
    • Of the 16 municipalities of Sibugay only 3 are landlocked (Diplahan, Imelda and Titay). The rest are coastal municipalities.
  • The province Zamboanga Sibubay is in Region IX
  • Ipil is the Capital of Zamboanga Sibugay

The province of Zamboanga Sibugay is the 79th province of the country. It has just celebrated its 8th Araw ng Sibugay with again the longest “Talaba Grill” in the world. Though 8 years old, the province is not among the poorest ten provinces of the country according to the records of the NAPC. The province is known as the rubber capital of the Philippines and is set to host the biggest International Rubber Congress this year 2009.

Province of ZamboangaSibugay
Phone number (062) 333 – 5557
Fax number (062) 333 – 5557
Address: Ipil, 7001 Zamboanga Sibugay
E-mail address: sanrays_99@yahoo.com
E-mail address: benjiecamilo@yahoo.com

Geography of Zamboanga Sibugay Province, Philippines

Of the 16 municipalities of Sibugay only 3 are landlocked (Diplahan, Imelda and Titay). The rest are coastal municipalities.

The Province of Zamboanga Sibugay has 389 barangays with a total land area of 336,322 hectares (3,363.22 sq. km.). Its coastal areas are surrounded in its middle by the big and beautiful Sibuguey Bay, the smaller Dumanquilas Bay to its eastern border, the great Moro Gulf to its south and the Celebes Sea beyond.

Location of Zamboanga Sibugay Province, Philippines

  • 7.7833° N, 122.5833° E – Zamboanga Sibugay, Coordinates

Zamboanga Sibugay is a province of the Philippines located in the Zamboanga Peninsula region in Mindanao. Its capital is Ipil and it borders Zamboanga del Norte to the north, Zamboanga del Sur to the east and Zamboanga City to the southwest. To the south lies Sibuguey Bay in the Moro Gulf. Zamboanga Sibugay was created in 2001 when the third district of Zamboanga del Sur split off. Zamboanga Sibugay is the 79th province created in the Philippines.

People of Zamboanga Sibugay Province, Philippines

  • Population as of 2020 census: 669,840
  • Population as of 2015 census: 633,129

As of the 2000 census, Zamboanga Sibugay has a population of 497,239 people, and a population density of 161/km². It is ranked 29th among the provinces of the Philippines in terms of both population and population density. The annual population growth rate is 2.09%.

The major languages spoken in the province are Cebuano and Ilonggo. Chavacano, Subanen, Ilocano, Tagalog, and other ethnic languages are also spoken.

Last Updated on December 10, 2021

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