Diplahan

Diplahan, officially the Municipality of Diplahan, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 32,428 people.[3]

Diplahan
Municipality of Diplahan
Integrated Bus Terminal
Integrated Bus Terminal
Map of Zamboanga Sibugay with Diplahan highlighted
Map of Zamboanga Sibugay with Diplahan highlighted
Diplahan is located in Philippines
Diplahan
Diplahan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°41′38″N 122°59′04″E / 7.693858°N 122.984472°E / 7.693858; 122.984472Coordinates: 7°41′38″N 122°59′04″E / 7.693858°N 122.984472°E / 7.693858; 122.984472
Country Philippines
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
District1st District
Barangays22 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorEric Y. Palma
 • Vice MayorDanilo S. Abico Sr.
 • CongressmanWilter W. Palma II
 • Electorate20,729 voters (2019)
Area
[2]
 • Total255.51 km2 (98.65 sq mi)
Elevation
173.2 m (568.2 ft)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total32,428
 • Density130/km2 (330/sq mi)
 • Households
7,605
Economy
 • Income class3rd municipal income class
 • Poverty incidence36.45% (2015)[4]
 • Revenue (₱)133,797,900.75 (2016)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7039
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)62
Climate typetropical climate
Native languagesSubanon language
Cebuano
Chavacano
Tagalog

BarangaysEdit

Diplahan is politically subdivided into 22 barangays.

  • Balangao
  • Butong
  • Ditay
  • Gaulan
  • Goling
  • Guinoman
  • Kauswagan
  • Lindang
  • Lobing
  • Luop
  • Manangon
  • Mejo
  • Natan
  • Paradise
  • Pilar
  • Poblacion (Diplahan)
  • Sampoli A
  • Sampoli B
  • Santa Cruz
  • Songcuya
  • Tinongtongan
  • Tuno

ClimateEdit

Climate data for Diplahan, Zamboanga Sibugay
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) 29
(84)
30
(86)
30
(86)
30
(86)
29
(84)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
28
(82)
29
(84)
29
(84)
29
(84)
Average low °C (°F) 22
(72)
22
(72)
22
(72)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
23
(73)
22
(72)
23
(73)
Average precipitation mm (inches) 61
(2.4)
55
(2.2)
75
(3.0)
81
(3.2)
145
(5.7)
189
(7.4)
189
(7.4)
197
(7.8)
162
(6.4)
181
(7.1)
115
(4.5)
70
(2.8)
1,520
(59.9)
Average rainy days 16.4 15.7 19.1 21.5 26.9 27.1 26.4 25.0 24.2 26.8 23.5 18.7 271.3
Source: Meteoblue [5]

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 15,899—    
1990 21,221+2.93%
1995 25,818+3.74%
2000 23,909−1.63%
2007 28,010+2.21%
2010 31,215+4.02%
2015 32,428+0.73%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

ReferencesEdit

  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. ^ "PSA releases the 2015 Municipal and City Level Poverty Estimates". Quezon City, Philippines. Retrieved 12 October 2019.
  5. ^ "Diplahan: Average Temperatures and Rainfall". Meteoblue. Retrieved 1 May 2020.
  6. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  7. ^ 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.
  8. ^ "Province of Zamboanga Sibugay". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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