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Katipunan, officially the Municipality of Katipunan, is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 45,577 people.[3]

Katipunan
Municipality of Katipunan
St.Francis Xavier Church
St.Francis Xavier Church
Official seal of Katipunan
Seal
Nickname(s): 
Adventure Capital of Zamboanga del Norte
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Katipunan highlighted
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Katipunan highlighted
Katipunan is located in Philippines
Katipunan
Katipunan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 8°26′N 123°17′E / 8.43°N 123.28°E / 8.43; 123.28Coordinates: 8°26′N 123°17′E / 8.43°N 123.28°E / 8.43; 123.28
Country Philippines
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga del Norte
District2nd District
FoundedFebruary 2, 1914
Barangays30 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorPatchito T. Eguia
 • Vice MayorCrisostomo T. Eguia Jr.
 • CongressmanGlona G. Labadlabad
 • Electorate24,348 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total244.12 km2 (94.26 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total45,577
 • Density190/km2 (480/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7109
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)65
Climate typetropical climate
Income class2nd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)81.8 million  (2016)
Native languagesSubanon language
Cebuano
Chavacano
Tagalog
Websitekatipunan.zamboangadelnorte.com

It is formerly known as Lubungan.[4])

HistoryEdit

In 1955, six barrios were created:[5]

  • sitios of Malobog, Malupis, Linasan Manok, Gakol, Gimakan, Lipakan and Capasi as barrio Denoman;
  • sitios of Boalboal, Malonglong, Lobongpre, Nanginan Upper, Larang, Lowang, Lawag, Sibog, Lindangan, Gumatob and Lumbayao as barrio Pinialan;
  • sitios of Baoy, Tamara, Tamilokan, Labokan, Sinilog, Grap, Tobod, Larang, Senuelan, Sibutak, Kunalog, Sapanaga and Upper Lipoga as barrio Nanginan;
  • sitios of Depog, Mate, Saloyong, Lanasan, Notap, Balangasan, Masoy, Upper Seraboc, Dapitan, Linay, Baoran, Bulaw, Siran, Kalayaw, Salay, Kalangag, Conon, Pinopoan, Dauwan, Takwas, Labob, Dabiac, Labaw, Diway, Toboy, Domala, Tolawan, Gotayan, Sirowan, Sigosoy, Dicayas, Kasaw, Denoman, Gimitan, Liliran, Sigamoc, Mosoman, Sikitan, Pierangan, Kitonoc, Parol, Karopay, Tokosawan, Nopiac, Ginokot, Lotowan, Logoc, Napangon, Gomanggay, Boyawan, Malonob, Dicayok, Silisi, Talisay, Tiyala, and Setog Proper as barrio Setog;
  • sitios of Mamara, Tabenas, Kimay, Setubo, Diwakat, Sebalug, Liang, Balobohan, Libo, Sapa, Langob, Moliton, Lanapan, Calumbog and Bentunong as barrio Kanibongan; and
  • sitios of Basangan, Tongilawan, Sikawang, Lagag, Singatong, Linabo, Luyoran and Palinan as barrio Basangan.

BarangaysEdit

Katipunan is politically subdivided into 30 barangays.

  • Balok
  • Barangay Dos (Poblacion)
  • Barangay Uno (Poblacion)
  • Basagan
  • Biniray
  • Bulawan
  • Carupay
  • Daanglungsod
  • Dabiak
  • Dr. Jose Rizal (Lower Mias)
  • Fimagas
  • Loyuran
  • Malasay
  • Malugas
  • Matam
  • Mias
  • Miatan
  • Nanginan
  • New Tambo
  • Patik
  • San Antonio (Laoy)
  • San Vicente
  • Sanao
  • Santo Niño
  • Seres
  • Seroan
  • Singatong
  • Sinuyak
  • Sitog
  • Tuburan

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 3,821—    
1918 12,810+8.40%
1939 35,355+4.95%
1948 38,230+0.87%
1960 29,899−2.03%
1970 23,073−2.56%
1975 25,778+2.25%
1980 28,532+2.05%
1990 32,871+1.43%
1995 37,918+2.71%
2000 37,448−0.27%
2007 40,496+1.09%
2010 43,339+2.50%
2015 45,577+0.96%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][6][7][8]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ "Province: Zamboanga del Norte". 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. ^ Zamboanga del Norte: Province Brief History, Provincial Government of Zamboanga del Norte, retrieved 2012
  5. ^ "An Act Converting into Barrios Certain Sitios in the Province of Zamboanga Del Norte". LawPH.com. Archived from the original on 2012-07-14. Retrieved 2011-04-12. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  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 del Norte". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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