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Talusan, officially the Municipality of Talusan, is a 5th class municipality in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 29,969 people.[3]

Municipality of Talusan
Map of Zamboanga Sibugay with Talusan highlighted
Map of Zamboanga Sibugay with Talusan highlighted
Municipality of Talusan is located in Philippines
Municipality of Talusan
Municipality of Talusan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 7°20′N 122°53′E / 7.33°N 122.88°E / 7.33; 122.88Coordinates: 7°20′N 122°53′E / 7.33°N 122.88°E / 7.33; 122.88
Country Philippines
RegionZamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
District1st District
FoundedNovember 11, 1977
Barangays14 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorOrlando A. Ramiso
 • Vice MayorRalimson L. Ramiso
 • CongressmanWilter W. Palma II
 • Electorate9,204 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total58.16 km2 (22.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2015 census)[3]
 • Total29,969
 • Density520/km2 (1,300/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
7012
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)62
Climate typetropical climate
Income class5th municipal income class
Revenue (₱)67 million  (2016)
Native languagesSubanon language
Cebuano
Chavacano
Tagalog
Websitewww.talusansibugay.gov.ph

It is the second least populous municipality in the province and the smallest in area.

The municipality is located in the central part of Olutanga Island.

BarangaysEdit

Talusan is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.

  • Aurora
  • Baganipay
  • Bolingan
  • Bualan
  • Cawilan
  • Florida
  • Kasigpitan
  • Laparay
  • Mahayahay
  • Moalboal
  • Poblacion (Talusan)
  • Sagay
  • Samonte
  • Tuburan

DemographicsEdit

YearPop.±% p.a.
1980 10,477—    
1990 10,455−0.02%
1995 15,012+7.01%
2000 18,394+4.45%
2007 22,875+3.05%
2010 25,268+3.69%
2015 29,969+3.30%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]

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. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "Province of Zamboanga Sibugay". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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