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98 Barangays of Zamboanga City within Region 9 - Mindanao in the Republic of The Philippines
Arena Blanco-D2 Ayala-D1 Baliwasan-D1 Baluno-D1 Boalan-D2 Bolong-D2 Buenavista-D2 Bunguiao-D2 Busay-D2 Cabaluay-D2 Cabatangan-D1 Cacao-D2 Calabasa-D2 Calarian-D1 Camino Nuevo-D1 Campo Islam-D1 Canelar-D1 Capisan-D1 Cawit-D1 Culianan-D2 Curuan-D2 Daap Dita-D2 Divisoria-D2 Dulian Bunguiao-D2 Dulian Pasonanca-D1 Guisao-D2 Guiwan-D2 Kasanyangan-D2 La Paz-D1 Labuan-D1 Lamisahan-D2 Landang Gua-D2 Landang Laum-D2 Lanzones-D2 Lapakan-D2 Latuan Curuan-D2 Licomo-D2 Limaong Limpapa-D1 Lubigan-D2 Lumayang-D2 Lumbangan-D2 Lunzuran-D2 Maasin-D1 Malagutay-D1 Mampang-D2 Manalipa-D2 Mangusu-D2 Manicahan-D2 Mariki-D1 Mercedes-D2 Muti-D2 Pamucutan-D1 Pangapuyan-D2 Panubigan-D2 Pasilmanta-D2 Pasobolong-D2 Pasonanca-D1 Patalon-D1 Putik-D2 Quiniput-D2 Recodo-D1 Rio Hondo-D1 Salaan-D2 San Jose Cawa-Cawa-D1 San Jose Gusu-D1 San Ramon-D1 San Roque-D1 Sangali-D2 Sibulao Curuan-D2 Sinubong-D1 Sinunuc-D1 Sta. Barbara-D1 Sta. Catalina-D2 Sta. Maria-D1 Sto. Niño-D1 Tagasilay-D2 Taguiti-D2 Talabaan-D2 Talisayan-D1 Talon-Talon-D2 Taluksangay-D2 Tetuan-D2 Tictapul-D2 Tigbalabag-D2 Tigtabon-D2 Tolosa-D2 Tugbungan-D2 Tulungatung-D1 Tumaga-D1 Tumalutab-D2 Tumitus-D2 Victoria-D2 Vitali-D2 Zambowood-D2 Zone I-D1 Zone II-D1 Zone III-D1 Zone IV-D1


Philippines, is the only country in the world which is 85% Catholic that created FIVE(5) national laws "favoring", "respecting" and "financing" the religion of ISLAM.
Then made it unlawful to finance all other religions.
The only country in the world that has a government commission that caters to Muslims only, for the hajj, for madrasas, and the spread of Islam at government's expense PAID by the taxes of Non-Muslims.

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Landang Gua (Sacol Island), Zamboanga City, Philippines
Landang Gua is located on the east side of the island of Sacol. There are 4 Barangays in Sacol Island. The population is predominantly muslim. Livelihood is mostly from fishing and farming.

Whatever the residents of this community need for their livelihood, they get from the island or via boat from Zamboanga City proper. Living in this island is like living in a different country.

There is electricity in Sacol island now but the generator quite often breaks down. Help is desperately needed. Water is not properly distributed and during the dry season the people suffer. Security, healthcare, communication, and education are four of the basic needs that are desperately needed in sacol island and in the 4 barangays within it.

Basically, Landang Gua is a barangay that is pretty much ignored by the administration of Zamboanga City.

We appeal to the barangay leaders of Landang Gua that they should let their voices be heard by the administration. Do not wait for the handouts. Demand for your share for the development of your community. Ask the city mayor and your congressman for your fair share of the improvements that are going on in Zamboanga City, after all you are a part of Zamboanga City.

My grandfather used to say "The squeaky wheel always gets oiled". So people of Landang Gua start shouting. Start demanding. Let your voices be heard.

Location of Landang Gua, Zamboanga City

  • Area Size in Hectares 589
  • Distance from CITY PROPER: 34.00 Km.
  • Location: East Coast in the island of Sacol

It is 30-minute ride by pump boat from Barangay Arena Blanco.

History of Landang Gua, Zamboanga City

The place Landang Gua of Sacol Island became a Barangay of Zamboanga City upon the enactment of Commonwealth Act No. 39, s. 1937. It is one of the 98 Barngays of the City of Zamboanga.


There are numerous tales about the mystery or origin of Sacol Island. The island is composed of four (4) Barangays, namely: Busay, Pasilmanta, Landang Laum, and Landang Gua. The biggest of the four is Barangay Landang Gua. It is our more or less 20 kilometers from point to point.

One of the mysteries or origin of the name Landang Gua tells of a story of a group of people during that time. There are many fish in the island, there are many different fishes.

During the Spanish regime, when they are visiting the island, there are many groups of women who are cooking fish on the seashores. And there was a small fish that the ladies were cooking, and the visitors asked what the name of the fish is, and the ladies replied nicely “Landang-Landang”. And so, it was the beginning of the name of Landang Gua.


People of Landang Gua, Zamboanga City

  • (2007 Census)
    • Total Population: 2,056
    • Number of Household: 327


Elected Government Officials of Landang Gua, Zamboanga City

Elected Officials of Landang Gua for the term of 2018 - 2020
  • Punong Barangay Chairman/Captain : Benjamin Mohamamad Adjula
  • Barangay Kagawads/Councilors:
  1. Ahmad Salih Abdul
  2. Awala Sakaluran Abubakar
  3. Assal Ajahad Asan
  4. Sijhud Jumaril Idjah
  5. Muhaimin Yusup Asmad
  6. Saldie Butu Habie
  7. Halik Apuasin Abdul
  • Sangguniang Kabataan (SK officials)
    • SK Chairman: ?
    • SK kagawad:
      • 7 members: need their names

Elected Officials of Landang Gua for the term of 2013-2016-18
  • Punong Barangay Chairman/Captain : Adjulla, Benhamin Taulla
  • Barangay Kagawad Habi, Selma Bagang
  • Barangay Kagawad Abubakar, Awala Sakaluran
  • Barangay Kagawad Hussin, Junib Abdurahman
  • Barangay Kagawad Adjula, Jul Adjula
  • Barangay Kagawad Sabturani, Sammy Jalal
  • Barangay Kagawad Idjah, Suhud Jumadir
  • Barangay Kagawad Abdul, Halik Aplasin

Elected Officials of Landang Gua for the term of 2010-2013

Elected Officers for the term of 2007 - 2010

Barangay's power and authority

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This is the "Barangay Code of the Philippines".

The barangay has power and authority over its domain. The improvement of the barangay rests on the barangay officials. The barangay chairman, the barangay council and the local businessmen forge the prosperity of the barangay. Not the president of the Philippines, senate, nor congress, not the governor of the province, not the mayor nor council of the municipality or city. Poor barangays stay poor because of weak and/or ignorant(uninformed) barangay leaders.

When roads need to be built or any infrastructure within the barangay is needed, all the barangay officials have to do is make a resolution and demand for it from the city or municipality council. The resolution will force the city/municipal council or responsible government office to hear the legitimate demands. "The squeaky wheel gets the grease."

Practically anything that has to do with the barangay, the barangay officials have a say on it and most likely the authority over it. The majority of the barangay officials are not aware of their duties and power. They depend on the city council or mayor. The elected barangay officials are afraid of the mayor and city/municipality's "Sangguniang Panlungsod". They are in fear of being ousted or removed from office. The truth is, "Sangguniang Panlungsod" does not have the power to remove any elected barangay officials from office. Only the COURT OF LAW can do this (judicial branch of the government). Information is power. Be informed.

The control of traffic is not up to the city council or chief of police. It is controlled by the barangay. If the barangay needs traffic enforcers, the barangay can make a resolution to demand it from the city or municipality council. When the electric coop or the water district do not maintain their lines, the barangay can directly demand for the maintenance from the utility companies. No need to wait for city council.

The citizens also has the power to make demands to the barangay officials. In case the officials get blinded. Simply file an official complaint with the barangay secretary naming the Punong barangay as the respondent representing the barangay.

Cleaning the shorelines, drainage systems, streets, rivers, and parks within your barangay is YOUR responsibility. You are accountable for this. It is not the responsibility of the City/Municipality officials. The citizens and officials of the barangay are responsible.

  • BUDGET: As far as the preparation for the budget expenditures, it starts at the barangay level, then moves on to cities, municipalities, provinces and regions. The barangays need to exercise their authority. They need to put their yearly budget together for their administration and future projects. The majority of the barangays leave this job to the municipality and city. This is so wrong. Then when the budget doesn't come or is lacking, they complain.
  • The budget for the barangays does go to the City or Municipality, but simply for holding and later distribution. The city or municipality DOES NOT approve the budget. It was already approved by congress. The city or municipality simply "distributes" the approved budget.
  • The bureau of internal revenue is in cahoots to subdue the barangays, municipalities and provinces. They call the rightful shares to the taxes collected as "Internal Revenue Allotment Dependency". It is not a dependency. It is the lawful and rightful share of the LGU as specified in "TITLE III, SHARES OF LOCAL GOVERNMENT UNITS IN THE PROCEEDS OF NATIONAL TAXES, CHAPTER I, Allotment of Internal Revenue Taxes, Section 284."
  • Imperial Manila does not exist anymore. Budgetary planning has been "DECENTRALIZED since 1991.".
  • DURING ELECTIONS: Where do City and Municipality politicians go to campaign? They seek the support of the Barangay officials. They plead to the barangay folks for the votes. After the election they forget you. Do not ever forget the power of the barangay.

Ignorance keeps the pinoys thinking that Manila rules. Be informed, be educated and make your barangay prosper.

Businesses in Landang Gua, Zamboanga City

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    • Resorts, restaurants, pension houses, or hotels are welcome to be listed here.
    • Bakery, Mechanical Shop, Bicycle Shop, Tailor shops can be listed here.
    • If you have a pharmacy or gas station, it can be listed here too.
    • Hardware stores, Agrivets, salon, spas, etc. are welcome to be listed.
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Landang Gua, Zamboanga City supports Philippine Cycling

Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
Cycling Activity to Participate In

Your cycling activity can be posted here and it will be shown in all the Provincial, City, Municipal and Barangay pages. Your 2015 Cycling Race or Activity can be Posted here.

  • ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
  • CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
  • Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>

Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Landang Gua, Zamboanga City

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  • If you have real estate property, whether its commercial, residential, farm land, or just an empty lot in Landang Gua, you can list that property for FREE HERE in Z-wiki.
  • You can list your House and lot or farm land for sale or lease for free here in Z-Wiki

Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Landang Gua, Zamboanga City

The name of your church, mosque, or place of worship can be listed in this community page. Take a picture of the facade of your church or place of worship and it can be posted here. We can even provide you with a free webpage. You can enter the data (story about your place of worship) here yourself, email the information or pictures to (franklin_maletsky@yahoo.com) or via Facebook.


  • FILIPINOS WAKE UP! THE TAXES YOU PAID ARE USED BY THE GOVERNMENT TO EXCLUSIVELY FINANCE THE RELIGION OF ISLAM.
    Freedom of religion, yes. Equality, yes. But no favoritism.

Schools in Landang Gua, Zamboanga City

  • Landang Gua Elementary School
  • Landang Gua National High School

First Zamboanga integrated school established in Landang Gua

FOR THE FIRST TIME in the history of Zamboanga City, an integrated school is established to provide secondary education to students in 6 island barangays.

Mayor Lobregat, Division Office representatives and chieftains from the island barangays of Landang Gua, Landang Laum, Busay, Pasilmanta, Manalipa and Tumalutab on Thursday, June 14, 2009 forged an agreement providing for the operation of the Landang Gua Integrated School starting this month.

Based on the agreement, the Landang Gua Elementary School is converted into an Integrated School that will provide secondary education to first year students. The city government is committed to fill in two teacher items for assignment in the school to ensure its immediate opening this school year.

The officials who signed the MOA included Division of City Schools OIC Norma Vecina, Landang Gua barangay chairman Musa Sakaluran, Landang Laum barangay chair Husnie_H._Arabbasa, Busay chairman Ahmad_K._Yusop, Pasilmanta barangay chair Abbas_M._Jamhin, Manalipa chairman Abubakar_H._Alphad, Tumalutab barangay chairman Carsona_A._Abunawas and Manicahan District Principal in-charge Erlinda Ducanes. Councilor Rudy Lim, Council Committee on Education chairman and Assistant Division City Schools Supt. Pedro Melchor Natividad affixed their signatures on the MOA as witnesses.

The agreement states that the Division Office under the Department of Education will provide the textbooks and other instructional materials for the school; fast track compliance of all requirements of the Department for the establishment of the such schools; monitor status of processing by the DEPED Central office of the application and to promptly comply with deficiencies, if any to accelerate the approval process.

On the other hand, the chairmen of the 6 island barangays will provide the logistical support in the form of chairs, tables and desks while the teachers of the Landang Gua Elementary School as well as others belonging to the Manicahan District, through Ducanes will support the manpower requirement of the said integrated school by handling certain classes requiring their expertise, in addition to their present teaching load and in accordance with a schedule to be developed by and agreed upon among themselves.

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Economy of Landang Gua, Zamboanga City

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Natural Resources of Landang Gua, Zamboanga City

Protect the environment

It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.

Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!


Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.

The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.

To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.

Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More


We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.

This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.

Contact:

  • Secretary Roy Cimatu - since May 8, 2017
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.


Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power and thermal energy conversion. We have too many black outs.

Tourists Attractions of Landang Gua, Zamboanga City

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Fiestas and Traditions of Landang Gua, Zamboanga City

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Your Story about Landang Gua, Zamboanga City

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Families of Landang Gua, Zamboanga City

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