Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
Barangays of Tungawan in the Zamboanga Sibugay Province within Region IX of the Philippines
Baluran || Batungan || Cayamcam || Datu Tumanggong || Gaycon || Langon || Libertad || Linguisan || Little Margos || Loboc || Looc-labuan || Lower Tungawan (Guilinan) || Malungon || Masao || San Pedro || San Vicente || San Isidro || Santo Niño || Sisay || Taglibas || Tigbanuang || Tigbucay || Tigpalay || Timbabauan || Upper Tungawan
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List of Municipalities in the Zamboanga Sibugay Province within Region IX in the Republic of the Philippines
Alicia • Buug • Diplahan • Imelda • Ipil (Capital) • Kabasalan • Mabuhay • Malangas • Naga • Olutanga • Payao • Roseller T. Lim • Siay • Talusan • Titay • Tungawan
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Entrance to San Isidro, Tungawan Sibugay from Licomo, Zamboanga City
Leaving San Isidro, Tungawan, Sibugay and into Licomo, Zamboanga City
Balete Tree, Upper Tungawan
- Tungawan has a total of 25 barangays.
- Registered Voters of Tungawan as of (2010) = 18,896
- Tungawan is in the 2nd Voting District of Zamboanga Sibugay
- Population of Tungawan (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 37,588
- Land Area of Tungawan (as of 2007, in hectares) = 47,328
- Tungawan is a 2nd class Municipality and Partially Urban.
- Tungawan is in the Zamboanga Sibugay province and within Region_IX in the Zamboanga Peninsula.
- 1 Geography of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 2 Location of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 3 History of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 4 People of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 5 Elected Government Officials of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 6 Businesses in Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 7 Real Estate for Sale in Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 8 Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 9 Schools in Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 10 Economy of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 11 Natural Resources of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 12 Tourists Attractions of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 13 Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 14 Your Story about Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 15 The oldest man or woman in Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 16 Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling
- 17 Tungawan Photo Gallery
- 18 Disclaimer
Geography of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- souce verbatim from tungawan lgu
Tungawan has a total land area of 47,328 hectares, generally classified into built-up, agricultural and forestland areas. It is composed of 25 barangays with 138 sitios and 175 puroks. There are 12 coastal barangays, 3 barangays traversing along the national highway and 10 barangays situated in the hinterland. Barangays with biggest land area are Datu Tumanggong (12.6%), Batungan(10%), Sisay (8.9%) San Pedro (8.5%) and Upper Tungawan (8.1% of total land area of municipality).
Location of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- copied from the tungawan lgu verbatim
Tungawan is situated in the Southern quadrant of the Province of Zamboanga Sibugay located within the Latitude 07o 28’ 00” and Longitude 122o 26’ 00”. It is bounded on the north by the Municipality of R.T. Lim, on the south by the city of Zamboanga, on the west by the municipalities of Siocon and Sirawai in Zamboanga Del Norte and on the east by the Sibuguey Bay.
It is 160.8 kms from Pagadian City (the regional center of Region IX), 120 kms from Zamboanga City (the entrance to the Province) and 27 kms from Ipil, which is the capital town of the Province.
The municipality can be reached by land transport via public utility buses which ply the Ipil-Zamboanga City route. Public utilities like habal-habal are also available for transport from Poblacion to other barangays. Road networks are described as all-weather with one or two being passable only during dry season. Coastal barangays are accessible both by land and sea.
History of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- Source of article verbatim from tungawan.gov.ph/about-tungawan.html
Tungawan has a colorful history and varied cultures. But foremost is the tangerine-colored minute insect, belonging to the Hirudo Family, locally known as “Tungao” after which the town derived its name. It was said that during the early days, these tiny insects would usually prey on game hunters, who probed the depthness of the virgin forest of Tungawan, some 90 kilometers from the bustling town, which we now call the City of Zamboanga.
Tungawan, before it became a town, had a majestic mountains and vast plains and plateaus delicately cultured by nature with countless species of timbers, birds, flora and fauna. Today, only a few of these could be found in the small forest left untouched by unscrupulous loggers.
No traceable cornerstones could be found in Tungawan that would attest to its glorious past, except for some broken pieces of potteries, wares and metals of oriental designs which proved that either Malay or Chinese culture had once set foot on this jungle long before the Spaniards came. These also proved that the early people living in Tungawan were never subjected to foreign power.
The Subanens were the known early tribe to inhabit Tungawan. They were called "Subanos" which means "river people", for they usually build their seasonal huts along the river banks. They kept on moving from one place to another almost every year after harvest seasons. The early Subanos were primitive people. They usually build their huts with tree barks, round wood, bamboo strips, rattan and cogon leaves as roofing. The Subanens were adept with "kaingin" or "slash and burn" system of farming that limited their crops production to seasonal ones like camote, cassava, palay, corn and vegetables. Gathering of wild fruits, fishing and hunting supplemented their livelihood.
With the introduction of Islam in Tungawan, some of the Subanens were converted to the Islam faith while others retained their pagan belief. Some were of nomadic Samal Bangingi or Samal Vitali who inhabited the coastal areas who came to Tungawan during the later years were also converted to Islam by the Islam missionaries.
Centuries later, the Spaniards came, and converted some of the natives into the Christian faith. According to oral tale, the first group of Spaniards landed somewhere in Baluran, where the "yati" or "wati" trees are found. These trees are of South American origin.
As years passed, the society of the natives of Tungawan formed into three groups - 1) the Subanens, 2) the Samals and 3) the Kalibugans who were a mixture of the first two.
On May 24, 1960, by virtue of Executive Order No. 395, signed by then President Carlos P. Garcia, Tungawan was created into a municipality, out of the mother municipality of Ipil, Zamboanga del Sur. However, it was only on January 29, 1961 that Tungawan started operating as a corporate municipality, with 9 barrios within its jurisdiction. At present, there are 25 barangays comprising the municipality of Tungawan.
People of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- Total Population of Tungawan (as of 2015 Census) = 42,030
- Total Population of Tungawan (as of May 1, 2010 Census) = 40,552
The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.
They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.
Budget of Municipalities and Cities: The Philippine budget formulation system is not centralized. It has been decentralized since 1991. It is the responsibility of each LGU to submit their budgetary needs for review. Failure to submit is the problem. "IMPERIAL MANILA IS A MYTH!".
- Absolutely NO need for FEDERALISM. It is a ploy to give the Bangsamoro an Islamic State and finance the religion of Islam. It violates the constitution's "separation of church and state". We need a representation of a MINIMUM of one SENATOR per REGION..
- Contrary to Pres. Duterte's ranting (July 2019): Elected public officials can't be suspended by the DILG or the office of the president. Republic Act 7160 chapter 4.
- Elected officials of Tungawan for the term of 2019-2022
- Mayor of Tungawan: Carlnan Climaco
- Vice-Mayor of Tungawan: Ivan Balano
- Councilors of Tungawan:
- CLIMACO, ROSALIE
- CARACOL, LORVERLE
- MANGUBAT, ALLAN
- ABDILLA, RUBEN
- MEDADO, MAXIMO
- ARCILLAS, ARVIE
- ABISON, BENZAR
- BASA, MUIN
- Elected officials of Tungawan for the term of 2016-2019
- Mayor of Tungawan: Carlnan Climaco
- Vice-Mayor of Tungawan: Ivan Balano
- Councilors of Tungawan:
- Lorverle Caracol
- Ruben Abdilla
- Muin Basa
- Khemar Alam
- Abduraup Abison
- Edwin Tayag
- Arvie Arcillas
- Maximo Medado
- Elected officials of Tungawan for the term of 2013-2016
- Mayor of Tungawan: Randy Adlawon Climaco - NACIONALISTA PARTY
- Vice-Mayor of Tungawan: Abduraup Abunawas Abison - NACIONALISTA PARTY
- Councilors of Tungawan:
- CARACOL, LORVERLE (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 7029 9.93%
- BALANO, IVAN (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 6506 9.19%
- DESOASIDO, FR TOTO NACIONALISTA PARTY 6057 8.56%
- MEDADO, MAXIMO (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 5866 8.29%
- LINGAD, ISABEL (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 5821 8.23%
- MONTANI, JOSE (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 5761 8.14%
- BAWA, BON INDEPENDENT 5231 7.39%
- LUNA, MARVIN (NP) NACIONALISTA PARTY 5175 7.31%
- Elected officials of Tungawan for the term of 2010-2013
- Mayor: Randy Adlawon Climaco
- Vice-Mayor: Abduraup Abunawas Abison
Businesses in Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood
The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.
- DOST - Website
- UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
- DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website
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- Clinics, Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals
- Pharmacies, Drug Stores, Agri-Vets
- Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies, General Stores, Sari-Sari Stores, Internet-Cafes
- Department Stores and Appliance Stores
- Supermarket, wet market, Fish Markets
- Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses, Boarding houses and Resorts
- Repair Shops: Shoe repair, Cellphone, Bikes (bicycles), motorcycles etc...
- Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops, and Bakeries (Bakeshops)
- Salons, Spas, Beauty Shops and Barber Shops
- Gas Stations, Water Stations, Propane Stations
Real Estate for Sale in Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
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- 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 Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
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School year 2018-2019 starts Monday, Monday, June 4, 2018 and ends on Friday, April 5, 2019, for public elementary and secondary schools. The School Year shall consist of 208 school days inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training and the three days for the Parent-Teacher Conferences (PTC) conducted within the school year. However, learners are expected to be in school for a total of 200 class days.
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PUBLIC NOTICE: Why pretend that the National language of the Philippines is Tagalog? It should be English. To be a Teacher, doctor, lawyer, engineer, architect, nurse, computer technician; what books do you learn from? English books of course. All your tests are in English. The constitution of the Philippines is written in English. All the laws and new laws introduced by congress are in English. For that matter, you can't be a teacher in a school system unless you know English. The "Licensure Exam for Teachers" is in ENGLISH! Who are these people forcing Tagalog down our throats? Tagalog is simply one of the many dialects of the Philippines. Keep your dialects but learn and be proficient in ENGLISH.
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- Name of School. Private or Public. It can be an elementary school, high school, college.
- Address of your school
- Telephone Number
- Principal of the school
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Economy of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
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Natural Resources of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 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.
- Secretary Roy Cimatu - since May 8, 2017
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
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 Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
In the Philippines a fiesta is usually celebrated in barrios or barangays. It is the official holiday of the LGU, the barangay. Filipinos love fiestas. It is a time for joy and celebration. A fiesta is of Spanish origin and is usually commemorated in association with a christian patron saint. Most barangays whose population have been clustered by Muslims(Moros) and their population is more than that of the Christians, the celebration of the fiesta have been cancelled and replaced with the Hari Raya or Eid al-Fitr.
The cities or municipalities usually have yearly festivals where all the barangays participate. The cities or municipalities hold contests for the best floats in parades.
- Pasalamat Festival – a street dancing competition every January 15 – 29 featuring the Traditional way of holding thanks giving celebration among the subanens and kalibugans in the Locality. The site of the festival is in Sports Complex, Tungawan Elementary School, Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay.
Your Story about Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
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The oldest man or woman in Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
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Tungawan, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines 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.
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- 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>>>
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