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Legislative districts of Zamboanga City

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The current two Legislative districts of Zamboanga City are the representation of the City of Zamboanga in the Philippine House of Representatives. Zamboanga City was part of the representation of the Zamboanga Province from 1935 to 1953, of Zamboanga del Sur from 1953 to 1972 and of Region IX from 1978 to 1984. It was granted its own representation in 1984 by the Batasang Pambansa. It was divided into 2 districts by virtue of Republic Act No. 9269[1] on March 19, 2004. Veterans Avenue is the dividing line of the two districts.

Currently, there is a proposal to divide Zamboanga into three (3) legislative districts since according to the 2007 Census of Population, Zamboanga has a population of 774,000.

1st District

  • Barangays: Ayala, Bagong Calarian, Baliwasan, Baluno, Cabatangan, Camino Nuevo, Campo Islam, Canelar, Capisan, Cawit, Dulian (Upper Pasonanca), La Paz, Labuan, Limpapa, Maasin, Malagutay, Mariki, Pamucutan, Pasonanca, Patalon, Recodo, Rio Hondo, San Jose Cawa-Cawa, San Jose Gusu, San Roque, Sta. Barbara, Sta. Maria, Sto. Niño. Sinubung, Sinunuc, Talisayan, Tulungatung, Tumaga, Zone 1, Zone 2, Zone 3 and Zone 4
  • Population (2010): 399,950
Period Representative
14th Congress
2007–2010
Maria Isabelle G. Climaco Salazar
15th Congress
2010–2013
16th Congress
2013–2016
Celso L. Lobregat

2nd District

  • Barangays: Arena Blanco, Boalan, Bolong, Buenavista, Bunguiao, Busay, Cabaluay, Cacao, Calabasa, Culianan, Curuan, Dita, Divisoria, Dulian (Upper Bunguiao), Guisao, Guiwan, Kasanyangan, Lamisahan, Landang Gua, Landang Laum, Lanzones, Lapakan, Latuan, Licomo, Limaong, Lubigan, Lumayang, Lumbangan, Lunzuran, Mampang, Manalipa, Mangusu, Manicahan, Mercedes, Muti, Pangapuyan, Panubigan, Pasilmanta, Pasobolong, Putik, Quiniput, Salaan, Sangali, Sta. Catalina, Sibulao, Tagasilay, Taguiti, Talabaan, Talon-Talon, Taluksangay, Tetuan, Tictapul, Tigbalabag, Tictabon, Tolosa, Tugbungan, Tumalutap, Tumitus, Victoria, Vitali and Zambowood
  • Population (2010): 407,179
Period Representative
14th Congress
2007–2010
Erico Basilio A. Fabian
15th Congress
2010–2013
16th Congress
2013–2016
Lilia Macrohon-Nuño

Lone District (Defunct)

Period Representative/Assemblyman
Regular Batasang Pambansa
1984–1986
Cesar C. Climaco
8th Congress
1987–1992
Ma. Clara L. Lobregat
9th Congress
1992–1995
10th Congress
1995–1998
11th Congress
1998–2001
Celso L. Lobregat
12th Congress
2001–2004
13th Congress
2004–2007
Erico Basilio A. Fabian

See also

References

  1. ^
  • Philippine House of Representatives Congressional Library
  • www.zamboanga.com
  • www.zambotimes.com
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