Tabina History, Tourist Spots, Festival

Tabina is a 4th class coastal municipality of Zamboanga Del Sur Province in Region 9, Philippines.

Tabina Municipal Hall
Tabina Municipal Hall (Credit: Facebook Page)

Profile of Tabina Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of Zamboanga Del Sur (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Pitogo and Dimataling (west)
Area –> 86.90 km2 (33.55 sq mi)
Population –> 25,061 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 77,931,542.53
Barangays –> 15
Terrain –> Hilly
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Government Officials
Congressman –> Leonardo Babasa Jr.
Mayor –> Tirsendo Poloyapoy
Vice Mayor –> Greg A. Dayondon

History of Tabina

The Subanens were the earliest settlers of Tabina. In the the 20th century, immigrants from the Visayas flocked to this area in search of new land to farm.

On August 16, 1961, the municipality of Tabina was created out of some barrios of Dimataling by virtue of Executive Order No. 443 signed by President Carlos P. Garcia.

Economy of Tabina

Farming and fishing are the main source of income of the people of Tabina. Coconut, rice and fish are the main products.

Tourist Spots in Tabina

Tambunan Beach and Marine Sanctuary
Talisay Beach
Buhisan Cliff
Barangay Malim Marine Sanctuary and Lighthouse
Pod-ok Mangrove Boardwalk
St. Francis of Assisi Parish Church

Festivals in Tabina

Feast of St. Francis of Assisi

Map of Tabina Municipality

See also: Profile of Mayor Tirsendo Poloyapoy, Governor Victor Yu

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