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