Tungawan is a 2nd class coastal municipality of Zamboanga Sibugay Province in Region 9, Philippines.
Profile of Tungawan Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Western part of Mindanao Island in Southern Philippines (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Roseller T. Lim (north), Zamboanga City (south), Sirawai and Siocon in Zamboanga Del Norte (west)
Area –> 473.28 km2 (182.73 sq mi)
Population –> 42,030 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 144,121,238.02
Barangays –> 25
Terrain –> Mountainous with hills and narrow coastal plain
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Corn, Coconut, Fish, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Cebuano, Tagalog, English
Legislative District –> 2nd
Congressman –> Dulce Ann K. Hofer
Mayor –> Carlnan Climaco
Vice Mayor –> Ivan N. Balano
History of Tungawan
On May 24, 1960, the municipality of Tungawan was created by virtue of Executive Order No. 395 issued by President Carlos Garcia.
Economy of Tungawan
Tungawan is an agricultural town where rice, corn and fish are the major products.
Tourist Spots in Tungawan
Shrine del Nuestra Señora del Pilar
Festivals in Tungawan
Map of Tungawan Municipality