Tungawan Tourist Spots, History, Festivals

Tungawan is a 2nd class coastal municipality of Zamboanga Sibugay Province in Region 9, Philippines.

Tungawan Municipal Hall
Tungawan Municipal Hall (Credit: Clif Ford FB account)

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
Government Officials
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

Gapas-Gapas Beach
Bangaan Island
Shrine del Nuestra SeƱora del Pilar

Festivals in Tungawan

Sibug-Sibug Festival
Map of Tungawan Municipality

See also: Profile of Mayor Carlnan Climaco, Governor Wilter Palma Sr.

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