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  Zamboanga Peninsula - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Zamboanga Peninsula is both a peninsula and an administrative region on that peninsula in the Philippines.
The boundary between the peninsula and the mainland is artificially marked by the border between Zamboanga del Sur and Lanao del Norte.
Zamboanga Peninsula lies between the Moro Gulf, part of the Celebes Sea, and the Sulu Sea.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Zamboanga_Peninsula   (400 words)

  
 The Provincial Profile of Zamboanga Del Sur
Zamboanga was part of the territory that shifted between the control of the Sultans of Sulu and Maguindanao.
Zamboanga became a district of the Moro Province in 1903.
Zamboanga del Sur holds the bountiful southern half of the peninsula and is blessed with fertile soil, rich fishing grounds and minerals.
www.geocities.com /lppsec/pp/zambosur.htm   (1325 words)

  
 Province of Zamboanga del Norte Brief History
The island of Mindanao is marked by a peninsulas and the largest of all is the ZAMBOANGA Peninsula.
The ZAMBOANGA Peninsula was known as Sibugay or Sibuguey during the coming of the Spanish conquistadors.
The entire peninsula was later called Zamboanga Peninsula although the easternmost part of the peninsula belong to the Province of Misamis.
zamboangadelnorte.com /History.htm   (634 words)

  
 Zamboanga Peninsula, Region IX, Philippines
Zamboanga del Norte and Zamboanga del Sur share a long, thin peninsula pointing toward the smaller offshore island of Basilan, the third province in the region.
The two in Zamboanga del Sur are Pagadian City, the provincial capital, and Zamboanga City.
Zamboanga was in the early twentieth century the capital from which Gen. John J. Pershing, U.S.A., governed Moro Province, which included the whole of Mindanao.
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 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: Description   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The province of Zamboanga del Sur is bounded on the north by the province of Zamboanga del Norte; on the south by the Moro Gulf; on the southwest by Zamboanga Sibugay; and on the east and northeast by Lanao del Norte, Misamis Occidental, and Panguil Bay.
Zamboanga del Sur occupies the southern section of the Zamboanga peninsula that forms the western part of the Island of Mindanao.
Zamboanga del Sur consists of two congressional districts with 26 municipalities and one city, with a total of 681 barangays.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=description&province=50   (408 words)

  
 Welcome to the City of Zamboanga : City Profile
Zamboanga City is endowed with several rivers that drain to the Sulu Sea and the Moro Gulf.
The wetland in Zamboanga City is located in the southwestern tip of Zamboanga peninsula and consists of fishponds, saltpans, mangrove forest and coral reefs.
In Zamboanga City, the groundwater flow moves in a southerly direction with groundwater level expected to fluctuate in accordance with the rainfall occurrences, which affects the recharge of the aquifer.
www.zamboanga.net /sepvol2chap4a.htm   (2332 words)

  
 Zamboanga del Norte : Province Brief History
Jesuit missionaries expanded their work from the northern part of the peninsula southward to Zamboanga and were forced to withdraw within two years due to native’s violent opposition to the Christian faith.
The Spanish colony and fort of Zamboanga was the principal seat of Spanish authority.
Zamboanga was made one of the six districts of Mindanao and Sulu.
zamboangadelnorte.com /ZDNhistoricalAccount.htm   (2018 words)

  
 Zamboanga Peninsula Region News - PIA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Zamboanga City (Oct. 15) -- US Ambassador to the Philippines Francis Ricciardone inspected the port improvement project in Maluso, Basilan Province, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), which poured in millions of pesos in support of the Philippine government's effort to rehabilitate the strife-ridden region.
Zamboanga City (Oct. 15) - The first-ever Zamboanga City Media Forum conducted on October 13, 2004 at the Astoria Hotel, this city yielded positive results and commitment from the local tri-media.
Zamboanga City (Oct. 6) -- Jobs and Generation Secretary and concurrent Chairman of the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) Cito Lorenzo hailed the long anticipated inauguration of the Land Bank Regional Office at Pettit Barracks here in Zamboanga City.
www.pia.gov.ph /regions.asp?regnum=9   (415 words)

  
 Welcome to the City of Zamboanga : City of Flowers of the World
Bounded on the south by the Basilan strait, on the west by the Sulu and Zamboanga del Norte, on the North by Zamboanga del Sur, and on the east by Sibuguey.
However, the continued raids and the menace sown by Datu Qudarat on the Christian settlements prompted the Jesuits to lobby for the return of the Spanish forces and in particular for a fort to be constructed.
For a period of 55 years, the town of Zamboanga and the fort was laid at the mercy of Sultan Qudarat and the other native leaders who laid siege for the control of the fort.
www.zamboanga.net /Arts&CultureZamboangaHistory.htm   (1967 words)

  
 Zamboanga   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The term is often used to refer to either the whole of Zamboanga Peninsula, which is both the name of the landform and the administrative region on that landform; or to Zamboanga City.
The Zamboanga Peninsula region is composed of three provinces also named Zamboanga: Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, and Zamboanga Sibugay.
Zamboanga was one of the provinces of the Philippines.
www.worldhistory.com /wiki/Z/Zamboanga.htm   (179 words)

  
 zamboanga del sur province info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is bounded on the north and west by Zamboanga del Norte, on the east by Misamis Occidental, Panguil Bay, and Lanao del Norte, and on the south by the Moro Gulf and the Basilan Strait.
Zamboanga del Sur became a separate province on June 6, 1952 when Zamboanga was divided in two.
Zamboanga became a city on October 12, 1936 - and was inaugurated as such February 26, 1937.
home.online.no /~erfalch/zamboangasura.htm   (452 words)

  
 Mindanao   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX), formerly Western Mindanao, is located in the landform of the same name.
The region's administrative capital is Zamboanga City and the whole region used to be a single province named Zamboanga.
It consists of almost the whole of the Sulu Archipelago (Isabela City of Basilan is part of the Zamboanga Peninsula region) and two provinces in the mainland.
www.theezine.net /m/mindanao.html   (703 words)

  
 Misamis Occidental forms the eastern end of the Zamboanga Peninsula in northwestern Mindanao   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Misamis Occidental forms the eastern end of the Zamboanga Peninsula in northwestern Mindanao.
ZAMBOANGA UP In the east is a narrow coastal plain dominated by rice and coconut lands.
In the west are rolling hills and rugged mountains with dense forests towards the boundary with the Zamboanga provinces.
www15.brinkster.com /surfreeall/zamboanga.htm   (138 words)

  
 ZAMBOANGA CITY HISTORY - 1635 A.D.
Today’s Zamboanga City is a linguistic babel exhibiting a cornucopia of sights, sounds, and frantic activity that pronounces its enduring position as a center of international trade and eclectic living.
Zamboanga City is a chartered city located on the western most peninsula of the big island of Mindanao, The Philippines.
In physiography, it is bounded by the provinces of Zamboanga del Norte to the north and by Zamboanga del Sur to the east, and also the Basilan Island to the south.
www.zamboanga.com /html/history_zamboanga.htm   (9124 words)

  
 Welcome to the City of Zamboanga : City Profile
Zamboanga City is located at the southernmost tip of the Zamboanga Peninsula.
It is bounded on the north by the provinces of Zamboanga del Norte and Zamboanga del Sur, on the west by the Sulu Sea, on the east by the Moro Gulf and on the south by Basilan Strait and Celebes Sea.
From 1903 to 1913, Zamboanga was the capital of the Moro Province, or the whole of Mindanao, which was compromised of five districts, Cotabato, Davao, Sulu, Lanao, and Zamboanga.
www.zamboanga.net /sepvol2chap1.htm   (1177 words)

  
 Consumer prices increases 3   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In Zamboanga del Sur, the ratio of men to women in 2000 was 103.3 indicating that there were about 103 men for every 100 women in the province during the year.
In Zamboanga Sibugay, the ratio of men to women in 2000 was 106.1 indicating that there were about 106 men for every 100 women in the province during the year.
Zamboanga Peninsula covers the provinces of Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga Sibugay; the cities of Dapitan, Dipolog, Isabela, Pagadian and Zamboanga, and the 67 municipalities.
www.nscb.gov.ph /ru9/Archives.htm   (1987 words)

  
 Regional Profiles
Zamboanga Peninsula has a total land area of 14,138 square kilometers and has a population size of 2,831,412 in 2000 with a population growth rate of 1.97%.
Formerly called Western Mindanao, Zamboanga Peninsula is composed of the provinces of Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga Sibugay, and the cities of Dapitan, Dipolog, Isabela (Tawi-Tawi), Pagadian and Zamboanga.
Fort Pilar in Zamboanga City, a walled fortification built by the Spaniards and the Shrine of Dr. Jose P. Rizal, the Philippine national hero, in Dapitan City, are a must-see for historical buffs.
www.medco.gov.ph /medcoweb/regprofl.asp?RegAreaID=R09   (669 words)

  
 zamboanga del norte province info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
It is bounded on the north and west by the Sulu Sea, on the east by Misamis Occidental, and on the south by Zamboanga del Sur.
When the Spainiards came to the Zamboanga Peninsula in the 16th century, the place was already called "Samboangan".
Zamboanga del Norte was created as a seperate province on June 6, 1952.
home.online.no /~erfalch/zamboanganortea.htm   (510 words)

  
 My Hometown   Zamboanga City
Zamboanga is historically known as the City of Flowers (Ciudad dela Flores).
Zamboanga City is located in the northwestern corner of the big island of Mindanao.
It is a busy port located on the Basilan Straight and sheltered by the island of Basilan on the southwestern tip of the Zamboanga Peninsula.
www.angelfire.com /journal2/nbondoc/myhometown.htm   (324 words)

  
 CODE-Sibuguey
Sibuguey represents a major ecosystems in the whole of the Zamboanga Peninsula, which comprise the landscape from the uplands in western and central portions of the peninsula to the lowlands of Titay and Sibuguey Valleys stretching to the body of waters of Sibuguey Bay.
The Sibuguey landscape is however part of a bigger ecosystem that encompasses the whole of the Peninsula comprising the provinces of Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga Sibugay and Misamis Occidental.
Congressional Districts of Zamboanga del Sur and Zamobanda del Norte.
www.code-sibuguey.net   (944 words)

  
 Department of Trade & Industry Region IX
The picturesque and natural wealth of Zamboanga Peninsula lies at the Southwestern part of the Philippine archipelago.
The second is in Zamboanga del Norte, the Sindangan Bay, and the third is in Basilan, the Pilas Channel.
Zamboanga Peninsula’s population of 2.8 million comprises 3.7 per cent of the country’s population of 76.3 million as of 2000 population estimate.
www.jetlink.com.ph /~dti9/aboutus.htm   (682 words)

  
 Zamboanga Peninsula: Western Mindanao Administrative MAP   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Zamboanga del Norte Province (capital city is: Dipolog City), 3.
Zamboanga Sibugay Province (capital city is: Ipil City), and 3.
Zamboanga del Sur Province (capital city is: Pagadian City).
www.zamboanga.com /html/Zamboanga_Peninsula_map.htm   (130 words)

  
 Zamboanga on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Zamboanga Mayor Lobregat dies at 82.(Metro and National News)
Zamboanga, Zamboanga City, Nuestra del Pilar saint on fort wall.
Zamboanga, Zamboanga City, shrine of Nestra Del Pilar, sunday prayers.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/z/zamboang.asp   (435 words)

  
 WOW Philippines :: Explore Philippines :: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The origin of the word Zamboanga came from the early Malays who came to settle at the tip of the Zamboanga peninsula.
Zamboanga City was founded by a Spanish Mission who sailed into the southern part of the Philippine Archipelago in 1635.
The Spanish settlement at La Caldera later moved to the tip of the peninsula which they found to be strategically located, and a fort was built to ward off invading natives.
www.tourism.gov.ph /explore_phil/place_details.asp?content=history&province=99   (359 words)

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