Zamboanga City

What is Zamboanga City known for?

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. '''The Western Mindanao Command''', known officially as the WestMinCom, is one the Armed Forces of the Philippines' Wide Support Commands Combating Terrorism and Insurgency in Mindanao. '''Camp General Basilio Navarro''' serves as the main operating base of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) for the Southwest Philippines, and is the Headquarters of the Western Mindanao Command (WESTMINCOM). The '''Coast Guard District South Western Mindanao''' is located at Upper Calarian while '''Coast

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representing a major island group: Pasay (Pasay City) (advertised as Manila) for Luzon, on June 3, 2006, in Philippine International Convention Center; Davao (Davao City) for Mindanao, on June 23, 2006, in Waterfront Insular Hotel; and Cebu (Cebu City) for Visayas, on July 4, 2006, in Bigfoot Entertainment’s International Academy of Film and Television. Meanwhile, Fast-Track Screenings were also held in SM Supermalls located in Baguio City

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. thumb right Zamboanga Doctor's Hospital (Image:Zamboanga Doctors Hospital.JPG) '''Major hospitals in Zamboanga City:''' * Brent Hospital * Ciudad Medical

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the vice-mayor became a regular member. Other representatives such as the agriculture, business and labor sectoral representatives; chairman of the Kabataan Barangay Federation and the president of the Association of Barangay Captains was added to the council. All members of the council except for the mayor and the vice-mayor are all appointed by the Preside,t After Marcos was deposed, a new Local Government Code was enacted in 1991 and the mayor was restored to the executibve branch. The city

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File:Zamboanga City RT Lim Boulevard.jpg RT Lim Boulevard File:Cross Mayor - Abong Abong.JPG Cruz Major overlooking the city and the Basilan Strait File:Merloquet Falls Zamboanga City.jpg Merloquet Falls See also * Media of Zamboanga City * Mindanao * Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Zamboanga * Cagayan de Oro * Davao City References

Barangays of Sua and Dugcal or Naga City (Naga City, Camarines Sur) via Bicol River before reaching poblacion. The main gateway to the Philippines through the sea is through the Manila International Cargo Terminal (Port of Manila) and the Eva Macapagal Port Terminal, both in the pier area of Manila. Other cities with bustling ports and piers include Bacolod (Bacolod City), Batangas City, Cagayan de Oro, Cebu (Cebu City), Davao (Davao City), Butuan, Iligan, Iloilo

rural-oriented provincial and municipal governments. However, not all cities are purely areas of dense urban settlement. To date there are still cities with huge expanses of rural or wilderness areas and considerable non-urban populations, such as Calbayog, Davao (Davao City), Puerto Princesa, and Zamboanga (Zamboanga City) as they were deliberately incorporated with increased future resource needs and urban expansion, as well as strategic considerations, in mind. *Legazpi City (1948


with generally rocky terrain and occasional stretches of sandy or gravelly beaches. The coastal profile usually descends abruptly towards the sea. Where rivers enter the sea, bays have formed, and the surrounding area has filled up with alluvial soils, producing small to large coastal plains. It has been observed that younger rock formations frequently occur at higher elevations. Areas along the northeastern coast, which were mostly part of the lower alluvial lowlands, and small low lying areas

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been convicted for Climaco's assassination. Vice-Mayor Manuel Dalipe replaced him in the vacated post. The People Power Revolution Dalipe, previously was the party-mate of Mayor Climaco until he switched sides with the ruling Kilusang Bagong Lipunan, tried to cut the red tape at city hall to ensure services would reach the citizenry in a more systematic manner. He initiated water projects, which brought water to the farthest barangays in the city. He also fast-tracked infrastructure

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birth_place Zamboanga (Zamboanga City), Zamboanga Province death_date DATE OF BIRTH February 9, 1915 PLACE OF BIRTH Zamboanga (Zamboanga City), Zamboanga Province DATE OF DEATH July 5, 1976 Biography De Villa served as Chief of Philippine Constabulary and Director-General of the Integrated National Police in 1986 and was concurrent Vice-Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces

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, are characterised by the presence of cold water sediments. These are subjected to the daily inundation of tidal movement. The formation of basement complex along the boundaries of Zamboanga del Norte is influenced by the north-south trending fault. In addition, a young volcanic cone influences the formation of volcanic outcroppings in the area. Topography, slope and elevation The overall topography of the city could be described as rolling to very steep. There are some flat lands, mostly narrow


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Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX) subdivision_type2 Province (Provinces of the Philippines) subdivision_name2 (statistically only) government_type Mayor-council (Mayor–council government) leader_title1 Mayor (Mayor of Zamboanga City) leader_name1 Maria Isabelle Climaco Salazar (Liberal Party) leader_title2 Vice Mayor (Mayor of Zamboanga City#Vice-Mayor) leader_name2

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leader_title4 City Council (Sangguniang Panlungsod) leader_name4 title Councilors frame_style border:none; padding: 0; list_style text-align:left;display:none; 1 '''Legislative District I (Legislative districts of Zamboanga City#1st District)''' 2 Melchor Sadain 3 Rogelio Valesco, Jr. 4 Cesar Jimenez, Jr. 5 Charlie Mariano 6 Luis Biel III 7 Josephine Pareja 8 Myra Paz V. Abubakar 9 Rodolfo Bayot 10 '''Legislative District II (Legislative districts of Zamboanga City#1st District)''' 11 Roel Natividad 12 Benjamin Guingona IV 13 Miguel Alavar III 14 Kim Elago 15 Eduardo Saavedra, Jr. 16 Rommel Agan 17 Percival Ramos 18 Vincent Paul Elago established_title Established established_date June 23, 1635 established_title1 Incorporated (city) established_date1 October 12, 1936 established_title2 Established (city) established_date2 February 26, 1937 established_title3 Official language(s) established_date3 Zamboangueño Chavacano (Chavacano language) area_magnitude area_footnotes area_total_km2 area_land_km2 1414.70 area_land_rank 3rd largest by land area (Cities of the Philippines) area_water_percent area_urban_km2 area_metro_km2 population_footnotes population_as_of population_note population_total population_density_km2 570.5 population_metro population_density_metro_km2 population_urban population_density_urban_km2 population_rank Sixth (Cities of the Philippines) population_demonym Zamboangueño (m) Zamboangueña (Zamboangueño) (f) timezone PST (Philippine Standard Time) utc_offset +8 elevation_footnotes elevation_m 16.0 postal_code_type ZIP code (List of ZIP codes in the Philippines) postal_code area_code_type Dialing code (Telephone numbers in the Philippines) area_code blank_name_sec1 Income class blank_info_sec1 1st class blank_name1_sec1 Patron Saint (Patron saint)s blank_info1_sec1 Our Lady of the Pillar St. Pius X website footnotes

'''Zamboanga City''', officially the '''City of Zamboanga''' (Zamboangueño Chavacano (Chavacano language): ''Ciudad de Zamboanga''), is a highly urbanized city (Cities of the Philippines#City classification) located in Mindanao, Philippines. It has a population of It is the commercial and industrial center of the Zamboanga Peninsula Region.

For historical and statistical purposes, Zamboanga City is grouped with the Province of Zamboanga del Sur, of which it formerly was the capital.

Zamboanga was formerly known as ''Jambangan'' in the Subanon language and the center of the Subanon tribe (Subanon people) and culture during the pre-Hispanic times. After independence from Spain on May 1899, Zamboanga became the Republica de Zamboanga (Republic of Zamboanga) with Zamboangueño Chavacano (Chavacano language) as its official language and Spanish (Spanish language) as its co-official language. After American intervention, the republic incorporated into the Philippines and became the capital of the former Moro Province, now Mindanao, from 1903 to 1913. On October 12, 1936, Zamboanga became a chartered city under Commonwealth Act No. 39. http: news Charter_of_Zamboanga_City_October_12_1936_Commonwealth_Act_Number_39.htm http: commonwealthacts commonwealthactno39.html#.UjsEQX-yoXg It was formally inaugurated on February 26, 1937, which was declared a local holiday. Known for Hispanic influences in its culture (Spanish influence on Filipino culture), it bears the nickname "Asia's Latin City."

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