Zamboanga City

What is Zamboanga City known for?


young volcanic

, 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


current local

align center ZAM align center RPMZ Zamboanga International Airport align center - A postgraduate course in commerce and his increased fluency in the local dialects allowed Parsons to find work with the Philippine Telephone and Telegraph Company. Then in 1927, he went to Zamboanga (Zamboanga City) in Mindanao as a buyer of logs and lumber for the Meyer Muzzell Company. This company, financed by Mayor James Rolph of San Francisco, exported timber to the United States. This job required Parsons to travel extensively throughout Mindanao, learning details about the island and its inhabitants that would save his life many times during World War II. foundation location_city Brgy. San Ramon, Zamboanga City, Zamboanga Peninsula location_country Southeast Asia, Philippines 7000 The '''Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Authority''' (Zamboecozone), otherwise known by its corporate name as '''Zamboanga Freeport Authority''' (ZFA), was created by virtue of the Republic Acts of the Philippines 7903 of the Philippines, authored by then Congresswoman and late mayor of the city of Zamboanga (Zamboanga City), Maria Clara L. Lobregat (Maria Clara Lobregat). He first made his foray in show business as a model (Model (person)) having won a Body Shots competition early into his college years from Zamboanga (Zamboanga City) to Metro Manila. However, his name gained publicity when he married actress Janice de Belen who bore him 4 children: Inah (b. 1992), Moira (b. 1993), Kaila (b. 1996), and Yuan (b. 1998). *** Isabela City is part of this region (although it is the capital of the ARMM (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) province of Basilan), but it is separated from it by Basilan Strait. *** Zamboanga del Sur — Zamboanga City, a chartered city, is unofficially part of this province but is separated from it by Zamboanga Sibugay. ** Some coastal barangays in Canaman, Camarines Sur do not have direct connection to barangays in poblacion. People from some coastal barangays in Canaman have to pass Camaligan via Barangays of Sua and Dugcal or Naga City (Naga City, Camarines Sur) via Bicol River before reaching poblacion.


quot beauty

Meliton Larena, the town's local ''presidente'' and to his brother Demetrio Larena, then the vice-governor of the province. Hibbard got attracted to the place and decided to establish the school in the locality. He would later on write that the "beauty of Dumaguete and the friendliness of the people" helped in bringing about his decision. Carrying men of the Hispanic Americans in World War II#158th Regimental Combat


largest medical

Zamboanga * Mindanao Sanitarium Hospital * Western Mindanao Medical Center * Zamboanga Arturo Eustaquio Colleges Hospital * Zamboanga City Medical Center * Zamboanga Doctor’s Hospital * Zamboanga Peninsula Medical Center There are several medical centres and hospitals in Zamboanga. The Zamboanga City Medical Center is the largest medical facility in Zamboanga Peninsula in terms of bed capacity. align center ZAM align center RPMZ Zamboanga International Airport align center - A postgraduate course in commerce and his increased fluency in the local dialects allowed Parsons to find work with the Philippine Telephone and Telegraph Company. Then in 1927, he went to Zamboanga (Zamboanga City) in Mindanao as a buyer of logs and lumber for the Meyer Muzzell Company. This company, financed by Mayor James Rolph of San Francisco, exported timber to the United States. This job required Parsons to travel extensively throughout Mindanao, learning details about the island and its inhabitants that would save his life many times during World War II. foundation location_city Brgy. San Ramon, Zamboanga City, Zamboanga Peninsula location_country Southeast Asia, Philippines 7000 The '''Zamboanga City Special Economic Zone Authority''' (Zamboecozone), otherwise known by its corporate name as '''Zamboanga Freeport Authority''' (ZFA), was created by virtue of the Republic Acts of the Philippines 7903 of the Philippines, authored by then Congresswoman and late mayor of the city of Zamboanga (Zamboanga City), Maria Clara L. Lobregat (Maria Clara Lobregat). He first made his foray in show business as a model (Model (person)) having won a Body Shots competition early into his college years from Zamboanga (Zamboanga City) to Metro Manila. However, his name gained publicity when he married actress Janice de Belen who bore him 4 children: Inah (b. 1992), Moira (b. 1993), Kaila (b. 1996), and Yuan (b. 1998). *** Isabela City is part of this region (although it is the capital of the ARMM (Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao) province of Basilan), but it is separated from it by Basilan Strait. *** Zamboanga del Sur — Zamboanga City, a chartered city, is unofficially part of this province but is separated from it by Zamboanga Sibugay. ** Some coastal barangays in Canaman, Camarines Sur do not have direct connection to barangays in poblacion. People from some coastal barangays in Canaman have to pass Camaligan via Barangays of Sua and Dugcal or Naga City (Naga City, Camarines Sur) via Bicol River before reaching poblacion.


davao city

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


local publications

cities have existing trade relations and have had historical cultural interactions. Zamboanga has 40 radio stations. There are also 11 regular TV stations and 3 cable TV stations. Several local publications are operating in the various parts of the city and nearby


regular member

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


service number'[0]

. thumb right U.S. amphibious forces riding up the Mindanao River (File:Mindanao landing.jpg) Zamboanga (Zamboanga City), and the Sulu Archipelago. After high school, in the midst of World War II, Johnson joined the United States Army Air Forces as an aviation cadet; upon commissioning as a second lieutenant, Johnson was assigned the service number (Service number (United States)) 0 765 497. He flew


davao city

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


producing small

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

Zamboanga City

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: www.zamboanga.com news Charter_of_Zamboanga_City_October_12_1936_Commonwealth_Act_Number_39.htm http: www.chanrobles.com 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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