Zamboanga Peninsula (Administrative Region)

region of the Philippines

Zamboanga Peninsula is an administrative region in the Philippines. It is also known as Region IX. The regional center is Pagadian.

Zamboanga Peninsula

Region IX
Western Mindanao (formerly)
Skyline of Pagadian
Skyline of Zamboanga City
Skyline of Pagadian City (top), and the aerial view of Fort Pilar, Zamboanga City
Location in the Philippines
Location in the Philippines
CountryPhilippines
Island groupMindanao
Regional centerPagadian
Area
 • Total17,056.73 km2 (6,585.64 sq mi)
Population
 (2015)[1]
 • Total3,629,783
 • Density210/km2 (550/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ISO 3166 codePH-09
Provinces
Cities
Municipalities67
Barangays1,904

The region has three provinces (Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga Sibugay and Zamboanga del Sur) and two cities (Isabela City and Zamboanga City).

ReferencesEdit

  1. Census of Population (2015). "Region IX (Zamboanga Peninsula)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016.