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St.Francis Xavier Church
St.Francis Xavier Church
Official seal of Katipunan
Nickname(s): Adventure Capital of Zanorte; The highest Mountain of Zanorte
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Katipunan highlighted
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Katipunan highlighted
Katipunan is located in Philippines
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 08°26′N 123°17′E / 8.433°N 123.283°E / 8.433; 123.283Coordinates: 08°26′N 123°17′E / 8.433°N 123.283°E / 8.433; 123.283
Country Philippines
Region Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)
Province Zamboanga del Norte
District 2nd district of Zamboanga del Norte
Founded February 2, 1914
Barangays 30
 • Mayor Crisostomo Eguia Jr.
 • Total 244.12 km2 (94.26 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 43,339
 • Density 180/km2 (460/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 7109
Dialing code 65
Income class 2nd class

Katipunan (formerly Lubungan[4]) is a second class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 43,339 people.[3]


In 1955, six barrios were created:[5]

  • sitios of Malobog, Malupis, Linasan Manok, Gakol, Gimakan, Lipakan and Capasi as barrio Denoman;
  • sitios of Boalboal, Malonglong, Lobongpre, Nanginan Upper, Larang, Lowang, Lawag, Sibog, Lindangan, Gumatob and Lumbayao as barrio Pinialan;
  • sitios of Baoy, Tamara, Tamilokan, Labokan, Sinilog, Grap, Tobod, Larang, Senuelan, Sibutak, Kunalog, Sapanaga and Upper Lipoga as barrio Nanginan;
  • sitios of Depog, Mate, Saloyong, Lanasan, Notap, Balangasan, Masoy, Upper Seraboc, Dapitan, Linay, Baoran, Bulaw, Siran, Kalayaw, Salay, Kalangag, Conon, Pinopoan, Dauwan, Takwas, Labob, Dabiac, Labaw, Diway, Toboy, Domala, Tolawan, Gotayan, Sirowan, Sigosoy, Dicayas, Kasaw, Denoman, Gimitan, Liliran, Sigamoc, Mosoman, Sikitan, Pierangan, Kitonoc, Parol, Karopay, Tokosawan, Nopiac, Ginokot, Lotowan, Logoc, Napangon, Gomanggay, Boyawan, Malonob, Dicayok, Silisi, Talisay, Tiyala, and Setog Proper as barrio Setog;
  • sitios of Mamara, Tabenas, Kimay, Setubo, Diwakat, Sebalug, Liang, Balobohan, Libo, Sapa, Langob, Moliton, Lanapan, Calumbog and Bentunong as barrio Kanibongan; and
  • sitios of Basangan, Tongilawan, Sikawang, Lagag, Singatong, Linabo, Luyoran and Palinan as barrio Basangan.


Katipunan is politically subdivided into 30 barangays.[2]

  • Balok
  • Barangay Dos (Pob.)
  • Barangay Uno (Pob.)
  • Basagan
  • Biniray
  • Bulawan
  • Carupay
  • Daanglungsod
  • Dabiak
  • Dr. Jose Rizal (Lower Mias)
  • Fimagas
  • Loyuran
  • Malasay
  • Malugas
  • Matam
  • Mias
  • Miatan
  • Nanginan
  • New Tambo
  • Patik
  • San Antonio (Laoy)
  • San Vicente
  • Sanao
  • Santo Niño
  • Seres
  • Seroan
  • Singatong
  • Sinuyak
  • Sitog
  • Tuburan


Population census of Katipunan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 32,871 —    
1995 37,918 +2.71%
2000 37,448 −0.27%
2007 40,496 +1.09%
2010 43,339 +2.50%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 12 May 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: ZAMBOANGA DEL NORTE". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 11 August 2014. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 11 August 2014. 
  4. ^ Zamboanga del Norte: Province Brief History, Provincial Government of Zamboanga del Norte, retrieved 2012
  5. ^ "An Act Converting into Barrios Certain Sitios in the Province of Zamboanga Del Norte". LawPH.com. Retrieved 2011-04-12. 

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