Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
Barangays of Josefina, in the Zamboanga del Sur Province, Philippines
Bogo Calabat • Dawa • Ebarle • Gumahan • Leonardo • Litapan • Lower Bagong Tudela • Mansanas • Moradji • Nemeño • Nopulan • Sebukang • Tagaytay Hill • Upper Bagong Tudela
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Municipalities in the Zamboanga Del Sur Province within Region IX in Republic of The Philippines
Aurora • Bayog • Dimataling • Dinas • Dumalinao • Dumingag • Guipos • Josefina • Kumalarang • Labangan • Lakewood • Lapuyan • Mahayag • Margosatubig • Midsalip • Molave • Pitogo • Ramon Magsaysay • San Miguel • San Pablo • Sominot • Tabina • Tambulig • Tigbao • Tukuran • Vincenzo A. Sagun
Cities in the Province of Zamboanga del Sur: Pagadian City
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Municipality Hall of Josefina
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Officials of Josefina
Sari Sari and Feeds Store, Josefina
- Josefina has a total of 14 barangays
- Registered Voters of Josefina as of (2010) = 5,672
- Josefina is in the 1st Voting District of Zamboanga del Sur
- Population of Josefina (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 10,796
- Land Area of Josefina (as of 2007, in hectares) = 5,635
- Josefina is an un-classified Municipality and Partially Urban.
- Josefina is in the Zamboanga del Sur province and within Region_IX in the Zamboanga Peninsula.
Geography of Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
Josefina Land Area (as of 2007, in hectares)= 5,635
Location of Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
- 8.2000° N, 123.5333° E - Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur, Coordinates
- Josefina is in the Zamboanga del Sur province.
- Zamboanga del Sur is within Region IX in the Zamboanga Peninsula
History of Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
- Article below copied verbatim from wikipedia
In the early years the lands of which is now Josefina was part of the Municipality of Aurora. In later years Molave separated from Aurora and became a town; at that time Tambulig and the area now within the jurisdiction of the present municipality were still part of the former. Some years later Tambulg became independent and was recognized as a township with the land of Josefina still tagged as part of its territories. During this time the 1st Visayan settlers came to live in the area. These settlers came from Tudela, Misamis Occidental, a barrio part of Tambulig was established and was named Bagong Tudela. Some years passed and the Paredes family, one of the first settlers, was able to acquire properties there and named it "Salug Estate". A member of the family was a rubber technologist at that time and worked in Borneo. He brought along his learnings and expertise and together with the locals, "the Subanen", planted his land with Rubber Trees. By then the Rubber Technologist, Nicholas Paredes, coined the name "New Town" for the new rubber plantation.
With the rubber plantation, the place was then locally called as "Gumahan". This became a new trading center and small businesses came bustling. With the increased activity in this new location it was then christened as "Upper Bagong Tudela". This eventually became the center of the new community.
In the early 70s the people of Gumahan and its outlying barrios made a move, through the leadership of Nicholas Paredes, to create a town. They were able to submit the proposal to congress, through the sponsorship of then Cong. Cerilles, and it passed the 2nd congressional reading. Scheduled for the 3rd and final congressional reading before its township Martial Law was declared dissolving the Congress. The hope of the people to have a town of their own was dashed and the idea was set aside.
People of Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
- Josefina Population (as of Aug 1, 2007 Census) = 10,796
- Josefina Registered Voters (2009 COMELEC) = 5,672
The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.
They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations.
- Elected officials of Josefina for the term of 2013-2016
- Mayor of Josefina: Maria Fe Mahinay Pitogo - NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION
- Vice-Mayor of Josefina: Catalino Anggot Adapon - NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION
- Councilors of Josefina:
- VILLAS, TERESITO (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 3120 9.37%
- FLORES, TATA (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 3102 9.31%
- ASUNCION, RALFEY (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 3091 9.28%
- JAICTEN, BENJAMIN (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 3023 9.08%
- MAISOG, EDGAR (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 2985 8.96%
- AKIATAN, NITA (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 2982 8.95%
- ETULLE, ALBERTO (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 2980 8.95%
- CELIZ, EDGAR (NPC) NATIONALIST PEOPLES' COALITION 2925 8.78%
- Elected officials of Josefina for the term of 2007-2010
- Mayor of Josefina: Maria Fe Mahinay Pitogo
- Vice-Mayor of Josefina: Catalino Anggot Adapon
- Councilors of Josefina:
Businesses in Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
- How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood
The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.
- DOST - Website
- UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
- DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website
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- Possible Businesses
- Auto, Trucks, Motorcycle and Bicycle dealers
- Banks, Lending Firms, Pawnshops, and Financial Institutions
- Clinics, Veterinary Clinics and Hospitals
- Pharmacies, Drug Stores, Agri-Vets
- Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies, General Stores, Sari-Sari Stores, Internet-Cafes
- Department Stores and Appliance Stores
- Supermarket, wet market, Fish Markets
- Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses, Boarding houses and Resorts
- Repair Shops: Shoe repair, Cellphone, Bikes (bicycles), motorcycles etc...
- Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops, and Bakeries (Bakeshops)
- Salons, Spas, Beauty Shops and Barber Shops
- Gas Stations, Water Stations, Propane Stations
Real Estate for Sale or lease in Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
- If you have real estate property, whether its commercial, residential, farm land, or just an empty lot in Josefina, you can list that property for free.
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- You can list your House and lot or farm land for sale or lease for free here in Z-Wiki
- If you are a real estate developer, you can list your subdivision, condominiums, high rises, apartment complexes, shopping strips or malls, open market developments here in Z-wiki for Free.
Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
- Our Lady of Fatima Parish Catholic Church
- Poor Clare Monastery of Our Lady of the Poor
- Seventh Day Adventist Church
- United Church of Christ in the Phippines
Schools in Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
- Josefina Central Schoo
- Dr. Ma. Virgilia Bagalanon - District Supervisor
- Mrs. Myrna B. Onto - Principal
- Leonardo National High School
- Mr. Arturo Antiquina Jr. - Principal
- JH Cerilles State College - Josefina Campus
- Mayor Ma. Fe M. Pitogo - Administrator
- Nita M. Akiatan, MA - Asst. Academic Head
Economy of Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
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If you have a job available and that job is within Josefina Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines, you may go ahead and Insert your job offer.
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Natural Resources of Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
- Protect the environment
It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.
Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!
Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.
The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.
To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.
Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More
We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.
This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.
- Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.
Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.
Tourists Attractions of Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
Every city has some sort of a festival or tradition that is celebrated every year. In the Philippines almost all barangays that are predominantly populated by Christians celebrate fiesta. Tell us about the festivals, fiestas and traditions of Josefina.
Your Story about Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
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The oldest man or woman in Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines
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Josefina, Zamboanga del Sur, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling
Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
Cycling Activity to Participate In
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