Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
Ipil is the capital municipality of the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. The national highway runs through the town of Ipil.
The Pan Philippines National Highway runs through the town of Ipil. To the south of Ipil is Sibuguey Bay, and to the North is the municipality of Titay, to the east is Naga and to the west is R.T. LIm.
28 Barangays of Ipil, in the Province of Zamboanga Sibugay within Region 9 of The Philippines
Bacalan || Bangkerohan || Buluan || Caparan || Domandan || Don Andres || Doña Josefa || Guituan || Ipil Heights || Labi || Logan || Lower Taway || Lumbia || Maasin || Magdaup || Makilas || Pangi || Poblacion || Sanito || Suclema || Taway || Tenan || Tiayon || Timalang || Tirso Babiera(Lower Ipil Heights) || Tomitom || Upper Pangi || Veteran's Village (Ruiz)
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- Ipil is the capital municipality of the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. Ipil has 28 barangays and they are listed above. The national highway runs through the town of Ipil.
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List of Municipalities in the Zamboanga Sibugay Province within Region IX in the Republic of the Philippines
Alicia • Buug • Diplahan • Imelda • Ipil (Capital) • Kabasalan • Mabuhay • Malangas • Naga • Olutanga • Payao • Roseller T. Lim • Siay • Talusan • Titay • Tungawan
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Seal of Ipil, Sibugay
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Zamboanga Sibugay within the island of Mindanao
Municipality Hall of Ipil
Obelisk, Poblacion, Ipil
Welcome to Ipil
Deparment of public works& highways of taway ipil sibugay
|Students from the municipality of Tungawan dance in the streets of Ipil in Zamboanga Sibugay to celebrate the province's charter day. PHOTO BY CHARLIE SACEDA|
Downtown Ipil, Barangay Poblacion
Taway Ipil Bus Terminal
The taway Terminal Closed "temporarily" on October 2012
Ipil Bus Terminal, Sanito, Ipil
Department of labor and employment of poblacion ipil sibugay
Leaving Titay and into Ipil
- 1 History of Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 2 People of Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 3 Elected Government Officials of Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 4 Businesses in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 5 Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 6 Ipil Airport
- 7 Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 8 Schools in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 9 Economy of Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 10 Natural Resources of Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 11 Tourist Attractions, Parks, Landmarks and Resorts of Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 12 Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 13 Your Story about Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 14 The oldest man or woman in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 15 Families of Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- 16 Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay Province, Philippines supports Philippine Cycling
- 17 Ipil Photo Gallery
- 18 Disclaimer
History of Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
The signing of Executive Order No. 249 on July 26, 1949 by the late President, His Excellency Elpidio Quirino, marked a very significant day for this municipality. It was by virtue of this Presidential Act that Ipil, which was originally only a sitio of Barrio Bacalan of the former district of Kabasalan, was officially created and made a full-fledge local government unit.
When it was created, Ipil was composed of Barrios Bacalan, Titay, Liguisan, Tungawan, Bancaan, and sitios of Tupilak and Dawet; and also Lumbia, Magdaup, Makilas, Pangi, Poblacion, Taway and Tiayon. Other barrios and sitios were created in 1950s to 1960s, such as: Tigbawang, Tando, Looc, Tigbucay, Upper Tungawan, Tigpalay, Cayamcam, Looc Sioral, Taglibong, Tigbongabong, Langon, Gapas-gapas, Mangalibod, Buhangin, Lalawan, Bangko, Palomok, and Malagandis.
The Honorable Gregorio Dar was the first Mayor of Ipil who got his position by appointment and Honorable Eleno Roble was the Vice Mayor. There were only four councilors, namely: Honorable Salip Toto Hasim, Honorable Habib Ibrahim Alsree, Honorable Antonio Limba and Honorable Inocente Tayo. The first Municipal Secretary was Ildefonso Caburian. Adriano Merjuar was its first elected Mayor in year 1951. The residential house of Mr. and Mrs. Jesus Hitco Siao, located at Bangkerohan, served as the temporary town hall. Then it was transferred to the house of Mr. and Mrs. Jaime Crisologo, which is strategically located near the intersection of the national highways, which is at the center of the town proper.
On May 24, 1960, by virtue of Executive Order No. 395 the two barangays of Ipil, namely: Tungawan and Titay were separated to become two separate municipalities. The barrios and sitios of Tungawan, Tigbawang, Tando, Looc, Tigbucay, Upper Tungawan, Tigpalay, Cayamcam, Looc Sioral, Taglibong, Tigbongabong, Bancaan, Langon, Linguisan, Gapas-gapas, Dawet, Mangalibod, Buhangin and the barrios and sitios of Lalawan, Bangko, Palomok, and Malagandis were enumerated to be part of the new municipalities respectively.
Their first Mayors were:
- Honorable Teodorico Ruflo for Titay and
- Honorable Jose F. Villafuerte for Tungawan.
On the later part of 1960s,
- The barangays of Guituan, Ipil Heights, Veterans Village, Sanito, Suclema, and Timalang were created through Municipal Council Resolution No. 97;
- Barangay Labi, through Municipal Council Resolution No. 106;
- Barangay Lower Taway and Tomitom through Provincial Board Resolution No. 178;
- Barangay Don Andres through Municipal Council Resolution No. 116; *Barangay Tenan through Municipal Council Resolution No. 134;
- Barangays Bangkerohan and Upper Pangi through Municipal Council Resolution No. 163;
- Barangay Lower Ipil Heights through Municipal Council Resolution No. 175;
- and Barangay Buluan through Municipal Council Resolution No. 198.
When the highways finally opened to traffic in 1961, Ipil experienced a very rapid growth of development. It was during this time that the elected Mayor Generoso Sucgang, Sr. constructed and finished the 2-storey concrete Municipal Building. In January 1972, Andres P. Olegario took his oath of office as the Municipal Mayor of Ipil.
On March 16, 1982 by virtue of Batas Pambansa Bilang 183, Surabay and its neighboring barangays, such as: Calula, Casacon, Gango, Katipunan, Kulambugan, Mabini, Magsaysay, New Antique, New Sagay, Siawang, Silingan, Tilasan, and Tupilac were separated from the municipality of Ipil, becoming a new Municipality called R.T.Lim.
Honorable Romeo Billote was appointed as its first Municipal mayor. Because of the People Power of 1986, Mayor Andres P. Olegario and all elective officials in Ipil were replaced by the OICs, so that on June 30, 1986, Dr. Henry de Villa was appointed as the OIC Mayor and ABC President Cleopatra P. Largo was appointed OIC Vice Mayor. OIC COUNCILORS also replaced all the councilors.
In 1988, Atty. Jose Fontanoza won the election to become the Municipal Mayor of Ipil. On June 30, 1992, Francisco Q. Pontanar, newly elected Mayor and Atty. Rey Andre C. Olegario, newly elected Vice mayor, together with the newly elected members of the Sangguniang Bayan took their oath of office in the most solemn and official manner before the Honorable Judge Sergio S. Apostol of the Regional Court at the IPIL GYM.
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People of Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
- Ipil as per 2015 census has a population of: 74,656
- Population of Ipil as Per 2010 census = 64,939
- According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 52,481 people in 10,293 households.
- Registered voters as of 2010 per COMELEC: 46,913
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.
Budget of Municipalities and Cities: The Philippine budget formulation system is not centralized. It has been decentralized since 1991. It is the responsibility of each LGU to submit their budgetary needs for review. Failure to submit is the problem. "IMPERIAL MANILA IS A MYTH!".
- Absolutely NO need for FEDERALISM. It is a ploy to give the Bangsamoro an Islamic State and finance the religion of Islam. It violates the constitution's "separation of church and state". We need a representation of a MINIMUM of one SENATOR per REGION..
- Contrary to Pres. Duterte's ranting (July 2019): Elected public officials can't be suspended by the DILG or the office of the president. Republic Act 7160 chapter 4.
Elected Officials of Ipil for the term of 2019-2022
- Mayor of Ipil: Anamel Camacho Olegario
- Vice-Mayor of Ipil: OLEGARIO, RAMSES TROY
- Councilors of Ipil:
- CHIONG, WENIFREDO (
- INOFERIO, VAL
- DANGPALAN, FARIDA
- CATALUÑA, DARA MAY
- LARGO, MANUELITO
- NUEGA, IPEH
- RAMOS, SERAFIN
- SABIJON, JUDGE
Elected Officials of Ipil for the term of 2016-2019
- Mayor of Ipil: Anamel Camacho Olegario
- Vice-Mayor of Ipil: Edward Lumayag Bordner Jr.
- Councilors of Ipil:
- Ramses Troy Dy Olegario
- Farida Dangpalan
- Dara May Cataluña
- Alberto Ardiente Alcoriza Jr.
- Valentino Carrera Inoferio
- Juan Pablo Nuega
- Wenifredo Chiong
- Serafin Ramos
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
Office of the Provincial Director
Gen. Villamor St., Tirso Babiera,
7001 Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay
Phone number : (+6362) 333-5401
Fax number : (+6362) 333-5401
- 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.
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Real Estate or Properties for Sale or lease in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
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The Ipil Airport as of 2009 is the only airport in the province of Zamboanga Sibugay. It is located in the Barangay of Sanito, Ipil. This airport is right alongside the main highway.
Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
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- FILIPINOS WAKE UP! THE TAXES YOU PAID ARE USED BY THE GOVERNMENT TO EXCLUSIVELY FINANCE THE RELIGION OF ISLAM.
Freedom of religion, yes. Equality, yes. But no favoritism.
Schools in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
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Due to Covid19: Pursuant to the instructions of President Roa Duterte, and as recommended by the DepEd, the opening of classes for the year 2020-2021 is deferred to October 5, 2020.
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PUBLIC NOTICE: Why pretend that the National language of the Philippines is Tagalog? It should be English. To be a Teacher, doctor, lawyer, engineer, architect, nurse, computer technician; what books do you learn from? English books of course. All your tests are in English. The constitution of the Philippines is written in English. All the laws and new laws introduced by congress are in English. For that matter, you can't be a teacher in a school system unless you know English. The "Licensure Exam for Teachers" is in ENGLISH! Who are these people forcing Tagalog down our throats? Tagalog is simply one of the many dialects of the Philippines. Keep your dialects but learn and be fluent and proficient in ENGLISH.
- Marian College
- Alpha Phi Omega - Zeta Pi Chapter
- Sibugay Technical Institute
- Lower Taway, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay
- UZ-Universidad de Zamboanga Ipil
- Western Mindanao State University
Economy of Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
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Natural Resources of Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, 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 Roy Cimatu - since May 8, 2017
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
The great river of Ipil has almost 4 kilometers of navigable waters. There are 3 bridges that crosses the river. This river has a great potential for the development of tourism.
The municipality needs to invest in walkways by the river. Sooner or later the DENR will fund Ipil to build riprap or river embankment protection. This will protect the river banks from breaking down. In conjunction with the river embankment project the administration can also build a gutter system alongside the embankment to prevent the sewer of the municipality from being drained into the river. Currently (year 2013) all the sewer systems of the municipality drains into the river and pollutes it.
Will this be done by the ipil government? Who knows? As of 2013 the river embankment program is still not in place. Let us see if the administration will continue to pollute the river or protect it.
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 and thermal energy conversion. We have too many black outs.
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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
In the Philippines a fiesta is usually celebrated in barrios or barangays. It is the official holiday of the LGU, the barangay. Filipinos love fiestas. It is a time for joy and celebration. A fiesta is of Spanish origin and is usually commemorated in association with a christian patron saint. Most barangays whose population have been clustered by Muslims(Moros) and their population is more than that of the Christians, the celebration of the fiesta have been cancelled and replaced with the Hari Raya or Eid al-Fitr.
The cities or municipalities usually have yearly festivals where all the barangays participate. The cities or municipalities hold contests for the best floats in parades.
- Sibug – Sibug Festival is celebrated during their foundation day on the province of Sibugay on February 26, with colorful Ethnic Street dancing with rituals illustrating good harvest, wedding and healing rituals. During the festival, it endorses it’s number one product which is the oyster or talaba in tagalong which has been known to be the biggest, juiciest, and meatiest oysters in the country. In this two week celebration, in the town of Ipil, “Talaba Longest Grill” has been the main attraction of the visitors and viewers. In this manner, Zamboanga can promote their oysters to the world. Zamboanga Sibugay recently achieved a world record for the Worlds Longest Talaba Grill with five to 12 inches-long oysters or talaba as the main feature. Because of this, the province of Sibugay earned a title as the Talaba Capital of the Philippines.
- Kasikas Festival – an annual event honouring Sr. San Jose Mamumuo falls every May 1, the patron of Ipil. The celebration or town fiesta is highlighted with religious processions, choral competition and others. They also have parade or street dancing competition featuring the Lechon or Roasted Pig. Ipil Municipal, Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay is the site of the said festival.
Your Story about Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
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The oldest man or woman in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
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Families of Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines
List of Families whose names are deeply rooted in Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay, Philippines.
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Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay Province, 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.
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- ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
- CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
- Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>
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