barangay (Filipino: baranggay, ), also
known by its former Spanish adopted name, the barrio, is the smallest administrative division in the
Philippines and is the native Filipino term for a village, district or
are further subdivided into smaller areas called Puroks
lone Legislative district of Zamboanga City is the representation
of the City of
Zamboanga in the
Philippine House of
Representatives. Zamboanga City was part of the representation of the Zamboanga Province from 1935 to 1953, of
Sur from 1953 to 1972 and of Region
IX from 1978 to 1984.
El mapa del Ciudad de Zamboanga y el
locacion del su maga barangay
It was granted its own
representation in 1984 by the Batasang Pambansa.
The legislative district of Zamboanga City was divided into two
districts from 2007 elections in accordance with article VI,
section V, part (3) of the Constitution
and Republic Act No. 9269 as approved by the 12th Congress of the
and signed into law by President Gloria
on March 19, 2004.
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||San Jose Gusu
The barangay of Ayala, located at the western portion of Zamboanga,
houses major canning factories. The sardine industry in this barrio
makes Zamboanga the sardines capital of the Philippines. Our Lady
of Mount Carmel is the barrio's parish patroness celebrated every
16th of July.
Tetuan, located near the Zamboanga City central area, is the second
most populous barangay, and belongs to the city's Second (East)
Congressional District. It was an old municipality in the early
1910s before being merged as part of the chartered city in 1936.
The church of Saint Ignatius de Loyola, the Coca-Cola Plant, the
Pastor Bonus Seminary, Alavar's Restaurant, UZ Summit Center and
the Zamboanga City Colliseum are located in Tetuan. The barangay is
also home to educational institutions such as the Universidad de Zamboanga
Campus and the Immaculate Conception Archdiocesan School. It was
also home of the largest mall in the city, Alta Mall, which was
turned to a barter trade center and later closed in 1996.
Tumaga is situated at the Tumaga River, It houses the high school
campus of Ateneo de
(ADZU). The Villa San Ignacio, a housing
project by Filinvest, is located beside ADZU high school campus.
Landco's Woodridge Village and Forest Lake Theme Park are also
located here. it is part of the city's first (west) congressional