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Zamboanga Sibugay

Zamboanga del Sur is a province of the Philippines located in the Zamboanga Peninsula region in Mindanao. Its capital is Ipil[?] and it borders Zamboanga del Norte to the north, Zamboanga del Sur to the east and Zamboanga City to the southwest. To the south lies Sibuguey Bay[?] in the Moro Gulf. Zamboanga Sibugay is the newest province in the Philippines, created in 2001, when the third district of Zamboanga del Sur split off.

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Capital: Ipil[?]
Founded: February 22, 2001
2000 census—497,239 (29th smallest).
Density—161 per km² (29th lowest).
Area: 3,087.9 km² (44th largest)
Congressional districts—1.
Governor[?]: George T. Hofer (2001-2004)

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Zamboanga Sibugay is subdivided into 16 municipalities.




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