Manukan, Zamboanga del Norte
|Municipality of Manukan|
|Nickname(s): Chicken Capital of the South|
Map of Zamboanga del Norte with Manukan highlighted
Location within the Philippines
|Coordinates: 08°32′N 123°06′E / 8.533°N 123.100°ECoordinates: 08°32′N 123°06′E / 8.533°N 123.100°E|
|Region||Zamboanga Peninsula (Region IX)|
|Province||Zamboanga del Norte|
|District||2nd district of Zamboanga del Norte|
|Founded||June 16, 1951|
|• Mayor||Eugene Caballero|
|• Vice Mayor||Enriquita U. Winters|
|• Total||246.35 km2 (95.12 sq mi)|
|Time zone||PHT (UTC+8)|
|Income class||3rd class|
Manukan (Cebuano: Lungsod sa Manukan Subanon: Benwa Banukan) is a third class municipality in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 36,526±0 people.
During the Pre-Spanish era this town was inhabited by the Subanons. During the Spanish colonization, Manukan was a barrio, part of Dapitan (now City of Dapitan). In the creation of the municipality of Katipunan, this barrio became a barangay Banukan. Chickens were plenty and breeds that supply the northern part of Mindanao come from this town. "Manukan" word means poultry farm. The birth of the Municipality of Manukan was inaugurated on June 16, 1951 by virtue of Republic Act 655, duly signed by President Elpidio Quirino. In 1952, the barrios of Manukan, Lipras, Dipane, Linay, Mate, Sirongan, Libuton, Disakan, Siparok, Ponot, and Manawan of Katipunan were formed into the town of Manukan.
Manukan is politically subdivided into 22 barangays. The central Poblacion is where the municipal seat is located. Nine of the barangays are along the national highway and the rest are mountain barangays, being three or more kilometers away from the national highway that runs mostly along the coast of the municipality.
- Don Jose Aguirre
- East Poblacion
- Punta Blanca
- San Antonio
- Upper Disakan
|Population census of Manukan|
|Source: National Statistics Office|
Manukan I District
Manukan II District
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|Jose Dalman||Pres. Manuel A. Roxas|
|Jose Dalman||Sergio Osmeña Sr.|