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Official Website http://www.dipologcity.gov.ph/
Island Grouping Mindanao
Region Region XIII
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The City of Dipolog is a 2nd class city in the province of Zamboanga del Norte, Philippines. It is the capital city of Zamboanga del Norte. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 99,862 people in 20,461 households. It has an area of 137 km² and is surrounded by rolling hills to the southeast and the Sulu Sea in the north. The area code is 065 and the zip code is 7100. The city has 21 barangays.

Land Area

136.28 km²


Dipolog City is situated in the Northwestern part of the Province of Zamboanga del Norte. It is bounded on the North by Dapitan City, on the East by the municipality of Polanco, on the South by the municipality of Katipunan and on the West by the Sulu Sea with an area of 13,628 hectares.


The city's bankers group of local banking activities has observed active circulation of money in the city making it now busily business. In fact in 2004, two big companies like Lee Plaza, a big mall operator in Negros Oriental and Gaisano had invested in the city but only Lee Plaza has established its own business while Gaisano failed to operate because of problem dealing in their proposed commercial area. Recently, as the economy of the city rises, Lee Plaza finally made their commercial establishment much bigger by constructing another building that is a plaza mall compare to their old small building. Within few years from now, the city will become a first class city and one of the tourist spots in Mindanao considering its very peaceful condition under the good governance of the city officials.

The rapid growth and development in the City of Dipolog in almost all aspects has made the city a favored site for conference, seminars and athletic competitions. It was also declared as one of the three tourist destinations in the whole Island of Mindanao and now called the “Gateway to Western Mindanao" and recently, it was recognized as the center for conventions in the Zamboanga Peninsula.


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Date  Title  Action
26 Mar 2008  Home based Industries  View
08 Mar 2008  One Town One Product : Dipolog  View
04 Nov 2007  Major Product of Dipolog  View
08 Mar 2008  PGMA presents awards to model industry, special OTOP Clusters  View
28 Oct 2007  5 successful industry clusters cited  View
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