Ciudad de Zamboanga is a highly urbanized city located in Mindanao.
According to the 2010 census. the city has a population of more than 807,129 making it the 6th most populous and 3rd largest city by land area in the Philippines.
Zamboanga was the capital of the former Moro Province, now Mindanao, from 1903 to 1913.
On September 15, 1911, the Municipalidad de Zamboanga was converted into a city by the legislative order Act. No.272.
Known for Hispanic influences in its culture from which the monicker “Asia’s Latin City” was derived,
Moro Province was consisted of the current regions of Zamboanga Peninsula composed of Lanao, Cotabato, Davao, and Jolo, later on turned into provinces organized under the Department of Mindanao and Sulu along with Agusan, Bukidnon and Surigao but excluding Lanao.
The Moro Council served as the legislative body of the province. This Council consisted of the governor, a state attorney, a secretary, a treasurer, a superintendent of schools, and an engineer.
The governor and its members…
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