Northwestern Mindanao

Beach in Zamboanga Peninsula by Jethro Castro

The Zamboanga Peninsula Region is designated as Region IX, is a region in the Philippines located in the northwestern part of Mindanao. It is composed of three provinces: Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, and Zamboanga Sibugay, as well as the cities of Zamboanga, Isabela, Dapitan, Dipolog, and Pagadian, which is its Regional Center and located in Zamboanga Del Sur.

The region is known for its diverse cultures, beautiful beaches, and rich history. With a mix of urban development and natural beauty, the Zamboanga Peninsula offers a unique blend of traditional and modern Filipino living.

Tourism also plays a significant role in the region’s economy, with attractions such as pristine beaches, historical landmarks, and ecotourism destinations. Visitors can explore the crystal-clear waters of Dakak Beach in Zamboanga del Norte, discover the historical significance of Fort Pilar in Zamboanga City, or immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the Merloquet Falls.

Don’t forget to have the right supplies before traveling. Read our blog: What Should You Buy Before Travelling? – Philippine Tourism and Statistics (

Coconuts Trees on a Beach by Louie Jay Poligrates
By Tourism Philippine

By Tourism Philippine

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