Dipolog City

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Map of Zamboanga del Norte showing the location of Dipolog City

Dipolog City 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 tall hills to the south and the Pacific Ocean in the north. The area code is 065 and the zip code is 7100.

Dipolog is known for its wild orchids and also its sardines industry stemming from a rich fishing area off its shores. It is nicknamed the "Orchid City of the South".

Dipolog can be reached via plane at Dipolog Airport or by ferry boat at the neighbouring Dapitan City.

Recently a boulevard was built on the north shore and is popular at nights as a gathering spot for youths and young families.



Dipolog Fish Market

Dipolog City is politically subdivided into 21 barangays.

  • Barra (Pob.)
  • Biasong (Pob.)
  • Central (Pob.)
  • Cogon
  • Dicayas
  • Diwan
  • Estaka (Pob.)
  • Galas
  • Gulayon
  • Lugdungan
  • Minaog
  • Miputak (Pob.)
  • Olingan
  • Punta
  • San Jose
  • Sangkol
  • Santa Filomena
  • Santa Isabel
  • Sicayab
  • Sinaman
  • Turno


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Tourism and Souvenir Shops

  • DIPOLOG S AND J HANDICRAFT (formerly boholana)- Located at Gen Luna St. Cor Magsaysay Dipolog City, they sell Souvenir products and remembrance products.Tourist are welcome to visit or to watch the shop's products.And the store is own by Elsa Leones.

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Coordinates: 8°35′N, 123°20′E

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