Zamboanga Del Sur is a province of the Philippines located south of Zamboanga Del Norte,
west of Misamis Occidental and Lanao Del Norte,
and east of Zamboanga Sibugay. Its Terrain consists mostly of hills and mountains with scattered river valleys and
narrow flat coastal areas. The province receives rainfall more or less evenly distributed throughout the year.
Zamboanga Del Sur Provincial Capitol
Economic Profile, Products, and Industries
Farming and fishing are the primary source of livelihood of the people.
Agricultural production of Zamboanga Del Sur in 2007 are as follows (figure in thousand metric tons, rank among 79 provinces)
Animal inventory of Zamboanga Del Sur in 2007 are as follows (figure in thousand, rank among 79 provinces)
As of 2007, 76 banks were operating in the province with total deposits of 25 billion pesos. Poverty
incidence was 33.8% in 2006, slighly higher than the national average of 32.9%.
The province's fertile agricultural lands coupled with good typhoon-free climate is ideal for high value commercial crops such
as rubber, cacao, coffee, sweet corn, other fruits and vegetables.
Goat and cattle raising processing of halal foods have great potential not only for domestic consumption but also for export.
See List of Zamboanga Del Sur Cities and Municipalities
Places of Interest/ Tourist spots in Zamboanga Del Sur
- Lake Wood - in Tigbao town
- Pulacan Falls
- Lake Dasay
Capitol photo credit to skyscrapercity.com
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