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Dulian - Pasonanca

Distance from the City Proper 13.00 kms
Political District District I
Historical Background

The place Dulian-Pasonanca became a Barangay of the city upon the enactment of Commonwealth Act No. 39, s. 1937. It is one of the 98 Barangays of Zamboanga City.

There are numerous tales about the mystery and origin of the name Dulian. One of the tells of a group of people discovering a kind of tree growing abundantly in the hills and bearing sweet fruits, so they gathered the seedling of the tree and planted it in the different areas of the place. It was years later that they discovered that the plant’s name isdurian. Thus, was coined the word of the place where this of trees are growing.


It is bounded by Pasonanca in the southeast, Cabatangan in the southwest, Capisan in the west, Baluno in the northwest and the ZCWD Watershed in the northest.

It is composed of five (5) sitios, namely: Sitio Sabana Coco, Sitio Sibucao, Sitio Lumbang, Sitio Migasa and Sitio Bandera.

Barangay Fiesta Third Sunday of May
Total Population (2007 Census) 1,017
Number of Households 214
Punong Barangay Myrna A. Vickroy
Barangay Kagawad Ma. Socorro A. Payat
Rowel F. delos Santos
Alvin H. Antonio
Angel P. Antonio
William R. Alejandro
Romeo B. Pollisco
Edward S. Igdon
Secretary Wilbert P. Antonio
Treasurer Ivy B. Atilano