Zamboanga Peninsula is a vast terrain of abundant and rich natural resources that lie in the northwestern part of Mindanao Island with an area of approximately 8,730.1 square kilometers. It is bounded by the Sulu Sea on the North and West and the Moro Gulf on the South. Three provinces and five cities make up the Zamboanga Peninsula Region – the provinces of Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga Sibugay, and the cities of Dapitan, Dipolog, Isabela de Basilan, Pagadian and Zamboanga.
The region is home to a populace of diverse faith, multi-cultural backgrounds and ethnicity to include the Christians, Tausugs, Yakans, Badjaos, Samals and Subanens.
Agriculture, forestry and fishing are its major economic activities with rubber and sardines as its biggest production, making the region the largest rubber producer and the biggest manufacturer of the canned sardines in the country.
Each part of the region distinctly shines on its own but collectively, the Zamboanga Peninsula glitters in grandeur and abundance. This is a region of beauty, history and culture. A haven blessed by nature and cherished by its people.
The region is a melting pot of ethnic lore, culture and unparalleled breath taking attractions like no other in the world.