Olutanga is a Philippine island in the Moro Gulf, part of Zamboanga Sibugay Province. It is separated from the Zamboanga Peninsula by a narrow channel and Tantanang Bay.

Location within the Philippines
Coordinates7°22′0″N 122°52′54″E
Adjacent bodies of waterMoro Gulf
Area194.1 km2 (74.9 sq mi)[1]
Length20 km (12 mi)
Width15 km (9.3 mi)
Coastline89.8 km (55.8 mi)[1]
RegionZamboanga Peninsula
ProvinceZamboanga Sibugay
Population87,078 (2010)[2]
Pop. density448.6 /km2 (1,161.9 /sq mi)

Olutanga, with an area of 194.1 square kilometres (74.9 sq mi), is the largest island in the Moro Gulf and the 34th largest island of the Philippines. It has a shoreline length of 89.8 kilometres (55.8 mi).[1]

The island is subdivided into 3 municipalities (Mabuhay, Talusan, and the namesake Olutanga), and has a total population of 87,078 people.[2]

See also


  1. "Islands of Philippines". Island Directory. United Nations Environment Programme. Retrieved 5 September 2014.
  2. "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 5 August 2014.

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