Doña Remedios Trinidad, Bulacan

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Doña Remedios Trinidad
Municipality
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Doña Remedios Trinidad is located in Philippines
Doña Remedios Trinidad
Doña Remedios Trinidad
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 15°00′N 121°05′E / 15.000°N 121.083°E / 15.000; 121.083Coordinates: 15°00′N 121°05′E / 15.000°N 121.083°E / 15.000; 121.083
Country Philippines
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Province Bulacan
District 3rd District
Founded 1977
Barangays 8
Government[1]
 • Mayor Ronaldo T. Flores
Area[2]
 • Total 932.96 km2 (360.22 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 19,878
 • Density 21/km2 (55/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3009
Dialing code 44
Income class 1st class rural

Doña Remedios Trinidad is a first class rural municipality in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 19,878 people.[3]

History[edit]

On September 13, 1977, Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos issued Presidential Decree No. 1196 creating the municipality of Doña Remedios Trinidad.[4] The municipality of Doña Remedios Trinidad was named in honor of the late mother (Remedios T. Romualdez) of then First Lady, Imelda Romualdez Marcos, who was a Bulakeña from Baliuag.

The municipality covers seven barangays, originally part of Angat, Norzagaray, and San Miguel. These are Pulong Sampaloc and Camachile of Angat; Bayabas and Kabayunan of Norzagaray; Talbac, Camachin and Kalawakan of San Miguel.

Geography[edit]

Doña Remedios Trinidad is the largest municipality in Bulacan. It lies on the southern edge of the Sierra Madre mountain range, and partially embracing two major portions of the Angat Watershed reservation: the Bulacan forest reserve and the Biak-na-Bato National Park, comprising 327.3 km² of alienable and disposable public land.

Barangays[edit]

Doña Remedios Trinidad is politically subdivided into the following 8 barangays:[2]

  • Bayabas
  • Camachile
  • Camachin
  • Kabayunan
  • Kalawakan
  • Pulong Sampalok (Poblacion)
  • Sapang Bulak
  • Talbak

Demographics[edit]

Doña Remedios Trinidad is the least populated of all the municipalities and cities of Bulacan.

Population census of Doña Remedios Trinidad
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 8,614 —    
1995 11,194 +5.03%
2000 13,636 +4.32%
2007 19,086 +4.75%
2010 19,878 +1.49%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Bulacan P11-billion bulk water supply project[edit]

On December 12, 2007, Bulacan and the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) signed an agreement for the development of an P11-billion bulk water supply project. Ayala-owned Manila Water Co. Inc. will implement the project. MWSS and Manila Water will provide a financial package of an infrastructure grant, a P10-million development assistance and a P10-million royalty fee to the towns of Norzagaray and Doña Remedios Trinidad, which will host the water supply project.[5]

Education[edit]

The San Ildefonso-based Bulacan Agricultural State College opened a branch campus as Bulacan Agricultural State College-DRT.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official City/Municipal 2013 Election Results". Intramuros, Manila, Philippines: Commission on Elections (COMELEC). 11 September 2013. Retrieved 10 October 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: BULACAN". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 10 October 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010". 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 10 October 2013. 
  4. ^ Presidential Decree No. 1196, creating the Municipality of Doña Remedios Trinidad.
  5. ^ ABS-CBN, Bulacan govt, MWSS ink deal on bulk water supply project

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