La Castellana, Negros Occidental

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La Castellana
Municipality
Map of Negros Occidental with La Castellana highlighted
Map of Negros Occidental with La Castellana highlighted
La Castellana is located in Philippines
La Castellana
La Castellana
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 10°21′N 123°04′E / 10.350°N 123.067°E / 10.350; 123.067Coordinates: 10°21′N 123°04′E / 10.350°N 123.067°E / 10.350; 123.067
Country Philippines
Region Western Visayas (Region VI)
Province Negros Occidental
Congr. district 5th district of Negros Occidental
Barangays 13
Government[1]
 • Mayor Alberto A. Nicor Jr.
Area[2]
 • Total 185.22 km2 (71.51 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 71,013
 • Density 380/km2 (990/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 6131
Dialing code 34

La Castellana is a first class municipality in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 71,013 people.[3]

La Castellana is a rural town situated at the base of Kanlaon Volcano, known for its natural springs, water falls and scenic spots. It is named after the famous "Paseo de la Castellana" in Madrid, Spain. It is an agricultural town engaged in sugarcane, rice and banana farming. It is home of many festivals namely Bailes de Luces, Banana Festival and Senior San Vicente Ferrer Feast Day where devotees far and near attend to for healing.

Barangays[edit]

La Castellana is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.[2]

  • Biaknabato
  • Cabacungan
  • Cabagnaan
  • Camandag
  • Lalagsan
  • Manghanoy
  • Mansalanao
  • Masulog
  • Nato
  • Puso
  • Robles (Pob.)
  • Sag-Ang
  • Talaptap

Demographics[edit]

Population census of La Castellana
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 54,368 —    
1995 59,620 +1.74%
2000 59,102 −0.19%
2007 70,838 +2.53%
2010 71,013 +0.09%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 6 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Negros Occidental". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 6 March 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 5 March 2013. 
  4. ^ "Province of Negros Occidental". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 19 August 2013. 

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