Orion, Bataan

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Orion
Municipality
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Map of Bataan showing the location of Orion
Map of Bataan showing the location of Orion
Orion is located in Philippines
Orion
Orion
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°37′N 120°35′E / 14.617°N 120.583°E / 14.617; 120.583Coordinates: 14°37′N 120°35′E / 14.617°N 120.583°E / 14.617; 120.583
Country  Philippines
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Province Bataan
Legislative district 2nd District of Bataan
Founded 1680
Barangays 23
Government[1]
 • Mayor Jose Enrique S. Santos (PDSP)
 • Vice Mayor Virgilio B. Isidro (National Unity)
Area[2]
 • Total 65.41 km2 (25.25 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 51,454
 • Density 790/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2102
Dialing code 47
Income class 2nd class
Website www.orionbataan.com

Orion is a second class municipality in the province of Bataan, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 51,454 people.[3]

Orion is accessible via the Bataan Provincial Expressway, off Exit 40.

Barangays[edit]

Orion is politically subdivided into 23 barangays.[2]

  • Arellano (Pob.)
  • Bagumbayan (Pob.)
  • Balagtas (Pob.)
  • Balut (Pob.)
  • Bantan
  • Bilolo
  • Calungusan
  • Camachile
  • Daang Bago (Pob.)
  • Daang Bilolo (Pob.)
  • Daang Pare
  • General Lim (Kaput)
  • Kapunitan
  • Lati (Pob.)
  • Lusungan (Pob.)
  • Putting Buhangin
  • Sabatan
  • San Vicente (Pob.)
  • Sto. Domingo
  • Sta. Elena
  • Villa Angeles (Pob.)
  • Wakas (Pob.)
  • Wawa (Pob.)

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Orion
Year Pop.   ±% p.a.  
1990 35,263 —    
1995 39,537 +2.31%
2000 44,067 +2.19%
2007 49,164 +1.58%
2010 51,454 +1.53%
Source: National Statistics Office[3]

Festival[edit]

Orion celebrates the feast of Saint Michael every 8th day of May. May balikbayans come to join in the festivities. Majority of its residents are OFWs in the United States, Japan, Europe, Australia, Canada and the Middle East.

Notable people from Orion[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: BATAAN". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 19 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 19 March 2013. 

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