San Felipe, Zambales

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San Felipe
Welcome Arch
Welcome Arch
Official seal of San Felipe
Map of Zambales showing the location of San Felipe
Map of Zambales showing the location of San Felipe
San Felipe is located in Philippines
San Felipe
San Felipe
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 15°3′43″N 120°4′12″E / 15.06194°N 120.07000°E / 15.06194; 120.07000Coordinates: 15°3′43″N 120°4′12″E / 15.06194°N 120.07000°E / 15.06194; 120.07000
Country  Philippines
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Province Zambales
District 2nd district
Founded 1795
 • Mayor Carolyn S. Fariñas
 • Total 111.60 km2 (43.09 sq mi)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 22,020
 • Density 200/km2 (510/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2204
Dialing code 47
Income class 4th class

San Felipe is a fourth class municipality in the province of Zambales, Philippines. According to the 2010 Philippine census, it has a population of 22,020 people.[3]

Much of the population are Ilocanos, descendants of migrants from Ilocos.[citation needed]

The town was affected by the 1991 Mount Pinatubo eruption, being buried in about a meter in volcanic ash but damage was comparatively light.[4]


San Felipe is subdivided into 11 barangays.[2]

  • Amagna (Urban)
  • Apostol (Urban)
  • Balincaguing
  • Farañal (Urban)
  • Feria (Urban)
  • Maloma
  • Manglicmot (Urban)
  • Rosete (Urban)
  • San Rafael
  • Santo Niño
  • Sindol


Population census of San Felipe
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1990 15,624 —    
1995 16,837 +1.41%
2000 17,702 +1.08%
2007 21,322 +2.60%
2010 22,020 +1.18%
Source: National Statistics Office[3][5]


There are local Christian churches belonging to the Methodist, Iglesia Filipina Independiente, and Roman Catholic Church denominations. The local parish of the Catholic Church is dedicated to San Roque.


There are private, public and parochial elementary and high schools in San Felipe, including the Zambales Central Institute.



  1. ^ "Municipalities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 25 March 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Zambales". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  3. ^ a b c "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  4. ^ Robert Gonzaga, Tonette Orejas (June 16, 2011). "Zambales bore brunt of Mt. Pinatubo’s fury". Retrieved 26 March 2013. 
  5. ^ "Province of Zambales". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 16 August 2013. 

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