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|Barangay Cay Pombo, Sta. Maria, Bulacan|
|• Barangay Captain||Marcillano A. Mateo|
|Time zone||GMT (UTC+8)|
Cay Pombo (PSGC: 031423007) is one of the twenty-four barangays comprising the municipality of Santa Maria, Bulacan, in the Philippines. It is bordered by Barangay Caysio on the south-west, and the south, Pulong Buhangin on the east, Mag-asawang Sapa on the north and Barangay ?? in Pandi on the west.
Area and location
Cay Pombo is the ?? largest barangay in Santa Maria with a land area of 416.26 hectares or 4.1626 km2, slightly larger than barangay Poblacion.
Cay Pombo is located on the north-west portion of Sta. Maria and thirty six kilometers north from Manila.
The prevailing climatic conditions in the barangay are categorized into two (2) types: dry and wet season.
The annual mean temperature in the area is 27℃. The warmest month is May with a mean temperature of 29.9℃ while the coldest is January at 25.2℃.
The mean annual relative humidity in the Barangay is 77% which is not high. The mean monthly relative humidity is lowest in March at 64% and highest in September at 84%
As of 2007 census, Cay Pombo has a population of 15,698 people with a density of 3,771.20 person per km2. The projected population of the barangay by 2010 is 21,226 with a growth rate of 10.65%.
The name "Bulakan" was derived from the Tagalog word "bulak" which is cotton in English. When the Spaniards first came to the country's shore, they found cotton, among others, growing abundantly in many places in Luzon, particularly in Bulakan.
Sta. Maria has the best chicharon (pork crackling), as testified by many. It is also known for its balut.
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