Pulong Buhangin, Bulacan

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Barangay Pulong Buhangin
Barangay
Official seal of Barangay Pulong Buhangin
Seal
Region Central Luzon
Province Bulacan
Municipality Santa Maria
Government
 • Type Barangay
 • Barangay Chairman Quirino S. Buenaventura
Time zone GMT (UTC+8)
 • Summer (DST)
Zip Code 3022
Area code(s) 44
Website [1]

Pulong Buhangin is one of the twenty-four barangays comprising the municipality of Santa Maria, Bulacan. It is bordered by Barangays Caypombo on the south, Balasing on the east, Partida, Norzagaray on the north and Pulong Yantok, Angat on the northwest. The barangay is the home of the nationally-known Pulong Buhangin National High School which produced two champions in the prestigious National Schools Press Conference.

Geography[edit]

Area and Location[edit]

Political map of Sta. Maria.

Pulong Buhangin is the largest barangay in Santa Maria with a land area of 1,438 hectares[1] or 14.38 km2, larger than the towns of Pateros and Navotas in Metro Manila.

Pulong Buhangin is located seven kilometers northeast of Sta. Maria town proper and thirty-nine kilometers from Manila.

Climate[edit]

The prevailing climatic conditions in the municipality is categorized into two (2) types: dry and wet season.

The annual mean temperature in the area is 27 degrees Celsius. The warmest month is May with a mean temperature of 29.9 degrees Celsius while the coldest is January at 25.2 degrees Celsius.

Demography[edit]

As of 2007 census, Pulong Buhangin has a population of 33,799 people.

Barangay officials[edit]

  • Quirino S. Buenaventura, Barangay Chairman
Members of the Sangguniang Barangay
  • Rodelio R. Viardo
  • Antonio F. Hermogenes
  • Simeon B. Delos Santos
  • Celso R. Hermogenes
  • Caridad N. Del Rosario
  • Lauro B. Gabriel
  • Efren G. Flores
  • Diana Mae DT. Buenaventura SK Chairwoman
  • Wella B. Del Rosario, Secretary
  • Daisy S. Delos Santos, Treasurer

Transportation and Communication[edit]

Transportation[edit]

Public vehicles such as buses, jeepneys, and tricycles are the means of transportation in the barangay.

Buses
Philippine Corinthian Line, Erwin Bus and Nuestra Señora del Carmen, Bovjen regularly ply the Pulong Buhangin-Ayala-Baclaran route.

Santa Monica And Agila Bus Transport regularly ply the Angat-Garay - Divisoria Route

Jeepneys
Jeepneys going to Santa Maria and Norzagaray are available for twenty-four hours.

Jeepneys from Santa Maria To Monumento via NLEX and Mc Arthur Hi-Way are also available.

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