Castillejos

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Castillejos
Municipality
Municipality of Castillejos
Castillejos Municipal Hall
Castillejos Municipal Hall
Official seal of Castillejos
Seal
Map of Zambales with Castillejos highlighted
Map of Zambales with Castillejos highlighted
Castillejos is located in Philippines
Castillejos
Castillejos
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°56′N 120°12′E / 14.93°N 120.2°E / 14.93; 120.2Coordinates: 14°56′N 120°12′E / 14.93°N 120.2°E / 14.93; 120.2
Country  Philippines
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Province Zambales
District 1st district
Founded 1743
Chartered 1950
Barangays 14 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Jose Angelo M. Dominguez
 • Electorate 28,438 voters (2016)
Area[2]
 • Total 92.99 km2 (35.90 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 64,841
 • Density 700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2208
PSGC 037104000
IDD:area code +63 (0)47
Climate type tropical monsoon climate
Income class 3rd municipal income class
Native languages Sambal
Ilocano
Tagalog

Castillejos, officially the Municipality of Castillejos, is a 3rd class municipality in the province of Zambales, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 64,841 people.[3]

Barangays[edit]

Castillejos is politically subdivided into 14 barangays.[2]

  • Balaybay
  • Buenavista
  • Del Pilar
  • Looc
  • Magsaysay
  • Nagbayan
  • Nagbunga
  • San Agustin
  • San Jose (Poblacion)
  • San Juan (Poblacion)
  • San Nicolas
  • San Pablo (Poblacion)
  • San Roque
  • Santa Maria

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Castillejos
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 3,068 —    
1918 4,491 +2.57%
1939 5,362 +0.85%
1948 7,699 +4.10%
1960 10,049 +2.24%
1970 14,807 +3.95%
1975 17,999 +3.99%
1980 19,154 +1.25%
1990 26,753 +3.40%
1995 28,357 +1.10%
2000 33,108 +3.38%
2007 42,910 +3.64%
2010 48,845 +4.83%
2015 64,841 +5.54%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][4][5][6]


In the 2015 census, the population of Castillejos was 64,841 people,[3] with a density of 700 inhabitants per square kilometre or 1,800 inhabitants per square mile.

Education[edit]

Elementary schools:

  • Precious Child Montessori of Zambales, Inc.
  • San Isidro Elementary School
  • Aldersgate Learning Center
  • Hanniel Christian Academy
  • Central Elementary School
  • Pres.Ramon F. Magsaysay Elementary School
  • San Agustin Elementary School
  • Santa Maria Elementary School
  • Magsaysay Elementary School
  • Del Pilar Elementary School
  • Balaybay Elementary School
  • Villaflor Elementary School
  • Looc Elementary School
  • Nagbayan Elementary School
Ramon Magsaysay Ancestral House

High schools:

  • Precious Heritage of Zambales, Inc.
  • St. Nicholas Academy
  • Castillejos National High School
  • San Agustin High School
  • Balaybay High School
  • Jesus F. Magsaysay Tech. Voc. High School

College/University:

  • Ramon Magsaysay Technological University, College of Governance

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013. 
  2. ^ a b "Province: Zambales". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016. 
  3. ^ a b c d Census of Population (2015). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  5. ^ Census of Population (1995, 2000 and 2007). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City and Municipality. NSO. Archived from the original on 24 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "Province of Zambales". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 

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