Dinalupihan, Bataan

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Dinalupihan
Municipality
Municipal hall
Municipal hall
Official seal of Dinalupihan
Seal
Map of Bataan showing the location of Dinalupihan
Location within Bataan province
Dinalupihan is located in Philippines
Dinalupihan
Dinalupihan
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°53′N 120°28′E / 14.88°N 120.47°E / 14.88; 120.47Coordinates: 14°53′N 120°28′E / 14.88°N 120.47°E / 14.88; 120.47
Country Philippines
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Province Bataan
District 1st District
Founded 1865
Barangays 47 (see Barangays)
Government[1]
 • Type Sangguniang Bayan
 • Mayor Gila Garcia(NUP)
 • Vice Mayor Renato Matawaran (AKSYON)
Area[2]
 • Total 92.52 km2 (35.72 sq mi)
Population (2015 census)[3]
 • Total 106,371
 • Density 1,100/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
 • Voter(2016)[4] 62,848
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 2110
IDD:area code +63 (0)47
Income class 1st class
PSGC 030804000
Website www.dinalupihan.gov.ph

Dinalupihan, officially the Municipality of Dinalupihan (Filipino: Bayan ng Dinalupihan; Kapampangan: Balen ning Dinalupihan), is a municipality in the province of Bataan in the Central Luzon (Region III) of the Philippines. The population was 106,371 at the 2015 census. [3] In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 62,848 registered voters.[4] It is the only landlocked town of the province.

Dinalupihan is accessible via the Bataan Provincial Expressway, off Exit 5.

Etymology[edit]

"Dinalupijan" came from the festival rights of "Aeta" pygmies. To commemorate their idol "Indianalo", the goddess of hunting and bountiful harvest."Indianalo" was paired with the Sanskrit word "jann", meaning paradise. "Indianalopijann" was the name given to the land that the "Aetas" received from their goddess which translates to Indianalo's paradise.[5] As time progresses, the name "Indianalopijann" turned into "Dinalupihan".

The name "Dinalupihan" also means "empty lands", coming from the Spanish terms din, a, and lupia. It referred to the fact that it failed to produce little revenue while it was an estate of the Archdiocese of Manila during the second half of the 18th century.[6]

Geography[edit]

Dinalupihan is located at 14°53′N 120°28′E / 14.88°N 120.47°E / 14.88; 120.47.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 92.52 square kilometres (35.72 sq mi)[2] constituting 6.74% of the 1,372.98-square-kilometre- (530.11 sq mi) total area of Bataan.

Barangays[edit]

Dinalupihan is politically subdivided into 46 barangays.[7]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[8]
030804044 Aquino 0.1% 95 111 −2.92%
030804002 Bangal 4.5% 4,774 4,415 1.50%
030804045 Bayan‑bayanan 0.7% 728 447 9.73%
030804003 Bonifacio (Poblacion) 0.5% 488 505 −0.65%
030804006 Burgos (Poblacion) 0.4% 411 465 −2.32%
030804007 Colo 2.9% 3,135 2,986 0.93%
030804008 Daang Bago 2.7% 2,822 2,939 −0.77%
030804009 Dalao 1.5% 1,573 1,303 3.65%
030804010 Del Pilar (Poblacion) 0.3% 291 271 1.36%
030804011 Gen. Luna (Poblacion) 0.6% 608 585 0.74%
030804012 Gomez (Poblacion) 0.3% 292 324 −1.96%
030804013 Happy Valley 1.6% 1,744 1,704 0.44%
030804050 Jose C. Payumo, Jr. 3.2% 3,360 3,114 1.46%
030804014 Kataasan 2.8% 2,990 3,015 −0.16%
030804015 Layac 1.3% 1,416 1,339 1.07%
030804016 Luacan 5.8% 6,184 5,779 1.30%
030804018 Mabini Ext. (Poblacion) 0.7% 703 734 −0.82%
030804017 Mabini Proper (Poblacion) 0.3% 324 339 −0.86%
030804019 Magsaysay 1.6% 1,737 1,871 −1.40%
030804046 Maligaya 1.5% 1,565 1,372 2.54%
030804020 Naparing 2.5% 2,705 2,500 1.51%
030804021 New San Jose 5.7% 6,012 6,030 −0.06%
030804022 Old San Jose 2.3% 2,421 2,002 3.68%
030804023 Padre Dandan (Poblacion) 0.1% 159 155 0.49%
030804024 Pag‑asa 1.9% 1,981 2,020 −0.37%
030804025 Pagalanggang 3.7% 3,931 3,512 2.17%
030804047 Payangan 0.7% 770 554 6.47%
030804048 Pentor 2.9% 3,041 2,934 0.68%
030804026 Pinulot 3.9% 4,159 3,563 2.99%
030804027 Pita 3.4% 3,578 3,513 0.35%
030804029 Rizal (Poblacion) 0.2% 249 255 −0.45%
030804030 Roosevelt 8.5% 9,032 8,721 0.67%
030804031 Roxas (Poblacion) 0.3% 293 347 −3.17%
030804032 Saguing 4.2% 4,455 3,964 2.25%
030804033 San Benito 2.6% 2,739 2,394 2.60%
030804034 San Isidro (Poblacion) 0.9% 983 1,047 −1.19%
030804035 San Pablo (Bulate) 5.6% 5,942 3,736 9.24%
030804036 San Ramon 3.7% 3,904 3,707 0.99%
030804037 San Simon 1.7% 1,800 1,278 6.74%
030804040 Santa Isabel (Tabacan) 2.3% 2,412 2,190 1.86%
030804038 Santo Niño 3.0% 3,190 3,066 0.76%
030804039 Sapang Balas 1.2% 1,271 942 5.87%
030804041 Torres Bugauen (Poblacion) 0.9% 915 862 1.14%
030804049 Tubo‑tubo 0.5% 549 342 9.43%
030804042 Tucop 4.0% 4,284 3,686 2.90%
030804043 Zamora (Poblacion) 0.3% 356 337 1.05%
Total 106,371 97,275 1.72%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Dinalupihan
Year Pop. ±% p.a.
1903 3,028 —    
1918 4,319 +2.40%
1939 8,821 +3.46%
1948 14,341 +5.55%
1960 21,249 +3.33%
1970 30,509 +3.68%
1975 36,302 +3.55%
1980 41,415 +2.67%
1990 58,172 +3.46%
1995 65,159 +2.15%
2000 76,145 +3.40%
2007 92,289 +2.69%
2010 97,275 +1.93%
2015 106,371 +1.72%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][8][9][10]


In the 2015 census, Dinalupihan had a population of 106,371.[3] The population density was 1,100 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,800/sq mi).

In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 62,848 registered voters.[4]

Government[edit]

Pursuant to the Local government in the Philippines",[11][12] the political seat of the municipal government is located at the Municipal Town Hall. In the History of the Philippines (1521–1898), the Gobernadorcillo was the Chief Executive who held office in the Presidencia. During the American rule (1898–1946) (History of the Philippines (1898-1946)), the elected Mayor and local officials, including the appointed ones hold office at the Municipal Town Hall. The legislative and executive departments perform their functions in the Sangguniang Bayan (Session Hall) and Municipal Trial Court, respectively, and are located in the Town Hall.

Dinalupihan, Bataan's incumbent Mayor is Gila Garcia (NUP) and the Vice Mayor is Renato Matawaran (AKSYON).

Sangguniang Bayan Members are: Ricardo De Ausen, Martin Tongol Jr., Danny Dela Cruz, Rolly Buniag, Amy Sandoval, Zaldy Torno, Maning Inza Cruz, Arnold Soriano, ABC Armando Buniag and SK Ernest Estanislao.[13]

Attractions[edit]

Dinalupihan's interesting points, landmarks and festivals, are:

  • Battle of Bataan, Layac Junction marker
  • World War II First Line of Defense Memorial (Battle of Bataan - Battle of Layac Junction, January 6, 1942)
  • 38th Infantry Division (United States) marker, Layac Junction
  • Roosevelt Protected Landscape, also known as Roosevelt Park, is the location shooting of Enchanted Garden
  • Town Hall
  • Bataan Peninsula State University, Dinalupihan campus
  • Bataan Peninsula Medical Center
  • 1960 Saint John Academy
  • Glorrieta, open auditorium, grandstand, park and plaza
  • Dinalupihan Civic Center
  • Memorial, Monument of Dinalupihan heroes (Marcela Rodriguez)
  • Heaven's Garden Memorial Park
  • Dinalupihan Memorial Park
  • Mount Malasimbo - Barangay Pita
  • Tubig Festival, June 24
  • La Vercons Bakeshop, San Ramon, Dinalupihan
  • Sweet Momc's Cake - General Luna Street
  • Boom's Cold Brew Coffee - Poblacion
Saint John the Baptist Parish Church
Saint John the Baptist Church facade

Saint John the Baptist Parish Church (in Poblacion) belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Balanga[14] (Dioecesis Balangensis) Suffragan of San Fernando, Pampanga Created: March 17, 1975. Canonically Erected: November 7, 1975. Comprises the whole civil province of Bataan. Titular: St. Joseph, Husband of Mary, April 28. Bishop Most Reverend Ruperto Cruz Santos, DD).[15][16][17]

Its Feast day is June 24. It is under the Vicariate of Saint Peter of Verona I - Vicariate of Our Lady, Mirror of Justice.[16][18] The Catholic population is about 25,438.[19]

Notable people[edit]

  • Gary DavidPBA multi-awarded player
  • Chito JaimePBA player
  • Jackie Rice — Filipina actress who won the title of Ultimate Female Survivor on the third season of Startstruck.
  • Felicito Payumo — Chairman of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority from 1998-2004.

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

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  3. ^ a b c d e Census of Population (2015). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. PSA. Retrieved 20 June 2016. 
  4. ^ a b c "2016 National and Local Elections Statistics". Commission on Elections. 2016. 
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  8. ^ a b Census of Population and Housing (2010). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay. NSO. Retrieved 29 June 2016. 
  9. ^ 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. 
  10. ^ "Province of Bataan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016. 
  11. ^ "Philippines : Gov.Ph : About the Philippines :". Gov.ph. Archived from the original on 2009-01-22. Retrieved 2009-03-28. 
  12. ^ "The Local Government Code Of The Philippines - Chan Robles Virtual Law Library". Chanrobles.com. Retrieved 2016-11-11. 
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  14. ^ "ParishesV1". Balangadiocese.com. Retrieved 2016-11-11. 
  15. ^ "List of Parishes of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Balanga | Philippine Churches". Church.nfo.ph. 2012-06-27. Retrieved 2016-11-11. 
  16. ^ a b "Parishes". Cbcponline.net. Retrieved 2016-11-11. 
  17. ^ "Department of Tourism - The Philippines Ultimate Travel Guide for Tourist". Visitmyphilippines.com. Retrieved 2016-11-11. 
  18. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-09-06. Retrieved 2013-01-27. 
  19. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-05-17. Retrieved 2013-01-27. 

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