Location within Aurora province
|Region||Central Luzon (Region III)|
|Barangays||11 (see Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Bayan|
|• Mayor||Sherwin Taay|
|• Total||304.55 km2 (117.59 sq mi)|
|Population (2015 census)|
|• Density||84/km2 (220/sq mi)|
|• Voter (2016)||14,728|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)42|
|Income class||3rd class|
Dingalan, officially the Municipality of Dingalan (Filipino: Bayan ng Dingalan; Ilocano: Ili ti Dingalan), is a municipality in the province of Aurora in the Central Luzon (Region III) of the Philippines. The population was 25,482 at the 2015 census. In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 14,728 registered voters.
Dingalan has several caves, of which the Lamao Caves are the best known. The rough shoreline and very high waves of Dingalan makes it attractive to surfers.
From November 30 to December 3, 2004, the town was wiped out by the tropical storms Violeta, Winnie, and Yoyong. The town benefited by relief efforts from foreign traders, some Christian groups, La Salle Greenhills, and the Philippine National Red Cross.
Dingalan is located at.
According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 304.55 square kilometres (117.59 sq mi)  constituting 9.68% of the 3,147.32-square-kilometre- (1,215.19 sq mi) total area of Aurora.
Dingalan is situated approximately 183 kilometres (114 mi) north-east of Manila. It is bounded on the north by San Luis, west by Gabaldon and General Tinio (Nueva Ecija) and Doña Remedios Trinidad (Bulacan), south by General Nakar (Quezon), and east by the Benham Rise or Plateau and Philippine Sea.
It is a small town with one main cemented road with branching alleys. Further south of the town proper are the barangays of Aplaya, Butas na Bato, Matawe, Ibona, Dikapanikian and Umiray. The premier barangay north of the town is Paltic. All of the barangays are located on the seashore, except for Poblacion and two barangays located in the mountains. The whole town is mountainous due to the Sierra Madre Mountains. The Umiray River separates the town from Quezon Province.
|037705002||Butas Na Bato||3.6%||909||813||2.15%|
|Population census of Dingalan|
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
In the 2015 census, Dingalan had a population of 25,482. The population density was 84 inhabitants per square kilometre (220/sq mi).
In the 2016 electoral roll, it had 14,728 registered voters.
Dingalan Bay blue sea
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||Gabaldon, Nueva Ecija||San Luis|
|General Tinio, Nueva Ecija||Philippine Sea|
|Doña Remedios Trinidad, Bulacan||General Nakar, Quezon|