Doña Remedios Trinidad
Doña Remedios Trinidad
|Municipality of Doña Remedios Trinidad|
Map of Bulacan with Doña Remedios Trinidad highlighted
|Region||Central Luzon (Region III)|
|Named for||Remedios Trinidad Romualdez|
|Barangays||8 (see Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Bayan|
|• Mayor||Ronaldo T. Flores|
|• Vice Mayor||Larry Cruz|
|• Electorate||20,412 voters (2016)|
|• Total||932.96 km2 (360.22 sq mi)|
|Elevation||184 m (604 ft)|
|• Density||24/km2 (63/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+8 (PST)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)44|
|Climate type||Tropical monsoon climate|
|Income class||1st municipal income class|
|• Revenue (2017)||PHP 206.99 million (14%) |
|• Expenses (2017)||PHP 113.81 million (11%)|
|• Total Assets (2017)||PHP 610.18 million (28%)|
|Electricity||Manila Electric Company|
|• Consumption||0.79 million kWh (2003)|
Doña Remedios Trinidad, officially the Municipality of Doña Remedios Trinidad, (Tagalog: Bayan ng Doña Remedios Trinidad), is a 1st class municipality in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 22,663 people.
It is known as "Bulacan's Last Frontier" because of its natural environment and as it is the least travelled town in the province.
On September 13, 1977, Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos issued Presidential Decree No. 1196 creating the municipality of Doña Remedios Trinidad. The municipality of Doña Remedios Trinidad was named in honor of Doña Remedios T. Romualdez, mother of then First Lady Imelda Romualdez Marcos, who was a Bulakeña from the town of Baliuag.
The municipality covers seven barangays, originally part of Angat, Norzagaray, and San Miguel. These are Pulong Sampaloc and Camachile of Angat; Bayabas and Kabayunan of Norzagaray; Talbac, Camachin and Kalawakan of San Miguel.
Doña Remedios Trinidad is the largest municipality in Bulacan, occupying almost 1/3 of the total land area of the province. It lies on the southern edge of the Sierra Madre mountain range, and partially embraces three major conservation areas: the Angat Watershed Forest Reserve, Biak-na-Bato National Park, and Doña Remedios–General Tinio Watershed Forest Reserve, comprising 327.3 km² of alienable and disposable public land.
Doña Remedios Trinidad is politically subdivided into the following 8 barangays:
|Population census of |
Doña Remedios Trinidad
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
In the 2015 census, the population of Doña Remedios Trinidad was 22,663 people, with a density of 24 inhabitants per square kilometre or 62 inhabitants per square mile.
Doña Remedios Trinidad is the least populated of all the municipalities and cities of Bulacan.
Municipality of Doña Remedios Trinidad is a mainly agricultural town. Agricultural products, such as pineapples, are the main source of income of the town and its residents.
On December 12, 2007, the Province of Bulacan and the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) signed an agreement for the development of an P11-billion bulk water supply project. Ayala-owned Manila Water Co. Inc. will implement the project. MWSS and Manila Water will provide a financial package of an infrastructure grant, a P10-million development assistance and a P10-million royalty fee to the towns of Norzagaray and Doña Remedios Trinidad, which will host the water supply project.
One of the main secondary school in DRT is the Doña Remedios Trinidad High School located in Brgy. Pulong Sampaloc. Most of the students in this school came from the four barangays of DRT (Pulong Sampaloc, Camachile, Sapang Bulak, and Bayabas) and some students from the adjacent barangay of Banaban in Angat. The San Ildefonso-based Bulacan Agricultural State College opened a branch campus as Bulacan Agricultural State College-DRT located in Barangay Sapang Bulak.
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- Presidential Decree No. 1196, creating the Municipality of Doña Remedios Trinidad.
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