La Castellana, Negros Occidental
|Municipality of La Castellana|
Map of Negros Occidental with La Castellana highlighted
|Region||Western Visayas (Region VI)|
|District||5th district of Negros Occidental|
|Barangays||13 (see Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Bayan|
|• Mayor||Rhumyla Nicor-Mangilimutan|
|• Electorate||38,632 voters (2016)|
|• Total||185.22 km2 (71.51 sq mi)|
|Population (2015 census)|
|• Density||400/km2 (1,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)34|
|Climate type||tropical climate|
|Income class||1st municipal income class|
La Castellana, officially the Municipality of La Castellana, is a 1st class municipality in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 74,855 people.
La Castellana is a rural town situated at the base of Kanlaon Volcano, known for its natural springs, water falls and scenic spots. It is named after the famous "Paseo de la Castellana" in Madrid, Spain. It is an agricultural town engaged in sugarcane, rice and banana farming. It is home of many festivals namely Bailes de Luces, Banana Festival and Senior San Vicente Ferrer Feast Day where devotees far and near attend to for healing.
La Castellana is politically subdivided into 13 barangays.
- Robles (Poblacion)
|Population census of La Castellana|
|Source: Philippine Statistics Authority|
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- Philippine Standard Geographic Code
- Philippine Census Information
- Local Governance Performance Management System
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