Orion, Bataan

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Orion
Municipality of Orion
Downtown area
Downtown area
Official seal of Orion
Seal
Map of Bataan with Orion highlighted
Map of Bataan with Orion highlighted
Orion is located in Philippines
Orion
Orion
Location within the Philippines
Coordinates: 14°37′N 120°35′E / 14.62°N 120.58°E / 14.62; 120.58Coordinates: 14°37′N 120°35′E / 14.62°N 120.58°E / 14.62; 120.58
Country Philippines
RegionCentral Luzon (Region III)
ProvinceBataan
District2nd District of Bataan
Founded1680
Barangays23 (see Barangays)
Government
[1]
 • TypeSangguniang Bayan
 • MayorAntonio L. Raymundo Jr.
 • Vice MayorReynaldo S. Waje
 • Electorate36,335 voters (2016)
Area
[2]
 • Total65.41 km2 (25.25 sq mi)
Population
(2015 census)[3]
 • Total56,002
 • Density860/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+8 (PST)
ZIP code
2112
PSGC
IDD:area code+63 (0)47
Climate typeTropical monsoon climate
Income class2nd municipal income class
Revenue (₱)121,122,323.30 (2016)
Native languagesMariveleño
Tagalog
Websiteudyong.net

Orion, officially the Municipality of Orion (formerly Udyong), (Filipino: Bayan ng Orion; Kapampangan: Balen ning Orion), is a 2nd class municipality in the province of Bataan, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 56,002 people.[3]

Geography[edit]

Orion is located at 14°37′N 120°35′E / 14.62°N 120.58°E / 14.62; 120.58.

According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 65.41 square kilometres (25.25 sq mi)[2] constituting 4.76% of the 1,372.98-square-kilometre- (530.11 sq mi) total area of Bataan.

Barangays[edit]

Orion is politically subdivided into 23 barangays.[4]


PSGC Barangay Population ±% p.a.
2015[3] 2010[5]
030810001 Arellano (Poblacion) 1.1% 644 659 −0.44%
030810002 Bagumbayan (Poblacion) 2.3% 1,309 1,309 0.00%
030810003 Balagtas (Poblacion) 3.5% 1,963 1,833 1.31%
030810004 Balut (Poblacion) 2.5% 1,391 1,287 1.49%
030810007 Bantan 2.5% 1,403 1,421 −0.24%
030810008 Bilolo 12.1% 6,803 5,842 2.94%
030810009 Calungusan 2.9% 1,610 1,479 1.63%
030810010 Camachile 2.8% 1,587 1,645 −0.68%
030810011 Daang Bago (Poblacion) 1.7% 969 1,016 −0.90%
030810012 Daang Bilolo (Poblacion) 4.9% 2,745 2,543 1.47%
030810013 Daang Pare 11.2% 6,297 4,287 7.60%
030810014 General Lim (Kaput) 7.1% 3,956 3,213 4.04%
030810016 Kapunitan 9.4% 5,237 5,036 0.75%
030810017 Lati (Poblacion) 2.0% 1,113 1,368 −3.85%
030810018 Lusungan (Poblacion) 2.9% 1,647 1,638 0.10%
030810020 Puting Buhangin 4.8% 2,696 2,600 0.69%
030810021 Sabatan 6.5% 3,651 3,294 1.98%
030810022 San Vicente (Poblacion) 2.5% 1,391 1,360 0.43%
030810030 Santa Elena 3.1% 1,736 1,501 2.81%
030810024 Santo Domingo 7.3% 4,107 3,827 1.35%
030810027 Villa Angeles (Poblacion) 2.1% 1,161 1,480 −4.52%
030810028 Wakas (Poblacion) 1.4% 768 1,008 −5.05%
030810029 Wawa (Poblacion) 3.2% 1,818 1,808 0.11%
Total 56,002 51,454 1.63%

Demographics[edit]

Population census of Orion
YearPop.±% p.a.
1903 7,187—    
1918 7,979+0.70%
1939 10,909+1.50%
1948 8,721−2.46%
1960 14,672+4.43%
1970 19,672+2.97%
1975 24,283+4.31%
1980 28,049+2.92%
1990 35,263+2.32%
1995 39,537+2.17%
2000 44,067+2.35%
2007 49,164+1.52%
2010 51,454+1.67%
2015 56,002+1.63%
Source: Philippine Statistics Authority[3][5][6][7]

In the 2015 census, Orion had a population of 56,002.[3] The population density was 860 inhabitants per square kilometre (2,200/sq mi).


Atrractions[edit]

Festivals[edit]

Orion celebrates the feast of Saint Michael (Apo Ige) every 8th day of May (feast now also called Bakawan Festival), when balikbayans come to join in the festivities. Majority of its residents are OFWs in the United States, Japan, Europe, Australia, Canada and the Middle East.[citation needed]

Notable people[edit]

Gallery[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Municipality". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 31 May 2013.
  2. ^ a b "Province: Bataan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 12 November 2016.
  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. ^ "Municipal: Orion, Bataan". PSGC Interactive. Quezon City, Philippines: Philippine Statistics Authority. Retrieved 8 January 2016.
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ Censuses of Population (1903–2007). "Region III (Central Luzon)". Table 1. Population Enumerated in Various Censuses by Province/Highly Urbanized City: 1903 to 2007. NSO.
  7. ^ "Province of Bataan". Municipality Population Data. Local Water Utilities Administration Research Division. Retrieved 17 December 2016.

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