|City of Victorias
Lungsod ng Victorias (Tagalog)
Victorias Milling Company
|Nickname(s): "The Sugarlandia of Negros"
"The Sweet and Green City of Negros"
Map of Negros Occidental with Victorias highlighted
|Region||Negros Island Region (NIR/Region XVIII)|
|Congr. district||3rd district of Negros Occidental|
|Cityhood||March 21, 1998|
|• Mayor||Francis Frederick P. Palanca|
|• Total||133.92 km2 (51.71 sq mi)|
|• Density||660/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
Victorias, officially the City of Victorias or often referred to as Victorias City, is a fourth class city in the province of Negros Occidental, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 88,299 people.
It is also known for being the site of Victorias Milling Company, the world's largest integrated sugar mill, sitting on a 7,000 hectares (17,000 acres) compound that makes it the Philippine's largest sugar refinery.
St. Joseph the Worker Chapel
Within the Victorias Milling Company's complex is the St. Joseph the Worker Chapel, a masterpiece considered the first example of modern sacral architecture in the Philippines and raised to the status of Important Cultural Property by the National Museum of the Philippines in 2015. The chapel was designed by the famous Czech Architect Antonín Raymond.
Its mural of the Angry Christ painted by international artist Alfonso Ossorio. The mural has been featured in various publications like Life Magazine. Its fierce, vivid colors gave the church its most known name as the "Angry Christ Church"
The city celebrates the Kadalag-an Festival which is an Annual Charter Anniversary every 21st day of March and an Annual Fiesta every 26th day of April called the "Malihaw Festival".
- Barangay I (Pob.)
- Barangay II (Quezon – Pob.)
- Barangay III (Pob.)
- Barangay IV (Pob.)
- Barangay V (Pob.)
- Barangay VI (Estrella/Salvacion – Pob.)
- Barangay VII (Pob.)
- Barangay VIII (Lobaton – Pob.)
- Barangay IX (Daan Banwa)
- Barangay X (Estado)
- Barangay XI (Gawahon)
- Barangay XII
- Barangay XIII (Gloryville)
- Barangay XIV
- Barangay XV
- Barangay XV-A
- Barangay XVI
- Barangay XVI-A
- Barangay XVII
- Barangay XVIII
- Barangay XVIII-A
- Barangay XIX
- Barangay XIX-A (Canetown Subdivision)
- Barangay XX
- Barangay XXI
- Barangay VI-A
|Population census of Victorias|
|Source: National Statistics Office|
Notable religions include:
Notable churches include:
- St. Joseph the Worker Chapel, known as the Angry Christ Church
- Ultrafidian Center
- The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
- Our Lady of Victory Parish
Notable educational institutions include:
- Central Philippines State University - Victorias City Campus
- Don Bosco Technical Institute, Victorias
- La Salle College-Victorias
- Negros Occidental National Science High School
- Colegio de Sta. Ana de Victorias
- "Cities". Quezon City, Philippines: Department of the Interior and Local Government. Retrieved 8 March 2013.
- "Province: Negros Occidental". PSGC Interactive. Makati City, Philippines: National Statistical Coordination Board. Retrieved 8 March 2013.
- "Total Population by Province, City, Municipality and Barangay: as of May 1, 2010" (PDF). 2010 Census of Population and Housing. National Statistics Office. Retrieved 8 March 2013.
- "Province of Negros Occidental". Municipality Population Data. LWUA Research Division. Retrieved 16 August 2013.
- Victorias City Profile at the Official Website of Negros Occidental
- Philippine Standard Geographic Code
- Philippine Census Information
- Local Governance Performance Management System
- Chasing Waterfalls: Gawahon Falls
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