Location within Bataan province
Location within the Philippines
|Coordinates: 14°53′N 120°28′E / 14.88°N 120.47°ECoordinates: 14°53′N 120°28′E / 14.88°N 120.47°E|
|Region||Central Luzon (Region III)|
|Barangays||47 (see Barangays)|
|• Type||Sangguniang Bayan|
|• Mayor||Gila Garcia(NUP)|
|• Vice Mayor||Renato Matawaran (AKSYON)|
|• Total||92.52 km2 (35.72 sq mi)|
|Population (2015 census)|
|• Density||1,100/km2 (3,000/sq mi)|
|• Voter (2016)||62,848|
|Time zone||PST (UTC+8)|
|IDD : area code||+63 (0)47|
|Income class||1st class|
Dinalupihan, officially the Municipality of Dinalupihan (Filipino: Bayan ng Dinalupihan), is a municipality in the province of Bataan in the Central Luzon (Region III) of the Philippines. The population was 106,371 at the 2015 census. In the 2016 election, it had 62,848 registered voters.
Dinalupihan is accessible via the Bataan Provincial Expressway, off Exit 5.
"Dinalupijan" came from the festival rights of "Aeta" pygmies. To commemorate their idol "Indianalo", the goddess of hunting and bountiful harvest."Indianalo" was paired with the Sanskrit word "jann", meaning paradise. "Indianalopijann" was the name given to the land that the "Aetas" received from their goddess which translates to Indianalo's paradise. As time progresses, the name "Indianalopijann" turned into "Dinalupihan".
The name "Dinalupihan" also means "empty lands", coming from the Spanish terms din, a, and lupia. It referred to the fact that it failed to produce little revenue while it was an estate of the Archdiocese of Manila during the second half of the 18th century.
Dinalupihan is located at 14°53′N 120°28′E / 14.88°N 120.47°E.
According to the Philippine Statistics Authority, the municipality has a land area of 92.52 square kilometres (35.72 sq mi) constituting 6.74% of the 1,372.98-square-kilometre- (530.11 sq mi) total area of Bataan.
Dinalupihan is politically subdivided into 46 barangays.
|030804010||Del Pilar (Poblacion)||0.3%||291||271||+1.36%|
|030804011||Gen. Luna (Poblacion)||0.6%||608||585||+0.74%|
|030804050||Jose C. Payumo, Jr.||3.2%||3,360||3,114||+1.46%|
|030804018||Mabini Ext. (Poblacion)||0.7%||703||734||−0.82%|
|030804017||Mabini Proper (Poblacion)||0.3%||324||339||−0.86%|
|030804021||New San Jose||5.7%||6,012||6,030||−0.06%|
|030804022||Old San Jose||2.3%||2,421||2,002||+3.68%|
|030804023||Padre Dandan (Poblacion)||0.1%||159||155||+0.49%|
|030804034||San Isidro (Poblacion)||0.9%||983||1,047||−1.19%|
|030804035||San Pablo (Bulate)||5.6%||5,942||3,736||+9.24%|
|030804040||Santa Isabel (Tabacan)||2.3%||2,412||2,190||+1.86%|
|030804041||Torres Bugauen (Poblacion)||0.9%||915||862||+1.14%|
|Population census of Dinalupihan|
Pursuant to the Local government in the Philippines", the political seat of the municipal government is located at the Municipal Town Hall. In the History of the Philippines (1521–1898), the Gobernadorcillo was the Chief Executive who held office in the Presidencia. During the American rule (1898–1946) (History of the Philippines (1898-1946)), the elected Mayor and local officials, including the appointed ones hold office at the Municipal Town Hall. The legislative and executive departments perform their functions in the Sangguniang Bayan (Session Hall) and Municipal Trial Court, respectively, and are located in the Town Hall.
Dinalupihan, Bataan's incumbent Mayor is Gila Garcia (NUP) and the Vice Mayor is Renato Matawaran (AKSYON).
Sangguniang Bayan Members are: Ricardo De Ausen, Martin Tongol Jr., Danny Dela Cruz, Rolly Buniag, Amy Sandoval, Zaldy Torno, Maning Inza Cruz, Arnold Soriano, ABC Armando Buniag and SK Ernest Estanislao.
Dinalupihan's interesting points, landmarks and festivals, are:
- Battle of Bataan, Layac Junction marker
- World War II First Line of Defense Memorial (Battle of Bataan - Battle of Layac Junction, January 6, 1942)
- 38th Infantry Division (United States) marker, Layac Junction
- Roosevelt Protected Landscape, also known as Roosevelt Park, is the location shooting of Enchanted Garden
- Town Hall
- Bataan Peninsula State University, Dinalupihan campus
- Bataan Peninsula Medical Center
- 1960 Saint John Academy
- Glorrieta, open auditorium, grandstand, park and plaza
- Dinalupihan Civic Center
- Memorial, Monument of Dinalupihan heroes (Marcela Rodriguez)
- Heaven's Garden Memorial Park
- Dinalupihan Memorial Park
- Mount Malasimbo - Barangay Pita
- Tubig Festival, June 24
- La Vercons Bakeshop, San Ramon, Dinalupihan
- Sweet Momc's Cake - General Luna Street
- Boom's Cold Brew Coffee - Poblacion
Saint John the Baptist Parish Church (in Poblacion) belongs to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Balanga (Dioecesis Balangensis) Suffragan of San Fernando, Pampanga Created: March 17, 1975. Canonically Erected: November 7, 1975. Comprises the whole civil province of Bataan. Titular: St. Joseph, Husband of Mary, April 28. Bishop Most Reverend Ruperto Cruz Santos, DD).
- Gary David — PBA multi-awarded player
- Chito Jaime — PBA player
- Jackie Rice — Filipina actress who won the title of Ultimate Female Survivor on the third season of Startstruck.
- Felicito Payumo — Chairman of the Subic Bay Metropolitan Authority from 1998-2004.
Welcome arch of Dinalupihan Park and Plaza
World War II First Line of Defense Memorial (Battle of Bataan - Battle of Layac Junction, January 6, 1942)
Roosevelt Park is the location shooting of Enchanted Garden
Bataan Peninsula Medical Center
Dinalupihan Civic Center
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