Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines
Barangays of Balanga City, in the Bataan Province of the Philippines
Bagong Silang | Bagumbayan | Cabog-Cabog | Camacho | Cataning | Central | Cupang North | Cupang Proper | Cupang West | Dangcol | Doña Francisca | Ibayo | Lote | Malabia | Munting Batangas | Poblacion | Pto. Rivas Ibaba | Pto. Rivas Itaas | San Jose | Sibacan | Talisay | Tanato | Tenejero | Tortugas | Tuyo
- Balanga City is in the Bataan province and within Region_III in the western part of Central Luzon. Balanga, the capital of Bataan, was formerly a visita of Abucay before it was established as a mission of the Dominican Order in the Provincial Chapter of April 21, 1714 and later declared a vicariate on April 18, 1739, under the patronage of Saint Joseph.
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List of Municipalities in the Bataan province within Region III in the Republic of The Philippines
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Cities of Bataan: City Of Balanga (Capital)
Seal of Balanga City
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Bataan within the Philippines
City Hall of Balanga City
Villa Victoria Mall of Balanga
Catholic Church of Balanga
Cut Encarnacion Group of Salon, Doña Francisca, Balanga
Chowking, Banzon, Balanga
- Balanga City has a total of 25 barangays
- Registered Voters of Balanga City as of (2010) = 57,073
- Balanga City is in the "2nd" Voting Congressional District of Bataan.
- Population of Balanga City (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 84,105
- Land Area of Balanga City (as of 2007, in hectares) = 11,163
- Balanga City is a 4th class Component City and Partially Urban.
- Balanga City is in the Bataan province and within Region_III in the western part of Central Luzon.
Geography of Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines
The Land Area of Balanga City (as of 2007, in hectares) = 11,163
Location of Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines
Balanga City is located in the province of Bataan within Region III in Central Luzon.
History of Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines
- source: LGU of Balanga City, Bataan verbatim
Balanga, the capital of Bataan, was formerly a visita of Abucay before it was established as a mission of the Dominican Order in the Provincial Chapter of April 21, 1714 and later declared a vicariate on April 18, 1739, under the patronage of Saint Joseph. Upon the establishment of Bataan as a separate province in 1754, Balanga was made its capital by General Pedro Manuel Arandia due to its favorable location, at the heart of the new territorial jurisdiction. The word Balanga originates from the Tagalog word bañga (clay pot), which the town used to produce and which was among the best that can be found in the country.
Today. Balanga has just recently been transformed into a City. Prior to this development, the City has extended its urban fringe to west of Roman Superhighway and a new growth center in Barangay Tuyo has been delineated in the Comprehensive Land Use Plan. During the past years, the city saw a high record of residential growth. The consequent expansion of the physical limits of the urban core as well as the expected large increases in population, and its attractiveness to commercial and employment activities, the City Government of Balanga decided to undertake a Master Planning exercise and to propose various developmental projects that would establish Balanga as a well-planned community with quality and character that is innovative and special.
People of Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines
- Registered Voters of Balanga City as per Comelelc (2010)=67,809
- Population of Balanga (as of Aug 1, 2007 census)= 84,105
The Sangguniang Panlungsod is composed of the City (Municipality) Vice-Mayor as Presiding Officer, regular Sanggunian members (Councilors), the President of the Association of Barangay Captains and the President of the Sangguniang Kabataan.
They shall exercise and perform the legislative powers and duties as provided for under Republic Act No. 7160, otherwise known as the Local Government Code of 1991. Shall consider and conduct thorough study all matters brought to their attention and consequently pass resolutions, enact ordinances and to introduce recommendations. ls of Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines]]==
- Elected Government officials of Balanga City for the term of 2013-2016
- Mayor: Jose Enrique Sandejas Garcia III
- Vice-Mayor: Noel Joseph Lacsamana Valdecañas
- City Councilors:
- BELTRAN, MANNY (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 32280 9.06%
- GOZON, VIANCA (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 31208 8.76%
- NISAY, JET (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 30595 8.59%
- FERNANDEZ, VJ (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 27646 7.76%
- VASQUEZ, LIZA (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 26579 7.46%
- MALIBIRAN, VIC (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 26527 7.45%
- PIZARRO, BERTIE (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 26015 7.30%
- PAGUIO, KARLBANZON (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 25972 7.29%
- SANCHEZ, ELMO (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 25722 7.22%
- TRANATE, TONY (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 23762 6.67%
- Elected Government officials of Balanga City for the term of 2010-2013
- Mayor: Jose Enrique Sandejas Garcia III
- Vice-Mayor: Noel Joseph Lacsamana Valdecañas
- City Councilors:
Barangay Elected Officials of Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines
Businesses in Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines
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- Businesses in Balanga City
- General Stores
- 7 Eleven Store, Ibayo, Balanga City
- Banks in Balanga City
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- Balanga City Realty
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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines
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Schools in Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines
School year 2013-2014 starts June 3 and ends March 31, 2014, for public elementary and secondary schools. The school year will have 201 school days, of which 180 days are “nonnegotiable” student-teacher contact time.
The multisectoral Brigada Eskwela to prepare schools for the students’ return will be on May 21-26. Oplan Balik Eskwela will be from May 28 to June 8 while orientation on K to 12 for parents and other stakeholders will be on June 9.
Although private schools may deviate from the Department of Education (DepEd) calendar, they are enjoined not to start before June 3 and later than Aug 31.
School Year 2013-2014 in public elementary and high schools will start on June 3 and end on March 31, 2014 The name of your school in Balanga City can be listed here. You can list it like this:
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- Bataan National High School - Head of School: Dr. Simeona B. Emata
- Public Elementary Schools in Balanga City
- Balanga Elementary School - Head Of School: Flordeliza V. Tuazon
- M. Delos Reyes Mem. Elementary School - Head Of School: Mr. Fernando P. Cortez
- M. Delos Reyes Mem. Elementary School - Pto. Rivas Ibaba Ps - Head Of School: Fernando P. Cortez
- M. P. Cuaderno Sr. Elementary School - Head Of School: Florencio P. Loyola
- Tortugas Elementary School - Head Of School: Ernesto S. Robles
- Tuyo Elementary School - Head Of School: Elpidio H. Oximoso
- Bagong Silang Elementary School - Head Of School: Teresita B. Dilig
- Bani Public School - Head Of School: Erlinda M. Dasig
- Bo. Central Elementary School - Head Of School: Alicia B. Rueda
- Cabog-Cabog Elementary School - Head Of School: Jeanettte G. Lopez
- Cataning Elementary School - Head Of School: Erlinda M. Dasig
- Cupang Elementary School - Head Of School: Violeta Q. Santos
- Cupang Elementary School - Cupang North Ps - Head Of School: Violeta Q. Santos
- E. Bernabe Elementary School - Head Of School: Bernadette G. Paraiso
- G.L. David Memo. Ps - Head Of School: Lorna V. Guinto
- Our Lady Of Lourdes Elementary School - Head Of School: Lorna V. Guinto
- T. Camacho Sr. Elementary School - Head Of School: Teresita Q. Nisay
- Tanato Ps - Head Of School: Jeanette G. Lopez
- Tenejero Elementary School - Head Of School: Hilario D. Garcia
Economy of Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines
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Natural Resources of Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines
- Protect the environment
It is sad but true that as of the year 2012 the rivers of the Philippines continue to be the #1 Sewer Systems of the Philippines.
Protect & Save the Rivers. Do not let your sewer drain into the river. Your community can be the first to initiate this project.
Build your riverbank protection with a built-in gutter system. Reforest within Ten Years - Guaranteed!
Let us plant more trees in every barangay in the entire Philippines. It does not make any difference if the barangay is urban, partially urban or rural; we need more trees. Trees will prevent erosion, provide oxygen, prevent green house effect, and even a place of business for the shade tree mechanic.
The Philippines is a tropical country and practically anything will grow. The DENR has the planting trees project that goes on every year. Lots of picture taking for the media. Planting trees one by one is the "human" way of doing it. This individual planting of trees is good if done to "line" the roads and highways with trees or along fences or property divisions, or if you have a plantation.
To reforest the nation of the Philippines we have to plant trees the "mother nature" way. Sow the seeds during the rainy season. Go deep into "bald" forests and plant trees by sowing seeds. If there's not enough volunteers to do this, use the military helicopters to fly over the designated areas and sow the seeds.
Guaranteed within a few years, The Philippines will be lush again. >>Read More
We are using our rivers as our sewer system. If you ask a Filipino, "Are the Filipinos a clean people?" The answer is an automatic, "Yes!". However, the Filipinos are suffering from the same disease or attitude as most people do, and that is the "NIMBY" disease or "NIMBY" attitude. (NIMBY) Not In My Back Yard. So it is OK to dump my garbage and sewer there. Not mine! Someone else will take care of it.
This attitude is killing our rivers. Your great-grandparents, grandparents or parents were once proud to tell the stories of how they enjoyed swimming in the river behind your house or nearby. However, you can't say the same or tell the same stories to your kids or grand kids. Why? Because your generation is killing the river.
- Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
- Department of Environment and Natural Resources
- Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
We have so much water in the Philippines and yet very little to drink.
Instead of relying too much on Diesel fuel and Coal to generate the majority of Philippine's Electrical energy Supply, we can concentrate more on renewable and sustainable source of energy such as: Hydro Power, Solar Power, and Wind Power. We have too many black outs.
Tourists Attractions of Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines
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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines
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Balanga City, Bataan supports Philippine Cycling
Philippine Cycling is about cycling in the Philippnes. Philippine Cycling helps promote bike races, cycling clubs, bicycle tours, and the development of bicycle trails. Activities are coordinated with bike shops and cycling clubs throughout the Philippines to promote the fun of riding bikes. Philippine Cycling will be coordinating events with tour of Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao. Road biking and mountain bikings will be promoted by Philippine Cycling.
Cycling Activity to Participate In
Tour de Zamboanga 2013: From the 11th of July, 2013 to the 14th of July, 2013. A four day 540 kilometer bicycle race for Charity!
- Due to the road constructions going on in the route of the Tour, we are eliminating the road bikes from this race.
- This is a (Non-Roadbike) individual bicycle race. Everybody is welcome in this race. The more the merrier. Racers who skip a stage will not be allowed to continue. Everybody who finishes the race and does not skip a stage is a winner.
The race starts at the port municipality of Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte and rests in the historical city of Zamboanga del Norte, Dapitan City to end the first stage. The following day the race will continue from Dapitan City to Pagadian City to end the second stage. The 3rd stage will be from Pagadian to Ipil. And finally culminate with the final stage from Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay to Zamboanga City.
Prizes for the Winners and Participants of Tour de Zamboanga
- 80 PRIZES in all to be Given Away. OVER ₱ 782,000.00 pesos in Prizes
- Grand Prize: The overall (liloy, dapitan, pagadian, ipil, zamboanga) first 15 finishers will be based on the overall accumulated time it took to finish the 4 stage race. The racer must finish all stages to qualify for the grand prize.
- The racer with the best accumulated time wins the championship. 1st:50K, 2nd:30K, 3rd:20K, 4th:15K, 5th:10K, 6th:9.5K, 7th:9K, 8th:8.5K, 9th:8K, 10th:7.5K, 11th:7K, 12th:6.5, 13th:6K, 14th:5.5K, 15th:5K
- Every stage has a winner. Prizes will be presented to the first 3 racers to win each stage. 1st:20K, 2nd:15K, 3rd:10K, 4th:6.5K, 5th:6K, 6th:5.5K, 7th:5K, 8th:4.5K, 9th:4K, 10th:3.5K, 11th:3K, 12th:2.5K, 13th:2K, 14th:1.5K, 15th:1K
- The winner of each stage keeps the prize money even if he/she can't continue with the race because of injury or other reasons. But because the racer skipped a stage he/she will not be allowed to continue with the race.
- Besides the Open Category, There are three (3) other competitive categories: (Women; Under 16 years old; 50 years old and over. Prizes for these categories are as follows: 25K 1st, 20K 2nd, 15K 3rd, 10K 4th, 5K 5th. Each Category gets a prize. Prizes given only to finishers of all 4 stages for these 3 categories.
- Finishers of all the 4 stages get a certificate of completion and a refund of their 1,000.00 peso registration fee. If a racer skips a stage he or she is will not be allowed to continue the race. Every finisher of the Tour de Zamboanga is a WINNER!
First Bicycle Race to cover the entire Zamboanga Peninsula
- Due to the election complications in the Zamboanga peninsula, the tour has been postponed to July 11 - July 14 of 2013.
Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur, Zamboanga Sibugay, and Zamboanga City.
- First Stage - July 11, 2013 (Thursday): Liloy to Dapitan City
- 143 Kilometers: This stage of the race does not have many hilly terrains. It will be mostly flat. The roads are cemented.
- Second Stage - July 12, 2013(Friday): Dapitan City to Pagadian City
- 128 Kilometers: The second stage will be more challenging as there will be more hills to climb. About 40% of the terrain will be hilly. It will be on the Osmena Hwy which is almost completely cemented. There are only a few kilometers that are still under construction.
- Third Stage - July 13, 2013 (Saturday): Pagadian City to Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay
- 139 Kilometers: The race from pagadian to Ipil will prove to be a grueling race specially the first 35 kilometers. The first 35 kilometers is about 80% uphill battle.
- Fourth Stage - July 14, 2013 (Sunday): Ipil, Zamboanga Sibugay to Divisoria, Zamboanga City
- 130 Kilometers: There are three challenging parts to this section of the race. First challenge is the uphill climb from the border of zamboanga sibugay to the border of zamboanga city (barangay of licomo). After that is the twisty uphill in the barangay of Tigbalabag and finally the quiniput tuktukalaw climb. Then it will be a downhill race to the finish at the barangay of Divisoria.
All Philippine Cyclers are invited to participate in the open bicycle race. It is for a great charitable cause: Project BOSS - Brotherhood Operation Sweet Smile
- Total Distance to be traveled: 540 kilometers or 338 miles - Visit our WebPage
Your Story about Balanga City, Bataan, Philippines
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Featured News of The Philippines
- Philippines promotes use of brown rice
- Wednesday, June 19, 2013 10:48:51 pm
- ZAMBOANGA CITY (Mindanao Examiner / June 18, 2013) – Looking back in the past, Filipinos ate only brown rice until Westerners introduced the modern milling process that produced white, polished rice which soon dominated the market and eventually changed the cultural tradition on rice preference.
- Bringing back the tradition of eating brown rice can help achieve the government's goal of rice self sufficiency in the near future while addressing the country's nutritional and health problems..........Full Story
- Report: Phl has highest growth potential in TIPs
- Tuesday, June 18, 2013 5:08 pm
- MANILA, Philippines - The Philippines has the highest growth potential among a new group of nations expected to lead global economic growth over the next seven years, a global banking giant said.
- In a report, DBS Ltd. said the so-called TIPs— Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines— are increasingly becoming a major growth driver as advanced economies continued to reel from the debt crisis..........Full Story
- Carabao Festival
- Date: May 14 - Location: Angono, Rizal
- Farmers pay tribute to their patron saints; a procession of carabao carts bearing a myriad local produce is held; prizes are awarded to the strongest and most beautifully decorated carabaos.
- Date: May 14 Location: Pulilan, Bulacan
- Hundreds of festively adorned carabaos are paraded by their farmer-owners on the street leading to the church; there the carabaos are made to kneel down as a homage to San Isidro de Labrado, the patron saint of farmers.
- Tayao-Cabrera snares Formula Open karting title
- Wednesday, June 19, 2013 12:00 am
- MANILA, Philippines - Gabriel Tayao-Cabrera bested a tough field with a superb performance as he captured the Formula 125 Open Juniors crown in the Macau leg of the Asian Karting Open Championships at the Kartodromo de Coloane Circuit recently.
- Cabrera turned in an impressive 59-second mark in Heat 3 to the surprise of the big Macau karting aficionados in a feat that matched the laptimes of those in the upper Formula 125 senior class..........Full Story »
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