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Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines

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Calumpit,
Bulacan Province, Philippines

  • Calumpit has a total of 29 barangays
  • Registered Voters of Calumpit as of (2010) = 53,317
  • Population of Calumpit (as of Aug 1, 2007) = 98,017
  • Land Area of Calumpit (as of 2007, in hectares) = 5,625
  • Calumpit is a 1st class municipality and Partially Urban.
  • Calumpit is in the Bulacan province and within Region III in central Luzon.

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Geography of Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines

Geography of Calumpit

Location of Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines

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History of Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines

Calumpit was already an established "barangay" even before the coming of the Spaniards. It was under the leadership of Gat-Maitim. Agriculture was the main source of livelihood of the people and even today it is part of the town's lifeblood. Calumpit at that time was the center of trade and barter among its neighboring barangays. The Pampanga and the Quingua rivers served as the arteries through which the goods coming in and out of Calumpit passed. This was a factor why Calumpit became a progressive place during that period. The said rivers at present, still serve as arteries for trade and commerce in Calumpit.

Calumpit was derived from the name of the hardwood trees called Calumpit, found abundantly growing in front of the Calumpit Catholic Church. The hardwood was widely used and from then on it was adopted as the town's official name.

The defeat of Rajah Soliman at the battle of Bangkusay Channel paved the way for the Spaniards to establish their government in Manila. News reached the Spanish authority that there was a progressive community located several miles north of Manila. Through the order of Fray Martin de Rada, he sent a group of Augustinian missionaries headed by Father Diego Vivar Ordones to look for the said place. In 1572, they first set foot at that place. Armed with a cross, they Christianized the place and established the church and government simultaneously that same year.

It was only in 1575 however; the King of Spain officially recognized That Calumpit. It was the first established town in the province of Bulacan and the fourth in the island. The Augustinian friars were the first Christian pastors of Calumpit and acted in some capacity as government officials. This continued for almost a century. In 1672, the first civil government was established with Marcos de Arce as the first Alcalde Mayor of Calumpit.

Like any other inhabitants of the province, the Calumpit people are religious, hospitable and industrious. Dwelling places thrive along the riverbanks. Its neighboring places are Apalit and Candaba towns in Pampanga and Hagonoy, Pulilan and Malolos in Bulacan.

article copied verbatim from: http://www.bulacan.gov.ph/

People of Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines

Total Population of Calumpit

Local Government Unit LGU of Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines

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.


Elected officials of Calumpit for the term of 2013-2016
  • Mayor of Calumpit: DE JESUS, JESS (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY
  • Vice-Mayor of Calumpit: CANDELARIA, ZAR (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY
  • Councilors of Calumpit:
  1. DE BELEN, ABOY (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 18089 8.24%
  2. DANGANAN, ALVIN (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 16128 7.35%
  3. ROQUE, LAKAN (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 16001 7.29%
  4. DANSALAN, THELMA (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 15235 6.94%
  5. PAULINO, ENTO (NUP) NATIONAL UNITY PARTY 14444 6.58%
  6. TORRES, NIÑO (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 13151 5.99%
  7. LIM RAÑOLA, BOY (UNA) UNITED NATIONALIST ALLIANCE 12590 5.74%
  8. MENDOZA, JONJON (PMP) PWERSA NG MASANG PILIPINO 12053 5.49%

Elected officials of Calumpit for the term of 2010-2013

Barangays Elected Officials of Calumpit, Bulacan

Businesses in Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines

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Businesses in Calumpit
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  • Clinics and Hospitals
  • Pharmacies or Drug Stores
  • Convenient Stores, Hardware and Supplies, General Stores
  • Department Stores and Appliance Stores
  • Supermarket, wet market
  • Hotels, Motels, Pension Houses and Boarding
  • Repair Shops
  • Restaurants, Carenderias, Coffee Shops and Resorts in Calumpit
  • Salons, Beauty Shops and Barber Shops
How to Improve Your Business and Livelihood

The Philippine Livelihood Program: The Philippine government provides several programs to enhance the livelihood of the Filipino people. The department of Science and Technology through its Technology Research Center (TRC) regurlarly conducts various types of hands-on and personalized training programs.

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Real Estate for Sale in Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines


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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines

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Schools in Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines

School year 2015-2016 starts Monday, June 1, 2015 and ends Friday, April 1, 2016, for public elementary and secondary schools. The SY will consist of 201 school days, inclusive of the five-day In-Service Training (INSET) break. The different school events and activities, including the number of school days per quarter, are contained in Enclosure No. 1. Source: Department of Education


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Economy of Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines

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Natural Resources of Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines

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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.
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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.

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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.

Contact:

  • Secretary Ramon J. P. Paje
  • Department of Environment and Natural Resources
  • Visayas Avenue, Diliman, 1100 Quezon City, Philippines
  • +63-2-929-6626
  • osec@denr.gov.ph

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 Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines

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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines

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Your Story about Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines

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The oldest man or woman in Calumpit, Bulacan, Philippines

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Calumpit, Bulacan supports Philippine Cycling

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Cycling Activity to Participate In

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  • ILOILO CITY, April 27-May 2, 2015 (PNA) – Some 5,000 bikers are expected to join the second Iloilo Bike Festival slated April 27-May 2, 2015 as the city continues to aspire to become a bike-able walkable metropolis. The activity that supported by the John B. Lacson Foundation Maritime University (JBLFMU) and Megaworld Iloilo aims to promote Iloilo as a safe and bike friendly city, promote the share-a-road movement encourage Ilonggos to commute via biking and raise Ilonggos awareness on the benefits of biking on health, safety and environment concerns. Read More....
  • CYCLING Le Tour de Filipinas 2015 set as country celebrates 60 years of top-caliber cycling Feb 1 to Feb 4 2015 - View the result of the race: A four stage race. Stage 1 starts in Balanga and back to Balanga for a 126K race Feb 1, 2015 (Sunday); stage 2 starts in Balanga, Bataan to Iba, Zambales for a 154.7 K race Feb 2, 2015 (Monday); stage 3 starts in Iba, Zambales to Lingayen, Pangasinan for a 150.1K race Feb 3, 2015 (Tuesday); stage 4 starts in Lingayen, Pangasinan to Baguio City, Benguet for a 101.7K race Feb 4, 2015 (Wednesday). For a total distance of 532.5 Kms. Read More >>>
  • Ronda Pilipinas: Feb 8 - 27 2015:>> Discovering young riders for the national team will be the main objective of the LBC Ronda Pilipinas 2015 when the country’s premiere cycling race hits the road on Feb. 8 in Butuan City. Ronda Pilipinas executive project director Moe Chulani said the international multistage bikathon, which ends on Feb. 27, will have two qualifying legs of four stages each in Mindanao and the Visayas where the top riders will advance to face a tough foreign challenge in the six-stage Luzon finale. Read More>>>

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