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Mabalacat, Pampanga, Philippines

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List of Barangays in Mabalacat, in the Pampanga Province within Region 3 in the Republic of The Philippines
Atlu-BolaBicalBundagulCacutudCalumpangCamachilesDapdapDauDoloresDuquitLakandulaMabigaMacapagal VillageMamatitangMangalitMarcos VillageMawaqueParalayunanPoblacionSan FranciscoSan JoaquinSanta InesSanta MariaSanto RosarioSapang BalenSapang BiabasTabun
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List of Municipalities in the Pampanga province within Region III in the Republic of The Philippines
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Geography of Mabalacat City, Pampanga, Philippines

Geography of Mabalacat

Location of Mabalacat, Pampanga, Philippines

  • 15.2167° N, 120.5833° E - Mabalacat, Coordinates

Mabalacat is one of the municipalities in the province of Pampanga within Region III in the island of Luzon.

History of Mabalacat City, Pampanga, Philippines

Mabalacat became the town in 1712. It was named after the balacat tree(Zizyphus Zonulata Blco.), a fourth class timber. Mabalacat means full of balacat . Then a settlement of a Negrito tribe headed by a chieftain name Caragan, the area was virtual forest of balacat trees. It has land area of 15,262 hectares more than double that of Angeles City s. Two-thirds of the land area of Clark Air Base was taken from Mabalacat. According to old residents, from Liberation to 1949 all judicial cases were reffered to and heard at the Justice of the Peace Court of Mabalacat. Before 1712 Mabalacat was a barrio (Barangay) of Bambang, now Bamban Tarlac.

There is no official record on the foundation of this town, but according to stories handed down orally from generation to generation, the first settlers were purely Negritos led by Caragan. Caragan married Laureana Tolentino and adopted her family name. Laureana Tolentino was the first cabeza de barangay of Mabalacat, a title now equivalent to barangay captain. The Negritos were finally driven back to the nearby mountains and hills by the lowlanders who frequented the place to hund wild animals and fowls. At present one barangay, Marcos Village, is inhabited by Negritos who live in bungalow housed and speak broken English. Mabalacat like Porac, Sta. Rita, Magalang and Angeles City never gets flooded by heavy rain because it is situated on an elevated plain known as Upper Pampanga.

In 1853 Mabalacat had a population of 2,611 and four barangays, namely, Babangdapu, Duquit, Malabni, and Paglilmbunan. In 1903 its population increased to 7,049 and already had 19 barangays. These were Poblacion, Bical, Bundagul, Dapdap, Dau, Dolores, Iba, Mabiga, Mamatitang, Mangalit, Matas, Mawaque, Paralayunan, Quitangil, San Joaquin, Sta. Ines, Santa Maria, Sapang Balen, and Sapang Biabas. In 1948 its barangays increased to 20 with the addition of Fort Stotsenburg. Barangay Quitangil was replaced by San Francisco. Today Mabalacat has 27 barangays with the addition of Atly bola, Cacutud, Calumpang, Camatchiles, Macapagal Village, Marcos Village, Sto. Rosario, and Tabun. However, barangays Babangdapu, Malabni, Paglimbunan, Quitangil, Iba, Matas, and Fort Stotsenburg were renamed with their present names.

A first class municipality (Effective July 1996) Mabalacat has a population of 121,115 based on the (1990 census) and 129,900 (1995 Census). It has an average annual income of P 23,108,033.09 derived mostly from municipal license fees, land tax and IRA,. The biggest barangay is Dau with population of 47,180, and the smallest is Sapang Balen, with 347 persons.

Its people are peace loving and God-fearing as well as hardworking and industrious. They speak the Kapampangan dialect which is very rich in vocabulary and culture.

source: www.pampangacapitol.com

People of Mabalacat City, Pampanga, Philippines

Total Population of Mabalacat

Local Government Unit LGU of Mabalacat City, Pampanga, 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 Mabalacat City for the term of 2013-2016
  • Mayor of Mabalacat City: MORALES, BOKING (KAMBILAN) KAPANALIG AT KAMBILAN NING MEMALEN PAMPANGA
  • Vice-Mayor of Mabalacat City: HALILI, CHRISTIAN INDEPENDENT
  • Councilors of Mabalacat City:
  1. JOCSON, BENNY (LP) LIBERAL PARTY 28690 7.87%
  2. AQUINO, GERALD GUTTRIE INDEPENDENT 25026 6.87%
  3. PEÑA, ROX (KAMBILAN) KAPANALIG AT KAMBILAN NING MEMALEN PAMPANGA 22803 6.26%
  4. GALANG, FROY (KAMBILAN) KAPANALIG AT KAMBILAN NING MEMALEN PAMPANGA 22741 6.24%
  5. YUMUL, JENG (KAMBILAN) KAPANALIG AT KAMBILAN NING MEMALEN PAMPANGA 22106 6.06%
  6. GARBO, WIN-WIN (KAMBILAN) KAPANALIG AT KAMBILAN NING MEMALEN PAMPANGA 21970 6.03%
  7. SOTTO, EDDIE (KAMBILAN) KAPANALIG AT KAMBILAN NING MEMALEN PAMPANGA 21514 5.90%
  8. TIGLAO, BOK (KAMBILAN) KAPANALIG AT KAMBILAN NING MEMALEN PAMPANGA 18960 5.20%
  9. RIVERA, CARLO NIÑO (KAMBILAN) KAPANALIG AT KAMBILAN NING MEMALEN PAMPANGA 18876 5.18%
  10. MORALES, DWIGHT (KAMBILAN) KAPANALIG AT KAMBILAN NING MEMALEN PAMPANGA 18673 5.12%

Elected officials of Mabalacat for the term of 2010-2013

Barangay Elected Officials of Mabalacat City, Pampanga for the term of 2010-2013

Businesses in Mabalacat City, Pampanga, Philippines

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.

  • DOST - Website
  • UPLiFT stands for Urban Program for Livelihood Finance and Training. - Website
  • DSWD Pro-poor and Livelihood Programs - Website

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Businesses in Mabalacat

Real Estate for Sale in Mabalacat, Pampanga, Philippines


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Churches, Mosques, or Places of Worship in Mabalacat, Pampanga, Philippines

The name of your church, mosque, or place of worship can be listed here. We can even provide you with a free webpage. Take a picture of the facade of your church or place of worship and it can be posted here. We can help you.

Schools in Mabalacat City, Pampanga, Philippines

School year 2014-2015 starts June 2, 2014 and ends March 27, 2015, 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 name of your school in Mabalacat can be listed here. You can list it like this:

  • Name of School. Private or Public. It can be an elementary school, high school, college.
    • Address of your school
    • Telephone Number
    • Principal of the school

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Economy of Mabalacat City, Pampanga, Philippines

  • If you have an article that talks about the improvement of the economy of Mabalacat you can post that article here. If you come across any news items that talk about the economy of Mabalacat, you may post it here. Of course you have to reference the writer of the article. Any improvement to transportation, power and service usually improves the economy of the community, so go ahead and report that too.

Natural Resources of Mabalacat, Pampanga, 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.

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 Mabalacat City, Pampanga, Philippines

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Festivals, Fiestas and Traditions of Mabalacat, Pampanga, Philippines

Every city has some sort of a festival or tradition that is celebrated every year. In the Philippines almost all barangays that are predominantly populated by Christians celebrate fiesta. Tell us about the festivals, fiestas and traditions of Mabalacat.

Your Story about Mabalacat, Pampanga, Philippines

Tell your story about Mabalacat. You can talk about the good things in Mabalacat or simply talk about the past. You can talk about the eco-system of Mabalacat. What is the local LGU doing about the preservation of your natural resources? The topic can start here and once it gets bigger it can have a page of its own in Z-Wiki. It's all up to you.

Mabalacat, Pampanga 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.
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Mabalacat Pampanga Photo Gallery

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