Bustos, Bulacan

Infobox Philippine municipality
infoboxtitle = Municipality of Bustos

sealfile = Ph seal bulacan bustos.png locatormapfile = Ph_locator_bulacan_bustos.png caption = Map of Bulacan showing the location of Bustos
region = Central Luzon
province = Bulacan
founded =
website = [http://elgu2.ncc.gov.ph/bustos/]
districts = Second Congressional District of Bulacan
barangays = 14
class = 3rd class
mayor = Carlito Reyes
areakm2 = 47.5
pop2000 = 47,091
popden2000 = 991.39
Metro area = Manilla coordinates =

Bustos is a third class municipality in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. According to the 2000 census, it has a population of 47,091 people in 9,799 households.

Built up area

With the continuous expansion of Metro Manila, the city is now included in Manila built up area which reaches San Ildefonso in its Northernmost part.


Bustos is politically subdivided into fourteen barangays (six urban, eight rural).

* Bonga Mayor
* Bonga Menor
* Buisan
* Camachilihan
* Cambaog
* Catacte
* Liciada
* Malamig
* Malawak
* Poblacion
* San Pedro
* Talampas
* Tanawan
* Tibagan


The Bulacan State University - [http://www.bulsu.edu.ph/colleges/bustos/bustos.htm Bustos Campus] (BulSU Bustos) is the biggest satellite campus in the university. It was established in 1976. For almost a quarter of a century, BSUB has metamorphosed from the center of vocational and technical courses to a breeding ground of future educators and industrial technologists, and as a feeder school of engineering aspirants to the main campus. Conscious of the vision and mission of the university, BSUB has become one of the higher education institutions in Bulacan on a par with leading learning institutions in the region.

From the year it was founded, the external campus grew physically from sharing a roof with the Bustos Elementary school to a five-room former public market building to the imposing campus that it is today. The school grew as well from offering vocational technical courses and trade secondary school curriculum and two-year technical education courses, to the four year and five-year degree programs that it now offers. The campus boasts of its upgraded and revitalized curriculum.

External links

* [http://www.nscb.gov.ph/activestats/psgc/default.asp Philippine Standard Geographic Code]
* [http://www.t-macs.com/kiso/local/ 2000 Philippine Census Information]

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