Doña Remedios Trinidad, Bulacan


Doña Remedios Trinidad, Bulacan
Doña Remedios Trinidad
—  Municipality  —
Map of Bulacan showing the location of Doña Remedios Trinidad
Doña Remedios Trinidad is located in Philippines
Doña Remedios Trinidad
Location in the Philippines
Coordinates: 15°0′N 121°5′E / 15°N 121.083°E / 15; 121.083Coordinates: 15°0′N 121°5′E / 15°N 121.083°E / 15; 121.083
Country  Philippines
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Province Bulacan
District 3rd District
Founded 1977
Barangays 8
Government
 – Mayor Ronaldo "RTF" Flores
Area
 – Total 932.98 km2 (360.2 sq mi)
Population (2007)
 – Total 19,086
 – Density 20.5/km2 (53/sq mi)
Time zone PST (UTC+8)
ZIP code 3009
Income class 1st class rural
Population Census of Doña Remedios Trinidad
Census Pop. Rate
1995 11,194
2000 13,636 4.33%
2007 19,086 4.75%

Doña Remedios Trinidad is a 1st class rural municipality in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. According to the latest census, it has a population of 19,086 people in 2,808 households.

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History

On September 13, 1977, Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos issued Presidential Decree No. 1196 creating the municipality of Doña Remedios Trinidad.[1] The largest in Bulacan, it is partially embracing two major portions of the Angat Watershed reservation. Bulacan forest reserve, Biak-na-Bato National Park and 327.3 km² of alienable and disposable public land.

The new municipality covers seven barangays, originally part of Angat, Norzagaray, and San Miguel. These are Pulong Sampaloc and Camachile of Angat; Bayabas and Kabayunan of Norzagaray; Talbac, Camachin and Kalawakan of San Miguel.

Barangays

Doña Remedios Trinidad is politically subdivided into the following 8 barangays.

  • Bayabas
  • Camachile
  • Camachin
  • Kabayunan
  • Kalawakan
  • Pulong Sampalok (Poblacion)
  • Sapang Bulak
  • Talbak

The municipality of Dona Remedios Trinidad was created in honor of the late mother (Remedios T. Romualdez) of then First Lady, Imelda Romualdez Marcos, who was a Bulakeña from Baliuag.

Bulacan P 11-billion bulk water supply project

On December 12, 2007, Bulacan and the Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) signed an agreement for the development of an P11-billion bulk water supply project. Ayala-owned Manila Water Co. Inc. will implement the project. MWSS and Manila Water will provide a financial package of an infrastructure grant, a P10-million development assistance and a P10-million royalty fee to the towns of Norzagaray and Doña Remedios Trinidad, which will host the water supply project.[2]

Education

The San Ildefonso-based Bulacan Agriculrural State College opened a branch campus as Bulacan Agricultural State College-DRT.

References

  1. ^ Presidential Decree No. 1196, creating the Municipality of Doña Remedios Trinidad
  2. ^ ABS-CBN, Bulacan govt, MWSS ink deal on bulk water supply project

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