Dinalupihan is a 1st class landlocked municipality of Bataan Province in Region III or Central Luzon, Philippines.
Profile of Dinalupihan Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Northern Part of Bataan (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Floridablanca in Pampanga (northwest), Hermosa (south), Olongapo City in Zambales (southwest)
Area –> 92.52 km2 (35.72 sq mi)
Population –> 106,371 (2015 Census)
Revenue (2016) –> 242,291,407.11
Barangays –> 47
Terrain –> Mountainous with lowland
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, Kapampangan, Ilocano, English
Legislative District –> 1st
Congressman –> Geraldine Roman
Mayor –> Maria Angela Garcia
Vice Mayor –> Renato M. Matawaran
History of Dinalupihan
Dinalupihan was founded in 1865.
Economy of Dinalupihan
The economy of Dinalupihan is one of the most dynamic in the province. It serves as a gateway to Bataan and Zambales from Metro Manila and Central Luzon and it is fast becoming an urban area. Many commercial buildings as well as subdivisions are being established. Yet Agriculture still plays an important role in the local economy with rice and corn as the most important crops.
Tourist Spots in Dinalupihan
Roosevelt National Park
World War II Last Stand Memorial
St. John The Baptist Parish Church
The photo above shows the church in 1911.
Festivals in Dinalupihan
Tubig (Water) Festival
Map of Dinalupihan Municipality in Bataan