Pilar Bataan History, Tourist Spots, Festival, Officials

Pilar is a 3rd class coastal municipality of Bataan Province in Region III or Central Luzon, Philippines.

Pilar (Bataan) Municipal Hall
Pilar (Bataan) Municipal Hall (Credit: wiki commons)

Profile of Pilar Municipality (Geography)
Location –> Southern part of Bataan (See map below)
Neighboring Towns –> Balanga City (north), Pilar (south) and Bagac (west)
Area –> 37.60 km2 (14.52 sq mi)
Population –> 41,823 (2015 Census)
Terrain –> Coastal plain with hills and mountains
Industries –> Agriculture, Trading, Tourism
Major Products –> Rice, Vegetables, Poultry, Handicraft, Home-made Food Items
People/Language –> Tagalog, English
Barangays –> 19
Revenue (2016) –> 101,021,910.65
Legislative District –> Second
Government Officials
Congressman –> Jose Enrique Garcia III
Mayor –> Carlos Pizarro Jr.
Vice Mayor –> Marino H. Caguimbal

History of Pilar

The town of Pilar was created on April 6, 1917.

Economy of Pilar

Pilar is an agricultural town where rice and fish are the main products. Tourism is an alternative source of income.

Tourist Spots in Pilar

Dunsulan Falls
Pilar Veterans Park
Mount Samat National Shrine and Zipline
Our Lady of the Pillar Parish Church

Festivals in Pilar

Feast of Nuestra Señora del Pilar
Kasinagan Festival

Map of Pilar Municipality in Bataan

See also: Profile of Mayor Carlos Pizarro Jr., Governor Albert Garcia

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