Pilar is a 3rd class coastal municipality of Bataan Province in Region III or Central Luzon, Philippines.
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
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
Pilar Veterans Park
Mount Samat National Shrine and Zipline
Our Lady of the Pillar Parish Church
This is how the church looks like in 1911.
Festivals in Pilar
Feast of Nuestra Señora del Pilar
Map of Pilar Municipality in Bataan