Baliuag, Bulacan

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Baliuag, Bulacan
Landmarks
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Location
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Government
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Province Bulacan
Mayor Romeo Estrella
Barangays 27
Physical characteristics
Population
Total (2000) 119,675


Baliuag (also spelled as "Baliwag") is a 1st class urban municipality in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. According to the 2007 census, it has a population of 136,982 inhabitants.

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Barangays

Baliuag is politically subdivided into 27 barangays.

  • Bagong Nayon
  • Barangca
  • Calantipay
  • Catulinan
  • Concepcion
  • Makinabang
  • Matangtubig
  • Pagala
  • Paitan
  • Piel
  • Pinagbarilan
  • Poblacion
  • Sabang
  • San Jose
  • San Jose Hinukay
  • San Roque
  • Santa Barbara
  • Santo Cristo
  • Santo Niño
  • Subic
  • Sulivan
  • Tangos
  • Tarcan
  • Tiaong
  • Tibag
  • Tilapayong
  • Virgen delas Flores

Miscellany

The clock tower.

Baliuag has a bustling economy, with many shopping centers. Several of the major banks have branches on the town. Agriculture remains as the mainstay of the economy.

Baliuag is also a transportation hub. Public transportation to Pampanga to the west, and Nueva Ecija to the north, is easily accessible.

Baliuag is also the home of the only self-supporting clock tower in Bulacan.

Baliuag is the place where the first elections in the Far East were held (1899).

Baliuag is famous for its Semana Santa (Holy Week) processions. Boasting more than 60 carros or carrozas (floats) with life-size Santos (statues) showcasing events from the life and passion of Christ.

AM Radio transmitters

The AM Radio stations transmitter Radyo Gwapo 792 in Mega Manila

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