Malolos City

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City of Malolos
Landmarks
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Seal
Location
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Government
Region Central Luzon (Region III)
Province Bulacan
Mayor Danilo Domingo (2001-Present, Lakas-CMD)
Barangays 51
Physical characteristics
Area 67.30 km²
Population
Total (2000) 223,069 (2007
Density (2007) 3,314.54/km²


Malolos is a 4th class city in the province of Bulacan, Philippines. It is the capital city of Bulacan. Situated 40 kilometers north of Manila, it is a major suburb outside of Manila. It has a population of 223,069 inhabitants.

Malolos was the site of the constitutional convention of 1898, known as the Malolos Convention, that lead to the establishment of the First Philippine Republic, the first republic in Asia.
Barasoain Church - Site of the 1898 constitutional Convention of the First Philippine Republic.

The major industries are agriculture, fisheries and manufacturing. It is also one of the centers of education in Central Luzon region, it has several universities like the government-funded Bulacan State University, and privately owned Centro Escolar University and University of Regina Carmeli. Malolos also houses the most populous high school in Central Luzon, Marcelo H. del Pilar National High School, with approximately 13,000 students.

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History

Malolos is the historical site of the constitutional convention of 1898 that lead to the establishment of the First Philippine Republic, the first republic in Asia, lead by Emilio Aguinaldo. Malolos served as the capital of the short-lived republic from 1898-1899.

During the Philippine-American War, Malolos was captured by the Americans through a bloodly battle that led to the escape of Aguinaldo to San Fernando, Pampanga.

Malolos was the site of the inauguration of President Joseph Estrada on June 30, 1998 in Barasoain Church. It became a city in 1999.

Barangays

  • Anilao
  • Atlag
  • Babatnin
  • Bagna
  • Bagong Bayan
  • Balayong
  • Balite
  • Bangkal
  • Barihan
  • Bulihan
  • Bungahan
  • Dakila
  • Guinhawa
  • Caingin
  • Calero
  • Caliligawan
  • Canalate
  • Caniogan
  • Catmon
  • Ligas
  • Liyang
  • Longos
  • Look 1st
  • Look 2nd
  • Lugam
  • Mabolo
  • Mambog
  • Masile
  • Matimbo
  • Mojon
  • Namayan
  • Niugan
  • Pamarawan
  • Panasahan
  • Pinagbakahan
  • San Agustin
  • San Gabriel
  • San Juan
  • San Pablo
  • San Vicente (Pob.)
  • Santiago
  • Santisima Trinidad
  • Santo Cristo
  • Santo Niño (Pob.)
  • Santo Rosario (Pob.)
  • Santor
  • Sta.Isabel
  • Sumapang Bata
  • Sumapang Matanda
  • Taal
  • Tikay
  • Cofradia

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